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Sofia Cruz

Sofia Alexandra Soares de Miranda Ferreira Cruz, Associate Professor with Habilitation at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Porto (FEP), and Researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the University of Porto (IS-UP). At FEP she is coordinator of the Social Sciences Section, member of the Scientific Board, and member of the Monitoring Committee of the Bachelor in Management. At IS-UP, she is a member of the  Executive Committee and coordinator of the Ethics Commission. She was a member of the technical evaluation team of the 2nd Edition of the "Equality is Quality" Prize (2001) promoted by CITE (Commission for Equality in Labour and Employment of the Ministry of Economy and Employment). She received in 2001 an honorable mention by the Women Research Prize Carolina Michaelis de Vasconcelos (master thesis: Between the House and the Box: Portrait of women workers in large-scale distribution). She accomplished the Habilitation in Sociology (2018), University of Porto; Post-Doctorate in Sociology of Organisations and Professional Groups (2013), University of Porto and Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (founding member of the Université Paris-Saclay); Ph.D. in Sociology (2008), University of Porto; Master Degree in Social Sciences (2002), University of Lisbon and  Bachelor in Sociology (1998), University of Porto. 

Areas Of Interest

She conducts activities both as researcher and supervisor of master's theses and doctoral dissertations in the following fields: work and digital platforms; work, time uses and well-being; precarious work; professional groups and organizational culture; corporate social entrepreneurship and social responsibility in organizations.

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