Caitlin graduated in 2016 from Truman State University (MO) with a BA in Communication and a minor in religion. During undergrad, she interned in the Missouri Senate; took a summer study abroad in Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank; and spent a semester in the Disney College Program as a character performer (Rafiki and Mrs. Incredible were her bread and butter). After graduation, Caitlyn served in the Peace Corps in Morocco as a youth development volunteer from 2016-18. Afterwards, she temporarily landed back in Missouri before beginning her studies in the national security and diplomacy track of the Bush School.