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Caitlin E. Schindler

Adjunct Professor; Management Consultant with Coverent

Adjunct Professor; Management Consultant with Coverent


  • Public Diplomacy

Professional Experience

Dr. Caitlin E. Schindler currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at The Institute of World Politics and teaches a course on Public Diplomacy. She also works at Coverent as a Management Consultant.

She is the author of The Origins of Public Diplomacy in US Statecraft: Uncovering a Forgotten Tradition (2018). Her research focuses on strategic statecraft, specifically in the areas of intelligence and national techniques of communication.

Dr. Schindler obtained a Master of Arts in Strategic Intelligence from The Institute of World Politics in 2010. While studying at IWP, Caitlin worked as a technical writer and executive officer for a U.S. Defense Contractor supporting various government customers, mainly in counterterrorism policy and operations. She completed her Ph.D. on the historical origins of U.S. public diplomacy at the University of Leeds, where she served as a teaching assistant at the School of Media and Communications. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Government at Patrick Henry College