Provost Diversity Fellow: Brandon Agosto

Portrait of Brandon Agosto, a young latino male with short hair, wearing a blue shirt against a green outdoor faded background

Brandon Agosto, PhD candidate

Department and School

Art History and Archaeology, Arts & Sciences

Brandon Agosto entered the art history and archaeology program in the fall of 2021. He specializes in the early art history and archaeology of what is today Latin America, particularly on the materiality and reception of objects in ancient Mesoamerica. As a student of Puerto Rican descent, Brandon is also interested in studying the artistic traditions of the Indigenous Caribbean, including the well-documented intercultural exchange that took place throughout the Pre-Hispanic Americas. 

Brandon has assisted with museum exhibitions at the Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. He is also a trained eld archaeologist and has completed projects in Peru, Guatemala, and Miami. Brandon received his MA in Archaeological Studies from Yale University in 2017 and a BA in Anthropology from Florida International University in 2014.

Lisa Trever, Associate Professor in Pre-Columbian Art History and Archaeology

Favorite hangout on or off campus
Hudson River Greenway

To learn more about Brandon Agosto, please email him directly.