María Luísa Fernández Falcón is a PhD student in Cultural Studies at the School of Human Sciences. She is also a junior researcher at the Catholic University of Portugal (CECC). Her main research topics are performativity, Cultural Studies and translatability.

She is currently an assistant professor at the School of Theatre and Cinema of the Lisbon Polytechnic Institute and, since 2005, she collaborates with Centro Cultural de Belém (CCB) as a freelancer stage manager. More recently, she began to collaborate with Temps D’Images Lisboa.