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Arjuna Tuzzi (Cormons, Gorizia, 1970) is Full Professor of Statistics for the social sciences at the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology (FISPPA),  University of Padova (Italy). She has a M.D. in Statistics, a Ph.D. in Applied Statistics for Economics and Social Sciences and teaches Social research methodology and Social Statistics for undergraduates and graduates in Communication Studies (Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree) and Ph.D. students in Social sciences. She also taught at the Universities of Trieste, “Ca’ Foscari” Venice and “for Foreigners” Perugia (Italy). She was a visiting scholar at: Department of Italian Language and Literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Insitute on Communication and Inclusion – Syracuse University (New York), and (in the frame of the Teaching Staff Mobility Programme) Institute on Linguistische Datenverarbeitung (Computational Linguistics) – University of Trier (Germany). During her Ph.D. she worked at the Department of Statistics – University of Glasgow (UK) and as a post-doc at the Department of Economics and Statistics – University of Trieste (Italy). Her main research interests concern: statistical analysis of textual data (content analysis, quantitative linguistics, text mining, text clustering, authorship attribution, diachronic corpora and chronological textual data), data collecting tools for social survey (question wording, survey design, non-sampling errors), statistical methods in evaluation, and political-institutional communication. She is one of the founders of GIAT – Interdisciplinary Text Analysis Group and a member of the board of JQL – Journal of Quantitative Linguistics. Since 2012 she is a member of the Council at large and for two offices (2014-2018) she has been the President of IQLA – International Quantitative Linguistics Association

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