Santa Clara University

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Jerry McKevitt, S.J.
Phone: 408.554.7870
Location: 3230 Alameda
Room number: 22
Courses taught:

Historical Writing

History of the Jesuits

Native Americans of the United States

The American West

U.S. Southwest American Catholicism

Gerald McKevitt, S.J.

Professor, Department of History

Professor Gerald McKevitt is the author of Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West 1848-1919, published in 2007 by Stanford University Press.

Professor McKevitt is an expert on Jesuits in the western United States. He has written about Christopher Columbus, Jesuit higher education, 19th century Native Americans, and the history of Santa Clara University.

He earned his doctorate from UCLA, his master's from the University of Southern California, a BTS degree from Pontifical Gregorian University, and a bachelor's degree from the University of San Francisco.

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