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Dr Jennifer L. Bailey Is Professor of Political Science at the Department of Sociology and Political Science at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway. She holds a PhD (1990) in International Studies from the Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) of the University of Denver, and MA in International Studies from GSIS (1981), an MA in Government from Georgetown University (1980) and a BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia (1978).

Dr. Bailey works on issues connected to civil society, regime theory, and environmental, international and comparative politics, with a particular focus on fisheries, aquaculture and other marine management issues.  She has led or participated in several national and international interdisciplinary projects, including most recently the EU 7th Framework Project “Ocean Certain” which focused on the impacts of climate-related ocean processes and combined impacts of multiple stressors on the marine environment. Her current project is the Norwegian Research Council funded “SUSTAINFISH”, which investigates sustainability standards and indicators for the Norwegian Salmon aquaculture industry.

She co-chair of the Fisheries section of the ESG Oceans Task Force and is an active member of Working Group on Marine Systems (WFMARS) of the International Council for Exploration of the  Seas (WGMARS) which is currently working with integrated ecological assessments of marine areas.  She has published in Marine Policy, the European Journal of International Politics, the Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics, Ocean and Coastal Management, the ICES Journal of Marine Science, and others.

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