Adriana Nogueira is the Director of Culture of Algarve since December 2018.
She is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences (FCHS) of the University of Algarve (UAlg).
She has a PhD in Classical Literature and Culture and graduated in Classical Languages and Literatures at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon.In 2000, she was a Visiting Fulbright Scholar in USA, at Cornell University, Department of Classics.
Among other functions at UAlg, she held the position of Director of University Library and Vice President of the FCHS Board of Directors.
She created and taught, for more than a decade, the discipline Matrices of European Culture. She was also Interested in Cultural Heritage; Reception of Antiquity in Contemporary Art, Cinema, Literature; Translation Studies.