Ana Isabel Queiroz


History, Territory, and Environment



Ana Isabel Queiroz has a PhD in Landscape Architecture (FCUP), a Master’s degree in Ethology (ISPA, Lisbon), and an undergraduate degree in Biology (FCUL).

She has been a researcher at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa since 2009, funded through competitive programmes of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia: Investigador Ciência (2009-2013) and FCT Researcher (2013-2019).

In the last few years, she published several books, book chapters, and scientific papers in national and international journals in the fields of environmental humanities and digital humanities.

Research fields

  • Environmental history
  • Landscape
  • Ecocriticism

Selected publications

  • Queiroz, Ana Isabel, & Daniel Alves. “Local responses to a global invasive species. Shifting reasons to control the Argentine ant on the Madeira archipelago (1850-2014).” e-Journal of Portuguese History 14 (2016): 71-92. [PDF]
  • Lopes-Fernandes, Margarida, Filipa Soares, Amélia Frazão-Moreira & Ana Isabel Queiroz. “Living with the Beast: Wolves and Humans through Portuguese Literature.” Anthrozoös 29 (2016): 5-20. [link]
  • Soares, Filipa, & Ana Isabel Queiroz. “Birds in Portuguese literature.” Environment and History 22 (2016): 229–254. [link].
  • Queiroz, Ana Isabel, & Daniel Alves. “Walking Through the Revolution: A Spatial Reading of Literary Echoes.” Journal of Social Science Education 14 (2015): 4-16. [PDF]

Main projects

  • Coordinator of the project “Introductions, invasions and control measures of plant pests in Southern Europe. An Interdisciplinary comparative approach from the 19th century onwards” — Hosted by the IHC and funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (IF/00222/2013/CP1166/CT001). [link]
  • Coordinator of the project “LITESCAPE.PT – Atlas das Paisagens Literárias de Portugal Continental” — Hosted by the IELT – NOVA FCSH and funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. [link]


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