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Carla Cerqueira

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Media, Society and Literacies

Carla Cerqueira is graduated in Social Communication from the University of Minho (Portugal), having worked some time as a journalist. She did a specialization in Communication Sciences - Information and Journalism, from the same institution, and since 2007 she is dedicated to research in the field of feminist media studies. She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences - specialization in Communication Psychology from the University of Minho (2012), funded by Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. Read full bio here.


2012:. PhD in Communication Sciences. Universidade do Minho, Portugal

2007: Postgraduate Degree in Communications Sciences - Information and Journalism, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

2005: Bachelor's Degree in Social Communication, Universidade do Minho, Portugal 

Main research interests

Gender and Communication, Feminist Media Studies, Social Movements, Media Literacy, Intersectionality/diversity and media