Alessandra Nardini has a bachelor’s degree in Social Communication: Journalism from the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (PUC-MG) and a post-graduate degree in Scriptwriting for Cinema and Television from the same school. She holds a Master in Contemporary Cultural Studies from the University FUMEC and is a PhD candidate in Cultural Studies at the University of Minho.

She has a PhD scholarship from the Fundação paraa Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT). She is a collaborating researcher at the Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS) and the Virtual Museum of Lusophony.

Currently, she develops research about Audiovisual Aesthetics and Creative Industries, seeking ways to promote the visibility of artistic expressions of Lusophone countries on digital platforms. Since 2018, she has been part of Mídia e Narrativa, a research group at PUC-MG that integrates Metacrítica: Rede de Pesquisa em Cultura Midiática (Brazil).