Dr. Bailys research has focused primarily on the effects nonformal education has had on women and the communities in which they live.
Intimate partner violence, client-centered services, empowerment, community-based learning, civic engagement
International Studies, Legal Studies, and Social Justice and Human Rights
political sociology; economic sociology; social movements; globalization; transnational networks; sociology of human rights; law & transnational conflict; urban sociology; critical sociology of development; comparative & historical sociology; (Area Specialist in Burma/Myanmar).
Legal Studies, International Area Studies, and Social Justice/Human Rights
Ethnobiology, community-based conservation, biocultural diversity, sustainable development
Social Justice Teacher Education, Activist Burnout and Persistence, Poverty and Educational Opportunity
Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership (MSL), leadership studies