Cathryn Bailey

Cathryn Bailey
Senior Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Office: (269) 387-4321
2304 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5308
Mailing address
College of Arts and Sciences, Dean's Office
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5365 USA
Office hours

Tuesday and Thursday: 12 to 1:30 p.m.
or by appointment

PhD, Philosophy, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1994
Teaching interests
  • Feminist theory
  • Race, gender and science
  • Women and eastern thought
Research interests
  • Feminist pragmatism

Cathryn Bailey earned her Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Missouri in 1994 and now serves as Professor of Gender and Women's Studies at Western Michigan University. Her focus is on feminist philosophy, especially ethics and epistemology. Her most recent publications, exploring the raced, gendered and heteronormative nature of animal ethics discourse and the work of Anna Julia Cooper, have appeared in Hypatia, Ethics and the Environment and Philosophia Africana.