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Maia Bailey

Associate Professor

Contact Information:


Sowa Hall 222


Ph.D. - Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior; Indiana University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Botany, Plant Physiology

Selected Publications:

Bailey, M. Case, A. Caruso, C. (2017) Physiological e ects of temperature do not explain prevalence of females in populations of gynodioecious Lobelia siphilitica growing in warmer climates. American Journal of Botany.(104), 411-418.

Montgomery, B. Bailey, M. Brown, G. Delph, L. (2014) Evaluation of the cost of restoration of male fertility in Brassica napus. Botany.(92), 847-853.

Caruso, C. Case, A. Bailey, M. (2012) The evolutionary ecology of cytonuclear interactions in angiosperms. Trends in Plant Science.(17), 638-643.

McCauley, D. Bailey, M. (2009) Recent advances in the study of gynodioecy: the interface of theory and empiricism. Annals of Botany.(104),

Bailey, M. Delph, L. (2007) A field guide to models of sex-ratio evolution in gynodioecious species. Oikos.(116), 1609-1617.

McCauley, D. Sundby, A. Bailey, M. Welch, M. (2007) Inheritance of chloroplast DNA is not strictly maternal in Silene vulgaris (Caryophyllaceae): Evidence from experimental crosses and natural populations. American Journal of Botany.(94), 1333-1337.

Bailey, M. Delph, L. (2007) Sex-ratio evolution in nuclear-cytoplasmic gynodioecy when restoration is a threshold trait. Genetics.(176), 2465-2476.

McCauley, D. Bailey, M. Sherman, N. Darnell, M. (2005) Evidence for paternal transmission and heteroplasmy in the mitochondrial genome of a gynodioecious plant. Heredity.(95), 50-58.

Bailey, M. (2005) Offspring sex ratio under inbreeding and outbreeding in a gynodioecious plant. Evolution.(59), 99-107.

Delph, L. Bailey, M. Marr, D. (1999) Seed provisioning in gynodioecious Silene acaulis (Caryophyllaceae). American Journal of Botany.(86), 140-144.

Selected Presentations:

Camp, J. Bailey, M. AAC&U General Education, Pedagogy, and Assessment Conference. American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), Jacksonville, FL - "Poster: Civic Engagement as a Course-level Strategy for Integrative Learning" February, 2020

Camp, J. Bailey, M. Eastern Region Campus Compact Biennial Conference. , Providence, RI - "Feeding Two Birds with One Hand: Civic Engagement as Integrative Learning" March, 2019

Bailey, M. New England Faculty Development Conference. New England Faculty Development Consortium, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA - "Convincing faculty to include Civic Engagement" November, 2016

Bailey, M. . Stonehill College, Easton, MA - "Where the girls are: plant sexuality and the puzzle of high female hotspots" , 2014

Bailey, M. Evolution 2013. Society for the Study of Evolution, the Society of Systemic Biologists, and the American Society of Naturalists, Snowbird, UT - "Ecology of Conflict: Temperature can Heighten Costs of Antagonistic Cytonuclear Interactions in Gynodioecious Lobelia Siphilitica" June, 2013

Bailey, M. Evolution Ottawa. 1st Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology, Ottawa, Canada - "Ecological effects on male fertility restoration in cytonuclear gynodioecy" July, 2012

Bailey, M. New Media Consortium (NMC) Summer Conference. , Cambridge, MA - "" June, 2012

Bailey, M. Lehigh Valley Ecology and Evolution Symposium. , Allentown, PA - "" April, 2011

Bailey, M. Biology New England South Meeting. PC, RWU, URI, and UMass Dartmouth, Bristol, RI - "Sex and the single weed: connecting floral and genetic diversity in Purple Loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria" December, 2008

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