Cait Kirby

Cait S. Kirby

Associate Director, Center for Teaching

Hopkins Hall
At Williams since 2022

Pronouns: she/her
Pronounce my name: Kuh-ate Curb-ee

Drop-in hours for Summer 2023
Wednesdays from 1pm-2pm in Sawyer 256, one floor below the Sawyer Library entrance, accessible via elevator.
Fridays from 10am-11am on Zoom.
Or schedule a meeting with Cait by appointment.


B.A. Smith College, Biological Sciences
B.A. Smith College, Anthropology
Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, Biological Sciences
M.S. Smith College, Biological Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Belonging
  • Active learning
  • Inclusive teaching
  • Games
  • Genetics
  • C. elegans
  • Knitting

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

  • NIH F31: 2018-2021
  • Hickory Stick Teaching Assistant Award 2018
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Lab Instructor Award 2018