Faculty Fellow Spotlights

TJ D'Agostino, Assistant Professor of the Practice

Faculty Program Director, International Education Research Initiative
Assistant Professor of the Practice, Institute for Educational Initiatives
Faculty Fellow, Pulte Institute for Global Development
Faculty Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies

Domain of thematic focus: Effective States and Development 
Recent Publications: 
"Assessment-Driven Education Reform as a Path to Instructional Quality: Lessons from Uganda", (With Brianna Conaghan), The Pulte Institute for Global Development, 2021.
"Effective Civil Society–Government Partnerships: Lessons From Education Reform in Uganda", (With Brianna Conaghan), The Pulte Institute for Global Development, 2021.
“Faith-Based Education in Changing Social, Economic, and Political Contexts: Perspectives from Catholic Educators in Kenya”, (With Robert Dowd), The Review of Faith & International Affairs, 2019. 

“Ground your efforts in friendship and respect. You can do an amazing amount of good if you stay committed and stay humble and respectful throughout the process.”


Jessica McManus Warnell, Associate Teaching Professor

Department of Management & Organization, Mendoza College of Business
Faculty Fellow, Pulte Institute for Global Development
Faculty Fellow, The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies

Domain of thematic focus: Business in Development 
Recent Publications: 
"Ethical Reset: A Sustainable Recovery"AACSB Insights, 2021
"Exploring the Relationship of Variant Degrees of National Economic Freedom to the Ethical Profiles of Millennial Business Students in Eight Countries", (With James Weber), Business & Society, 2020

"Through teaching, research and work with community stakeholders, I hope to emphasize the interconnectedness of business, society, and the natural environment, and help develop students' ethical leadership capacities, fostering business as a force for good."


Neeta Verma, Associate Professor

Robert P. Sedlack, Jr. Professor, Visual Communication Design
Faculty Fellow, Center for Social Concerns
Faculty Fellow, The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
Faculty Fellow, Pulte Institute for Global Development

Domain of thematic focus: Global Health, Sustainability
Recent work: www.coroflot.com/neetavermawww.designv.us

"I sit in a discipline that is ubiquitous—design touches each and every discipline around the University...but it also touches the human aspect and the sociological aspect—that is what I find really inspiring in my work."