Barbara E. Bullock

University of Texas, Austin

Barbara E. Bullock received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Delaware. She is currently Professor of French Linguistics at the University of Texas at Austin. She previously taught at Penn State for many years. She specializes in the structural properties of the Romance languages in the Americas, situating linguistic change in its ecological context and examining the productions and perceptions of immigrant, heritage and borderland speakers. Her field and laboratory work includes research on French in the U.S., language contact in Hispaniola, and Spanish-English bilingualism in the US. She is the co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Code-switching and is the author of numerous articles on phonology, bilingualism, language contact, and language change.