Maria Manuela Mendes
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Sociologist, associate Professor at Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon (FAUL), PhD in Social Sciences (Institute of Social Sciences University of Lisbon 2007),  with a master degree (1997) and a degree in Sociology (at Oporto University, 1992). She is a fellow researcher in Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology Institute University of Lisbon (CIES-IUL); she’s also a member at the Centre for Research Architecture, Urban Planning and Design (CIAUD, FAUL) and at Institute of Sociology Faculty of Arts of Porto (ISFLUP). The main investigation issues are focused in issues related to ethnicity, immigration, Roma/Ciganos, city and diversity, social and spatial exclusion, relocation and disqualified territories.     
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Sociologia (degree in Sociology; 5 years), Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, in 1992
M.Sc. in Curso de Mestrado em Sociologia - "Poder Local, Desenvolvimento e Mudança Social" (MA in Sociology - "Local power, Development and Social Change"), Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Letras, in 1997
PhD in Ciências Sociais, especialidade de Sociologia Geral (Doctorate in Social Sciences, speciality in General Sociology), Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa (ICS/UL), in 2007
Post-graduation in Pós-graduação em análise de dados (Graduate studies in data analysis), ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2011
Research Fields
Roma/Romani studies, urban sociology, housing, migrations, exclusion and segregation, qualitative methodologies, Racism
Research Groups
Inequalities, Migrations and Territories
Recent Publications
Data from Ciência-IUL