She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from Universidade Católica Portuguesa, where she also obtained her Habilitation in Culture Studies. She coordinates the scientific area of Culture Studies since 2019. Between 2011 and 2019 she was the FCH International Relations Coordinator. She has taught in the Universities of Utrecht (The Netherlands), LUMSA (Italy) and Pázmány Péter Catholic (Hungary). She is a Senior Member of CECC, integrating the team of the research line on Culture, Art and Conflict. She has published widely on Culture Studies with a focus on Film Studies and on Comparative Literature.