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Helena Carreiras

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Research Fields
Sociology of the Military; Gender and Society; Security Studies; Security and Defense Public Policy; Methodology of Social Research
Helena Carreiras is an Associate Professor of Sociology, Public Policy and Research Methodology at ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), and a senior researcher at the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES- IUL). Between 2016 and 2019 she was the dean of the School of Sociology and Public Policy of ISCTE-IUL (2016-2019) and between 2017 and 2019 the president of the European Association ERGOMAS (European Research Group on Military and Society). She holds a PhD in Social and Political Sciences from the European University Institute (Florence). Between 2010 and 2012 she was deputy-director of the Portuguese National Defense Institute and in 2014 she was Visiting Professor at the University of Georgetown (Department of Government). Her research interests are in gender and society, armed forces, civil-military relations, security and defense public policies and qualitative research methodology. Her work has focused on gender integration in military institutions and gender aspects ... [more info]
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