Associate Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication
Paul Cuadros is an award-winning investigative reporter and author whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Time Magazine, The Chicago Reporter, The Center for Public Integrity, and other national and local publications. He is the author of A Home on the Field, How One Championship Team Inspires Hope for the Revival of Small Town America, which tells the story of Siler City, North Carolina as it copes and struggles with Latino immigration through the lives of a predominantly Latino high school soccer team. His book has been selected as common read at four universities including the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. In 2014, the television documentary series Los Jets based on his book and produced by Jennifer Lopez premiered on cable television starring Cuadros. He is an associate professor at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He is also one of the founders of UNC’s Carolina Latinx Center. Cuadros continues to write about immigration and the Latino community and is currently working on another book about the Latino community in the American South.