Alison Bailey, Principal Investigator
Moore Hall 3302B
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521
Phone: (310) 825-1731
Alison Bailey is a Professor of Education in the Human Development and Psychology Division of the Department of Education at UCLA. A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Bailey’s research interests include children’s first and second language acquisition, early literacy development, and academic language pedagogy and assessment practices. She has published widely in these areas, most recently in Bilingual Research Journal and Language Testing, and forthcoming in Educational Policy and First Language. Dr. Bailey serves on the English language proficiency assessment technical advisory boards of the California Department of Education, the World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment (WIDA) Consortium, and commercial test publishers. Dr. Bailey is also a Faculty Research Partner and former Project Director for Assessing English Language Proficiency at the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST).