CLUP has currently 13 research collaborators.
Afonso Novaes Menezes
Félix do Carmo
Maria Aldina Marques
Maria Aldina de Bessa Ferreira Rodrigues Marques has a PhD in Language Sciences, Portuguese Linguistics (2000), with a thesis on Aspects of the Functioning of Parliamentary Political Discourse – the enunciative organization of the debate of Interpellation to the Government. She is Associate professor with aggregation at the Department of Portuguese and Lusophone Studies of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Minho. She is an integrated researcher at CEHUM, Center for Humanistic Studies at the University of Minho, and a collaborating researcher at the Center for Linguistic Studies at the University of Porto (CLUP), and she has several publications on Portuguese and foreign books and magazines. As research areas, within a theoretical framework of linguistic discourse analyses, she has been investigating political discourse, media discourse, scientific discourse, and oral discourse.
Maria João Freitas
Maria João Freitas is a linguist and a researcher at the Centro de Linguística da Universidade de Lisboa. She is currently Associate Professor (with Agregação) at the Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Letras and director of the Doctoral Program in Linguistics at this institution (since 2013). She holds an MA in Portuguese Phonetics and Phonology (1990), focusing on speech temporal structure, a PhD in Humanities (1998), focusing on the acquisition of syllable structure by Portuguese children, and an Aggregation in Portuguese Linguistics (2013). She is (co-)author of book chapters and articles in Portuguese and international journals, and has organized books for scientific dissemination in the fields of language acquisition and phonology. In collaboration with colleagues from different universities and with former MA and PhD students, she is developing research on the following topics: (i) the nature of child phonological representations; (ii) the role of the phonological constituency in describing typical and atypical development, thus building bridges with the field of Clinical Linguistics; (iii) the relationship between phonological knowledge and the development of metalinguistic skills, thus building bridges with the field of Educational Linguistics. She has been responsible for and a member of several research projects. In recent years she has collaborated with two international projects: the PhonBank Project (Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada; Carnegie Mellon, USA); the Crosslinguistic Child Phonology Project (University of British Columbia, Canada). Her teaching experience includes courses and seminars in the fields of phonology, language acquisition and speech comprehension and production. She has (co)supervised several post-doctoral, doctoral and master projects. Her research interests include phonology, language acquisition, clinical linguistics, and educational linguistics.
Mirta dos Santos y Fernández
Mirta Santos Fernández holds a PhD in Philology (Linguistic and Literary Studies, Theory and Applications) from the Faculty of Philology at UNED and defended her doctoral thesis in 2017. She also holds two University Master’s degrees, both attended at UNED: the University Master´s Degree in Teachers Training for Compulsory Secondary Education, Upper Secondary Education, Vocational Training and Language Teaching and the University Master’s Degree in Grammatical and Stylistic Analysis of Spanish Language. She also holds a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Spanish Philology. In 2010, she obtained academic recognition of this DAS to a Master’s Degree from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto, for professional purposes.
She has worked at FLUP since 2011 as a professor in the Spanish and Spanish-American Studies Area at DEPER. Between 2007 and 2010 she worked as an assistant professor at the Bragança Polytechnic Institute.
Within the scope of research, she is part of CITCEM’s “Local and global representations” group, as an integrated researcher, and of CLUP, as a collaborator. Her main research interests in Linguistics are teaching and learning processes of Spanish as a Foreign Language, morphology, syntax and applied lexicography, especially studies of lexical availability.
Nascido em Reutlingen (Alemanha) em 23 setembro de 1967, Rolf Kemmler atualmente é Professor Auxiliar da Universidade de Trás-os-Montes (UTAD) e Alto Douro e Secretário do Centro de Estudos em Letras (CEL) da UTAD. É agregado em Ciências da Linguagem pela UTAD desde 9 de abril de 2014 e possui dos graus de doutor. Desde 6 de julho de 2005 é Doktor der Philosophie (Dr. phil.) pela área das Ciências da Linguagem e da Literatura Universidade de Bremen (Alemanha). Recentemente, em 9 de novembro de 2018, defendeu com máximo sucesso na Universidade de Vigo (Galiza) a sua tese de doutoramento dedicada aos inícios da aprendizagem e do ensino do alemão em Portugal. A sua formação académica básica na Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen (Alemanha) terminou com o grau de Magister Artium (M.A.) em Filologia Românica em 1997.
Post-Doctorate from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium – 2016) and the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (Portugal – 2023). PhD in Linguistics from the University of São Paulo (2007, Brazil). Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Language and Literature at Mackenzie University (São Paulo, Brazil), where he works as a teacher, researcher, and advisor on topics related to the history of language knowledge. Visiting Researcher at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 2016. Visiting Researcher at the Center for Studies in Letters at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (Vila Real, Portugal), 2023. Associate Researcher at the Historiography of Linguistics Laboratory (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). Guest Research Member of the Center for Studies in Language at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (Vila Real, Portugal). Collaborating Member of the Linguistics Center of the University of Porto (Porto, Portugal). Author of five books. Organizer of more than ten books. Author of specialized articles, chapters, and books on Linguistic Historiography.