Reduced Hours and Activities During Late July/August

We love to welcome campus visitors, but before you make your plans, please note that amazing changes are underway at the CIA campuses during the summer and our visiting hours and restaurant hours may be affected.

Please note that classes for degree and certificate program students at all of our U.S. campuses will not be in session from July 27–August 20, 2018. Classes will resume on August 21.


  • The Admissions Office at all three campuses will be open to welcome prospective students and their families.


  • Since many of our restaurants rely on our students for the full CIA dining experience, please refer to for the most up-to-the-minute information.
  • At the New York campus, all restaurants will be closed during this period.
  • At the CIA at Greystone in St. Helena, California, The Bakery Café by illy will be open, but Gatehouse Restaurant will be closed.
  • At the CIA at Copia in Napa, California, The Restaurant at CIA Copia and Contimo Provisions will be open.
  • At the Texas campus, the CIA Live Fire Kitchen will be open Thursday–Sunday, and Nao will be closed.

Shopping, Classes, and More for Enthusiasts

Dr. Deirdre Murphy, CIA Professor—Liberal Arts

Faculty Bio: Dr. Deirdre Murphy

Liberal Arts
Professor—Liberal Arts

PhD, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. MA, BA, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA. One-Year Diploma, University of Kent at Canterbury, Canterbury, U.K.

Professional Background:
Instructor, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Research Associate, American Historical Association, Washington, DC. Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Research Assistant, Department of American Studies; Instructor, Composition Program; English as a Second Language (ESL) and Writing Tutor, Writing Lab; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN. ESL Instructor, English Language Institute, San Francisco, CA. Instructor, Writing Program; Advisor, Honors Program; Research Assistant, English Department; University of Massachusetts Amherst. Volunteer, United States Peace Corps, Republic of Guinea, West Africa.

Sheila W. and Richard J. Schwartz Fellowship, Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Museum of American History. Dissertation Special Grant, Dissertation Summer Research Grant, University of Minnesota. Research Awards and Conference Travel Awards, First-Year Graduate Student Fellowship, Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul.

Appointed Member, Students' Committee, American Studies Association. Founding Member and Appointed Steering Committee Member, Working-Class Studies Caucus of the American Studies Association. American Historical Association. Working-Class Studies Association.

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