Dr. Erold Bailey joined the Education faculty in fall 2012. He holds an Ed.D in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a Master of Arts in Liberal Arts from Clark University, a B.Ed in Educational Administration from the University of the West Indies, and a Diploma in Teaching from The Mico University College, Jamaica.
Dr. Bailey teaches courses in curriculum studies and computer technology in education. His research focuses on postcolonial studies in education, diaspora studies, and teacher education. He has published and presented in these areas. Prior to coming to Westfield State, Dr. Bailey worked as lecturer and Field Experience and Assessment Coordinator at UMass Amherst. He also taught at Keene State College (adjunct), The Mico University College (tenured), and The University of the West Indies (adjunct). At the K-12 level, Dr. Bailey has taught grade 6 – 12.
Dr. Bailey enjoys traveling, painting, exploring the latest computer technology, and playing soccer and volleyball. He is married with two daughters.