Adrian Bailey (academic)

Adrian J. Bailey is a scholar known for his research in population, migration, economic, and social geography. He is currently Chair Professor of Geography and Dean of Social Sciences at Hong Kong Baptist University. His research interests include the study of transnationalism, with his work in this area exploring the diverse ways in which the state affects life outcomes among immigrants and refugees.[1]

Bailey holds a PhD from Indiana University (Geography with a Minor in African Population Studies).[1] He has previously worked at the University of Leeds and Dartmouth College.[2]


In 2013, the Academy of Social Sciences bestowed the status of Academician on Bailey, in recognition of the impact of his work on the social sciences.[3] This title was later changed to Fellow by the Academy.[4]

In 1989, Bailey received the Lieber Memorial Teaching Associate Award from Indiana University, which was established to recognise outstanding teachers among the university's graduate students.[1]



  • Bailey, A. J. (2005). Making population geography. London: Oxford University Press. Summarizes the inception, evolution and possible futures of the field of population geography.[5]

Selected articlesEdit

  • Bailey, A. J. (2013). Migration, recession and an emerging transnational biopolitics across Europe. Geoforum, 44, 202-210. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2012.09.006
  • Bailey, A. J. (2009). Population geography: Lifecourse matters. Progress in Human Geography, 33(3), 407-418. doi:10.1177/0309132508096355
  • Bailey, A. J., Wright, R. A., Mountz, A. & Miyares, I. M. (2002). (Re)producing Salvadoran Transnational Geographies. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 92(1), 125-144. doi:10.1111/1467-8306.00283



  1. ^ a b c "Honoree - Adrian J. Bailey". University Honors & Awards. Indiana University. Retrieved 2 July 2016.
  2. ^ "HKBU names new Dean of Social Sciences". Hong Kong Baptist University. 12 January 2012. Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  3. ^ Richmond, Leone (8 September 2013). "Social science Academicians announced". Times Higher Education. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Making a Nomination for Fellow – Some Guidelines". Academy of Social Sciences. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  5. ^ Otterstrom, Samuel M. (2008-01-01). "A Review of: "Making Population Geography"". The Professional Geographer. 60 (1): 147–149. doi:10.1080/00330120701724434. ISSN 0033-0124.
  6. ^ "New Editors announced for Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers". Royal Geographical Society. 17 November 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2016.

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