Catharine Christie joined the Inter-American Dialogue in 2020 as a program assistant for the Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program. She graduated from Colby College with a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Government. While at Colby, Catharine worked as a research assistant in the Government department for two years, focusing her work on civil society participation and participatory institutions in Colombia and Venezuela. She spent a semester abroad studying in Havana, Cuba where she taught English, followed by a semester in Valparaíso, Chile. She also completed a January Program interning under the Dialogue’s Rule of Law Program.