Faculty Profiles

Dr. Vonzell Agosto

Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Affiliate Faculty in Women and Gender Studies and Educational Measurement and Research

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Email: vagosto@usf.edu
Office: USF Tampa campus, EDU 158-E
Phone: 813-974-3422


Dr. Agosto received her doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. She serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy and Secretary of Division B: Curriculum Studies of the American Educational Research Association (2020-2022).

Dr. Agosto is Co-Principal Investigator of US Department of Education Office of Special Education Program Preparing Leaders for Faculty Roles in Special Education Policy Studies (SEPS) project (5 year, $1.245 million) and its extension (2019-2021) for $2million.

Her research interests include curriculum leadership, disability studies, and cultural (heritage, popular, material) studies. Her publications include multiple book chapters and articles in Review of Research in Education, Race, Ethnicity & Education, Educational Researcher, Teachers College Record, Journal of School Leadership, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, and the Journal of Negro Education, amongst others.


Recent Publications

Agosto, V., Still**, C., & Dantas Rocha* M. A. (2021). A cartography of controversy concerning MAGA: Political rhetoric, racism, and symbolism in schools. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. Online First

Varga, B. A., Agosto, V., & Maguregui, J. (2021). Material counter-cartographies: (Un)mapping (in)justice, social complexities and re-creative reticulations. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. 34(1), 1-13.