Research


Research Interests

  • Mycenaean Greek, Aegean Scripts, Historical Phonology, Etymology, Psycholinguistics.

Research Experience

  • Winter–Summer 2021: Research Assistant to Prof. David Goldstein, UCLA, Department of Linguistics.

Additional Study

  • 2019-2020: Visiting MA student, Erasmus+ program, Complutense University of Madrid (UCM).
  • 2017-2018: Visiting BA student, Erasmus+ program, University College London (UCL).

Additional activities

  • October 2019-present: Invited participant in the Meetings on Aegean Studies (MASt) held at Center for Hellenic Studies – Harvard University, Washington DC.
  • June-December 2019: Assistant Editor, for R. Pierini-A. Bernabé-M. Ercoles (eds), Thronos. Historical Grammar of Furniture in Mycenaean and Beyond, Pàtron, Bologna 2019 (upcoming).

Publications


Articles

  • Were Mycenaean Tables Three-Footed? Etymological, Iconographical, Archaeological, and Contextual Remarks, in R. Pierini-A. Bernabé-M. Ercoles (eds.), Thronos. Historical Grammar of Furniture in Mycenaean and Beyond, Pàtron, Bologna 2021, 65-74.

Thesis

  • 2020: Scribal errors in Linear B texts: genesis and typology between linguistic competence and redactional context (Ita.: Gli errori scribali nei testi in Lineare B: genesi e tipologia tra competenza linguistica e contesto redazionale) – MA thesis. Advisors: Rachele Pierini, Eugenio Ramón Luján Martínez, Camillo Neri.
  • 2018: Studies on the Vocalic Resonants in Mycenaean and Alphabetic Greek (Ita.: Ricerche sulle sonanti vocalizzate nel miceneo e nel greco alfabetico) – BA thesis. Advisors: Rachele Pierini, Camillo Neri.

Presentations

  • March 2020* [postponed until a later date due to COVID-19]: The PIE Radical *tr̥-: Evidences from Mycenaean Greek Compounds, in the 6th Indo-European Research Conference (IERC 6), held in Cologne.
  • March 2020: La vocalización de las sonantes indoeuropeas en micénico (Eng.: Indo-European Vocalic Resonants in Mycenaean Greek), in the 8th Ganimedes Congress, held in Santiago de Compostela.

Courses


  • Spring 2022: Teaching Assistant to Dr. Samuel Beckelhymer, UCLA (Latin 3 Hybrid)
  • Winter 2022: Teaching Assistant to Prof. John Papadopoulos, UCLA (Classic 51A)
  • Fall 2021: Teaching Assistant to Dr. Samuel Beckelhymer, UCLA (Latin 1 Hybrid)

Awards


  • Summer 2021: UCLA Graduate Summer Research Mentorship Award (Project Title: Psycholinguistic Errors in the Mycenaean Tablets; Supervisor: Prof. Brent Vine)
  • June 2018: Postgate Prize 2018 as the best student in Historical Linguistics of the academic year 2017/2018, University College London – Department of Greek and Latin.