Leonor Santa Bárbara is Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She teaches Ancient Greek Language, Greek Classical Culture, Greek Literature for undergraduates and Classical Matrixes in the Portuguese Culture in the Master of Teaching Portuguese Basic and Secondary School and Latin in Secondary School. She also taught History of Ancient Greece to History undergraduate students.
Her research projects concern Ancient Greek Culture, mainly in the Hellenistic Age. Now she is working in two research projects: an individual one on the representations of Eros in Greek Literature and its reflections in European culture; and a group research project on the reflections of ancient political idealism in the Portuguese 14th century, mainly in the works of King Duarte and his brother, Infante Pedro.