Nair de Nazaré Castro Soares
She holds a Degree in Classic Philology and a Doctorate in Latin Literature from the University of Coimbra, specialising in Renaissance Neolatin Literature. She is a Full Professor and directs a line of research on the Middle Ages and Renaissance at the Classic and Humanistic Studies Centre of the Faculty of Letters of the University of Coimbra. Her research is focused on the areas of: classical, humanistic and Portuguese literature and culture. She is a member of various national and international scientific associations and a Correspondent Member of the Portuguese Academy of History.