Susana Trovão is a Full Professor and Vice Dean for Research at FCSH (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas) – Nova University in Lisbon. She is also a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Research in Anthropology (Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia – CRIA-FCSH/UN and member of IMISCOE Network – International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe. The areas of interest and expertise she currently lectures in comprise urban anthropology; symbolic anthropology; religious diaspora; migrations, ethnicities and transnationalisms. More recently she has been working on several research projects on transnational family dynamics, identity processes and inter-ethnic relations, citizenship and social participation.