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Catalina Uribe

Catalina Uribe is a PhD candidate in Communication Studies. She holds a M.A. in Political Philosophy and a PGDip in Journalism. Before coming to Northwestern she worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Journalism at Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. Her research focuses on visual rhetoric and political communication. She has published articles on government communication during war times, especially during the Colombian armed conflict, and on presidential rhetoric in Latin America. She is currently exploring the rhetoric of the narco, and the political discourses surrounding illegal drugs. She writes a weekly column for El Espectador newspaper.