Caterina Rost (M.A. University of Leipzig, M.A. University of Washington) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington. Her dissertation compares the trajectory of the idea of sustainable development in the German and American policy discourse. In addition to having assisted Prof. Bennett in teaching the undergraduate lecture “Media, Society, and Political Identity” multiple times, she is centrally involved in organizing Rethinking Prosperity events and conducting research.