Ana Kotarcic

Ana Kotarcic, Dr.


Phone: +41 44 634 58 52

Curriculum Vitae

Ana Kotarcic holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and French Linguistics and Literature as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Classics from the University of Berne, a Master of Studies in Greek and/or Latin Languages and Literature from the University of Oxford as well as a PhD in Classics from the University of St Andrews. Her thesis focused on Aristotle’s concept of lexis as a theory of language and style and was published by Cambridge University Press. After her PhD, Ana Kotarcic was awarded an FWO [Pegasus]2 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Department for Comparative, Historical and Applied Linguistics at KU Leuven where she also completed a Master of Artificial Intelligence with specialisation in speech and language technology at the Department of Engineering Sciences. Thanks to the latter, she collaborated with researchers at the Department of Neurosciences at KU Leuven on a project about semantic processing of language in the brain and performed machine translation for the Swiss Voices project at the ETH Media Technology Center. At the moment, Ana Kotarcic conducts research on the Stop Hate Project, a collaboration between alliance F, Sotomo as well as the University and ETH Zurich.