Universidade Fernando Pessoa
Cláudia Toriz Ramos, Ph.D.
Cláudia Toriz Ramos is PhD in Political Studies (2005) by the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. She also holds an MPhil (1992) and a first degree in History (1986) by Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
She is Assistant Professor at Fernando Pessoa University, Porto, Portugal, where she teaches European Union Politics, Political Science, Globalisation and seminars on Democracy and Citizenship.
Her research interests cover European Union politics, especially from the perspective of European integration theories and the development of political institutions - society relations, in the context of democracies. She has been doing research on political participation, political identities and democratic legitimacy. She has an interest on structures of governance and democratisation within the various frameworks of multi-level governance.
Dr. Toriz Ramos will be researching former Prime Minister of Portugal, Maria de Lourdes Pentasilgo