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Professor Kathleen M. Bailey

Education: PhD in Applied Linguistics

Affiliation: Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, USA


Graduate School of Language and Educational Linguistics

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

460 Pierce Street

Monterey, CA 93940


Phone: +1-831-647-4181

Fax: +1-831-647-6650



Web: MIIS Profile & TIRF Profile


Professor Bailey is the President of TIRF--the International Research Foundation for English Language Education, as well as the President of AAAL (the American Association for Applied Linguistics). She served as a member of the Board of Directors of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from 1992-95 and again from 1997-2001. In 1998, she was president of the international TESOL organization. She has been a member of the editorial board of TESOL Quarterly, Prospect, the Australian Journal of Applied Linguistics, and The Modern Language Journal. She currently serves on the editorial board of Language Teaching Research as well as IJLS. She has co-edited seven books: Foreign Teaching Assistants in U.S. Universities; Second Language Acquisition Studies; New Ways in Teaching Speaking; Voices from the Language Classroom; Language Testing Research; Research on English as a Second Language in U.S. Community Colleges: People, Programs and Potential; and Teaching and Learning English in the Arabic-speaking world. Along with Ryan Damerow, she is a Series Editor for the Routledge Taylor Francis series, Global Research on Teaching and Learning English. Her articles have appeared in TESOL Quarterly, TESOL Newsletter, Language Learning, Language Testing, and various anthologies. She is the co-author of Focus on the Classroom: An Introduction to Classroom Research, Pursuing Professional Development: The Self as Source, and Exploring Second Language Classroom Research, Learning About Language Assessment: Dilemmas, Decisions and Directions, and the author of Language Teacher Supervision: A Case-based Approach. She was the recipient of the Allen Griffin Award for Outstanding Higher Education Teacher of the Monterey Peninsula in 1985 and 2007, and the Leslie Eliason Excellence in Teaching Award in 2013. In 2007 she received the James E. Alatis Award for Service to the International TESOL Association, and in 2011 she received the Heinle Cengage Outstanding Achievement Award.


Bailey, K. M., & Damerow, R. M. (Eds.). (2014). Teaching and learning English in the Arabic-speaking world. New York, NY: Routledge and TIRF.
Bailey, K. M. (2007). ELT advantage: Content-based instruction (a distance learning course). Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle.
Bailey, K. M. (2006). Language teacher supervision: A case-based approach. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.
Bailey, K. M. (2005). Practical English language teaching: Speaking. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.