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Dr. Wendy D’Angelo

Wendy D'Angelo
Department of Linguistics and Languages, Togo Salmon Hall – 505
905-525-9140 ext. 24780
Office Hours:
Tuesdays, 9:30-10:30am

Dr. Wendy D’Angelo is Assistant Professor (Teaching Track) in the Department of Linguistics and Languages. She regularly teaches in the areas of Italian studies (language, cultural studies, film, and literature) and linguistics (second language acquisition and applied linguistics). She joined the Arts & Science Program in 2019-20 to teach ARTSSCI 1B03 / Writing.

Dr. D’Angelo’s first degree was an Honours BA in English Literature from McMaster University. She went on to receive her MA and PhD in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto.

Her teaching and research interests are primarily in second language teaching and learning, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, discourse analysis, lexicology, Italian music and film (cross-cultural studies), dialectology, and translation. She has published on second language teaching and learning, on structural and conceptual aspects of the Italian language, and has authored her own Italian language textbooks. Dr. D’Angelo is a Teaching and Learning Fellow at the McPherson Institute and is a recipient of the MSU Teaching Award for the Faculty of Humanities. Prior to teaching at McMaster, she taught Italian language and linguistics courses in the Department of Language Studies at the University of Toronto, Mississauga.