Brea Tessa Bailey

MA Student in The Media School

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  • Research and Creative Interests

    Identity and Culture, Divided Societies, Visual Communication, Political Media, Dissent and Protest Cultures, Voice and Autonomy in the Middle East,



    Brea Tessa Bailey is a 2014 graduate of Berea College where she received her Bachelor’s Degrees in Communication and Peace Studies. She initially began her graduate study in the School of International Service at American University in Washington, DC. Her research is primarily concerned with the practical applications of intercultural exposure in international education and political organization.

    In her previous professional experiences, she has worked with varying projects to foster global partnerships in the areas of conflict studies, education, and intercultural understanding. A professional with Indiana University since July 2015, Brea currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Arabic Flagship in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University. 

    Professional Affiliations

    American Association of Applied Linguistics, 2017
    National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, 2017
    American Council for Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2016
    International Studies Association, 2015
    International Exchange Alumni, 2013

    Academic Awards

    Olive Ruth Russell Fellowship, 2014
    Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, 2013