PhD in History and Theory of Ideas, NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities (2002);
Master in Strategy, School of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP) – Technical University of Lisbon (1995);
Bachelor’s Degree in History, Faculty of Letters – University of Lisbon (1991).
Main Areas of Research
Strategy; Epistemology and Philosophy of Strategy; Theory and Philosophy of History in Ortega y Gasset; Polemology.
Professional and Academic Experience
Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Studies of the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities;
Researcher at the Centre of History of Ideas of the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities;
Guidance of João Pereira da Costa’s PhD thesis in Policy Analysis under the theme «EU: civil or military power?»;
Adviser to the National Defense Institute (IDN);
Executive Coordinator of the magazine Nação e Defesa (Nation and Defense) of the National Defense Institute (IDN);
Portuguese Air Force officer.
“A Estratégia face aos Estudos de Segurança e aos Estudos para a Paz”, IDN Cadernos (Notebooks), Lisbon, 2007;
Pensar a Estratégia (in collaboration with Francisco Abreu), Lisbon, Sílabo, 2004;
“O pensamento estratégico português” in Nuno Severiano Teixeira, dir. Nova História Militar Portuguesa, Vol. IV, Lisbon, Círculo de Leitores, 2004;
Portugal e o Equilíbrio Peninsular, 2nd ed., Lisbon, Europa-América, 2003;
O Homo strategicus ou a ilusão de uma razão estratégica?, Lisbon, Cosmos-IDN, 1998.