Gund Graduate Fellow, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Food Systems Graduate Program

Tung-Lin Liu is a Ph.D. student in the Food Systems Graduate Program. His research analyzes and solves complex social-ecological systems problems using computational and data approaches. Some of his recent work includes agricultural decision-making under risk, sustainable food choices, and crop and dietary diversity linkage.

Before joining UVM, Tung-Lin helped Taipei apply for WHO Healthy City accreditation and worked in education development in Southeast Asia. He is excited about the possibility of expanding his international development work into food and agriculture.

Outside of his research, he enjoys teaching people to cook and learn about food.

Associations and Affiliations

Advisor: Chris Koliba

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Food systems, gastronomy, computational social science


  • MA in Computational Social Science, George Mason University
  • BA in Sociology, Fu Jen Catholic University