Kenna Daniel

Kenna Daniel

Visiting Lecturer, Italian


  • Ph.D., Second Language Studies, Indiana University, In progress
  • M.A., Second Language Studies, Indiana University, 2019
  • M.A., Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Mississippi, 2014
  • M.A., Italian, Indiana University, 2011
  • B.A., Italian, Indiana University, 2009

Research areas

  • Second language acquisition
  • Second language pedagogy
  • Syntax
  • Syntax-semantic interface

About Kenna Daniel

Kenna Daniel is a Ph.D. candidate in Second Language Studies and has been teaching Italian language courses for over ten years. Her research interests focus on Italian second language acquisition, specifically within syntax and the syntax-semantics interface, and second language pedagogy. Kenna’s Italian-American heritage inspired her to learn Italian and she is passionate about sharing her love of the Italian language and culture with her students.