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António Firmino da Costa
Department of Sociology
Email
antonio.costa@iscte-iul.pt
Office
AA3.01
Telephone
217650259
Telephone (Ext:)
220051
Locker
301-A
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António Firmino da Costa (antonio.costa@iscte.pt). PhD in Sociology. Full Professor at the Department of Sociology of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). Member of the Centre for Research and Studies in Sociology (CIES-IUL). Coordinator of the Research Group 'Knowledge Society, Competencies and Communication', at CIES. Editor of the scientific journal Sociologia, Problemas e Praticas. Member of the Standing Committee of the General Council of ISCTE-IUL. Member of the Scientific Council of the European Network Inequality Watch. Co-coordinator of the Iberian Chair on Science, Technology and Society, at OEI. He was a founding member of the Portuguese Sociological Association (APS) (1985), Editor of the scientific journal Sociologia Problemas e Práticas (1995-2000), President and Scientific Coordinator of CIES (2000-2006), Vice-Rector for Research of ISCTE-IUL (2010-2013), Director of the Inequality Observatory (OD) (2008-2016). Research areas: social inequality; science and society; literacy and education; urban cultures and cultural identities; social research methodology.
Educational Qualifications
Licenciate in Sociologia, ISCTE, in 1981
PhD in Sociologia, ISCTE, in 1999
Aggregation in Sociologia, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, in 2011
Research Fields
Social Inequality, Science and Society, Literacy and Education, Urban Cultures and Cultural Identities, Social Research Methodology
Research Groups
Knowledge Society, Competences and Communication
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