Assistant Professor in the International Relations Department at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL) and Associate Research Fellow at its research unit Observare-Observatory of Foreign Relations. Researcher at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations (IPRI-NOVA).
She holds a degree, a Master’s degree and a PhD in International Relations from NOVA University of Lisbon. With a Postgraduate degree in “Theory and Diplomatic Practice” from the Lusíada University of Lisbon (2004).
Coordinator of a research project at the Luso-American Development Foundation (2016). Participant in the course “Diplomatic Protocol” of the École Nationale d’Administration in Paris (2008).
First Portuguese in the “Russia and the contemporary world” course at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moscow (2003).
Her research areas focus on Russian Federation, Foreign Policy and International Politics.
She is international politics commentator at CNN Portugal.