is a PhD in English and American Literature at La Sapienza University of Rome. Awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2011, she was a visiting researcher at the Stanford University (CA) and at the department of Digital Humanities at the UCL (UK) where she completed her dissertation on the computational analysis of the gothic genre. Her main research interests regard the application of digital humanities’ tools for literary corpus analysis, the mechanisms of evolution of literary genres, the role and the perception of “Italy” in foreign literary systems. She gave several talks about the presence of Italian location in the British Novel (the Harvard Graduate Conference for Italian Studies – March 2011 – and Transnational Italy SIS Reading – July 2012 – ) and about the future perspectives of Digital Humanities in Literary Studies at the first Italian conference for Digital Humanities (October 2011).