John Agresto is the former President of St. John’s College. John has taught at the University of Toronto, Kenyon College, Duke University and The New School. He has written in the areas of politics, law, and education for The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Academic Questions, and History of American Political Thought, among others. John formerly served as a senior adviser to the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the Coalition Provisional Authority. He is the former provost and chancellor of the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani.
John received his A.B from Boston College and a Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University. He is currently a probate judge for Santa Fe County.