Alexandra Cruchinho is a Full Professor and Researcher at the School of Communication, Architecture, Art and Information Technologies of the Lusófona University of Humanities and Technologies since January 2021.
She has been teaching in higher education in the area of Design, Fashion Design and Photography since 1999.
She is PhD in Textile Engineering - area of knowledge: Management and Design by the School of Engineering of the University of Minho with Dissertation on the theme: "Design - The continuous construction of skills", since 2009.
Since 2000, she has coordinated several initiatives in the area of Fashion, namely the organisation of Fashion Shows, both at the academic level and at the professional level with several national designers in the main fashion weeks.
Her line of research is directed towards Fashion Design - Production, Fashion Photography and Editorial, Contemporary Fashion Design, Cultural heritage and sustainability in fashion.
2009 - PhD in Textile Engineering - Management and Design - School of Engineering - Minho University, Portugal
2009 - Free Course in Art Direction for Fashion - Saint Martin's College of Arts and Design - London. United Kingdom
2002 - Master's Degree in Theories of Art - School of Fine Arts - Lisboa University, Portugal
1999 - Bachelor's Degree in Visual and Technological Education - Teacher Training for the 1st and 2nd Cycles of Basic Education - School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, Portugal