(BA Sociology & Anthropology, 2015 Millsaps College, MA Anthropology, 2017 University of Colorado Boulder) Bailey's current research focuses on the experiences of mixed race individuals in the United States. She works in New Orleans, Louisiana with Creoles of color and utilizes a Critical Mixed Race Studies framework to address issues of colorism, heritage, history, and ethnoracial fluidity in her research. Alongside her doctoral work, Bailey is a race educator with over 5 years of adult education on race and 3 years of DEI consulting. She is currently finishing her Ph.D. and will graduate in December 2021. Her advisor is Dr. L. Kaifa Roland.