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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.