Michael Bailey

Assistant Professor of Biology

Hartung 204

Michael Bailey teaches in the Department of Biology at Anderson University. He joined the AU faculty in August 2000.

He previously taught at Bartlesville Wesleyan College, New Castle High School, and part time at AU. His academic preparation includes a BS in biology and chemistry from Sterling College, two years at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, an MA in biology from Ball State University, and additional graduate coursework at Liberty University.

Michael’s primary teaching assignments are classes in human anatomy and physiology, bioethics, and cell biology. He is the advisor for and an instructor in the TeachScience program, a unique complementary teaching major for students seeking preparation for middle school and high school science teaching careers. Michael also serves as an advisor for students preparing for professional health science careers.

Michael’s research interests are diverse. He received a faculty development grant to understand the genetics of non-syndromic craniosynostosis and has had students do various projects investigating oral microbes, ocular physics, and taste receptors. He has also directed research projects studying topics in bioethics.

Michael is married to his wonderful wife, Brenda, who currently serves as associate director of Alumni Engagement at AU. They are the parents of five awesome children, Kayla, Grant, David, Parker, and Ian. Michael and Brenda enjoy quiet evenings by the firepit in their backyard, traveling, and gardening together. They love hosting students and alums in their home.


Contact Mr. Bailey:
Assistant Professor of Biology
A.B.D., Ball State University