Prof. Dr. Sandro Serpa works in the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the University of the Azores since 2013. He has been a higher education faculty member since 2000. He received a PhD in Education, with the speciality in Sociology of Education in 2013. He is an integrated researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences. He has more than 275 publications in international journals (more than 130) and books (18) in Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.