Maria João Alves

Graduated in Psychology (2004) at the Institute of Psychology and Education Sciences of the Lusíada University, Porto. Postgraduate course in Legal Medicine (2007) of the Faculty of Medicine of the the University of Porto. Master degree in Forensic Sciences (2012) at the University of Porto. PhD student in Forensic Psychology (since 2017) at the Faculty of Labor Relations of the University of Santiago de Compostela.  Senior technician at the Department of Public Health, Forensic Sciences and Medical. Education of the Faculty of Medicine - University of Porto. Assistant teacher (pro bono) at the Faculty of Medicine - University of Porto. Visiting lecturer at the University Institute of Health Sciences (IUCS) and at the Law Faculty of Católica University, Porto.

Research interests: 

Child abuse and neglect; domestic violence; forensic interview; memory.