Luca is from Bologna, Italy, originally coming to the U.S. as an international student, he received both his B.A. in Political Science and his M.Ed. in Global Studies in Education from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Before joining the Yale OISS, Luca worked as international student advisor at Florida State University assisting both graduate and undergraduate F-1 students. Prior to working at Florida State, Luca was a study abroad Program Coordinator at Duke University in Durham, NC where he helped students gain meaningful academic experiences abroad.