Catherine has been traveling throughout Mesoamerica for her whole life, and has been studying ancient cultures for the past 11 years. She has lived in Mexico and Panama and traveled through Guatemala and Honduras. She speaks English, Spanish and Dulegaya (an indigenous dialect of Panama), and is a constant learner of Mayan and Central Mexican languages. She is currently a graduate student at the University of Texas, studying Mesoamerican Art History. She has a passion for teaching and loves sharing what she learns with others. When she is not learning or teaching, she is probably spending time with her husband and their furry friends, Oakley and Willow.