Senior Teaching Coordinator (Qualitative Methods)
2012: PhD in Social Psychology, Loughborough University
2005: MSc in Social and Organisational Psychology, ISCTE (University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal)
2001: Degree in Social and Organizational Psychology ISCTE (University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal)
Academic Year of 2023/24
Year 1: Social Psychology (Psychology 1B); contribution to Research Methods (Psychology 1B).
Year 2: Contribution to Social Psychology (Psychology 2A); contribution to Doing Psychology (Psychology 2B).
Year 3: Qualitative Methods in Psychology (QMiP) (Course Organiser with Dr Rahul Sambaraju ); contribution to Critical Analysis (CA) and Psychology mini-dissertations (supervision).
Year 4: Dissertation in Psychology (supervision); contribution to Psychology Tutorial Course and General Paper in Psychology.
Academic Year of 2023/24
Qualitative Methodologies in Psychological Research (QMiPR) (Course Organiser)
Problem-based Social Psychology Research (Course Organiser)
Dissertation in Psychology (supervision)
Open to PhD supervision enquiries?
My research interests revolve around investigating traditional social psychological topics as discursive actions using a rhetorical discursive psychology approach. Present research interests and collaborative work are on politicians manipulating people and information/data, opposing political manipulation, forms of misrepresenting reality.
Billig, M. & Marinho, C. (in press). Preventing the Political Manipulation of COVID-19 Statistics: the importance of going beyond diplomatic language. Language in Society. First View online: doi:10.1017/S0047404522000367.
Billig, M., & Marinho, C. (2023). Using Examples to Misrepresent the World. In R. Harris & J. Fahnestock (Eds.), Routledge Handbook on Language and Persuasion (pp.113-128). Routledge.
Widdicombe, S., & Marinho, C. (2021). Challenges in Research on Self-Identity. In M. Bamberg, C. Demuth & M. Watzlawik (Eds.), Handbook of Identity (pp. 57-76). Cambridge University Press.
Billig, M., & Marinho, C. (2020). Metonymy, myth and politicians doing things with words: Examples from the Portuguese celebration of April 25. Pratiques Psychologiques, 26(4), 265-278.
Billig, M., & Marinho, C. (2019). Literal and Metaphorical Silences in Rhetoric: Examples from the Celebration of the 1974 Revolution in the Portuguese Parliament. In A. J. Murray and K. Durrheim (eds), Qualitative studies of silence: The unsaid as social action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Billig, M., & Marinho, C. (2017). The politics and rhetoric of commemoration: How the Portuguese Parliament celebrates the 1974 Revolution. London: Bloomsbury (Academic Series).
Billig, M., & Marinho, C. (2015). Rhetoric and Psychology: ending the dominance of nouns. In J. Martin, J. Sugarman and K. Slaney (eds), The Wiley Handbook of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology: Methods, Approaches, and New Directions for Social Science (pp. 117-132). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley.
Billig, M., & Marinho, C. (2014). Manipulating information and manipulating people: examples from the Portuguese parliamentary celebration of the April Revolution. Critical Discourse Studies, 11(2), 158-174.
Marinho, C., & Billig, M. (2013). The CDS-PP and the Portuguese Parliament’s annual celebration of the 1974 Revolution: ambivalence and avoidance in the construction of the fascist past. In R. Wodak and J. E. Richardson (eds.), Analysing Fascist Discourse: European fascism in talk and text (pp. 146-162). London: Routledge.