PhD in Culture Studies from Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Justus-Liebig University of Giessen (double degree). She holds a Master's Degree in Culture Studies - American Studies and a BA in Translation from UCP. She is currently an Assistant Professor at FCH-UCP and Coordinator of the Master’s program in Culture Studies of the Lisbon Consortium. She is also a researcher at the Research Centre for Communication and Culture (CECC), where she is a member of the research group “Culture, Art and Conflict”. She was Executive Coordinator of the Lisbon Consortium (2016-2017) and co-editor of the online journal Diffractions - Graduate Journal for the Study of Culture (2013-2017). She has developed research in culture studies, visual culture, American culture and literature.