Jorge Ávila de Lima
Associate Professor (with Aggregation)
Speciality: Sociology of education
Research areas: Teacher collaboration, school cultures, social networks in education
Jorge Ávila de Lima is Associate Professor (with aggregation) at the Department of Education, University of the Azores, Portugal. He holds a graduate degree in Sociology from the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova, Lisbon, and a masters degree in Social Analysis of Education from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon. He has a Phd in Education (specialization area of Sociology of Education), from the University of the Azores.He has published nationally and internationally on issues such as teacher collaboration and school cultures. He is a recognized international specialist on social networks in education. He is also a member of several national and international academic journals.