Sofia dos Santos
Sofia dos Santos (b. 69) is an Assistant Professor in Social Cognition at the University of Lisbon. She has a PhD in Social Psychology from University of Lisbon (2007). In 2012 she was in a sabbatical residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US, collaborating with Keith Payne on stereotype research.. Her work has been published over the years in several international scientific journals.. (https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ana_Santos230)
Apart from working as a scientist, Sofia has been working as a visual artist since 2015..
Lives and works in Lisbon..
Limping Across an Invisible Line, Mario Casimiro Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016.
Melting Neighborhood, Geological Museum, Lisbon, Portugal, 1 April - 30 April, 2017.
Winding, National Museum of Natural History and Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal, 15 September - 13 October, 2018.
Sofia dos Santos & Nicollò Rossi, Porto Cruz Gallery, Gaia, 17 November - 14 January 2018
Centerpiece ISPA (Five Visual Artists: Malangatana, Rogério Ribeiro, Teresa Magalhães, Rogério Mourtada, e Sofia dos Santos). Mário Casimiro Gallery, Lisbon, Portugal, February to September, 2017
Ventozelo Group Show, Quinta de Ventozelo Gallery, November 2019
Melting Neighborhood, Lisbon, 2017.
Prizes and Grants
2009 – Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Research ISPA Prize, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa de Ciências Psicológicas Sociais e da Vida
2015 - Research granted project “Interactions between retrieval and present or subsequent learning”, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
2012 – Sabbatical grant spent at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
2010 – Research granted project “Spontaneous trait inferences in context: Proposal of a new theoretical framework”, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
2009 – Research granted project “The Paradox of Stereotypes and other Beliefs: Enduring, Self-Perpetuating but Context-Dependent – Exploring a New Model”, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
2008 – Research granted project "Situated Social Cognition", Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
2006 – Research granted project "Proposal of a dual-process Architecture for Social Cognition", Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
2003 – Research granted project “Diffuse Social Cognition: New hypothesis about the dynamic nature of social knowledge structures”, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
1996 – Research grant, Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal
1991 – ERASMUS mobility grant spent at University of Barcelona, Portuguese Government