José Alberto Simões, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, New University of Lisbon. He is also a researcher at CESNova. His main research areas include Sociology of Culture, Youth Cultures, Communication and Media Studies. He is currently coordinating the national project Networked Youth Activism and Portuguese participation in the international project Net Children Go Mobile.
Areas of expertise: digital divides, internet use, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, teenagers/youth.