Lia T. Vasconcelos

Associate Professor of DCEA in FCT NOVA and researcher of MARE (

Focus her research in innovative decision-making processoes and new forms of collaborative governance in public policy in the environment.
PhD (1997); Master in Community Planning (1982), University of Rhode Island, USA); architect, 1977. Professor in the Department of Sciences and Environmental Engineering / FCT / New University of Lisbon and integrated researcher of MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre (where she coordinates the Research Thematic Line of Governance and Literacy). ( Focus her research in innovative processes of collaborative decision making, mobilizing and engaging multi-stakeholders aiming new ways of governance. She has coordinate the participativa component of several national and international project and she is the editor/co-editor of various books and author of a series of scientific publications in periodicals.