Elena Battaglia is Ph.D. candidate in Linguistics at the Institute of Italian studies. She is working on the SNSF project [no. 100012_192177] "The categorization of information source in face to face interaction. A study based on the TIGR corpus of spoken Italian", under the supervision of Prof. Johanna Miecznikowski-Fuenfschilling.
Her research is focused on evidentiality in spoken Italian and in particular on the role of information source in interaction, with respect to practices of shared knowledge construction, of epistemic stance management and of (dis)agreement negotiation.
She holds a MA in Linguistics from University of Lille and a BA in Modern languages and literatures from University of Milan.