Coordinator of the Science of Religions area at the Lusófona University. Founder of the European Academy of Religions. He specializes in History of Ancient Religions (mythology and comparative literature), but devotes part of his work to issues related to the relationship between the State and religions. In the area of Science of Religions he is responsible for several research projects, especially about the relationship between religions and school, as well as about the development of a culture about religions as a component of citizenship. He is also a researcher at the "Alberto Benveniste" Chair of Sephardic Studies at the University of Lisbon. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the History Teachers Association. He is director of the Science of Religions Lusophone Journal. He was awarded the Gold Medal of Academic Merit of the Lusófona University, in 2013.