PhD in Communication Studies from the FCH - Faculty of Human Sciences, UCP - the Catholic University of Portugal. She is currently Guest FCH-UCP Assistant Professor and coordinator of the Post-Graduate Course in Communication and Content Marketing, EPGFA/FCH. In addition to her teaching activities undertaken in FCH-UCP, Cátia Ferreira is also a member of the teaching staff for the PhD program in Communication Studies, resulting from a partnership between the Catholic University of Portugal and the Catholic University of Mozambique, and of the Master's Degree in Digital Communication, the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Braga Regional Center, UCP. She is a senior researcher at the Research Center for Communication and Culture Studies (Catholic University of Portugal), sits on the Scientific Board as well as a researcher at the Centre for Sociology Research and Studies (ISCTE).

Constructing and deconstructing gender in second life

Carla Ganito & Cátia Ferreira (with Ferreira, C.). 2016. International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development

Second life: The emergence of a new moneyscape

Cátia Ferreira (with Ferreira, C.). 2015. The Cultural Life of Money

Networks of belonging: Interaction, participation and consumption of mediatised content

Carla Ganito, Cátia Ferreira & Patrícia Dias (with Cordeiro, P.). 2013. Audience Transformations: Shifting Audience Positions in Late Modernity

Digital reading: The transformation of reading practices

Carla Ganito & Cátia Ferreira (with Cardoso, G.). 2012. ELPUB 2012 - Social Shaping of Digital Publishing: Exploring the Interplay Between Culture and Technology, 16th International Conference on Electronic Publishing


Book Chapter

From the Coffee Table Album to the Mobile Phone

Cátia Ferreira 2012. New Media and Intercultural Communication: Identity, Community, and Politics

Memory and heritage in Second Life: Recreating Lisbon in a virtual world

Opinion article

Serialized Participatory Culture

Cátia Ferreira 2012. Observatório (OBS*), Special issue “Networked Belonging and Networks of Belonging” – COST ACTION ISO906, “Transforming Audiences, Transforming Societies”

Panic and Mourning