Katy Prantil



Teaching Faculty I
Director of the Italian Basic Language Program

Katy Prantil is an instructor of Italian, and the Director of the Italian Basic Language Program. She is a Ph.D. candidate in Italian (by Special Committee in Romance Linguistics and Philology) at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She specializes in historical Italo-Romance linguistics and dialectology.

Research Interest

Italo-Romance morphosyntax
Socio-historical aspects of language change
Historical phonology in Romance varieties
Second language pedagogy

Courses Taught

Italian Reading and Conversation (ITA 2220)
Italian Grammar and Composition I & II (ITA 3420, 3421)
Romance Philology


Rm. 354, Diffenbaugh
M 10-11; W 1:30-2:30