Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication
Paul Cuadros is an award-winning investigative reporter with more than 10 years of experience. A graduate of the University of Michigan and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, he has focused his career in journalism writing and reporting on issues of race and poverty.
He has worked for the award-winning investigative journal The Chicago Reporter writing about the poor on such issues as health care, immigration, housing, and crime. After working for the Reporter for five years, he moved to Washington, D.C. and worked for the Center for Public Integrity, serving as a writer and researcher on two book projects and several reports for the Center.
In 1999, he was awarded an Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship to write and report on the impact of emerging Latino communities on the rural South. He is currently a freelance writer for Time magazine and working on a book about Latinos in the South. He is the recipient of the Inland Press Association Award sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Pew Charitable Trust Award for health care reporting, and most recently the National Association of Hispanic Journalist award for on-line reporting.