Caitlin Hills

Senior Lecturer, Business Communication

McClelland Hall 405
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

Legal analysis
Nonprofit management
Online and distance education
Professional writing

Caitlin Hills has been teaching with the business communication team since 2015. She teaches exclusively online and has continued to grow engaging and robust online course offerings for Eller students. For 15 years, Hills worked in Washington, DC as both a legislative aide to a United States senator and a senior lobbyist for several nonprofit organizations. Over this time period, she wrote hundreds of summary reports, executive summaries, legal briefs and persuasive memos, as well as congressional testimony. While in DC she testified before Congress on a number of pieces of legislation. Caitlin is an active member of her community and serves as chairwoman of her local school board and is also a member of the American Business Communicators Association


  • BCOM 214 Fundamentals of Business Communication
  • BCOM 314 Business Communication
  • BCOM 315 Managerial Writing Review

Professional Associations

  • Maine School Management Association
  • Maine School Board Association


  • Eller Outstanding Faculty Award, Student's Choice (2018)
  • Outstanding Faculty Member Award for Online Campuses for 2022 (in addition to 2018)


  • JD, University of Connecticut, 2003
  • BFA, Drama, New York University, 1993
  • BA, Political Science, New York University, 1993