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.
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.
- Luksic Family Collaboration Grant, 2019-20
Conference in Chile Explores Religious Liberty and Educational Pluralism in Latin America and the Caribbean
May 23, 2023
On May 9 and 10, the Faculty of Law of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Notre Dame Law School, and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies held a conference on religious liberty and education in Latin America. The event was co-hosted and led by Kellogg Faculty Fellows Nicole Stelle Garnett and TJ D’Agostino and Kellogg Distinguished Research Affiliate Ana María Celis Brunet.