Living in Lisbon, Portugal, married, two sons.
She is a professor of Comparative Literature at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, and Head of Research Group Culture and Literature at the Research Centre CHAM – Centre for Humanities.
She reads, enjoy and teaches Utopian literature, science fiction and fantasy always connecting literature to its cultural context.
PhD in Literary Sciences, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, 1998
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Her areas of research are narratology in its interdisciplinary connections: cognition, culture and literature. The main focus are Utopian, science fiction and fantasy narratives.
Personal Interests
Her personal interests are reading, classic and pop music and films