Marina Dossena is Full Professor of English Language at the University of Bergamo, where she was Head of the MA programme in Intercultural Studies in Languages and Literatures between 2015 and 2021. She is Co-Editor of Token: A Journal of English Linguistics and InScriptum: A Journal of Language and Literary Studies; in 2017 she became an Honorary Fellow of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies. Her main research interests focus on English historical dialectology, especially in relation to Scots and Scottish Standard English. She has also published contributions on historical pragmatics (argumentative discourse and 19th-century business English). Her current research centres on Late Modern English, with special attention given to ‘language history from below’.

A full list of her publications is available here

See the other members of the University of Bergamo Research Unit.