HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Psychosocial aspects of chronic disease and traumatic injury management
middle eastern literature; world literature; gender and sexuality
intersection of spirituality and higher education environments; diversity in higher education
Dr. Bailys research has focused primarily on the effects nonformal education has had on women and the communities in which they live.
Organizational change, cross cultural communication, conflict and change, group dynamics, knowledge creation, and virtual conversations
Sociology of everyday life, social inequalities, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, youth and gender, sociology of food
empowerment, resilience, community-based learning, transformative education, civic engagement, intimate partner violence, client-centered services
International Studies, Legal Studies, and Social Justice and Human Rights
Ancient philosophy, metaphysics, epistemology, African American philosophy
documentary film, fiction film directing, transmedia, social issue media production
Gender, culture and the arts; art as social action; creativity; educating for social justice; self-study of professional practices in teaching.
Modern British, European women, European social
LGBTQ Studies, feminist theory, queer and trauma-infused writing pedagogies, television studies and pedagogies, friendship studies, literary pedagogies, queer Appalachian studies
Islamic thought, Qur'anic Studies, Shi'ite and Sufi traditions, women's issues
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
Community Psychology, Leadership, Faculty Development
Bioethics, health care ethics, public health ethics, feminist ethical and political theory
Documentary, television, social media, war movies, sports media, black popular cultures, LGBTQ media, horror, action, and science fiction movies and TV, gender and sexuality
Social and emotional development of young children
Trauma counseling, intergenerational trauma, and resilience Immigrant and refugee women and families Counselor training and development Mindfulness practices in counseling and counselor training Community-based participatory research (CBPR) practices and social action
Islamic history, Middle East, Women's Studies, Global history
critical theory, cultural sociology, feminist theory, music and the arts
early American literature, early modern women's writing, feminist theory
Medical anthropology, aging and end-of-life care, pain management, reproductive health, Islam, technology, gender, Middle East and North Africa, the United States
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
Feminist psychology and psychotherapy, women’s sexualities and spiritualities, trauma and recovery
Literature - Teen/Young Adult Fiction, Gender and Sexuality, United States Literature, African American Literature, Women Writers
transnational sexualities; race and immigration; human rights; feminist and queer theory; media and cultural studies; disability studies
HIV/STD and unintended pregnancy prevention among adolescents and young adults
nineteenth-century American literature; gender and sexuality studies; research methods; queer theory
Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World
history of children's literature; eighteenth-century British literature; disability studies
Medieval and Renaissance studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, medieval chronicles, historiography, gender studies
Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL), leadership studies
Early Modern and Revolutionary Literature, History, and Art of the French Empire; War and Culture; Critical Race and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Human Rights and Social Justice; Multiculturalism; Theater; Film Theory; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; History of News and Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy and Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing; Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Mentoring; Grad Student Recruitment and Mentoring, Academic and Community Activism, Academe and Politics.
Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.
Organizational change, community corrections (probation/parole), prisons, law & society, prisoner reentry, problem-solving courts, implementation studies, street-level bureaucrats, and qualitative methods
British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.
Art and social action
Modern European and American and comparative social history, history of emotions, world history
American government on the racial/gender dimensions in elections, Virginia Politics, urban politics
Bioarchaeology, Evolution of Health and Disease, Growth and Development, Osteology, Diet
Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, 20th & 21st C. Latin American Studies, 20th & 21st C. Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Exile Studies, Immigration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing