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Marlon Bailey

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Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Assoc Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Lincoln Center Affiliated Faculty
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 6403
Biography: 

Marlon M. Bailey is Associate Professor of Women and Gender Studies in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University. Marlon has served as the Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor in Africana Studies at Carleton College; the Distinguished Weinberg Fellow in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University, and a Visiting Professor at the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) at the University of California, San Francisco.

Marlon currently serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Understanding the Status and Well-Being of Sexual and Gender Diverse Populations.

Marlon’s book, Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit, was published by the University of Michigan Press in 2013. In 2014, Butch Queens Up in Pumps was awarded the Alan Bray Memorial Book Prize by the GL/Q Caucus of the Modern Language Association and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Book Award in LGBT Studies. Dr. Bailey has published in American Quarterly, GLQ, Signs, Feminist Studies, Souls, Gender, Place, and Culture, The Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, AIDS Patient Care & STDs, LGBT Health, and several book collections. Marlon’s essay, “Black Gay (Raw) Sex,” appears in No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies (Duke U Press 2016), edited by E. Patrick Johnson. Marlon is also a performing artist and recently presented his solo-performance called, “Exploring Black Gay Sex, Love, and Life,” at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.

Marlon is a member of the Black Sexual Economies Collective which edited the collection, Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in the Culture of Capital, published by the University of Illinois Press (2019). Marlon M Bailey holds a PhD in African Diaspora Studies with a Designated Emphasis in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies in the Department of African American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. African American Studies (Women, Gender, and Sexuality), University of California-Berkeley 2005
  • M.A. African American Studies, University of California-Berkeley
  • M.F.A. Theatre Performance (Acting), West Virginia University
  • B.A. Theatre/Speech Education, Olivet College
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Marlon M Bailey

Associate Professor

Women and Gender Studies in the School of Social Transformation and faculty coordinator of the LGBT Studies Certificate Program at ASU.
Research Interests: 

African American/Diaspora Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Performance, Queer Theory, Critical Race, Ethnography, HIV/AIDS 

Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 413Queer Studies
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
SST 604Sexuality Studies
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 294Special Topics
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 590Reading and Conference
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 598Special Topics
WST 599Thesis
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 590Reading and Conference
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 590Reading and Conference
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
REL 494Special Topics
WST 494Special Topics
ENG 494Special Topics
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 590Reading and Conference
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 691Seminar
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 413Queer Studies
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 590Reading and Conference
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 691Seminar
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 294Special Topics
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 498Pro-Seminar
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 592Research
WST 593Applied Project
WST 599Thesis
WST 602Mapping Intersections Gender
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
WST 413Queer Studies
WST 492Honors Directed Study
WST 493Honors Thesis
WST 499Individualized Instruction
WST 602Mapping Intersections Gender
WST 690Reading and Conference
WST 790Reading and Conference
WST 792Research
WST 799Dissertation