PhD in Cultural Studies (2017), at University of Minho (UM)/Portugal. Psychologist (2009), with Master in Psychology (2012) at Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES)/Brazil.

Experience in the fields of Social Psychology and Cultural Studies, with an emphasis on identity processes, intergroup relations and socio-cultural practices. Research interests include: intercultural dialogue, Latin America, migrations, social identities, social representations.

Participated in the project COST Action IS 1205: “Social psychological dynamics of historical representations in the enlarged European Union”. Was a researcher at the Network of Studies and Research in Social Psychology (REDEPSO)/Brazil. Currently, is a member of Latin American Studies Association (LASA).