Phd in Political Science and International Relations: Security and Defense, specialization in Political Science, Institute of Political Studies of the Catholic University of Portugal, classification summa cum laude by unanimity.
Visiting Graduate Student – St Antony’s College, University of Oxford (2014);
Master’s Degree in Security and International Terrorism, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Nottingham (2009);
BA in Political Science and International Relations, by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, of the New University of Lisbon (2001-2005)
Diplôme du Programme Internationale, in the University exchange program ERASMUS, in the Institut d’Études Politiques, Sciences Po, Paris (two semesters, 2004-2005).
Main Areas of Research
Security; Terrorism; Securitization; Public policy; Europeization.
Professional and Academic Experience
Invited Assistant Professor at the Higher Institute of Police Sciences and Internal Security, curricular unit Political Science – in the Training Course for Police Officers and in the Non-Integrated Master in Police Sciences.
Professor in the Lecturer of Direction and Strategic Police Course at the Higher Institute of Police Sciences and Homeland Security – curricular unit of Investigation Work Methodology. Collaborator of the Institute of Political Studies of the Portuguese Catholic University (2015-present).
Invited Professor in the course of Introduction to Strategy, in the MBA in Knowledge Management and Competitive Intelligence, Coimbra Business School (2016).
Executive Coordinator and pedagogy of the optional discipline International Relations, Security and Globalization, at the Collège Universitaire de Sciences Po, Euro-Latin American Campus, Poitiers, France (with Prof. Cristina Montalvão Sarmento and Researcher at the Political Observatory Patrícia Oliveira, Second semester 2012-2013).
Collaborator in the discipline of Security Studies, in the degree of Political Science and International Relations, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon (May 2011).
Teacher in advanced training courses Organization and Institutional Communication; Security and Defense; And Diplomacy in Latin America, organized by the Political Observatory at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Lisbon (2012).
Collaborator of the Portuguese Institute of International Relations – UNL (2010);
Collaborator of the Res Publica Foundation (April 2010 – May 2010);
Assistant Adviser for Middle East and Western Sahara affairs, Permanent Mission of Portugal in the United Nations, under the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union (May 2007 – December 2007);
Internship in the Asia-Oceania Services Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal (January 2007-May 2007);
Assistant in the Department of Information at the Jacques Delors European Information Center (2005-2006).
Auditor of the Course of National Defense, XXXVII Course, Institute of National Defense (2013).
Auditor of the Course of Civil Management of Crises, II Course, Institute of National Defense (2011).
Training in Developing project applications for EU Thematic Programs on Democracy Promotion and Development Cooperation, delivered by ENoP, Brussels, Belgium (2010).
Diploma of Specialization in Cooperation for Development (DECODE), 3rd Edition, taught by the National Institute of Administration (2008).
Member of the International Political Science Association.
Member of the Society for Terrorism Research.
Member of the Portuguese Association of Political Science. Researcher PhD and founding member of the Political Observatory.
Collaborating researcher of the Administration and Public Policy Center (CAPP) of the School of Social and Political Sciences.
Researcher at the Research Center of the Institute of Political Studies (CIEP) of the Portuguese Catholic University.
Researcher at the Center for Research in Police Sciences (ICPOL) of the Higher Institute of Police Sciences and Internal Security.
Member of the Editorial Board of the Portuguese Journal of Political Science (2010-2013).
2012: Individual PhD Scholarship, Foundation for Science and Technology.
2011: “ANA Doctors” scholarship, scholarship for PhD from ANA, S.A. Airports of Portugal.
2004: Erasmus European Mobility Grant, European Union.
Award for Best Dissertation from the Center for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution – The University of Nottingham (2009).
