Miriam de Sousa holds a BA degree in Comparative Arts and Cultures, from the University of Lisbon, and an MA degree in Comparative Literature from the same institution. She was a cultural advisor at the Portuguese Embassy in Madrid, between September 2015 and August 2016.
She was admitted to PhD-COMP in 2017/2018, as a scholarship holder (PD/BD/135205/2017). She is currently working on the concept of Lusophony within the post-colonial literary studies framework, under the supervision of Professor Helena Carvalhão Buescu.
She is a member in training from the Center of Comparative Studies, where she is a part of the executive coordination of the Research Project Comparative World Literature