Brandon Tullock

Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics 

Brandon Tullock received his Ph.D. from the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and joined the faculty in the Department of World Languages at the University of South Florida in 2019.

Dr. Tullock’s research examines second language acquisition and investigates language learning taking place in multilingual contexts such as the English foreign language classroom at a German immersion school or a US-led short-term intensive language study abroad program in Catalonia. His current research investigates language learning during study abroad and addresses central questions related to identity, agency, and language ideologies. 

His publications have appeared in scholarly journals such as System, Research in the Teaching of English, as well as edited volumes such as The Routledge Handbook of Study Abroad (Sanz & Morales-Front, 2018), Usage-based Dynamics in Second Language Development (Lowie et al., 2020), and Language Learning in Study Abroad: The Multilingual Turn (Diao & Trentman, 2021). 

Dr. Tullock is Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics in the Department of World Languages at USF, where he serves as the Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator for the Applied Linguistics Concentration. He teaches courses such as LIN 6720 (Second Language Acquisition), LIN 6932 (Language Learning and Study Abroad), and LIN 6932 (Methods of Teaching English Overseas). Previously, he has held English teaching positions at the Georgetown University Law Center and the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Tullock holds a B.A. in German from Belmont University, Nashville (2007) and an M.A. in Applied Linguistics from the Universitat de Barcelona (2011).