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About Kimberly D. Bailey

Professor Bailey joined the Chicago-Kent faculty in fall 2007. Prior to joining Chicago-Kent’s faculty, she was a visiting scholar and adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center. She also practiced labor and employment law in Houston, Texas, where she was an associate at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

Professor Bailey was a Clarence Darrow Scholar at the University of Michigan Law School. She graduated cum laude, and she was an associate editor and contributing editor of the Michigan Law Review. Professor Bailey earned her bachelor of arts degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. She graduated with highest distinction, and she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

Professor Bailey’s research focuses on how social, political and economic inequalities are reflected in criminal law. She currently is writing in the area of domestic violence. She teaches criminal law and evidence at Chicago-Kent.


Present Faculty Member, Chicago-Kent College of Law