Ana Paixão holds a doctorate in Comparative Literature with a thesis entitled “Rhetoric and techniques of literary and musical writing in Portugal between the 17th and 19th centuries” by the Universities of Lisbon and Nice – Sophia Antipolis (in exchange). She is an integrated member of CESEM (Center for Sociology and Musical Aesthetics Studies) of the University Nova of Lisbon since 2002, and CREPAL (Center de recherche sur les pays lusophones) of the University of Paris III. Between 2005 and 2010, she was a French teacher applied to singing at the National Conservatory in Lisbon. She was a Lecturer at Paris III University between 2002 and 2004. Since 2010, she teaches at Paris 8 University, directs the House of Portugal – André de Gouveia from the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris and is a programmer for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation – Delegation in France. In 2013 she obtained the degree of “maître de conférence” by the CNU (Conseil national des Universités) of France. Member of the Scientific Council of Vieira – Journal of the Portuguese Society of Rhetoric and member of the expert council of the Maison des sciences de l’homme for comparative literature. Member of the Council of improvement of the University of Paris Ouest Nanterre, since 2017.
Coordenação científica, com José Manuel Esteves, do nº16 da Revista Plural Pluriel, «Les mains inteligentes de Ana Hatherly», Universidade Paris Nanterre, setembro de 2017.
«Reading Pessoa : O menino de sua mãe by Lopes-Graça» in Honoring Mário Vieira da Carvalho, Leipzig, Universität Leipzig, Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Gilbert Stöck ed., 2016, pp. 147-175.
«O silêncio que guarda a voz. Comunicação interartística em Derrida», in Jacques Derrida, Maria Lucília Marcos, Maria Augusta Babo, Ricardo Santos (orgs.), Lisboa: CECL/UNYLEYA, 2015, ebook, Coleção Cultura, Média e Artes nº3. ISBN Portugal 9789899850347 | ISBN Brasil 9788544101452.