President of the Center of Administration and Public Policies (CAPP) of the Institute of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon. Paulo Castro Seixas has a master in Sociology and a PhD in Anthropology. Associate Professor at Fernando Pessoa University since 2004, he is coordinator of the Cultural Studies Programs and of Humanitarian Action, Cooperation and Development Master. Researcher in projects funded by World Bank, EU and Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation, he is author/co-author of 6 books and organizer of other 5. He is also author and Director of six anthropological documentaries.

His main interests are Transnational Urban studies and Timor-Leste Anthropology. Books on Timor-Leste: Timor-Leste. Viagens, Transições, Mediações, Porto, Univ. Fernando Pessoa Ed., 2006 ; Seixas, Paulo Castro & Engelenhoven, Aone (orgs) Diversidade Cultural na Construção do Estado e da Nação em Timor-Leste, Porto, Univ. Fernando Pessoa Ed., 2006.