Director of the Undergraduate Program in Psychology
Augusta Gaspar is a Professor of Psychology at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, where she also serves as Coordinator of the Honours Degree Program in Psychology.
She holds a PhD in Biological Anthropology, an MSc in Ethology and an Honours Degree in Educational Psychology.
Over the years she has conducted research in Psychobiology, with both behavioural and physiological approaches, focusing mainly the topics of emotion experience and expression, taking both an ontogenetic and a phylogenetic perspective.
She has published extensively in this topic and has coordinated and taught many courses in the frontier of Psychology and Biology.