Andrew Bailey


  • Master of Arts in Latin American and Caribbean Studies & Masters of Business Administration, University of Kansas, 2012

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Bailey pursued his undergraduate degree while studying at both the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador in 2005 and later at Texas A& M, graduating with degrees in Political Science and Spanish in 2006. After spending the next three years living and working in Ecuador, Bailey came to the University of Kansas and completed a joint Masters of Latin American and Caribbean Studies & Masters of Business Administration in 2012. Bailey's interests concentrated on the export of coffee and coffee certifications in Ecuador and Brazil. Andrew received a Foreign Language Area Fellowship to study Portuguese as well as a Tinker Summer Field Research Grant, and a 2010 Honorable Mention in the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Research Competition.

Bailey graduated in 2012 and moved to Washington, D.C., where he began working as a Global Health Fellow for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. His Spanish and Portuguese language skills, honed through the Latin American and Caribbean Studies program at KU, will be used to advance American Cancer Society’s advocacy capacity efforts in Latin America