Lucília dos Santos Nunes Pereira has a degree in Social Communication from the Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. She obtained a Master’s degree in Social Sciences – Territory, Identities and Heritage from the Instituto Superior de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE) of the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and a PhD in History from the Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique having also been a scientific research scholarship holder of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).

She was a teacher at the School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu where she taught the subjects of Geography and Anthropology, Knowledge of the World I and II, Environmental Studies III and Art and Communication; she taught at the School of Education of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança the subjects of History of Socio-Educational Institutions and History of Education; at the School of Communication, Administration and Tourism of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança she taught the subjects of Advertising and Public Relations, Communication in Support of Sales and Marketing and Business Strategy.

She is currently a researcher at the Centre for Transdisciplinary Studies for Development (CETRAD) at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro and at the Study Group on the History of Douro Viticulture and Port Wine (GEHVID) at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Porto.