M.A in Anthropology by the Nautical Archaeology Program of Texas A&M, Ph.D. student of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Holds 14 years of field experience including project directing and P.I of PCASCL he works as an Investigator in several other projects.
Invited lecturer in the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa where he teaches graduate and undergraduate classes.
Book author and presenter in more than 30 conferences. Has received several awards and scholarships including Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, da Fundação Luso-Americana para o Desenvolvimento and Universidade Texas A&M.
Currently holds a PH.D. scholarship by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia