Professor at NOVA FCSH, working on the Portuguese Studies Department. He teaches maninly Brazilian Literature; others areas of interest: Literary Theory and the teaching of literature. He has published several studies on authors and topics pertaining Portuguese and Brazilian Literature, namely a number of books on the work of Camilo Castelo Branco and Machado de Assis. He is the head of the research group Literary tradition, texts, arts, theories. [Scientific outputs]