Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Coordinator of research at LINES (Leuven International and European Studies)
Political and social developments in Central and Eastern Europe, minorities, nationalism, democratization, Roma and political mobilization, memory and reconciliation in the former Yugoslavia, migration in Central Europe.
- 2002, PhD in the Social Sciences
- 1996, Polish language and culture
- 1995, MA Cultural Studies
- 1994, MA East European Studies and Slavic Languages