Sebastian is a Strategic Research Associate at the Expert Institute. Prior to joining the Expert Institute, Sebastian worked as an appraiser for the county of Santa Barbara in the Assessor’s Office. During his undergraduate years, Sebastian interned in the office of United States Senator, Jeff Merkley. In this role, Sebastian researched information relevant to pending legislation and processed constituent correspondence.

Sebastian received his bachelor’s degree in criminology, law, and society from the University of California, Irvine.