Assistant Professor of the Department of Social Sciences, Scientific Area of History. PhD in Economic History by the Lisbon School of Economics and Management of the Technical University of Lisbon, completed in October 2005. Author of several articles and researcher at the Social and Economic History Research (GHES). Her main lines of research are: forest industries in the Iberian Peninsula; forestry in the Iberian Peninsula. In this scope, she published several articles and book chapters. Currently, integrates two research projects, the project on Portuguese Agriculture in the Long Run and the project on the Lisbon Stock Exchange in the nineteenth century. Some publications with interest for the forest theme are: Branco, Amélia (2011), "The Plan of Reforestation Forest (938-1968): a measure of the New State to evaluate" in Lanero, Daniel; Freire, Dulce (coord.), Agriculture and Technological Innovation in the Iberian Peninsula 1946-1975, Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs, Madrid, pp. 135-166; White, Amelia (2010), "Was the Portuguese Forest Policy a contribution towards economic modernization?" The case of the Pulp Industry during Estado Novo (1930-1974), Revista de Historia Industrial, no. 69-96; Zapata, Santiago; Parejo, Francisco M .; White, Amelia; Gutierrez, Michele; Blanco, J. Ignacio Jiménez; Piazzetta, Renaud; Voth, Andreas (2009), "Manufacture and Trade of Cork Products: An International Perspective", in Aronson, James; Pereira, João S .; Pauses, Juli G. (Eds) Cork Oak Woodlands on the Edge. Ecology, Adaptive Management and Restoration, Island Press, USA, pp. 177-200; White, Amelia; Silva, Ester Gomes da (2017), "Growth, Institutional Change and Innovation, 1820-1930", in Freire, Dulce; Lains, Pedro (Eds), An Agrarian History of Portugal, 1000-2000. Economic Development on the European Frontier, Brill, Leiden, pp. 219-244.