PhD in Sociology (2010). Currently, Post-Doc fellow (Foundation for Science and Technology/FCT) and invited Professor in ISCTE-IUL (teaching in the Integrated Master of Architecture and PhD - Architecture of Contemporary Metropolitan Territories). Has developed research in the area of housing and urban change with focus in Lisbon. Has developed interdisciplinary work with architecture. Author of several publications on housing, co-coordinator of the Southern European Housing of the Network for Housing Research.