Susana Gonçalves, PhD (in Psychology, University of Coimbra), is Professor at the Polytechnic of Coimbra, Director of the Centre for the Study and Advancement of Pedagogy in Higher Education (CINEP), researcher at the Research Unit for Education and Training (University of Lisbon), all in Portugal.
She is a member of Children’s Identity and Citizenship in Europe Association, where she has served as Secretary General (from September 2007 untill September 2019). he is a member of the Comparative Study Group in Interculturality (CSGI/GECI) (Grupo de Estudos Comparados em Interculturalidade of the SEC-SPCE (Comparative Education Section of the Portuguese Society of Educational Science) since its creation in 2014. She has a long experience of work with higher education in the fields of education, psychology and intercultural education. Her research interest include pedagogy in higher education, Multimedia and education and Art and Intercultural Education. Some of her edited books are Art and Intercultural Dialogue (with Suzanne Majhanovich, 2016, Sense), Diversity, Intercultural Encounters, and Education (with Markus Carpenter, 2013, Routledge), Intercultural Policies and Education (with Markus Carpenter, 2012, Peter Lang), and Escola e Comunidade: Laboratórios de Cidadania Global (with Florbela Sousa, 2012, Universidade de Lisboa). She is also a visual artist and a photographer.