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Ludovica Serratrice

  • Director of the Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism

Areas of interest

  • Language development in monolingual and multilingual contexts
  • Discourse-pragmatics in connection to the use and acquisition of reference
  • Processing of complex syntactic constructions in school-age children
  • Metalinguistic awareness in multilingual children
  • Sentence-level processing in adult bilinguals
  • English, Italian, Spanish.


  • Multilingualism and Language Impairment across the Lifespan
  • Introduction to Speech and Language Pathology
  • Linguistic Assessment Clinic.

Research centres and groups

  • Language and Cognition
  • Child Development Group
  • Lifespan Development.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Linguistics, University of Edinburgh (2000)
  • MA in Language Acquisition, University of Essex (1995)
  • Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Istituto Universitario Lingue Moderne Milano (1994)
  • Diploma in Conference Interpreting, Scuola Superiori Interpreti e Traduttori Milano (1990).


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