IMLR Appoints Naomi Wells as ECR in Italian, Spanish, and Digital Humanities

Friday 3 April 2020

The Institute is delighted to announce that Naomi Wells has been appointed as Early Career Researcher in Italian and Spanish with Digital Humanities, taking up her post on 1 April 2020.

Dr Wells specialises in the area of multilingualism and migration in Spanish- and Italian-speaking contexts, with her current research focusing on digital spaces of communication and representation. She has conducted fieldwork in Spain, Italy, Chile, and the UK, and her research incorporates transdisciplinary methods and approaches drawn primarily from applied and sociolinguistics, translation and cultural studies, migration studies, and digital humanities and digital culture studies.

Dr Wells has recently published articles in the journals Modern ItalyModern Languages Open and Language Policy, and has contributed to Liverpool University Press’s forthcoming Transnational Modern Languages book series. She is also joint Section Editor of the Digital Modern Languages Section on Modern Languages Open, and provides postgraduate research training on qualitative and online research methods.