AB, University of Chicago
JD, Hastings College of Law
Joshua Caditz received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago and his MS in science education from Montana State University before earning his JD from Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, California. He has worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and with a number of social and environmental non-profits, focusing primarily on matters of tribal sovereignty and the protection of endangered species. Joshua is also an avid outdoorsman, having taught at over a dozen wilderness-guide schools for youth and outdoor professionals.
Joshua joined the Cate faculty several years ago and teaches in the Science Department. In 2010 he founded the Cate Stream Team to engage students in a long-term study of the water quality in the Carpinteria watershed. In 2012 the School awarded him the Circumspice Fellowship to recognize his exceptional teaching and his commitment to the Cate community. In 2015 the School appointed Joshua to the Colin Day Teaching Chair for Cross-Curricular Studies.
He lives on the Mesa with his wife, Anna Fortner, and their daughters, Wren and Willa.