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Universidade Lusófona

Teresa Sofia Castro

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Media Society and Literacies

Teresa Sofia Castro (ORCID iD0000-0002-7148-9443) is a Professor and Research Assistant at Universidade Lusófona (she achieved 1st place in the Communication area in the FCT CEEC 2022 - DOI 10.54499/2022.00105.CEECIND/CP1760/CT0001). She teaches in the Bachelor Applied Communication and the Master Media and Information Literacy and Digital Citizenship. Read full bio here.


2017-2022: Post Doctorate in Communication Sciences. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (ICNOVA), Portugal.

2015: European PhD in Education Sciences – Educational Technology.  Universidade do Minho, Portugal.

2008: Master’s Degree in Childhood Studies – Information and Communication Technologies. Universidade do Minho, Portugal.

2000: Bachelors Degree in Philosophy and Humanities. Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Braga, Portugal.

Main research interests

Children's (0-18) digital lives, Online risks, Digital parenting and mediation, Digital citizenship, Participatory methodologies