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Luke Tate

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Professor of Practice
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 7705
Senior Sustainability Scholar
Administrative, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 7705
Biography

Luke Tate serves as Managing Director of the Office of Applied Innovation at Arizona State University.  His team leverages emerging scientific, technological, design, and policy innovations to expand access to educational and economic opportunity.  He is also Professor of Practice in ASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society and a non-resident fellow at the Urban Institute. 

 

Prior to joining ASU, Luke served as Special Assistant to the President for Economic Mobility on President Obama’s White House Domestic Policy Council, where he ran a team working on economic mobility, urban policy, poverty, technology and access to opportunity, open data, housing, homelessness, and long-term disaster recovery. He previously served at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as senior advisor for urban policy, and as special assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. Luke was a member of the Presidential Transition team. Prior to joining the Obama Administration, he did community development and educational work in Nicaragua, and worked on community policy in the Office of the Governor of Arizona. He grew up in central Phoenix, Arizona and is a graduate of Harvard University.

Education

B.A. Government, Harvard University 2006

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 591Seminar
HSD 598Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 591Seminar
HSD 598Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
PAF 591Seminar
HSD 598Special Topics