Nancy M. Bailey, PhD Associate Professor

Nancy M. Bailey, PhD

Office: CT-804
Phone: 888-3285

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, PhD, Literacy Education
  • Nazareth College, MSEd, Reading
  • William Smith College, BA, English

Dissertation: Designing Social Futures: Adolescent Literacy in and for New Times

Years at Canisius: Since 2006

Research Interests:
New Literacies
-Teacher Education
-Professional Development Schools
-Issues related to Censorship and Literacy Education

Recent Publications:

Bailey, N.M.  (2012).  The importance of a New Literacies stance in teaching the English Language Arts.  In S.M. Miller & M.B. McVee (Eds.), Literacy, technology & pedagogical practice: Multimodal composing in a digital world.  New York: Routledge.

DiCamillo, L. & Bailey, N.M.  (2011).  Parallel journeys: Teacher educators and teacher candidates learn together.  Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 5 (2), 15-29.

Bailey, N.M., & Carroll, K.  (2010).  Motivating students' research skills and interests through a multimodal, multigenre research project.  English Journal, 99 (6), 78-85.

Bailey, N.M., & Baldassare Hopkins, M.  (2009).  The positioners and the positioned: Reflective explorations of the dynamic positions of novice researchers and graduate students.  In McVee, M.B., Brock, C.H., & Glazier, J.A. (Eds.).  Sociocultural Positioning in Literacy: Exploring Culture, Discourse, Narrative, & Power in Diverse Educational Contexts.  Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press.

Boyd, F., & Bailey, N.M.  (2009).  Censorship in three metaphors.  Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 52(8), 653-661.

Bailey, N.M.  (2009).  "It makes it more real": Teaching new literacies in a secondary English classroom.  English Education, 41(3), 207-234.   

Courses Taught:
-EDS 223 Foundations of Adolescent Literacy
-EDS 390 Cognition, Learning and Assessment
-EDS 402/EDAD 562 Methods of Teaching Secondary English
-EDAD 538 Contemporary Issues: New Literacies
-EDAD 616 Research Methods in New Literacies
-Student teaching supervision

Other Information:
Winner of the 2010 Janet Emig Award, Honorable Mention, of the Conference on English Education of the National Council of Teachers of English for outstanding article published in the journal of English Education that most contributes to thoughts about English teaching education.
-Liaison for the Professional Development School Partnership at Sweet Home Schools, Amherst, New York