I hold a Ph.D in Political Sciences and a M.A. Degree in Culture and Communication. I was Research Director of the Meta-Activism Project (2010-2012), founded by Mary C. Joyce and I am the founder of ViParSys, an international and global project that will be presented at ISC 2013 and at IAMCR 2013. I have written extensively on new media, the Internet, political cultures and ideologies. I am also a researcher at CAPP, Technical University of Lisbon. Please see my personal page for details.