Aggregation in Cultural Studies, University of Aveiro.
PhD in Portuguese Culture, MA in Anglo-American Studies, Graduate in Portuguese-English Studies, Porto University.
Visiting scholar, Department of English, Brown University, USA.
MA and PhD lecturer, supervisor and examiner in Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Algeria.
Researcher at COST action CA18126 “Writing Urban Places. New Narratives of the European City”.
Founder, director and researcher, CEI – Centre for Intercultural Studies, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Tenured Full Professor, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Founder and director of the MA in Intercultural Studies for Business, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Two mandates as director of the MA in Specialized Translation and Interpreting, ISCAP-P.PORTO.
Member of the Advisory Board, ISCAP-P.PORTO and Porto Executive Academy.
Member of the Advisory Board in Anthropology and Guest-Editor, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (CSP), UK.
Guest-Editor, Anthropology and Ethnology Open Access Journal, Medwin Publishers.
Founding member of the Portuguese Network for Cultural Studies and of ECREA Women’s Network.
Distinctions: ‘American Club of Lisbon Award for Academic Merit’; CES Award for Young Social Scientists, U.COIMBRA; PRODEP III (EC) grant; ‘Meet our Authors Campaign’, ‘best-selling title on study of poetry’ and ‘book of the month-Social Sciences’, CSP, UK; 7 PAPRE (P.PORTO) awards for papers in high quality journals; Gardners’ (UK) ‘Author of the Month’, March 2020; Santander UNICOVID Award; Santander Grant Best Practices in Digital Education; jury of the ‘Seven Wonders of Portuguese Heritage’; March 2022 ‘International Impact Book Awards’.
Books, chapters and articles; conferences; member of scientific committee; referee, and project manager on: Portuguese and Anglo-American Culture and Literature; Cultural and Intercultural Studies; Ethnography; Feminist and Gender Studies; Culture Applied to Business, Tourism and Development; Research Methodologies; Graffiti and Street Art.