Rogério Miguel Puga holds a PhD in Anglo-Portuguese Studies (FCSH, New University of Lisbon, Portugal), was a Lecturer at the Institute of Education and Sciences (ISEC, Lisbon, 2000–2005), Assistant Professor at the University of Macao (2007–2009) and is now a Senior Researcher at the Centre for English, Translation and Anglo-Portuguese Studies (CETAPS, New University of Lisbon), where he also teaches. He is a research collaborator at the Centre for Overseas History (CHAM, New University) and the Centre for Comparative Studies (University of Lisbon), and an invited researcher at the University of Macau (History Department). He has published several studies on Anglo-Portuguese literary and historical relations, the Portuguese and British Empires, and on Lusophone and Anglophone Literatures, namely: The Portuguese Historical Novel (Lisbon, 2006), A World of Euphemism: Representations of Macao in the Work of Austin Coates. City of Broken Promises as Historical Novel and Female Bildungsroman (Lisbon, 2009), and The English Presence and Anglo-Portuguese Relations in Macao (1635–1794) (Lisbon, 2009). He is the editor of the European Journal of Macao Studies (Portugal), and subject editor for the journal Romance Studies (United Kingdom).