André Azevedo Alves
André Azevedo Alves holds a PhD in Government from the LSE, an MA in Political Science from the Catholic University of Portugal and a BA in Economics from the University of Porto. He is currently a Lecturer at the Catholic University of Portugal's Institute for Political Studies where he is also the Director of Centro de Estudos e Sondagens de Opinião (a polling and consultancy unit operating within the University) and the Coordinator of the Institute for Political Studies' Research Centre. He is also a Reader in Economics, Political Economy and Public Policy (part-time position) at St. Mary’s University, in London. His research interests are in the intersection of political economy, comparative politics, ethics, and political philosophy. He has been an affiliate since its creation in 2015 of the Benedict XVI Centre for the Study of Religion and Society at St. Mary's University, in London, and also, since 2011, a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.