Dr. Bailey is a social anthropologist with primary interests in globalization, ethnic identity, ethnic conflict, socio-cultural adaption, economic change, material culture, art, and ethnohistory.
His main research and research interests are in Contemporary Indians of the United States and Canada, the historic tribes of the Prairie/Plains and the Southwest, with special interest on the Osage and Navajo.
Dr. Bailey has additional research and research interest in Latin America - primarily Guatemala - and Oceania - primarily Samoa and Hawaii.
Education and Degrees Earned
- Ph.D. Anthropology, University of Oregon, 1970
- M.A. Anthropology, University of Oregon, 1968
- B.A. History, University of Oklahoma, 1963
- American Anthropological Association
- American Ethnological Society
- American Society for Ethnohistory