Associate Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership
University of Maryland, College Park
Claudia Galindo is an associate professor of education in the department of Teaching, Learning, Policy, and Leadership at the University of Maryland.
She received her doctorate in educational theory and policy and comparative international education with a minor in demography from The Pennsylvania State University and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Social Organization of Schools at The Johns Hopkins University. She conducts interdisciplinary research that integrates the fields of sociology of education, educational policy, developmental psychology, and immigration.
Dr. Galindo’s research and teaching interests include quantitative and mixed-methods inquiry strategies as well as factors influencing the school experiences and outcomes of racial/ethnic minority and poor students, paying particular attention to Latino and immigrant populations. Her research also examines Latina/o and immigrant children's well-being, especially their social-emotional functioning and cognitive development.