Author Profile

Paolo Gardinali | Associate Director of the Division of Professional and Continuing Education, UC Santa Barbara Extension

Current Position and Past Experience
Paolo Gardinali was appointed Associate Director of the Division of Professional and Continuing Education at UC Santa Barbara Extension in March 2018. Concurrently, Paolo Gardinali serves as Manager of Information Systems and Analysis at UCSB Extension, where he took a lead role in transforming the division’s Marketing Department into a responsive, transparent system to serve internal clients.

Prior to joining UCSB Extension, Paolo Gardinali spent 13 years as Associate Director of the Social Science Survey Center at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Paolo Gardinali holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from UC Santa Barbara and a BA in Political Science from the University of Pavia, Italy.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Paolo Gardinali is an avid cyclist, riding in excess of 4,000 miles a year, and working to convince the rest of the world to do the same.

Connect
You can connect with Paolo Gardinali on LinkedIn.