Andrea Galinski

Andrea Galinski

Built Environment Resilience + Climate Change Adaptation

Andrea Galinski is an Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at University of Florida Department of Landscape Architecture. She is also a research affiliate with the UF Shimberg Center for Housing Studies and Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER).

Andrea’s passion is to advance climate resilient design and planning in teaching and research. She teaches foundational coursework and interdisciplinary design studios with a concentration on issues of climate change, equity, and other critical topics.

Andrea’s research explores the nexus between climate change and affordable housing. Her research has been supported by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Gulf Research Program (NASEM GRP), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Florida Sea Grant (FSG), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), Florida Housing Finance Corporation (FHFC), and others.

Previously, Andrea worked in Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to develop the state’s 50 year/$50 billion Coastal Master Plan to protect and restore the coast in the context of a changing climate. She also taught at Louisiana State University (LSU) focusing on research-based design of landscape infrastructure along the Louisiana coast.

Andrea has a Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) from Louisiana State University’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture. She has transdisciplinary Bachelor of Philosophy (B.Ph.) degree in “Human Ecology” from Penn State University. She currently lives in Gainesville, FL with her husband, two children, a dog, two cats, and a revolving flock of suburban chickens.