Catalina Casas joined the Latin American Program in October 2017. Prior to her work as Program Assistant, Catalina spent a semester as a research assistant for the Fundación Vidanta fellow, Santiago Gutierrez, and as a political economy intern. During her undergrad, Catalina worked on different research projects for a small think tank in Bogotá and for the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana regarding multidimensional security in Colombia post-conflict, as well as linguistic causality in International Relations. She holds a B.S. in International Relations from the Pontifical University Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia.