Faculty Profile for Rodolfo Gonzalez

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Rodolfo Gonzalez
Lecturer of Practice — School of Jrnlism & Mass Comm
Old Main Building
phone: (512) 245-2656

Biography Section

Biography and Education

A Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Gonzalez has been working for newspapers since 1989 and is a former staff photographer for the Austin American-Statesman working in Austin from 2000 - 2016. Rodolfo Gonzalez father of two, son, Estefan and daughter, Samantha, studied journalism, photography and mass communication at San Antonio College in San Antonio, Texas, where he grew up. Gonzalez has worked at the San Antonio Light, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Providence Journal-Bulletin, Rocky Mountain News and the Austin American-Statesman. Gonzalez along with the photography staff of the Rocky Mountain News were awarded the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography in the coverage of the Columbine High School Shooting in Littleton, Colorado.

San Antonio College - Journalism/ Mass Communications 1988-89

Teaching Interests

Photojournalism, Portrait, Sports Photography

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Cuba. La Peña. 2021 Artists: Group (Regional)
    • Mes de Los Fotógrafos. September 2021 - October 2021 La Peña, Austin, Texas.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient 2004 - 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient 2002
  • Award / Honor Recipient 2001
  • Award / Honor Recipient 2000
  • Award / Honor Recipient 1998