José Maria Carvalho Ferreira is currently a retired retired professor at ISEG-UL. Since 1975, he has been teaching and conducting several disciplines in the scientific areas of Sociology, Psychosociology of Organizations, Sociology of Organizations, Economic Sociology, Rural and Urban Sociology, Political Sociology, etc. He was President of the Department of Social Sciences and President of the Pedagogical Council of ISEG-UTL. On the other hand, he had been President of SOCIUS / ISEG-UTL for several years. He has published several books and articles and national and international magazines.