- PhD in Art History, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2015
- Master of Arts in Art History, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 2008
- Bachelor of Arts in English, Williams College, Williamstown, MA, 2003
Caitlin Earley is an art historian who studies the art of Latin America with a particular focus on ancient Maya sculpture. She has performed field research in Belize, Guatemala, and Mexico, working most extensively with archaeological and museum collections in Chiapas, Mexico. She has held research fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection in Washington, DC, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY. She taught art history at the University of Texas, Colorado College, and Georgetown University before arriving at the University of Nevada, Reno.