Hélder Filipe Prior , PHD

- Departamento de Ciências da Comunicação - Mestrado Ciências da Comunicação

Hélder Prior holds a PhD in Communication Sciences (2013) by Faculdade de Artes e Letras, Universidade da Beira Interior (UBI), having been awarded the title of European PhD. Hélder Prior holds a Bachelor in Communication Sciences by UBI, and has conducted post-doctoral research at Faculdade de Comunicação, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil, with a scholarship  (PNPD-CAPES/2013), between May 2014 and December 2015, within the research strand on Journalism and Society, and a PhD traineeship at Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain, with a scholarship awarded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (2008-2011). Currently, he is a post-doctoral research fellow for Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia and conducts his research at Centro Comunicação, Filosofia e Humanidades (LabCom), UBI. Within his post-doctoral research activities, he was visiting researcher at Faculdade de Comunicação, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil (2017) and at Facultat de Comunicació, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (2018). In 2016, he was invited professor in the Master in Political Science at UBI and, since 2018, he is a professor at the Communication Sciences Department, Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, lecturing both Bachelor and Master courses.
He is integrated researcher at the research centre Comunicação, Filosofia e Humanidades (LabCom.Ifp), UBI, researcher at Observatorio Iberoamericano de la Comunicación, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, where he conducted research for his PhD between 2008 and 2012, and foreign researcher at Núcleo de Marketing, Escola de Comunicação, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Núcleo de Estudo em Mídia e Política, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil.
He is executive board member of Junta Directiva da Asociación Latinoamericana de Investigadores en Campañas Electorales (ALICE) since 2012 and editorial board members of the journals: “Rhêtorikê” (LabCom – UBI), “Más Poder Local” (Fundación Ortega y Gasset – Madrid”) and Estudos em Comunicação (LabCom).
His book “Esfera Pública e Escândalo Político” (2016), was published by Media XXI and has co-organized with Liziane Guazina and Bruno Araújo, the books “Diálogos Lusófonos em Comunicação e Política” (2016), published by Livros LabCom, And ”E (des)Construindo uma queda: a mídia e o impeachment de Dilma Rousseff” (2018), published by Insular.