Caitlín Jeffrey, Ph.D.

Caitlin JeffreyLecturer, History and Political Science

Caitlín Jeffrey has a master’s degree in art history from the University of Notre Dame where her master’s thesis was nominated for the Distinguished Master’s Theses Award of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools. She has a doctorate in history from the University of California, Irvine. Her area of specialization is United States History.

Upon completing her master’s degree in art history, she worked for the National Archives in the Preservation and Conservation Division. As a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine, she organized the papers of Frederick Reines, 1995 Nobel Laureate in Physics, and co-authored the finding aid, available at Online Archives of California ( From 2005-2011, she served as a public historian for the restoration of the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.


  • Ph.D., History, University of California, Irvine
  • MA, History, University of California
  • MA, Art History, University of Notre Dame

Courses Taught

  • World History
  • International Relations
  • Introduction to American Government
  • American History, 1607-1877