BAILEY EAISE (FKA BAILEY SOCHA)

Department of Political Science         
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
89 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ  08901

EDUCATION

PhD, Political Science, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, May 2019
     Fields: Public Law, Political Theory


     Dissertation: “Welfare Behind the Wall: The Bureaucratic Origins and Development of Correctional Education in America”

     Committee: Lisa L. Miller (Chair), Jefferson Decker, Milton Heumann, Hannah Walker


M.A. Political Science, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, October 2016


B.A., English, French, Political Science, Rutgers University-New Brunswick, May 2011, cum laude

PUBLICATIONS

2017. Book Review. “Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment,” Theoretical Criminology. Vol 21, Issue 4, pp. 556 – 558.


2014. Review Essay. “Civil Rights and the Making of the Modern American State” and “Bottlenecks: A New Theory of Equal Opportunity;” Law and Politics Book Review.


2012. Contributing Author, Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, 3rd edition.
Entries: “Jacques Derrida,” “Jürgen Habermas,” “Karl Otto Apel,” “Martin Heideger.

WORKS IN PROGRESS

“Welfare Behind the Wall: The Bureaucratic Origins and Development of Correctional Education in America” (book manuscript)

“What We Already Have: How Institutional Analysis of Prison Programming Educates the Criminal Justice Reform Debate” (Ready for Submission in September 2019)

“‘A Wise and Interested Government:’ Bureaucratic Entrepreneurship in the Bureau of Prisons and the Birth of Correctional Education 1929-1937”

CONFERENCES

Discussant. “APSA Mini Conference Justice and Injustice: Political Science Perspectives on Crime and Punishment,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting 2019

Presenter. “The School District Nobody Knows: Correctional Education in the Texas Prison System,” Law and Society 2018 Junior Scholars Workshop

Presenter. “A Wise and Interested Government: Bureaucratic Innovation in Correctional Education 1929-1937,” Law and Society Annual Meeting 2018

Presenter. “Political Ruins,” Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 2015

Presenter. “The Criminal: Exploring America's Unequal Criminal Justice Institutions,” New England Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 2014

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Law and Society Association Junior Scholar Workshop, Summer 2018 
Rutgers Off-Campus Dissertation Development Award, Spring 2018 
Rutgers TA/GA Professional Development Fund Award, Spring 2018 
Stanley H. and Claire A. Friedelbaum Award, 2017-2018 Academic Year 
Travel Grant, School of Arts and Sciences, Spring 2015
School of Arts and Sciences Academic Excellence Fellowship, Fall 2012-Spring 2016 
Institute for Qualitative Research and Multi-Method Design Fellowship, Summer 2015 (Declined)

TEACHING

Course Instructor

     The Politics of Criminal Justice Reform

     Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

     Law and Politics

     Nature of Politics

Course Grader

     Constitutional Law

     Feminist Political Philosophy

     The Western Tradition from Plato to Machiavelli

     The Western Tradition from Hobbes to Mill

     Marx and Marxist Theory

UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC AND PROGRAM ADVISING

Graduate Assistant, Lloyd C. Gardner Fellowship Program (Fall 2017-Spring 2019)

Academic Advisor, New Jersey Scholarship and Transformational Education in Prisons Consortium at South Woods State Prison (August 2016-August 2017)

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

Humanities and Social Science Tutor, Prison Teaching Initiative, Princeton University (2016-2018)
Reviewer, National Science Foundation’s Law and Social Sciences Program (2017)
Graduate Member, Public Law Hiring Search Committee, (2016)
Program Organizer, Political Theory-Public Law Reading and Working Group (2014-2016)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ADDITIONAL SKILLS

American Political Science Association
Law and Society Association
Phi Beta Kappa
French Language and Translation, Advanced Conversational

 

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