Catherine Cheney was World Politics Review’s Trend Lines Reporter. Previously, she was a web producer and staff writer at POLITICO and the social media editor for the Middle East news site Al-Monitor. Her work has taken her mostly to Latin America but also to Germany, where she spent two months on an International Center for Journalists fellowship. Her print and video reporting has appeared in the Washington Post, Spiegel Online International, GlobalPost, and the Atlantic, among other publications. Catherine has B.A. and M.A. degrees in political science from Yale University. You can follow her on Twitter at @catherinecheney.