Bio – English

Biographical note

I am a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Beira Interior.

I hold a PhD in Political Science, with a thesis entitled “Tradition, reason and change”, a M.A. in Political Science, with a dissertation entitled “On the Concept of Freedom in Friedrich A. Hayek”, and a B.A. in International Relations, with a traineeship report on “The place of Brazil in Portuguese Foreign Policy”, from the School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) of the University of Lisbon.

PhD researcher of the Political Observatory. Member of the American Political Science Association, the International Studies Association, the Association for Political Theory and the Association for Political Thought.

Researcher at the Centre for Public Administration and Public Policies of the SSPS. Former representative of the students in the School Council and former board member of the students’ union and the International Relations students’ union of the SSPS.

Awarded a Santander Totta Luso-Brasilian scholarship for studying during a semester at the University of Brasília. Awarded a Merit Scholarship in 2007/2008. Awarded a First Prize of the Best Students Award of the Technical University of Lisbon 2011.

Participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program of the US Department of State in 2012.

Former President of the Portuguese Atlantic Youth Association and the Youth Atlantic Treaty Association.

Between 2013 and 2017 I was the Manager of the Nigeria Portugal Friendship & Business Association and the Institutional Affairs & Office of the CEO Manager of Five Thousand Miles.

Between 2009 and 2012 I was a Project Manager at the Blue Flag of Europe Association, where I assisted the national coordination of the Young Reporters for the Environment, Eco-Schools and EcoXXI programs.