About

Britalian classicist working across Digital Humanities and natural language technologies. Loves sports. Proud owner of a 1963 Fiat 500.


Main fields of research

  • Historical languages and corpora
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Digital Classics
  • Digital Philology


Experience

 Postdoctoral Researcher | February 2021 - Current
Eurac Research - Institute of Applied Linguistics, Bolzano, IT
Language Research Infrastructures and Digital Humanities.

 Honorary Fellow (“Cultore della Materia”) | November 2020 - Current
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, IT
Exam committee of the Computational Linguistics and Computer Workshop for the Humanities MA courses.

 Postdoctoral Researcher | October 2018 - February 2021
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - CIRCSE Research Centre, Milano, IT
Refinement and extension of the Latin WordNet as part of the ERC-funded LiLa: Linking Latin project.

 Research Associate | January 2015 - September 2018
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
Historical language support for TRACER, a tool for automatic text reuse detection.

 Research Associate | May 2013 - December 2014
Universität Leipzig - Humboldt Chair of Digital Humanities, Leipzig, DE
Digitisation of critical editions of classical texts, in collaboration with SLUB Dresden.


Education

 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) | 2011-2018
Information Studies and Digital Humanities
University College London, London, UK

 Masters of Arts (MA) | 2010-2011
Digital Humanities
King’s College London, London, UK

 Bachelor of Arts (BA Hons) | 2006-2009
Classics
King’s College London, London, UK


Languages

Native: Italian, English
Intermediate: Spanish
Elementary: German, French, Modern Greek


Address

Eurac Research
Viale Druso, 1
39100 Bolzano, Italy