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Maria J. D'Agostino

Associate Professor of Public Administration, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

About Maria

D'Agostino's research focuses on women in public sector leadership and, gender equity. Overarching themes in her writings include women's career progression and gender bias. D'Agostino serves as the co-director of Women in the Public Sector at John Jay College and has recently initiated a project partnership with the New York City Gender Equity Commission.


COVID-19 as a Catalyst for Reform of U.S. Childcare Policy

  • Nicole Elias


"Gender in Negotiation: Preparing Public Administrators for the 21st Century Workplace" (with Helisse Levine and Meghna Sabharwal). Journal of Public Affairs Education 26, no. 1 (2020): 96-116.

Questions whether Master of Public Administration programs prepare future public administrators to how gender plays out in negotiations that occur in organizations.