Academic Qualifications

PhD Canditate in Political Science and International Relations, in course, University of Minho, Braga (Portugal) in cotutelle with University of Brasília, Brasília (Brazil)
Master in International Relations, 2012 – University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Bachelor in Social Sciences, 2010 – Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil

Biographical Information

Iris Dias is a PhD candidate in Political Science and International Relations at University of Minho in co-tutelage with the University of Brasília, a collaborating member of the Center for Political Science and International Relations (CICP) at University of Minho and a volunteer at the International Policy Center for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG-UNDP). She is currently an assistant researcher at the Center for International Studies (CEI-IUL) where she investigates about cooperation on food and nutritional security in the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP).

Key Publications

Dias, Iris de Mel. From 2013 protests to political polarization: challenges to democracy and citizenship consolidation in Brazil. In: European Group for Public Administration 2016 EGPA Annual Conference, 2016, Utrecht, European Group for Public Administration 2016 EGPA Annual Conference.

Dias, Iris de Mel; Carvalhais, Isabel . O nexo migração-desenvolvimento nas relações entre diásporas e estados: o caso das associações brasileiras e cabo-verdianas em Portugal. Brazilian Journal of International Relations, v. 4, p. 2015, 2015.

Dias, Iris de Mel. The Migration-Development Nexus From a Post-National Citizenship Perspective: How are Associations of Brazilian and Cape Verdean Diasporas in Portugal Engaged in this Scenario?. International Political Science Association, 2014.

Dias, Iris de Mel. Os Protestos Junho de 2013 e as Lacunas da Democracia e da Cidadania no Brasil.PerspectivasPortuguese Journal of Political Science and International Relations, v. 12, p. 73-95, 2014.