Academic Qualifications

PhD Candidate in Political Science, Public Administration and International Relations – Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.
Master in Political Science and International Relations, 2011 – New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations, 2004 – New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

Biographical Information

Ph.D. candidate at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, her research focuses on elections, electoral violence, and processes of post-civil war democratization and peacebuilding in Africa. She has been a visiting scholar at the CEA-Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, FCS-Universidade Agostinho Neto, ICS-Universidade de Lisboa. She has also collaborated in several research projects at the ICS-Universidade de Lisboa, and as a country expert at the Varieties of Democracy Project. Currently, she works as researcher in the Documentary TV Series Mozambique From War and Peace, directed by the Mozambican film-maker Sol de Carvalho.

Key Publications

Generoso de Almeida, Claudia (2013), “Ciência política contemporânea: o «gigante com pés de barro» no debate entre Sartori, Colomer e Laitin”, Mulemba – Revista Angolana de Ciências Sociais, III (5), 35-65.

Almeida, Claudia e Edalina Sanches (2010), “«Das balas aos votos»: um estudo comparado das primeiras eleições pós- guerra civil em Angola e Moçambique”. In Marzia Grazzi (org.), PALOP: Investigação em debate (pp. 119-139). Lisboa: Imprensa de Ciências Sociais. ISBN 978-972-671-283-1