Catalina Vallejo is the program officer for the Social Science Research Council's Just Tech program
. She also supports the Anxieties of Democracy program
and the Virtual Research Center on Covid-19 and the Social Sciences
. Catalina holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Virginia, an M.A. in cultural studies from Universidad de los Andes, and a B.A. in sociology from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Her doctoral work focused on post-conflict reparations for victims of armed conflict in Colombia and Peru and was funded by the SSRC and the National Science Foundation. Before joining the SSRC, she worked in development consulting. She is fluent in English and Spanish, grew up in Bogotá (Colombia), and travels frequently to the region.