Brad Washington coordinates the Online MA TESOL program for
the School of Education, International and Multicultural Education
Department, and previously taught in the USF Department of Rhetoric
and Language, primarily serving non-native English speakers. He
received his doctorate at USF in International and Multicultural
Education with an emphasis in Second Language Acquisition in
In 2008, Dr. Washington developed an online graduate program at the
University of California, Berkeley, dedicated to educating graduate
students in Scientific, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
(STEM) fields about the Horn of Africa. Through work with the
International Area Studies centers and institutes at Berkeley, he
was successful in obtaining national grants from the Department of
Education to fund Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS)
scholarships for students pursuing the study of a second language
abroad. This led to being tapped as a part of a national panel
designed by the U.S. Department of Education to identify measurable
rubrics to analyze interests in the study of foreign
Ed.D., International and Multicultural Education, emphasis in Second Language Acquisition, University of San Francisco, CA
Program Coordinator, Online MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Second language acquisitions
Comparative international education
Washington, B. (2015). Defining me: Narratives of Chinese TESOL scholars from the classroom in American higher education. English Language Teaching, 1(1).
Washington, B. (2014). Channeling nativism through language: A sociolinguistic study on the rise of the Chinese Exclusion Acts. Russian – American Education Forum (Special Issue: Language and Culture), 6(3).
Washington, B. (2008, November). Proceedings from 5th
International Workshop on Higher Education and Higher Education
Reforms: Reflections on American higher education for students
from the People's Republic of China: A case study.
Institute of Higher Education/East China Normal University,
240-254. Shanghai: People's Republic of China.
Washington, B. (October, 2007). Understanding Nonverbal Communication of Filipinos: A Traditional Form of Literacy. Journal of Filipino Studies.