PhD in Sociology from the University of Minho, in 2022, with the thesis on “A cidade r(v)endida ao turismo: uma análise aos processos de turistificação do Porto (The city surrendered/sold to tourism: an analysis of the touristification processes of Porto)”.

Márcia Silva has a Masters in Sociology and a degree in Geography and Planning from the same university. With an interdisciplinary professional career, she has developed research on topics related to cities, culture, mobility and tourism.