Invited Assistant Professor at the FCH – Faculty of Human Sciences, she holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the Faculty of Letters of Bourgogne (Dijon - France) (2006) with the thesis entitled, "Renouvellement du portrait littéraire dans le roman de la première moitié du XIXe siècle: l'exemple Garrett et Hugo" - final classification of 'très honorable'. She began her teaching career at the Alliance Française of Évora, Portugal and has collaborated with the Tourism Region of Évora and the Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies. She worked at the Professional Vocational School of the Alentejo Region (EPRAL) and with the Fundação Alentejo at the CNO (New Opportunities Centre) and the EFA (Education and Training for Adults). She also collaborated with the Fundição de Évora. She holds a Master's Degree in Applied Languages and Translation from the University of Évora (2013), with the thesis entitled 'Translate gastronomy: analysis of the menus of the Portuguese court, from the late nineteenth century to the establishment of the Republic ». She is also holder of the DELF and DALF (2016) certifications awarded by the CIEP.