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About Councilman Bullock

Councilman John T. Bullock, Ph.D., represents the 9th District which covers West and Southwest Baltimore. Prior to being elected to the Council, Dr. Bullock was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Towson University teaching courses in Urban Politics and Metropolitan Studies. Additionally, he served as Executive Director of the Downtown Baltimore Family Alliance.

Strongly committed to the community, Councilman Bullock was previously President of the Evergreen Protective Association and is a former member of the Baltimore City Democratic State Central Committee. Dr. Bullock also serves on several boards of directors including the Coppin Heights Community Development Corporation and the Empowerment Academy.

As a political analyst, he has been a regular contributor for media outlets including local ABC, NBC, CBS, and FOX affiliates as well as Maryland Public Television. In addition, Dr. Bullock has provided commentary for the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post, Time, Huffington Post, Afro American, and Maryland Daily Record newspapers along with being a frequent guest on local public radio stations WEAA and WYPR as well as National Public Radio.  

Throughout the years, Councilman Bullock has served in a number of professional capacities. As a Baltimore City Mayoral Fellow he worked with the Baltimore Department of Housing and Community Development in the Office of the Commissioner. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Bullock worked with the Government of the District of Columbia as Planner in the Department of Transportation and in the Executive Office of the Mayor as a Capital City Fellow.

Councilman Bullock received a Doctorate in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland-College Park in 2009, a Master's in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002, and a B.A. magna cum laude in Political Science from Hampton University in 2000. Dr. Bullock is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and a Prince Hall Mason. He and his wife Jacquelyn live in the Union Square neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore and are the proud parents of two sons – Thomas and George.