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Dr. Sebastian Galindo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) at the University of Florida. In addition to his roles with the department, Galindo also serves as a faculty affiliate for the Food Systems Institute, Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) , Florida Climate Institute, Florida Water Institute, Tropical Conservation and Development Program, Master of Sustainable Development Program, and leads the UF/IFAS Strategic Collaborative for Engagement and Evaluation (SCENE). Galindo earned his professional degree in Veterinary Medicine from Universidad Veracruzana in 2001. He then came to the University of Florida where he received his master’s degree studying Animal Sciences (2004) and later his Ph.D. from AEC (2009).
Galindo currently focuses his research on the use of mixed methodologies for the evaluation of research, teaching and extension/outreach initiatives. He serves as Director of the Evaluation Program for the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety and as Technical Monitoring and Evaluation Supervisor for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems. He teaches graduate-level courses on Program Evaluation, Qualitative Research, Mixed Methods, Statistical Thinking, and Methodology of Planned Change.