DR. HELEN BAILEY

Helen Bailey is a Research Assistant Professor at the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. She has published over 30 journal articles, specializing in marine mammals and sea turtles. She received her B.A. (Hons) in Biological Sciences from the University of Oxford, UK, and her M.Sc. in Oceanography from the University of Southampton, UK.  Dr. Bailey was awarded her Ph.D. at the University of Aberdeen (UK), for her work on the habitat use of bottlenose dolphins. She subsequently studied the environmental impacts of offshore wind turbines on marine mammals. Dr. Bailey then received a National Research Council award to study migration pathways and hot spots of marine predators at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as part of the Census of Marine Life’s Tagging of Pacific Predators project. She joined the University of Maryland in 2010 where her research focuses on studying patterns of habitat use, migration and cpecies, and its application to management and conservation.