Jennifer E. Musgrove is a Lecturer of Spanish and Coordinator of the Languages and Cultures for Professions (LCP) Program within the Department of World Languages & Cultures at Iowa State University. Jennifer completed both her undergraduate studies in Spanish/criminal justice and her M.A. in TESL/Applied Linguistics specializing in teaching English to L1 speakers of Spanish through Iowa State University. Additionally, Jennifer has experience in legal Spanish/English interpretation and translation. Jennifer’s research interests include second language (L2) assessments and the role of language learning communities for L2 learner experience. Jennifer has studied and lived abroad in Spain as well as instructed beginning-intensive Spanish at the University of Valencia through the ISU on the Mediterranean-Summer in Valencia Study Abroad Program.