Luke Whitaker, Instructional Services Specialist, Latin American Studies


Luke has an M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Iowa. Through his work as a researcher and instructor, Luke has gained valuable experience in designing and conducting experiments, analyzing data, presenting findings, and using empirically tested methods to guide language instruction in the classroom. He speaks English, Spanish, and French, and loves to find new ways of taking the language learning experience out of the classroom and into daily life. 


  • Spanish CLAS Core Coordinator
  • Concierge for Spanish & Portuguese, Latin American Studies


  • Iowa Intersections
  • Humanities Lab