About

Britalian researcher working across cultural heritage and natural language technologies.
Loves nature and sports. Proud owner of a 1963 Fiat Nuova 500 D.


Fields of research

  • Historical languages and corpora
  • Research Language Infrastructures
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Citizen Science
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Classics


Work Experience

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

 Honorary Fellow (“Cultore della Materia”) | November 2020 - November 2021
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, IT
Exam committee of the Computer Workshop for the Humanities MA course.

 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.

 Publications Assistant | 2012 - 2013
Chatham House - The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK
Maintaining publication schedules; liaising with typesetters, printers, co-publishers, distributors, online booksellers and information services (Amazon, Nielsen BookData); handling copyright and permission requests.

 Digital Library Assistant | 2011 - 2012
Chatham House - The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, UK
Creation of some 15.000 digital library records within the archive digitisation project.


Affiliations

 Affiliate | January 2019 - Current
UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, Department of Information Studies - UCL, London, UK


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


Certifications

 Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) | 2011
Licence no: 501/1891/2
International House, London, UK


Languages

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


Address

Eurac Research
Viale Druso, 1
39100 Bolzano, Italy