Jean Bailey, Ph.D.

Affiliate Faculty, Educational Leadership

Jean Bailey, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University
  • M.A. in College and University Administration, Michigan State University
  • B.S. in Business Education, Ferris State University

Research interests

Faculty roles, women in higher education, work/life, faculty development, gender studies, community college faculty, and higher education administration.

Recent publications/projects

  • Bailey, J., & Perkowski, L. (2016). Combining Expertise: Reflecting on a Team Approach to Curriculum Development and Implementation. Journal of Medical Education and Curricular Development, 25.
  • Dewey, C., Turner, T., Perkowski, L., Bailey, J., Gruppen, L., Riddle, J., ... Simpson, D. (2015). “Twelve Tips for Developing, Implementing and Sustaining Medical Education Fellowship Programs: Building on New Trends and Solid Foundations.” Medical Teacher.
  • Bailey, J. M. (2010). Work and Life Balance: Community College Occupational Deans. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 32, 778-792.
  • Bailey, J. M. (2010). The American Community College [Book Review of The American Community College (5th ed.)]. Adult Education Quarterly, 60, 306-308.


Dr. Bailey holds a Ph.D. in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education and a M.A. in College and University Administration from Michigan State University. She has experience serving as an adjunct and full-time faculty member, in dean-level positions including chief academic officer at the community college level, and as director and assistant dean responsible for faculty development at two medical schools. Her research interests include teaching and learning, faculty and gender roles in higher education, reflection and mindfulness, and work/life navigation.

Curriculum Vitae

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