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 2021.

Publications


Articles

  • La vocalización de las sonantes silábicas indoeuropeas en micénico, in L. Camino Plaza et al. (eds.), Scripta manent. Nuevas miradas sobre los estudios clásicos y su tradición, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela 2021, 103–114.
  • 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 productional 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

  • June 2022: Mycenaean Slips: A psycholinguistic analysis of scribal errors on the Linear B tablets, in the 10th International Colloquium of Ancient Greek Linguistics (ICAGL 10), held in Madrid.
  • March 2022: PIE *tr̥-: Evidence from Mycenaean Greek Compounds, in the 6th Indo-European Research Colloquium (IERC 6), held in Jena.
  • 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


  • March 2022: Indogermanische Gesellschaft award for best Master’s thesis (3rd place) for Scribal errors in Linear B texts: genesis and typology between linguistic competence and productional context (Ita.: Gli errori scribali nei testi in Lineare B: genesi e tipologia tra competenza linguistica e contesto redazionale; Advisors: Rachele Pierini, Eugenio Ramón Luján Martínez, Camillo Neri).
  • 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.