Debora Nozza

Debora Nozza

Assistant Professor

Debora Nozza (she/her) is an Assistant Professor in Computing Sciences at Bocconi University. She was awarded a €1.5m ERC Starting Grant project 2023 for research on personalized and subjective approaches to Natural Language Processing. Previously, she was awarded a €120,000 grant from Fondazione Cariplo for her project MONICA, which focuses on monitoring coverage, attitudes, and accessibility of Italian measures in response to COVID-19. Her research interests mainly focus on Natural Language Processing, specifically on the detection and counter-acting of hate speech and algorithmic bias on Social Media data in multilingual context.

She organized the 7th Workshop on Online Abuse and Harms (WOAH) at ACL 2023 and the ICWSM 2023 Data Challenge: Temporal social data at ICWSM 2023. She was one of the organizers of the task on Automatic Misogyny Identification (AMI) at Evalita 2018 and Evalita 2020, and one of the organizers of the HatEval Task 5 at SemEval 2019 on multilingual detection of hate speech against immigrants and women in Twitter.


  • Natural Language Processing
  • Hate Speech
  • Ethics in NLP
  • Computational Social Science


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2018

    University of Milano Bicocca