Faculty Profiles

Dr. Vonzell Agosto

Vonzell Agosto, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Affiliate Faculty in Women and Gender Studies, and Affiliate Faculty in Educational Measurement and Research

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

Dr. Agosto received her doctorate degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madion. She serves as co-editor of the Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, editorial board member of the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy; Governance Board Member of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group; and Communications Chair of the Leadership for Social Justice Special Interest Group (SIG) of AERA.

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 USF Office of Community Engagement and Partnership (OCEP) Community Engagement Grant, Play it Forward Leadership (PlayFL): Transformative Theatrics (1 year-$4000). 

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