He has a Doctorate in Contemporary History from the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra. He teaches at secondary school and is a researcher at the Centre for 20th Century for Interdisciplinary Studies. Apart from the articles he has had published in scientific journals, he has also had the following published: Os Monárquicos e a República Nova [“The Monarchists and the New Republic.”] Coimbra, Quarteto Editora, 2003; Arlindo Vicente Centenário do Nascimento, Óleo, Aguarela, Desenho, Ilustração [“Arlindo Vicente The Centenary of his Birth, Oil, Watercolour, Drawing, Illustration”] (collaboration), Oliveira do Bairro, Comissão Promotora das Comemorações and the City Hall of Oliveira do Bairro, 2007; Arlindo Vicente e o Estado Novo. História, cultura e política. [“Arlindo Vicente and the Estado Novo. History, culture and politics”], Coimbra University Press, 2006; Arlindo Vicente e a Oposição. As Eleições Presidenciais de 1958. [“Arlindo Vicente and the Opposition. The 1958 Presidential Elections”] (organization and presentation), Oliveira do Bairro, City Hall, 2009; Público e Privado. Presidentes da Primeira República Portuguesa. [“Public and Private: the Presidents of the First Portuguese Republic”] (collaboration), City Hall of Celorico da Beira, 2010.
He is the founder and coordinator of the Paideia Magazine and Peniche Secundary School Magazine. He has collaborated on various projects in the context of the Centenary of the First Republic, as well as the Dictionary of Republican History and Republicanism, and the Presidents of the Portuguese Parliament during the First Republic.