Constança de Matos

Graduate researcher at CIEP research centre in Lisbon, Portugal. She integrates the RAP project and her main areas of expertise include the state of academic freedom and freedom of the press in the West, as well as other topics that fall under the field of democracy studies.

Ms. Matos is currently interested in studying how liberal democracy is being challenged by alternative regimes in the 21st Century. Besides a BA in Political Science and International Relations, she holds an MA in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies from the Institute for Political Studies at the Portuguese Catholic University in Lisbon.