Advisors and Faculty

Advisors and Faculty


What sets us apart

Gustolab International Food Systems and Sustainability (GLi) is a pioneering leader dedicated to academic study abroad and internship programs on the topic of Food Systems and Sustainability

GLi is the academic partner for study abroad programs focused in Food, Media and Sustainability for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Faculty-led programs in Rome for Hobart and William Smith Colleges

GLi’s programs and courses promote critical thinking, trans-disciplinary and multicultural knowledge acquisition through field research that incorporates ethnographic analysis and interactions with communities and visits to territories that are vital for food production and food culture in Italy.

GLi’s academic team is available to design programs that are in line with the needs of faculty and departments by providing academic resources and syllabi. We provide the facilitation faculty need to engage fully the rich local resources found throughout Italy



Learn about how to launch a faculty-led program or how to participate in our programs as visiting faculty. We also have opportunities for researchers and scholars.


Discover how we support students and what we do to ensure that they have a safe experience during their study abroad.


Find out what faculty have to say about our institution. Browse through our collection of videos and written testimonials.

Affiliated Universities

We aim to develop a cooperative relationship with affiliated institutions in order to fulfill student educational goals through a positive learning environment. Learn more  ›


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