Program faculty have contributed significantly to the primary mission of the Women and Gender Studies program through teaching, mentoring and/or administration. Compared to affiliate status, program faculty are expected to make a greater and more consistent contribution to the Women and Gender Studies program. Some contributions of program faculty include teaching a women and gender studies course, mentoring a graduate student, and serving on MAIS thesis and project committees.
Dr. Bailys research has focused primarily on the effects nonformal education has had on women and the communities in which they live.
LGBTQ Studies, literary pedagogies, television studies and pedagogies, trauma studies in writing pedagogy, friendship studies, ecofeminism
Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods
interpersonal violence, violence prevention, Title IX and higher education.
History, Childhood Studies, and Education
Documentaries, American media, war movies, black popular cultures, sports and media, horror, action, and science fiction, gender and sexuality
critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts
early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
19th & 20th century continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, aesthetics
Women’s history, African American history, women’s labor in the global economy, labor history, Pan-Africanism, Cold War
Asian American students, student development, multiple identities, intersectionality, and graduate student success
Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World
Organizational change, community corrections (probation/parole), prisons, law & society, prisoner reentry, problem-solving courts, implementation studies, street-level bureaucrats, and qualitative methods
Diversity and Inclusion, Immigration/Refugee Studies, Gender Based Violence, International Marriage Migration & Asian American Pacific Islander Studies.