Academic Qualifications

PhD in Political science, 2006 – University of Bath, UK

Degree in History, 1998 –  Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Biographical Information

José Pedro Zúquete is a political sociologist. His research focuses on comparative radical politics, social movements, and the impact of globalization. He has studied and worked in Italy, France, the United States, Israel, and Brazil. He is currently a research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences- University of Lisbon, Portugal. After receiving his PhD from the University of Bath (2005), Zúquete was a researcher at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University. Zúquete was also a visiting professor at the Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Politicos (IESP) da Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He is the author of Missionary Politics in Contemporary Europe (2007 – Syracuse University Press) and the co-author (with Charles Lindholm) of The Struggle for the World: Liberation Movements for the 21st century (2010 – Stanford University Press) and has published several articles in journals such asLatin American Politics and SocietyJournal of Political IdeologiesThe Leadership Quarterly, and New Global Studies.

Key Publications

Zúquete, J. P. (2016). “World War A: Contemporary anarchists and extreme left perpetrators” In Michael Fredholm (Eds.), Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism: Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies (pp. 46-65). London & New York: Routledge.

Zúquete, J. P. (2015). “ ‘Free the people’: the search for “true democracy” in Western Europe’s far-right political culture” In Carlos de la Torre (Eds.), The Promise and Perils of Populism: Global Perspectives (pp. 231-264). Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky.

Zúquete, J. P. (2011). “The flight of the eagle: the charismatic leadership of Sá Carneiro in Portugal’s transition to democracy” The Leadership Quarterly, 22-2, 295-306.

Torres, E. Cintra, Zúquete, J. P. (Eds.). (2011). A Vida como um Filme: Fama e Celebridade no Século XXI. Alfragide: Texto Editores.

Lindholm, C., Zúquete, J. P. (2010). The Struggle for the World. Liberation Movements for the 21st Century. Palo Alto, California): Stanford University Press.