Currently, a Full-time Faculty member in the English Department at University of Phoenix Online, Carrie Bailey has taught English composition and literature for 15 years, at Clark College, and University of Notre Dame, where her research focused on the modern novel, aesthetics, and philosophy. She has also has experience in legal and technical writing. She’s currently working on a literary project that blends novel form, myth, and digital technology. A University of California Regents Scholar, she has served on multiple committees that support online education, edu-tech, and blended learning. Her current research interests include gamification, social media, and blended learning.