Caitlin Earley is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. She 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.