Degree in Education – Faculty of Psychology and Education Science, University of Porto (2006). PhD in Sociology – Faculty of Arts, University of Porto (2013). In 2006, she worked education curator for Casa da Música. In 2008 and 2009 she was Visiting Scholar at Tate Liverpool, Šiuolaikinio Meno Centras and Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art. FCT Research Fellow (2007-2011/ 2012-2013/ 2014-…) for several research projects in Sociology of Culture, Education and Arts. Senior Researcher of the Sociology Institute, Department of Artistic Creation, Cultural Policies and Practices, Faculty of Arts, University of Porto. From January 2011 to the present she is Associate Professor at the Higher Institute of Social Work of Porto. Since May 2014, she is Manager of Science and Technology for the Institute of Cognitive, Social, Vocational and Development Psychology, University of Coimbra.