Brian Bailie

Brian Jacob Bailie , PhD

Assoc Professor


UC Blue Ash
Progress Hall 120A
9555 Plainfield Rd
Blue Ash, Ohio 45236
Phone 513-558-2829

Professional Summary

I'm an associate professor of English in the English and Communication Department at the University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College.  My research interests are protest rhetorics, social movement rhetorics, rhetorical theory, public rhetorics, ecologies of composition, community literacies, community publishing, service-learning, material rhetorics, globalization, composition pedagogy, and theories of composition.


PhD: Syracuse University Syracuse, New York, 05-2014 (Composition and Cultural Rhetoric)

MA: California State University, San Bernardino San Bernardino, California, 06-2007 (English Composition with a dual emphasis in Composition-Rhetoric and English Literature)

BA: California State University, San Bernardino San Bernardino, California, 06-1998 (English)

Positions and Work Experience

08-2012 -05-2013 Professional Writing Instructor, In this position I was a two-year, contracted, non-tenure track educator who taught lower-division courses in the university's writing program. I also worked as a writing consultant in the university writing center. Courses taught: WRT 105: First Year Composition; WRT 205: Research Writing; WRT 307: Professional Writing., Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York


Peer Reviewed Publications

Bailie, Brian (2020. ) “So, Richard Spencer is Coming to Your Campus. How He was allowed on, and How You can Confront Him” .Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, , 8 (2 ) ,

Bailie, Brian and Steve Parks (2020. ) “Are We Still an Academic Journal? Editing as an Ethical Practice of Change” .Reflections: A Journal of Community Engaged Writing and Rhetoric, , 20 (1 ) ,

Additional Publications


(2020. ) Anderson, SC, Parlor Press/New City Community Press (Co-Editor)


Invited Presentations

Bailie, Brian (05-2020. ) “Brian Bailie on Higher Ed Cuts, COVID-19 Disaster Capitalism, and Organizing for the Fightback" .Out d’Coup Podcasts from Raging Chicken Media, Kutztown, PA. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Bailie, Brian and Anna Hensley (02-2020. ) “Episode 16: Anna Hensley and Brian Bailie” .Pedagogue: Teachers Talking Writing, podcast, Hattiesburg, MS. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Bailie, Brian (02-2016. ) “Smart Mobs and Kenneth Burke” .East Lansing, MI via Skype, Rhetorics of Resistance and Change, seminar, Michigan State University. Other Institution. . Level:Department

Bailie B, Neumeier B, Alexander J, Miller J, Lusher K, Godinez Feregrino G, Wilkey C, (04-2022. ) Democracy and Engaging Community Voices: Community Writing in Over-the-Rhine .Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement, Northern Kentucky University. Other Institution. . Level:Regional

Paper Presentations

Bailie, Brian (03-2020. ) “Community Work and Precarity at the Two-Year College” .Milwaukee, WI. Conference. Level:National

Bailie, Brian (11-2018. ) “Entangled: Zapatismo and MEChA in Seattle, 1999” .Lansing, MI. Conference. Level:National

Bailie, Brian (10-2018. ) “The Limits of the Commerce Clause Strategy” .Lousiville, KY. Conference. Level:National

Bailie, Brian, Chris Wilkey, Alice Skirtz, Jennifer Arens (10-2017. ) “Expanding Literacy Networks through a Community Press: A Roundtable Discussion” .Boulder, CO. Conference. Level:National

Bailie, Brian (03-2017. ) “‘Teaching While White’: Race, Writing, and Rhetoric in the Writing Classroom” .Portland, OR. Conference. Level:National

Bailie, Brian (05-2016. ) “Zapatismo versus the WTO: How Rhetoric Created the Battle for Seattle” .Atlanta, GA. Conference. Level:National

Bailie, Brian; Brenda Rafaei, Anna Hensley, and Ian Golding (02-2023. ) "The Hard and Messy Work of Hope: Transitioning to Guided Self-Placement in a Pandemic" .Chicago, IL. Conference. Level:National

Contact Information

Academic - UC Blue Ash
Progress Hall 120A
Blue Ash  Ohio, 45236
Phone: 513-558-2829