Angela Ralli is Professor of General Linguistics and Director of the Laboratory of Modern Greek Dialects. From 2006 to 2010, she was Head of the Department of Philology of the University of Patras. Born in Mytilene (Lesbos island), she is married to Stratis Hadjipanayotis and mother of Panayotis-Angelos.
Angela Ralli specializes in morphology and has a particular interest in dialectal morphology. She has over 120 publications and during her academic career she has been awarded with: α) Faculty Enrichment Award, Canadian Government 1999, β) VLAC Research Fellowship, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts 2008, c) Stanley J. Seeger Visiting Research Fellowship, Princeton University 2012, d) VLAC Research Fellowship, Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts 2013.
Angela Ralli has been an invited scholar of many universities, among which: Amsterdam, Boğazıçı (Istanbul), Bologna, Cambridge, Gakushuin (Tokyo), Geneva, McGill, Ohio-State University, Pisa, Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa), Safarik (Slovakia), Simon Fraser (Vancouver), Tilburg, Torino, Toronto, Trondheim, UQAM (Montréal).
Angela Ralli has studied Linguistics in Canada (Université de Montréal), and holds the titles Β.Α., Μ.Α. και Ph.D. in Linguistics. She has also studied language, literature and civilization in Italy (Perugia) and France (Grenoble).
During her graduate studies, she received the following scholarships:
α) Bourse d'Etude et de Perfectionnement de l'Enseignement Supérieur: Fonds de Recherche de l’Enseignement Supérieur, Gouvernement du Québec, Canada (1978 – 1982). β) Graduate Studies Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Canada (1978, 1981, 1982).
Beside Greek, Angela Ralli speaks fluently English, French and Italian. She has also a basic knowledge of German, Spanish, Russian and Turkish.