Bilingual Education and Literacies

The ESOL/Bilingual program area provides students with a thorough understanding of second language learning and teaching, bilingualism, and multiculturalism.

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“I always appreciate the life-changing experience of studying for my Ph.D. at UF’s ESOL program, which offered me great opportunities to learn, research, teach and grow.” Read More.

— Dr. Zhuo Li

“This is the place where you can critically question, implement and practice your knowledge by collaborating with the most passionate faculties who can guide you to become a compassionate, justice and innovative emergent scholar.”
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— Dr. Alice Ahyea Jo

“In the ESOL program, I received theory-based but practically applicative knowledge regarding language and education issues.” Read More.

— Dr. Buyiswa Mini
South Africa

“As a former Ph.D. student in the Department of ESOL/Bilingual Education at UF, I had ample opportunities to learn from and work with an unparalleled group of faculty members who supported my academic and professional growth at every level throughout my doctoral journey.” Read More.

— Dr. Katherine Barko-Alva