Giuseppe "Joey" Pagano, MS
Joey Pagano is a Central New York-based writer with a diverse body of work, ranging from state government to higher education to journalism. Currently a research assistant at the Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University’s disability law and research center, he is passionate about addressing human rights issues, especially issues that create and reproduce economic, political, social and cultural obstacles for people with disabilities. He has experience in research centers focused on disability law, employment for people with disabilities, and disability-inclusive education and in the New York State Senate. With a bachelor’s degree from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a master’s degree Syracuse’s School of Education, he is keenly interested in commentary writing and regularly writes opinion pieces for Syracuse.com/The Post-Standard and has had articles published on Yahoo and other publications.