Degree in educational psychology, graduate degree in Romance Literatures, and PHD in Romance Languages and Literatures, specializing in Modern Portuguese Literature. Thesis entitled The image of women in Portuguese literature in the late 1960s. Besides the field of teacher education where she worked for most of my professional life, feminist and gender studies have been her main area of research during the last 20 years. Coordinator of the Portuguese women writers during military dictatorship and estado novo in Portugal, Africa, Asia and countries of emigration project, that aims to survey and study women who published between the years 1926 and 1974, as well as analyze their works and the contexts of their production. She coordinates a research team in the field of women’s studies and direct the journal Faces de Eva. Estudos sobre a Mulher, which is a biannual scientific publication.