holds a PhD in Cultural History and is a specialist in Conservation-Restoration of graphic documents. She is assistant Professor at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and teaches at the Conservation-Restoration course. She is a member of the Researcher Group “Ibero-American Modernity and the Captaincy of Minas Gerais: Space, Power, Culture and Society” and Correspondent Researcher at the Centre for Overseas History (CHAM) of Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In 2012 she was awarded three national prizes for her PhD thesis and published “Das artes da pena e do pincel: caligrafia e pintura em manuscritos no século XVIII” (“Art of Quill-pen and Brush: Calligraphy and Painting in Eighteenth-Century Manuscripts”). She has been researching about Luso-Brazilian decorated manuscripts since 2004 and has published several articles in national and international journals.