Marcella Anselmo received a Laurea degree cum laude in Mathematics in 1986 from UniversitÓ degli Studi di Palermo (Italy). From 1987 to 1990 she was visiting the Laboratoire d'Informatique Theorique et Programmation (LITP) of Universite' Paris 7, in Paris (France). In 1988 she got a D.E.A. in Theoretical Computer Science from UniversitÚ Paris 7, France and in 1990 a Ph. D. in Theoretical Computer Science from the same university. From 1991 to September 2002 she has been Research Associate at the Facolta' di Scienze of the UniversitÓ di Salerno (Italy). Since October 2002 she is Associate Professor at the Facolta' di Scienze of the UniversitÓ di Salerno (Italy). From 1991 she is with the Dipartimento di Informatica ed Applicazioni "Renato M.Capocelli".
Her research field is automata and formal language theory. In particular recently most of the research was devoted to two-dimensional languages and unary automata.
She teaches undergraduated courses on algorithms and data structures, on foundations of programming, and on theory of computation.
She was in the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the workshop Advances on two-dimensional Languages held in Salerno 3-5 May 2006. She was in the Program Committee of FUN with Algorithms 2007 and of ICTCS 2007. She is in the Scientific and Organizing Committee of ICTCS2010.