Joseph Rodríguez, a photojournalist, is a professor at New York University and the International Center of Photography. He is the author of “Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s” (powerHouse Books). Recent exhibitions of his work have appeared at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm, Sweden, The African American Museum in Philadelphia, PA and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
‘I don’t get an extra check for locking you up’: a week with an LA probation officer
Co-published with The Guardian. Working for the county probation department, the largest in the nation, means being equal parts social worker and law enforcement.
Life After ‘17 to Life’
Co-published with The New York Times. What it looks like to re-enter life in Stockton, Calif., after a long stint in prison.
Puerto Rico in the Dark
Co-published with The New York Times. In a gripping photo essay, Joseph Rodríguez captures the isolation of a storm-ravaged island.
The Gangs of L.A.
Co-published with The New York Times. Whatever happened to the "gangbanger"?
Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis
Co-published with The New York Times. Puerto Rico's growing debt is causing the population to migrate en masse in search of better opportunities. But what about those …
Puerto Rico’s Lament
Co-published with The New York Times. Joseph Rodriguez, a Puerto Rican from Brooklyn, documents the lives of families in conflict in the place of his ancestors.