“Terrorism in Civil Aviation: The Evolution of a Global Threat and the European Union’s Responses to Protect a Strategic Sector”, Political and Geostrategy Theory, Coord. João Carlos Espada and André Azevedo Alves, Alêtheia Editors (in press) (2017);
Contemporary Security, Coord. Raquel Duque, Diogo Noivo and Teresa de Almeida e Silva, Pactor, Lisboa (ISBN: 978-989-693-054-7) (2016);
“Terrorism: a look at the evolution and particularities of this form of violence”, Contemporary Security, Coord. Raquel Duque, Diogo R. Noivo and Teresa A. e Silva, Lisboa: Pactor, pp. 131-149 (2016);
“Civil aviation as a target of terrorism”, Roteiros, N.º10, Lisboa, pp. 217-232 (2016);
“Singularities of Coexistence of Freedom and Security in Democracy”, Freedom and Security, ISCPSI Organization, Coord. Eduardo Pereira Correia, p.55-69 (2015);
“Fragile states: narratives and security practices”, Security and Defense, no. 28 – March-May, Diário de Bordo, p. 46-58 (2014);
“Terrorism in Civil Aviation: Perspectives for an European Air Safety Strategy”, Nation and Defense, no. 137 – Reflections on Europe, National Defense Institute, (2014);
“Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Power Challenges”, Portuguese Journal of Political Science, nº3, p.171-176 (2013);
“The Great Communicator,” Parallel Magazine, No. VIII, Luso-American Foundation for Development – FLAD, book review of the book of Ronald Reagan: 100 Years, Official Centennial Edition, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, 2010, (co-authored by Eduardo Pereira Correia ) (2013);
“Presidential Power: The dilemma of the Portuguese Democratic System”, Managing Scarcity: Participation, Territories and Welfare State, Dir. Rafael Bañon i Martinez, Rubén Tamboleo Garcia and Gema María Pastor, GOGEP Complutense, Madrid (coauthored by Eduardo Pereira Correia ) (2013).
“The Political Power and the Security”, edition and coordination with Eduardo Pereira Correia, Ed. Fonte da Palavra, Lisboa (2012); “The Political Power and the Emergency of Public Security Policies,” Politeia, year VIII, Lisboa, pp. 39-49 (co-authored with Eduardo Pereira Correia) (2012);
“Why can’t we cross the line?”,Parallel Magazine, nº VI, FLAD- Luso-American Foundation for Development, (co-authored with Eduardo Pereira Correia) (2011);
“Intelligence Diplomacy”, Polimnia Magazine, number 2, NECPRI-FCSH/New University of Lisbon, Lisboa, (co-authored with Eduardo Pereira Correia) (2011);
“Fragile States and Transnational Terrorism – A Look at West Africa”, Portuguese Journal of Political Science, No. 0 OP, (2011);
“When Wealth Becomes a Curse…”, Project 10 – Digital Magazine, nº 3, April 2010, in http://www.projecto10.pt/arquivo-3-sm-livre.htm;
Speaker at the Summit of Democracies with the communication «Policy of Defense and Security in a global world – the role of NATO», Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon (04.05.2017);
Speaker at the conference of the Associação Nova Atena with the communication «Terrorism: A mutable and Persistent Threat», Oeiras (29.03.2017);
Speaker at the conference of the Instituto Dom João de Castro with the communication «Civil Aviation as a target of terrorism», Lisbon (29.09.2016);
Speaker at the 24th World Congress of Political Science, International Political Science Association with the communication «The Portuguese technical-military cooperation in Africa», in the panel “Post-Conflict Peace Building as Comprehensive Task: Complementary Perspectives from the ground”, Poznan (27.07.2016);
Speaker at the VIII Congress of the Portuguese Association of Political Science with the Communication «Terrorism in civil aviation: the use of nuclear, radiological, biological and chemical weapons», in the panel “Security and Defense: Context, Threats and Public Policies”, FCSH-UNL, Lisbon (10.3.2016);
Speaker at the International Conference Schengen: People, borders and mobility, with the communication «Europe without borders: the threat of terrorism and civil aviation security», with the panel “Schengen: Area of freedom and security”, FCSH-Universidade Nova de Lisboa(16.06.2015);
Speaker at the III Seminar on Freedom and Security, with the communication «Singularities of coexistence of freedom and security in democracy ‘, with the panel “Security and Civil Liberties”, ISCPSI (04.04.2015);
