A sociologist, Bruno Reis started his career in 2004 at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid, as assistant to Professor Víctor Sampedro Blanco, a full professor in Communication and Public Opinion. He was an invited lecturer at Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco and a lecturer in Communication at ISMAI.
Between 2010 and 2012, he coordinated the Bachelor Program in Social Sciences at Cape Verde University (Uni-CV), where he was responsible for several courses in the Bachelor Programs in Political Science and in Sociology, as well as in the Master Program in Social Sciences (in which he is still invited professor).
He directed the Press Observatory of Cape Verde University and is a member of the research group – Núcleo de Estudos em Arte, Mídia e Política, at Pontifica Universidade Católica de São Paulo – and of the research centre Centro de Administração e Políticas Públicas, Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, Lisbon Technical University.
He participated in the Unesco Charter on Investigación en Comunicación y África [AfriCom] and is an Expert for Agencia Nacional de Evaluación y Prospectiva (ANEP) for the Spanish Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. He was a scholar for the Foundation for Science and Technology, which funded his PhD thesis, conducted within the scope of Political Communication (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid) and Social Sciences (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Sao Paulo).
His main research interests include: a) youth media consumption, b) relation between media and politics, and c) how publics interpret fictional historical narratives on dictatorships/social and political transitions. He supervises Master dissertations and PhD theses on these topics.