Psychosocial aspects of adapting to chronic disease and/or traumatic injury; HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Health equity & reducing health disparities
transnational feminist theory and aesthetics; contemporary French, francophone and Indian literatures; feminist perspectives on mothering; and feminist pedagogy
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
Education, social inequalities, youth, identity and intersectionality, children's health, community sociology, micro sociology, cultural sociology, sociology of everyday life, consumer markets and commercial life, sociology of food, farm to school, food access and food insecurity, feminist and qualitative approaches to social research, ethnography, program evaluation
Comparative politics, Latin America, political violence, human rights, transitional justice
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
Islamic Thought; Qur'anic Studies; Shi'ite and Sufi Traditions; Women and Gender
Sociology of families and intimate relationships, gender ideologies, gender inequality, research methods
Community Psychology, Leadership, Faculty Development
Bioethics, health care ethics, public health ethics, feminist ethical and political theory
Antiracist everything, documentary and fiction film, television, social media, war media, sports media, Black media, 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
Reproductive coercion, Intimate partner violence, Pregnancy intention, Midwifery, Nursing, Health disparities, Health equity, Reproductive justice
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
Modern Europe, Modern Germany, History of Sexuality, Legal History, History of Democracy
Speculative fiction and sci-fi; environmental humanities; C20/21 multi-ethnic American literatures; Indigenous and postcolonial literatures; science and technology studies; gender and sexuality studies.
19th & 20th century continental philosophy, feminist philosophy, aesthetics
African American history, women's history, history of lynching, labor history, Pan-Africanism
Feminist research/feminist rhetoric, creative nonfiction, community writing, writing across the curriculum/in the disciplines, ethnography, writing program administration and pedagogy
Medical rhetoric and medical humanities, vaccine controversy, professional and technical communication, public rhetoric, rhetoric of science and technology
Black Women's Health: Maternal Mental and Perinatal Health, Tobacco/Nicotine Product Use, Infectious Disease, Health Seeking Behavior, Identity Negotiation in Health Contexts, Agency & Self-Determination, Community-Based Participatory Research
Modernism; Postcolonialism; Anglophone novel, drama, and poetry, spec. Irish, Caribbean, British literature; literary theory, cultural studies, petroculture & theories of energy transition; History of English, Global English literary criticism
the intersections of leadership identity and women’s adult development, critical and emancipatory research methods, the scholarship of liberatory leadership teaching and learning.
Early Modern, Enlightenment, Revolutionary History, Literature, Art, & Music of the French Empire; Theories, Histories, and Practices of African Diaspora; Slavery & its Afterlives; War & Culture; Critical Race & Mixed-Race Studies; Gender & Sexuality; Human Rights & Social Justice; Theater; Film; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing & History; History of News & Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy & Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Wellbeing; Faculty, Graduate, Undergraduate Recruitment, Retention, & Mentoring; Academic and Community Activism, Academe & Politics.
20th century U.S.; U.S. South; African American history; women and gender; children and childhood
Urban space, gender, and social mobility; infrastructure, design, and the built environment; language politics and ideologies; cultural identity formation; ethnography of literature; postcolonial theory, globalization, India
British literature and culture of the long nineteenth century, nineteenth-century British novel, materialist approaches to literature.
scholarship of teaching and learning, history of higher education, online learning, scholarly digital storytelling, digital humanities
Genomics; Ancient DNA; Colonialism; Imperialism; Urbanism; Plantation Studies; Queer, Feminist, and Indigenous Science Studies. My work centers on the fringes of the Spanish/Mexican colonial worlds. I primarily work in Belize, New Mexico, and Texas.
Modern European and American and comparative social history, history of emotions, world history
Social inequality, punishment and incarceration, the life course, qualitative research methods
Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, Latin American Studies, Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQIA+ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing