I am a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory. I am also affiliated with the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, where I have been awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship. Since 2012, I have been a Research Scientist at the International Computer Science Institute and the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, where I lead a research team working on statistical modelling of metaphor. I received my PhD from the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory and Pembroke College in 2011.
My research is in the area of natural language processing (NLP), with a specific focus on computational semantics and machine learning from linguistic data. Current interests and projects include: