Albertina Antognini’s research focuses on the regulation of nonmarital relationships. Her recent piece, The Law of Nonmarriage, was selected for the 2016 Harvard/Yale/Stanford Junior Faculty Forum.
Professor Antognini teaches Family Law, Trusts and Estates, Property, and a seminar titled “The Regulation of the Modern Family.” She is the faculty advisor for the Latino Law Society and the Women’s Law Caucus. Professor Antognini is also serving on the Board of Directors for AppalReD, the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky.
Prior to joining the UK law faculty, Professor Antognini was a Thomas C. Grey Fellow at Stanford Law School. In 2010, she clerked for the Honorable Rosemary S. Pooler of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Professor Antognini received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School. She received her B.A., with honors and distinction, in Comparative Literature from Stanford University, and was awarded a Robert M. Golden Medal for her thesis on phenomenology and Italian literature.