Ilke Adam is a Director of the Research Centre for Migration, Diversity and Justice and an Associate Professor in Migration & Diversity at the Brussels School of Governance. She coordinates the Migration, Diversity and Justice research cluster at the Brussels School of Governance of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a part-time lecturer at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Ilke Adam holds a PhD in social and political science from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (2010), entitled ‘Beyond National Models? Immigrant Integration Policies of the Belgian Regions”. She also holds a Master after Master in Comparative Politics (Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Aix en Provence) and a Master in Law (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven).
Her research interests include immigration and immigrant integration policies, multiculturalism, citizenship, discrimination, sub-state nationalism and comparative public policy. She teaches “Introduction to Political Science” in the bilingual (Dutch-French) bachelor in political science at the Université Libre de Bruxelles and "Diversity Politics in the European Union" in the Advanced Master in European Integration (EuroMaster) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Ilke Adam currently works on research projects and prepares publications on: the external dimension of EU immigration policies (EU-Africa); the multi-level governance of immigrant integration in federal and decentralized states; the Europeanization of immigration politics; sub-state nationalism and immigrant integration policies; religious accommodation for Muslims in the workplace, and integration and citizenship of Turkish, Moroccan and Sub-Saharan African Belgians.