Katie Gaebel

Experiential Learning Coordinator, College of Agricultural Sciences; Advisor, Sigma Alpha and Co-Advisor, Agricultural Executive Council
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Office: 541-737-2580

Strand Agriculture Hall

Strand Agriculture Hall 147A

170 SW Waldo Place

170 SW Waldo Place
Corvallis, OR 97331

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Biography

Because my dad was in the Coast Guard, I grew up seeing and appreciating the beauty of the natural environment in many different parts of America (including Puerto Rico, California, and the Midwest). My background in international education (I’ve visited more than 14 countries and have also taught and conducted research abroad) has led me to understand the importance of connecting our educational institutions to the communities in which they’re located – this is something the College of Agricultural Sciences does so well! I received my BA in Psychology and German from Saint Mary’s College and my MA and PhD in Educational Policy and Leadership from The Ohio State University. Before coming to Corvallis in 2014, I was an assistant professor of education in Iowa, where I taught socio-cultural foundations of education and multicultural education. As a professor, I became passionate about experiential education, and implemented numerous opportunities, including short-term experiences in Puerto Rico and a grant-funded internship project for Burmese refugee youth in Des Moines. I moved to Oregon in August 2014 and have taken every opportunity to explore the agricultural and natural wonders of the state. In my free time, I enjoy hiking with my husband and two dogs.

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