Angela Ralli is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Patras, Greece. She is a Member of the Academia Europaea and Founder and Director of the Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects of the University of Patras (www.lmgd.philology.upatras.gr). She studied Literature in Italy and France, and Linguistics in Canada, having received her BA, MA and PhD degrees from the University of Montreal. In addition to her native Greek, she speaks fluent Italian, French and English, and has a basic knowledge of German, Spanish, Russian, and Turkish. She has held fellowships at Princeton University (2012) and at the Flemish Royal Academy (2008, 2009, 2013), and a Faculty Enrichment Award from the Canadian Government (1999). She has also worked as a Visiting Fellow at several universities, including those of Amsterdam, Cambridge, UQAM and Pisa. Her scholarly interests focus on theoretical morphology, dialectal morphological variation, and language contact. She has directed several European and Greek national research projects on theoretical and dialectal morphology and on language contact, and is a permanent co-organiser of the Mediterranean Morphology Meeting (MMM) and the International Conference of Modern Greek Dialects and Linguistic Theory (MGDLT). She has presented several invited talks, supervised fourteen PhD theses, and written three books and over 150 articles, and edited five volumes, all on topics concerning morphology, Greek dialects, variation and change.