Caitlin advises students on course selection, scholarships, study abroad programs, internships, and long-term career plans. She coordinates auditions for the Musical Theater program and oversees undergraduate outreach. Caitlin is also the undergraduate advisor for the UW School of Drama BA program.
Caitlin holds a Master's degree from Indiana University in Ethnomusicology. Her thesis examined the performance of musical theater for social change. Caitlin was a founding company member of the Island Shakespeare Festival and has performed in musical theater productions with Carleton Musical Theater, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, and Whidbey Children's Theater. Prior to working at the University of Washington, Caitlin spent two years at the University of Chicago as the undergraduate advisor and program coordinator for the English department.