||Emma G. Bailey, PhD
Professor of Sociology
Office: Global Resource Center 203
PhD University of Denver and Iliff School of Theology
Th.M. Duke University
M.A. Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
B.A. Sterling College
Western New Mexico University 2004 - present
St. Cloud State 2001 - 2004
American Sociological Association
Association for Humanist Sociology
Pacific Sociological Association
President, Faculty Senate, Western New Mexico University 2012
Editorial Board, Humanity and Society, Association for Humanist Sociology 2008-present
Past President, Association for Humanist Sociology 2011
President, Association for Humanist Sociology 2010
President-Elect, Association for Humanist Sociology 2009
AV Editor, Humanity and Society, Association for Humanist Sociology 2008-2011
Program Chair, Annual Meeting, Association for Humanist Sociology 2007
Chair, Nominations Committee, Association for Humanist Sociology 2004-2006
Forthcoming. We Are Hope: An Essay Photo of Women in Juarez. with Alicia Edwards. Santa Fe, NM: Sunstone Press.
Forthcoming. Encyclopedia Entry on “Politicization of Latinas” in Encyclopedia of Latino Issues Today. Greenwood Press.
2012. Book review of Judging Victims: Why We Stigmatize Survivors and How They Claim Respect by Jennifer Dunn. Humanity and Society. 36:87-88.
2011. “The Most Dangerous City in the World.” This Week in Sociology. http://www.thisweekinsociology.com/
2011. “Rejoinder to Baker’s ‘Collaborations for Change: Who is Playing and Who is Winning in Community-Based Organization Led Development in Rural Appalachia’.” p. 357- 358 in Pioneers of Public Sociology: Thirty Years of Humanity and Society, edited by Mary Chayko and Cory Dolgon. Sloan Educational Publishing.
2006. “Meaning Making and Gender Constraints: A Case Study of Las Hermanas de Denver.” Humanity and Society. 30 (1): 24-49.
2001. “The Status of Women in the Church” (with Paula Nesbitt and Jeanette Baust) in Gender Mosaics, edited by Dana Vannoy. Los Angeles: Roxbury Press.
“The Margins – A Place Where Dangerous Sociology Begins” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in Evanston, IL, October 12-16, 2011.
Presidential Address. “Meeting at the Border: Where Do We Go From Here?” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in Santa Fe, NN, November 3-7, 2010.
“Partnering with Grassroots Leaders: Service Learning as a Means to Retention” at the New Mexico Higher Education Assessment and Retention Conference in Albuquerque, NM, February 26-26, 2010.
“The Intersection of Sociology and Art as a Path to Justice: The Story of the Women of Colonia Plutarco, Juarez” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in New Orleans, LA, November 11-16, 2009.
“Oil on Ice” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in Henderson, NV, October 24-28, 2007.
“Bringing Agency and Sustainability to Fruition: Women in Colonia Cuauhtémoc” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in St. Louis, MO, November 1- 5, 2006.
“Video: Thirst: Commodification of Water and Social Movements” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in Tampa, FL, October 26-30, 2005.
“Using Critical Theory to Discuss the Commodification of Water” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in Louisville, KY, November 4-7, 2004.
“Video: Drowned Out—We Can’t Wash Them Away A Documentary by Franny Armstrong” at the Annual Meeting for Humanist Sociology in Louisville, KY, November 4-7, 2004.
“What? No Videos? In the Age of Technology, Teaching Theory the Old-Fashioned Way” at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society in Kansas City, MO, April 15-18, 2004.
“Meaning Making and Gender Constraints: A Case Study of Las Hermanas” at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Humanist Sociology in Burlington, VT, October 30-November 2, 2003.
“Las Hermanas: Viajares Sabias” at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion-Annual Meeting, November 1998.
“Feminist Standpoint Theory and Women’s Stories: The Quest for Meaning and Liberation” at Talking Across Differences: A Feminist Symposium, University of Colorado, February 1998.
“Faces of Wisdom, Voces del Cambio: Women from the Picket Line Fifty Years after the Empire Zinc Mine Strike.” Silver City Museum, November 2010-February 2011.
“A Fresh, 2010 View of Karl Marx: Is His Star Rising or Falling?” for Western Institute for Life Long Learning, April 2010.
“Convergence: Hope and Action in Centro Mujeres Tonantzin Plutarco Juarez, MX.” The University Museum, Western New Mexico University. January-March 2010.
“The US/Global Economy as If People and the Environment (Really) Mattered” for Western Institute for Life Long Learning. October 2009.
“What Does the Disappearance of the Commons Mean?” for the AAUW-Silver City Chapter. February 2008.
“Faces of Wisdom, Voces del Cambio: Women from the Picket Line Fifty Years after the Empire Zinc Mine Strike.” Mimbres Region Arts Council Gallery, May 2007.
www.waterisnotacommodity.org A web site that addresses the issue of privatization of
global water supplies and the impact on social inequality. Women, as a disproportionately impacted group, are given special attention. The website
continues to develop as new sources are added and is intended for use by students, faculty, and the public. 2004-present.