Nelson Ribeiro (PhD in Communication and Culture Studies, University of Lincoln) is the Dean of the Faculty of Human Sciences where he also Coordinates the Doctoral Programme in Communication Studies. Member of the Board at the Research Center for Communication and Culture (CECC), he coordinates the research group “Media Narratives and Cultural Memory”. Ribeiro is affiliated with the International Panel on the Information Environment (IPIE) and a member of the Academia Europaea. In 2022 he was the recipient of a fellowship from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University for his research on the relations between Radio Free Europe, the American government, and the Portuguese dictatorship during the Cold War. Presently he is the Chair of the Communication History section at the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR). He is the founding director of the Lisbon Winter School for the Study of Communication, organized in partnership with the Annenberg School for Communication (University of Pennsylvania), the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (University of Southern California) and the University of Helsinki. His main research interests are media history, propaganda and disinformation, media and colonialism and journalism studies.