Luke Parrott

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Director, Graduate Admissions
Graduate Admissions

Luke Parrott

Luke Parrott is the director of graduate admissions at the Daniels College of Business. He is also an adjunct instructor for the INTZ 2501 Global Citizenship course for undergraduate study abroad students.

Prior to working at Daniels, he was the director of a gap year program provider where he oversaw admissions and program management in international experiential education for nine years. During this time, he managed operations in seven countries with a diverse leadership team. He co-designed a cross-cultural curriculum with a strong emphasis on developing emotional intelligence and cultural competence in the context of high impact practices. He is the chair of the Gap Year Association research committee in efforts to further academic research surrounding benefits of gap year experiential education. He also sits on advisory boards with Impact Route (a Rwandan cultural training center) and the Gap Year Research Consortium at Colorado College.


  • Master of Business Administration, University of Denver Daniels College of Business
  • Master of Arts in International Development, Eastern University
  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, Miami (OH) University


Hobbies & Interests

Luke enjoys hiking, road biking, watching college football, reading too many books at one time, and trying new restaurants all over the Denver metro area. His wife, Amanda, and three daughters love to explore new places in Colorado and can often be found hiking a trail in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains with their silver labrador, Buster.