Speaking at the General Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, the the communication «The European Union approach to terrorism: the case of civil aviation security», with the panel “The EU Fight against Terrorism, Organized Crime and Corruption”, section “Understanding and Tackling the Roots of Insecurity: Terrorism, Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption”, University of Glasgow (06.09.2014);
Discussant of the communication presented by Tereza Chlebounová (Carlos University, Prague), entitled «Franco-British Cooperation in African Security Issues on the EU level», in Workshop Citizens, Economists, Emperors, Clerics: The Making of Europe ?, of Europaeum, conducted at the Voltaire Foundation, Oxford (24-26.04.2014);
Speaker at the 35th Annual Conference of the Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, at the panel “Social Change in Contemporary Portugal”, with the communication «Social Policy Reform in Portugal: trick or treat?», Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Lisbon(10.09.2013);
Speaker at the II International Congress on Governance and Public Affairs – Management of Shortage: Participation, Territories and Welfare State, of the Fundación General Universidad Complutense Madrid, with the communication «Presidential Power: The dilemma of the Portuguese Democratic System », co-authored by Eduardo Pereira Correia, University Complutense of Madrid (03.07.2013);
Speaker at the 7th Annual Conference of the Society for Terrorism Research, under the theme Ongoing and Emerging Debates in Terrorism Research, in the panel “Tactics of Terrorism”, with the communication «Terrorism in civil aviation: a long-standing relation», University of East London, London (28/06/2013);
Speaker at the Europaeum Annual Conference, European society and social solidarity: Is Europe fragmenting?, with the communication ‘Demography and Immigration: the challenges for the EU ‘, Université Paris I – Sorbonne, Paris (14.06.2013);
Chairman in the panel “New Dynamics and Security Architectures”, in the framework of the II Seminar “Political Power and Security”, Instituto Superior de Ciências Police and Internal Security (28.05.2013);
Speaker at the 34th Annual Conference of the Association for Contemporary Iberian Studies, with the panel “Portuguese Crisis: Security Realities and New Power Challenges”, with the communication «Repression versus Prevention: Different Paradigms in Security Policy: The Case of Portugal», co-authored by Eduardo Pereira Correia, King’s College London,London (04.09.2012);
Speaker at the 22nd World Congress of Political Science, organized by the International Political Science Association, in the panel “Measuring change in higher education policy Governance in Europe”, with the communication «The ‘Excellence’ European University Model and its Evaluation», co-authored by Cristina Montalvão Sarmento and Carlos Vargas, Universidade Complutense de Madrid, (12.07.2012);
Speaker at the 23rd Annual Congress of the Slovenian Association of Political Science, with thepanel “Political Culture in Focus of Political Science”, with the communication ‘Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Challenges “, Portorož, Slovenia (31.05.2012 – 02.06.2012);
Chairman in the panel ‘Portugal in the EU and the Current Crisis’, organized by the Spring Research School, a joint initiative between Sam Nunn School of International Affairs (Georgia, United States) and the Political Observatory (21.05.2012) ;
Coordinator and moderator of the panel ‘Global Views of Security for the 21st Century’, at the Seminar “The Political Power and Security”, ISCPSI (14.03.2012);
Speaker in the panel “New Securitarian Paradigms”, with the communication «The Challenges of Civil Aviation and International Security», VI Congress of the Portuguese Association of Political Science, ISCSP-UTL (01.03.2012);
Chairman of board at the conference «Security Challenges for the 21st Century», in scope of the 3rd Edition of the School of Autumn, a joint organization between Observatório Político- Sciences Po Paris / Campus of Poitiers, ISCSP-UTL (07.11.2011);
Speaker at the conference «Portugal-Brazil Relations», with the communication «Security in the South Atlantic», Sciences Po Paris / Poitiers Campus (02.11.2011);
Chairman of board of the International Colloquium about the Sustainability of Municipalities and Regions, Cartaxo (03 and 04.09.2011);
Speaker at the conference “«The Portuguese Political, Economic and Social Crisis», with Communication «Portugal and the Political Crossroads – A Historical Perspective», Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Universidade da Beira Interior (17.05.2011).