Journalism Faculty

Juan Arredondo

Pictured: Juan Arredondo

Juan Arredondo is a Colombian American documentary photographer who has chronicled human rights and conflict in Colombia, Venezuela, and Central America. He’s a regular contributor to The New York Times and National Geographic. His photographs have also been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, ESPN Magazine, Vanity Fair, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and others. Since 2014, he has been reporting on the use of child soldiers by illegal armed groups in Colombia, the peace agreement between the Colombian Government and FARC, and most recently, the demobilization and reintegration of formers fighters into the Colombian society, for which he was awarded a World Press Photo award in 2018. For his work as a journalist, he was also awarded a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard in 2018-2019, an Overseas Press Club Scholar Award, an ICRC Humanitarian Visa D’Or Award, a Getty Grant for Editorial Photography, a Getty Images Emerging Talent Award, and a Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Award. Juan has taught photojournalism, multimedia, sound and video at Columbia and the University of Arizona. A chemist at Merck in a previous profession, he’s a graduate of Rutgers-New Brunswick and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Fall 2022 Courses: Starting in Spring 2023 

[ Journalism ]Pictured: Larry Durst

Larry Durst

Larry Durst is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark. His research interests include critical and cultural theory;…

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[ Journalism ]Pictured: Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee has taught journalism and writing since the mid-1980s. At the New York Institute of Technology, where he taught…

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[ Journalism ]photo of Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur is the author of the narrative history Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell…

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[ Journalism ]Pictured: Troy Graham

Troy Graham

Troy Graham was a newspaper reporter for nearly twenty years. He spent a dozen years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, where his…

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[ Journalism ]Pictured: Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy spent 15 years as a social justice or local community reporter.  Murphy does journalism for or with low wealth or communities of color–not about them for other news audiences….

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[ Journalism ]Jim Pensiero

Jim Pensiero

F. James (Jim) Pensiero is a retired editor and news executive with 42 years of media-industry experience. He retired as…

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[ Journalism ]Dan Radel

Dan Radel

Born and raised at the Jersey Shore, I spent my early life working on fishing boats. I graduated from the…

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[ Journalism ]Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover has been involved in local news coverage for nearly 40 years. She has been a political reporter, an…

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