Marco Giliberti is an architect and educator. Giliberti earned his PhD on Urban Planning from the University Iuav of Venice in Italy. He holds a Masters' degree of Landscape Architecture and a PhD in CT Education from Auburn University, in Alabama. He has taught at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Auburn University, Auburn, West Virginia University in Morgantown. At Fairmont State University he teaches a graduate seminar course focusing on landscape architecture and food policy.
As part of his studies, he researched community-based design strategies and policies, which focuses on restoration of marginalized rural economies and landscapes. He strongly believes in architecture as powerful agent for local and community development.
He is the author of several articles including The Campus in the Twentieth Century: The Urban Campus in Chicago from 1890 to 1965 (2011), Rethinking the Memorial in a Black Belt Landscape (2013), Promoting Food Security Through Education: Some Examples from the Caribbean (2020). In his dissertation (2019) he focused on examining characteristics and barriers on the adoption of school gardens among Alabama's school-based agricultural education teachers.