Expertise: democracy and accountability 

Sofia is currently completing her PhD in Comparative Politics by ICS – Lisbon University in 2018 funded by FCT. Since then she has spent time in Leeds, Oxford, and Viena as a visiting student. She holds a Master(2014) and a Bachelor (2012) degree in Political Science by ISCTE – University of Lisbon.

She´s currently researcher for the project “Crisis, Political Representation and Democratic Renewal: The Portuguese case in the Southern European context” at CIES/ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute.

Sofia has participated as a researcher at the European Research project “EUvox 2014” in 2014, in the project “Elections, Leadership and accountability: Political Representation in Portugal, a longitudinal and comparative perspective” (2012-2013) and in the project “Instituições, atitudes e comportamentos políticos: Brasil e Portugal em perspetiva comparada” (2016-2017) in cooperation with Brasilia University (Brasil).

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