Member since May 2023
I am a professor of Social Communication at the Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG) since June 2013 and a permanent professor of the Graduate Program in Communication at the Federal University of Paraíba (UFPB) since April 2021. In management positions in scientific societies, I am the Paraíba Regional Secretary of the Brazilian Society for the Progress of Science (SBPC) since June 2021 and Vice-President of the Brazilian Network of Journalists and Science Communicators (Rede Comciência) since February 2023. Between March 2019 and March 2021, I was a visiting professor at the Department of Communication at Cornell University, in Ithaca, in the United States. I graduated in Social Communication - Journalism from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2005). I also hold a Master's in Scientific, Medical, and Environmental Communication from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (2007), in the same institution where I obtained a Ph.D. in Public Communication (2012). I have presented papers at international congresses in Mexico, Spain, Italy, New Zealand, the United States, and the Netherlands. I was a journalist on the project team at the Agency for Scientific and Technological Culture in Portugal (2007). In 2008, I published an article in the Spanish newspaper El País. I was a consultant for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Secretariat of Education of the Government of the Federal District in works on digital inclusion and scientific dissemination in rural schools for the Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology (Ibict) (2010). I studied for part of my university career (the European academic year 2001/2002) at the University of Salamanca, Spain. I was an intern at Espaço Ciência, the Science Museum of Pernambuco. In July 2011, I started developing the research Building Bridges between the Scientific Community and Public Policies, which investigated the existing dialogue between the scientific community and the political class in Brazil in elaborating policies for science and technology. Between October and December 2016, I was a visiting professor at the Parque Tecnológico da Paraíba. In addition to management positions in scientific and social societies, I am a member of the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST), the Brazilian Society for Interdisciplinary Communication Studies (Intercom), the Brazilian Association of Researchers and Professionals in Educommunication (ABPEducom) and the Single Favela Central (CUFA).