Bailey Ulbricht (@b_ulbricht) is a rising 2L at Stanford Law School. Before coming to Stanford, Bailey studied Islamic Law for two years at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), where she was a Marshall Scholar. She focused on the Islamic laws of blasphemy in Egypt and the Islamic laws of war among non-state Islamist terrorist groups in Syria, publishing some of her legal research, along with counter-terrorism policy recommendations, in The Middle East Journal.
Bailey also spent a year in Turkey on a Fulbright teaching English, and six months in Reyhanli, Turkey, where she worked as a humanitarian education worker with refugee communities inside and outside of Syria, through which she awarded a Davis Peace Grant. She is the Founder and current Board Chair of Paper Airplanes, a nonprofit providing education and employment opportunities through remote peer-to-peer language and coding instruction to people affected by conflict in the Middle East.