Sara Merlini


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  • Nome Sara Merlini
  • Investigador/a Auxiliary Researcher
  • Faculdade CIEG/ISCSP-ULisboa
  • Universidade CIEG/ISCSP-ULisboa

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Sociologist, Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Center for Gender Studies (ISCSP/ ULisboa) since 2021. Has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Lisbon, Institute of Social Sciences (ICS-ULisboa), a Master in Sociology of Family, Education and Social Policy and a Degree in Sociology, both from ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon.

She has recently published the book Gender and Transgression with the support of TRANSRIGHTS project, coordinated by Doctor Sofia Aboim (ERC Consolidator Grant no.: 615594) at ICS-ULisboa. In addition, she has 2 book chapters and 6 scientific articles in international journals with peer review. In 2021 she received a special mention for the paper "Misrecognizing gender: beyond binary accomplishments", which was the runner-up in the 1st edition of the Young Scholar Award of the European Sociological Association (ESA).

She is interested in different theoretical and methodological approaches, investing particularly in the study of phenomena and problems related to gender differences and inequalities, order and transgression, feminism, educational contexts and social exclusion. Since 2009 she has been contributing to many different and remarkable projects, having passed through several research centres and learning contexts that have greatly enriched her.



Ciência ID: 4211-EE32-3D88

ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2566-4543