TJ D’Agostino is an assistant professor of the practice in the Pulte Institute for Global Development within the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. He conducts comparative and international educational research on education policy, school effectiveness, faith-based schools, early grade literacy policy and programs, and education for integral human development. He has been a Kellogg Institute faculty fellow since 2019.

D’Agostino has been active in the Kellogg research cluster on international education, in collaboration with IEI. He previously served as associate director of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) Haiti, where he led an initiative to strengthen Catholic education in the country following the 2010 earthquake. The initiative has supported some of the largest and most influential projects in Haitian education, including rebuilding and renewing Holy Cross schools and facilitating the design and implementation of large-scale projects in teacher training and literacy. 

D’Agostino earned a BA and MEd from Notre Dame and a PhD from Vanderbilt University. 


ISP Advisee:
Audrey FeldmanLillian Ryan

Other Accomplishments & Recognitions
  • Luksic Family Collaboration Grant, 2019-20