Dr. Ellen Dooley, Ph.D.
Art/History/Jewish Studies Teacher

Ellen Dooley is a passionate History and Jewish Studies teacher. She holds her B.A. in Art History and Comparative Religion from Trinity University, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Southern California. Ellen has taught at USC, and she volunteered for several years with high school students as a mentor and writing coach. She continues to volunteer as a writing tutor at San Quentin as part of the Prison University Project. Prior to moving to the Bay, Ellen was a curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, working in their Department of Latin American Art. While completing her dissertation and at the museum, she published on subjects ranging from Spanish Baroque art to modern design movements in California and Mexico.