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Pier Marco Bertinetto (born in Ferrara, 1947) graduated at the University of Torino in 1971 and completed his training with scholarships at the University of Uppsala (1975) and at the University College London (1976).
Since then, he has maintained regular contacts with several European and American centres for linguistic research, both with shared research programs and as visiting scholar/professor.
(NB: the PhD title was only introduced in the Italian academic system subsequently to his appointment as a regular teacher).
ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC DUTIES
Director of Laboratorio di Linguistica at Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa) since 1981.
Vice-director of Scuola Normale Superiore in 1999/2000.
Dean of Classe di Lettere therein in 2005/06.
Member of promotion committees for the CNR (twice) and for various Italian universities (four selections for “ricercatore”, three for “associate professor”, two for “full professor”). Consulted expert in several selection procedures of European and USA universities.
President of Societas Linguistica Europaea for 2009.
Foreign member of the Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Finnish Academy of Sciences) (since 2006).
Member of the Academia Europaea (since 2010).
Corresponding member of the Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (since 2012).
Former member of the “Permanent Council of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences” and of the board of the International Phonetic Association.
Former member of the Nominating Committee of Società di Linguistica Italiana (twice) and of Association for Linguistic Typology.
Member of the Scientific Committee of LETiSS (Lingue d’Europa: Tipologia, Storia e Sociolinguistica; Centro di Formazione post-Laurea e Ricerca at Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori, Pavia).
Member of the evaluating committee Zentrum für Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft (Berlin, 2005), and on behalf of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (2006). Reviewer of projects and staff members on behalf of various international universities and national research agencies (Australia, Italy, Switzerland, USA).
First prize in the Bonaventura competition for literary criticism of the Academy of Sciences of Turin (1979).