Ana Sofia Ribeiro
Ana Sofia Ribeiro is a researcher in the field of Education and Social Sciences. She holds a Licenciatura degree in Educational Sciences (University of Coimbra), an Erasmus Mundus master’s degree in Higher Education (University of Oslo, University of Tampere, University of Aveiro, 2010) and a PhD in Education (University of Bielefeld, 2015). Between 2006-2007 she worked at the Portuguese Unit of Eurydice Network. Between August 2010 and July 2013 she was an Early Stage Researcher under the Marie Curie ITN EDUWEL, working in Germany and Poland, researching widening participation for first generation students. In 2014 she returned to Portugal and began her collaboration with the Institute of Social Sciences in a project about funding and management of schools. Between 2016 and 2018 she was a postdoctoral researcher in project’s CUIDAR team (http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/cuidar/en/), researching children participation in disaster risk reduction. Currently she researches rural youth recovery from wildfire disasters, funded by the National Foundation for Science and Technology Scientific Stimulus Program 2017. She is interested in sociology of education, children and youth, human development, inequalities and disasters.