Ana Matoso is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human Sciences, and she is also a member of the University’s Research Centre for Communication and Culture.
Graduated in Modern Languages and Literatures, Portuguese and English (1998) she worked several years in publishing and as a freelance journalist.
She obtained her M.A. in Theory of Literature in 2005, and her Ph.D in 2012 (from the University of Lisbon), with a dissertation on Tolstoi and Wittgenstein.
Currently she devotes her time to teaching and researching, and also to translation.
Her main research interests lie in literature, philosophy and religion She has translated authors such as Louis Robert Stevenson, Jonathan Lethem, Eudora Welty, David Leavitt, George Steiner and Rachel Cusk.