A. Profession


Associate Editor: Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais, since 2021.


Co-Editor of the following book series: Plants and Animals: Interdisciplinary Approaches (since 2022); Future Perfect: Images of the Time to Come in Philosophy, Politics and Cultural Studies at Rowman and Littlefield Int’l (2013-2020)


Editorial Board Member of the following journals and collections: Colección Estudios Amazónicos, Fondo Editorial PUCP; Critical Plant Studies” Book Series at Peter Lang; Estudios Portugueses y Brasileños; Revista Olympio: Literatura e Arte.


Peer-Reviewer of articles for the following journals: Ecozon@: Humanities; Environmental Philosophy; PMLA; Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature; Hispanic Review; Luso-Brazilian Review; Hispania; Transmodernity; Journal of African Cinemas; Journal of Romance Studies; Journal of Lusophone Studies; Cultura, Espaço & Memória; Revista Crítica de Ciências Sociais; Materialidades da Literatura; Culture, Theory and Critique; Esboços; Revista Brasileira de Ecologia e Linguagem; Chasqui; Ellipsis; Estudios Portugueses y Brasileños; Cultural History; Rocky Mountain Review; Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures; Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies; Diacrítica; Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal; South African Historical Journal; Interdisciplinary Journal of Portuguese Diaspora Studies; a/b: Auto-Biography Studies; Philosophies; Esboços: Histórias em Contextos Globais; SAGE Open; Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism; Romanica Cracoviensia; Canadian Journal of History; História da Historiografia: International Journal of Theory and History of Historiography; Catalyst.


Peer-Reviewer of books / book proposals for the following presses: Vanderbuilt University Press; Columbia University Press; University of Minnesota Press; Palgrave MacMillan; Peter Lang; Lexington Books; Bloomsbury Press; Brill Univ. Press; Berghahn Books; Westminster University Press; University of Manchester Press.


Reviewer of the following grant proposals: Visiting Fellowship Grant, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; National Commission of Scientific and Technological Research Grant, Chile; Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship, Georgetown Univ., USA; Harold Glassman Awards, Georgetown Univ., USA.


Evaluator of Tenure and/or Promotion Dossiers: University of Maryland, College Park; University of Chicago; Smith College, University of California, Santa Cruz, University of Virginia, Marymount Manhattan College, (USA).


External Reviewer: Luso-Brazilian Studies program at York University, August 2021.


PPanel Organizer, Moderator or Discussant at the following academic conferences: Discussant, “From Psychologies Otherwise/Earthwise to Feminist Social Science: A Roundtable Conversation,” CES, Univ. Coimbra (September 2022); Discussant, “Plant Studies and Interdisciplinary Mexico,” LASA, San Francisco (May 2022); Co-organizer, Workshop “Roda dos Saberes: Humanidades Ambientais e Naturezas Contestadas” CES, University of Coimbra (February 2022); Moderator, “Eco-Critical Approaches to Brazilian Literature,” Brazilian Studies Association Conference (March 2022); Moderator, “Flora and Fauna,” Green Hispanismos International Conference, Swansea University (July 2021); Multiple Panels Moderator, GRAPHSY, Georgetown University (2021; 2012; 2011); Panel Discussant & Panel Moderator, MLA International Symposium, Catholic University of Lisbon (July 2019); Moderator, “Othering/Otherness,” Association of British & Irish Lusitanists Conference (September 2015); Panel Moderator, Conference In Nature’s Wake: The Art and Politics of the Environmental Crisis (March 2015); Panel Moderator, Europe after the Euro Conference (September 2013); Panel Moderator, European Network for Cinema and Media Studies Confenrence (June 2012); Panel Moderator, Associação de Investigadores da Imagem em Movimento Conference (May 2012); Panel Moderator, American Portuguese Studies Association Conference (October 2012)Panel Moderator, IV Simpósio sobre o Ensino de Português para Falantes de Espanhol (March 2011); Panel Moderator, Lusophone Africa: Democratization, Development and Global Influences Conference (January 2011); Panel Moderator, Cinema em Português: III Jornadas (October 2010).


Book Reviewer for Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, 2012-14



B. Department & Institution


Sustainability Advisory Board, CES, Coimbra U, since 2022


Merit Review Committee, Georgetown University, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019.


FTNTL Teaching Evaluator, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University, fall 2018 & 2019.


Portuguese Program Ad-Hoc Committee, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University, fall 2018


College Executive Council, Georgetown University, 2014-15, 2017.


Director of the Comparative Literature Program, Georgetown University, 2014-15.


Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship Review Committee Member, Georgetown University, 2014-15.


Graduate Student Travel Grant Review Committee Member, Georgetown University, 2014-15.


Foreign and Languages and Literatures Committee Member, Georgetown University, 2014-15.


Film and Media Studies Program Faculty Committee Member, Georgetown University, since 2012.


Graduate Admissions Committee Member, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University, since 2012.


Graduate Progress Committee Member, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University, since 2012.


Comparative Literature Program Faculty Committee Member, Georgetown University, since 2011.


Marino International Writers’ Workshop, Georgetown University, 2008, 2009, 2012.


Guest speaker at the FLL Graduate Student Job Clinic, Georgetown University, 2009, 2012, 2014.


Chair of the Departmental Events Committee, Georgetown University, 2014.


Learning and Teaching Committee, University of Leeds, 2007-8.


Study Abroad Committee, University of Leeds, 2007-8.


Literary Fellow, Dudley House, Harvard University, 2005-6.



C. University-Related Community Activities


Talk “Notas sobre Feitiço do Império” [“Notes on The Spell of the Empire”] National Film Archive, Lisbon, 2012.


Talk “Notas sobre A Revolução de Maio” [“Notes on The May Revolution”] National Film Archive, Lisbon, 2012.


Creative Writing Workshop (co-leader), Harvard University, 2005-6.


East-Asian Film Festival (co-organizer), Harvard University, 2004.


Latin-American Film Festival, Harvard University, 2003.


Luso-Brazilian Film Series (co-organizer), UC Santa Barbara, 2001.