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Terry Greene Sterling, Writer-in-Residence

Email: thgreen@asu.edu
Office: Room 378
Phone: 602.496.5121

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Terry Greene Sterling Terry Greene Sterling has long written about the people, policies and landscapes of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.

Fluent in Spanish, Greene Sterling was a Phoenix New Times staff writer for 14 years, and has written for The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, Slate, Village Voice, The Guardian, The Arizona Republic and Salon.com, among others.

She was named Arizona’s Journalist of the Year three times among more than 50 journalism awards. They include a James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, a National Association of Black Journalists First Place in Feature Writing, and a Society of Professional Journalists Silver Key Award for 25 years of notable journalism.

She authored "Illegal: Life and Death in Arizona’s Immigration War Zone" in 2010, and has taught narrative nonfiction for 15 years at the Cronkite School, where she is writer-in-residence and affiliated faculty. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College.