Michele Sala, PhD (University of Bergamo), MA (Youngstown State University, Ohio), is an associate professor in English Language and Translation at the University of Bergamo (Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures), where he teaches English linguistics and translation at graduate and undergraduate level. He is a member of CERLIS and of the scientific and editorial board of the CERLIS Series (international peer-reviewed volumes on specialized languages). His research activity deals with language for specific purposes and, more specifically, the application of genre and discourse analytical methods to a corpus-based study of specialized texts in the domain of law, medicine, applied linguistics, etc. He has published in the field of academic research, with a specific focus on the persuasive aspects of scholarly discourse, and in the domain of pragmatics and cognitive linguistics.

A list of his publications is available here.

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