Marianna Bolognesi is a senior assistant professor in linguistics at the University of Bologna, Italy, working on metaphor in thought, language and images.
Previously (2017-2019), she worked at the University of Oxford within the AHRC-funded project Creative Multilingualism. Before then (2015-2017), she was a EU Marie Curie awarded postdoctoral fellow at the Metaphor Lab Amsterdam, where she is still coordinating the research area on Metaphor and Multimodality.
Her research bridges empirical (behavioral) approaches and computational modeling based on distributional semantics, as well as quantitative, corpus-based analyses with qualitative observations.
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