Pulitzer Hall–Jamail Lecture Hall
He is the Richard D. Hefner Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is an award-winning journalist and investigative reporter who spent 29 years as a columnist for the New York Daily News. A two-time winner of the George Polk Award, he is co-host of Democracy Now!, author of “Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America,” and a founder and past president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Before beginning his career in
journalism, González spent several years as a Latino community and civil rights activist, helping to found and lead the Young Lords Party during the late 1960s.
He is a graduate of Columbia College.