Marlon Bailey

Associate Professor
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

Research Interests

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

Courses

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