Ann Mares completed her doctoral dissertation in March 2006 on inter-community tensions as experienced by the federation of Socialists in Brussel-Halle-Vilvoorde at the History Department of the Vrije Universiteit
Brussel. Since 1991 she has been a staff member of the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Brussels - the current Centre for Information, Documentation and Research on Brussels (BRIO), where she is responsible for the development of the website www.briobrussel.be. Her research is concerned with political movements and electoral strategies in and around Brussels after the Second World War.
A full list of publications can be found here.