Ana Cristina Santos (INTIMATE – Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra) is a Sociologist. She holds a PhD in Gender Studies, University of Leeds, UK. She is a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, University of Coimbra, and Honorary Research Fellow at the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, University of London.
She has been involved in a number of research projects exploring issues of gender, sexual and reproductive rights, citizenship and human rights. Coordinator of the PhD Program Human Rights in Contemporary Societies and Vice-chair of the Sexuality Research Network of the European Sociological Association between 2012 and 2016, in 2013 she was awarded a 5 year Research Grant by the European Research Council to lead INTIMATE, a comparative study on Citizenship, Care and Choice: The micropolitics of intimacy in Southern Europe. http://ces.uc.pt/investigadores/cv/ana_cristina_santos.php