He is a Higher Education Teacher. Degree in Social Anthropology, Master’s in Sociology of Education, Doctorate in Cultural Anthropology from ISCSP – Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Humanas. Coordinator of Fórum Ribatejo and of the collections Raízes and Antropologia from Editora Cosmos. He has worked on traditional culture, especially on the Anthropology of the Sacred and its symbolic and festive representations, traditional cultural and cultic practices, particularly with regard to popular religiosity and its syncretic relations with ancestral roots and modern mutational influences. [Scientific outputs]