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Rachel Bailey

PhD Candidate

Contact Info

Caldwell 513

Rachel Bailey is a Ph.D. candidate in Rhetorical Studies. After earning an A.B.J. in Public Relations from UGA and M.A. in English Literature from UCF, Rachel worked in marketing and media production in healthcare and animal health. Current research interests include rhetoricity of the political economy of U.S. health care, rhetoric of health and medicine, rhetoric of science, health communication, pathos-based criticism, modal materialism.  

Publication: Rachel Bailey and Hafiz JavedurRehman, "Fatalism Is Not Fatalistic: Misunderstandings of Fatalism Complicate Health Disparities Research in the United States." Journal of Islamic Civilization and Culture 3-2 (2020): 33-48.

Courses taught as GTA at UGA: COMM 1110 Introduction to Public Speaking; COMM 2520 and 2520E Introduction to Interviewing; COMM 3300 Introduction to Rhetorical Criticism (fall 2021)

Courses taught as Adjunct at GA Northwestern Technical College: ENG 1100 and 1101


Events featuring Rachel Bailey
Caldwell Hall 502

Rachel Bailey will present From the Human Genome Project to Precision Medicine: Genomics as American Scientific Exceptionalism

Articles Featuring Rachel Bailey

 The February Communication Studies Colloquium Series is about to begin! Join us for lectures by our own PhD Candidate Rachel Bailey and Dr. Kory Floyd (University of Arizona). All lectures will be held in Caldwell Hall Room 502 from 3-4pm. Can't wait to see…

Two Communication Studies PhD students, Andre Fedd and Rachel Bailey, have been awarded the 2022 Summer Doctoral Research Assistantship from the Graduate School! These assistantships are designed to benefit doctoral students by providing funding through the…

Major Professor

Kelly Happe

Associate Professor

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