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Full Professor of English Studies at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences (NOVA FCSH), NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal. He is the head of the Institute of Languages of the New University of Lisbon (ILNOVA), which he founded in 2006. Recent teaching subjects include: Contemporary English Literature, Literary Theory, Methodology for Scientific Research, Literature Teaching and Foreign Languages Didactics. He coordinates Pre-Service Teacher Education at NOVA FCSH, where he has founded several courses in this area. He leads the research group Teacher Education and Applied Language Studies (TEALS), at the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS), which he coordinates as well since 2014. He founded a PhD in Languages Didactics, which is offered in assocation with the Portuguese Open University. He also teaches and co-coordinates the PhD in Education, also an association obetween NOVA FCSH, NOVA FCT and ISPA.