Dr. Fatima Bailey

Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education

  • EdD, Educational Leadership, Mills College California, 2012
  • MEd, Curriculum and Instruction, California State University, East Bay, 2005
  • BA, Liberal Studies, Early Childhood Studies, K-12 Education, California State University, Hayward, 2004

Dr. Fatima Bailey has over 25 years’ experience in education. In the early years of her career, Dr. Bailey worked in Pre-K-12 education as a director, school principal, vice principal and teacher in the UAE and US. She has led planning, development, and implementation of hybrid educational activities across multiple institutions. She was instrumental in achieving CAEP accreditation for Zayed University, and in exceeding accreditation KPIs. Dr. Bailey also serves as a mentor in the Ta’Alouf Program for Career Based Teacher Development at the Al Jalila Foundation.

Dr. Bailey served as an advisor on projects such as the Zayed University Provost Leadership Task Force, the NQA QFEmirates Handbook and Framework, and the UAE Ministry of Education Teacher Licensing System. Dr. Bailey is the recipient of the Gordon Allport Prize for Outstanding Papers on Intergroup Relations, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Research interests include: action research, grounded theory, thematic analysis, collaborative autoethnography, innovative leadership, agile leadership, culturally responsive leadership, communities of practice, remodeled, best and promising practices, hybrid teaching and learning, trauma informed pedagogy, innovative pedagogy and digital andragogy.

Recent Publications

    • Bailey, F. H. (2021). Culturally Responsive, Collaborative and Innovative Clinical Practice for Pre-Service Teachers in the United Arab Emirates. Academy of Strategic Management Journal, Special Issue; Strategic Management and Decision Process, 20(6).

    • Bailey, F., Kaviani, A., Johnson, J. D., Eppard, J., & Johnson, H. (2021). Changing the Narrative on COVID-19: Shifting Mindsets and Teaching Practices in Higher Education. Policy Futures in Education. Sage Publications.

    • Eppard, J., Bailey, F., McKeown, K., & Singh, H. (2021). Expatriate faculty and student perspectives on teaching and learning in a United Arab Emirates university. Issues in Educational Research, 31(2), 458-475.

Dr. Fatima Bailey

Associate Professor