Postdoctoral researcher at the Linguistics Research Centre of NOVA University Lisbon. Since 2019, she is also an invited assistant professor of Linguistics at the NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities. She completed her PhD in Linguistics at NOVA, specialising in Psycholinguistics. During her PhD, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Edinburgh. Her main research areas are generative second language (L2) acquisition, comparative syntax and L2 teaching. Her work focuses on English and Romance languages, particularly European Portuguese. She has participated in funded research projects in the following areas: L2 acquisition, learner corpora and L2 teaching.