PhD in Portuguese Studies, speciality in Portuguese Literature, by Open University (Universidade Aberta), with the thesis Cesário Verde e a Aprendizagem da Poesia (2020). In the Faculty of Humanities, University of Lisbon, he defended his dissertation Manuel de Freitas: Os Lugares da Poesia (2007). He is a researcher at the Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition (NOVA FCSH), developing the Cesário Digital platform, an archive and reflection space on the relationships between literary modernity, memory and tradition. At the same time, he prepares the edition of Cesário Verde’s poems and letters. He was a Lecturer at the Camões Institute at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Algiers and at the Faculty of Arts at the Carolina University, Prague, and Director of the Portuguese Language Centre in this city. Since 2021, he has worked as a Cooperation Agent for the Camões Institute in the Directorate of Higher Education and Science of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sciences of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. He is the author of several articles within the scope of contemporary Portuguese literature and co-author of Education Guidelines in various areas of the curricular area of Education for Citizenship.