She holds a doctorate in Education from the State University of Campinas (2005), MA in School Psychology and Human Development at the University of São Paulo (1998) and Graduate in Psychology from the Catholic University of Campinas (1992). During the doctorate interned at School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences in Paris (2002-2003). She did postdoctoral studies at the University of Cadiz (2008-2009). She is currently a professor at the University of São Paulo, School of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (EACH). She has experience in the area of education, with emphasis in Sociology of Education and Culture, acting on the following topics: education and social stratification, social mobility, gender relations, expansion of the education system, learning of social differences. She is a professor of the Graduate Program in Cultural Studies at EACH and researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Public Policy (OIPP / EACH / USP).