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1. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

08.2015 – 09.2016, post-doctoral fellow, Technical University of Kaiserslautern.

03.2013 – 02.2015, research associate and teaching assistant, University of Mannheim.

10.2009 – 09.2013, instructor, University Aberta, Social Sciences and Management Department, Lisbon, Portugal (E-Learning)

10.2008 – 04.2009, research assistant, project: “Corruption in Portugal – A Sociological Study”, Centre of Research and Studies Sociology (CIES-ISCTE), and Central Department of Penal Action an Investigation (DCIAP), Lisbon, Portugal.

06.2008 – 09.2008, research assistant, project: “Nutrition, Dietetic and Alimentation: A Professional Field Under Construction”, CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal.

02.2008 – 05.2008, research assistant, project: “Seclusion and Inclusion in the European Polity: Institutional Change and Democratic Practices” (SIEPOL), EUI, Florence, CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal.

06.2007 – 11.2007, employee as a civil servant with a university degree (fixed term) , University of Évora, CISA-AS, Évora, Portugal.

06.2006 – 05.2007, a trainee at PEPAP (Governmental Program of Internships in Public Administration) (maximum classification – 5 values), University of Évora, CISA-AS, Évora, Portugal.

09.2005 – 02.2006, a trainee at MAOTDR (Ministery of Environment), Cabinet of International Relations (GRI), Lisbon, Portugal.

04.2004 – 10.2004, responsible for the Luso-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CCLB) Institutional Relations, Lisbon, Portugal.

09.2003 – 04.2004, responsible for the Commercial Sector, CCLB, Lisbon, Portugal.

02.2002 – 04.2002, researcher, project on Ethiopia, Independent University Lisbon, Portugal.

01.2001 – 06.2001, trainee (curricular traineeship), Ministery of Defense (MDN), Lisbon, Portugal.

08.2000 – 09.2000, trainee, Program of the Portuguese Youth Institute (IPJ) – PJENE – university students in the second to last year of college, IPJ and Municipality of Alvito, Alvito, Portugal.

09.1999 – 11.1999, research initiation grant, project: “Regime of Production and Consume in Museums in Portugal”, Praxis 98 and POCT, FCT, Lisbon, Portugal.

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2. VISITING SCHOLAR

03.2012 – 04.2012, Mannheim University, Political Science Department, Germany.

11.2011, Barcelona University (Spanish Comparative Agendas Project), Barcelona, Spain.

09.2010 – 12.2010, DP-NYU, New York, U.S.

03.2010 – 04.2010, Mannheim University, Political Science Department, Germany.

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3. METHODOLOGY TRAINING

10-11.05.2011, Introductory Course into QCA Analysis, Prof. Dr. Daniel Stockemer (Ottawa University, Ottawa, Canada), ICS-UL, Lisbon, Portugal.

17-19.02.2011 and 22-26.02.2011, course Introduction to Programming for Social Scientists ICS-UL, Lisbon, Portugal: (1) Course of R, Prof. Dr. Pedro Campos and Rita Sousa (Economics Department – Oporto University, Oporto, Portugal); (2) Programming With Python, Prof. Dr. Holger Doring [European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy].

09.2010-12.2010, classes Game Theory II and Experimental Methods in Political Science (classes at NYU while Visiting Scholar), Prof. Dr. Rebecca Morton.

02.2010 – 05.2010, course Advanced Quantitative Research Methodology, Prof. Dr. Gary King, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S. (E-learning).

28.06.2009 – 10.07.2009, Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models (EITM) Europe Summer Institute, Mannheim Centre for Social Research (MZES), Mannheim University, Weldenbaum Centre, Washington University, St. Louis; Mannheim, Germany: (1) Basic Seminar: Theoretical and Methodological Foundations, Prof. Dr. Randal Calvert (Washington University, St. Louis, U.S.) and Prof. Dr. Andrew Martin (Washington University, St. Louis, U.S.); (2) Advanced Seminar I: Random Utility Models and Strategy Choice, Prof. Dr. Mark Fey (Rochester University, Rochester, U.S.); (3) Advanced Seminar II: Operationalizing the Spatial Model, Prof. Dr. Kevin Quinn (Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.).

04.08.2008-16.08.2008, Summer School of Methods and Technics “Mathematical Concepts and Formal Modeling”, Prof. Dr. Rebecca Morton (DP-NYU, New York, U.S.), European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Ljubljana, Slovenia.

22.10.2007-23.10.2007, course Methods and Techniques of Territorial Prospective, Prospective Department of Planning and International Relations (DPPRI) of the Environment Ministry, Territory and Regional Development (MAOTDR), Lisbon, Portugal (16 hours).

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4. ADVANCED FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND AWARDS

  • 2015 Reunion Grant MaRA Visit, University of Mannheim.
  • 2015 ECPR Joint Sessions Graduate Grant.
  • 2013 Grant from the Betiko Foundation to participate at the ECPR General Conference in Bordeaux.
  • 2013 Citizen Merit Award from the Civil Parish of Alvito, Portugal.
  • 2013 German Academic Exchange Office Ph.D. Completion Grants for international PhD-Students (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst, DAAD – Förderprogramm: STIBET-Doktoranden).
  • 2013 Gulbenkian Fellowships for Ph.D. Students of Comparative Politics and Political Science (ICS-UL).
  • Doctoral Degree Grant from the FCT, Portugal (2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013).
  • ICS-UTL traveling fellowships, Portugal (2010, 2011, 2012).
  • 2009 CAPP fellowship to ECPR Potsdam General Conference.
  • 2009 EITM summer fellowship, University of Mannheim, Germany.
  • 2008 CEPESE fellowship to ECPR – Ljubljana Summer School, Portugal.

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5. DATABASE CODING

  • Project: “Corruption in Portugal – A Sociological Study”, (coordination Prof. Dr. Luís de Sousa and Helena Fazenda), CIES – ISCTE and DCIAP (2008-2009). (Portuguese)
  • Project: “Nutrition, Dietetic and Alimentation: A Professional Field Under Construction” (coordination Prof. Dr. Luísa Veloso) CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal (2008). (Portuguese)
  • Project: “SIEPOL”, [General coordination Prof. Dr. Adriene Héritier and Prof. Dr. Peter Mair, EUI, Florence], CIES-ISCTE, Lisbon, Portugal (2008). (English)
  • Project: “Report on Social Diagnosis” (DS) and “Social Strategic Plan” – Municipality of Vendas Novas, (coordination Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto da Silva), University of Évora, Évora, Portugal (2007). (Portuguese)
  • Project: “Regime of Production and Consume in Portuguese Museums”, Praxis 98 and POCT, (coordination Prof. Dr. Margarida Lima de Faria), FCT, Lisbon, Portugal. (Portuguese)