António Costa Pinto is a Professor of Politics at Lusófona University, Portugal. He has been a Research Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. He was a visiting professor at Stanford University, Georgetown University, a senior associate member at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a senior visiting fellow at Princeton University and the University of California, Berkeley. From 1999 to 2011, he has been a regular visiting professor at the Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris. He was president of the Portuguese Political Science Association (2006-2010). His research interests include authoritarianism, political elites, democratization and transitional justice in new democracies, the European Union, and the comparative study of political change in Southern Europe. He is a regular contributor to the mainstream Portuguese media.
FCT: Investigador Integrado