Imanol Galdos Irazabal
Imanol Galdos was raised in the town of Onati, in the Basque Country, coincidentally in the town that hosted Boise State University's first study abroad program. He works as the Deputy Director of the Culture Department in the city of San Sebastian in the Basque Country. He has been working for more than 32 years in public administration in different capacities. He earned his undergraduate degree in Linguistics and went on to earn his law degree and a Masters in Public Administration, Traduccion e Interpretation and International Relations Cooperation and Public International Law. He has deep connections with Boise and is currently working on his doctoral dissertation that focuses on the role of culture and culture policies in local governance using the cities of San Sebastian and Boise as case studies.