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Agustina S. Paglayan

Assistant Professor

Agustina S. Paglayan is an expert in education policies and politics.

Paglayan is an assistant professor at the School of Global Policy and Strategy and holds a joint appointment with the Department of Political Science at UC San Diego. She is also a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development and a faculty affiliate with the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL)

Paglayan teaches Education Policy Around the World, Politics and Education (focused on the U.S.), and Politics and Institutions in Latin America.

For more information, please visit Agustina S. Paglayan’s personal site.

Education and CV

Ph.D., Political Science, Stanford University, 2017
M.A., Education Policy, Stanford University, 2015
MPP, Public Policy, Georgetown University, 2008
Licenciatura en Economía, Universidad de San Andrés (Argentina), 2003

GPS Spotlight

Three GPS professors named as Hellman Fellows
Aug. 27, 2020 | Francisco Garfias, Uma Karmarkar and Agustina Paglayan receive fellowships to support innovative research projects, many designed with an eye toward reimagining globalization

Untangling the relationship between democracy and education
Sept. 17, 2019 | Agustina Paglayan’s study “Democracy and Educational Expansion: Evidence from 200 Years,” is awarded Best Comparative Policy Paper award by the American Political Science Association

Education and human capital redefined
Sept. 28, 2018 | Meet GPS’s new assistant professor, Agustina Paglayan, who works to improve the quality and equity of education systems, in both developing and developed countries alike

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