Elena has been Head of Department for Lancaster’s Department of Linguistics and English Language for 6 years, and has published widely in the areas of stylistics, metaphor theory, and medical humanities/health communication.
In Elena’s own words:
‘It is a great honour and challenge to take over as CASS Director. Over the last four years, CASS has led the way nationally and internationally in the application of corpus methods to a wide range of social scientific problems, and has had a significant impact on research, policy and practice in many different contexts. I look forward to working with colleagues in Lancaster, and partners in the UK and around the world, to continue and extend this work in years to come.’