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Lisa Siefker Bailey, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer, English
Liberal Arts
CC Room 153

PHONE: 812.348.7297
FAX: 812.348.7370
Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., English, Vanderbilt University,1996
  • M.A., English, Vanderbilt University, 1992
  • M.A., English, Oakland University, 1991
  • B.A., magna cum laude, English, Albion College, 1986

Awards & Activities

  • Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award 2016-2017
  • Best of Section: British Literature 16th and 17th Century, for “Rediscovering Hamlet: Enlivening the Gateway to the English Major with Matt Haig Dead Center” by College English Association, at annual conference in Denver, Colorado, 2016.
  • IUPUC Outstanding Full-Time Faculty Teaching Award 2014-2015


  • “Hustling Masculinity: Teaching Henry IV, Part I with My Own Private Idaho,” Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s English History Plays. Ed. Laurie Ellinghausen. New York: MLA, 2017. 161-165. Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series.
  • “Introducing Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard with Method-Style Acting and Facebook-Style Reacting,” Approaches to Teaching Chekhov. Ed. Michael C. Finke and Michael Holquist. New York: MLA, 2016. 91-7. Approaches to Teaching World Literature Series.
  • “Hogtied Emotions: Teaching Mary Karr’s The Liars’ Club in First-Year Composition,” Civil Strife in a Complex and Changing World: Perspectives Far and Near. Ed. Nancy Riecken, Linda Urschel, and Gena Howard. Cambridge Scholars’ Publishing, 2013.
  • “Best Practices in Providing Writing Assistance.” Improving College Student Success First Annual Columbus Center for Teaching and Learning Regional Summit. Friday, Oct. 9, 2009, Selected Summit Proceedings and Highlights. Columbus, Indiana: Center for Teaching and Learning, 29 Jan 2010. 28-39.
  • “Fraught with Fire: Race and Theology in Marilynne Robinson’s Gilead.” Christianity and Literature 59:2 (Winter 2010) 67-82.
  • “Absurdly American: Rediscovering the Representation of Violence in The Zoo Story.” Edward Albee: A Casebook. Ed. Bruce J. Mann. New York: Routledge, 2003. 33-46.

Contact, Address and Additional Links


4601 Central Avenue
Columbus, IN 47203

Phone: 812.348.7311

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