Jude Joffe-Block (2017) is a Phoenix-based journalist who is currently a fellow with New America and the Center for the Future of Arizona. She spent seven years covering border and immigration issues in the Southwest as a correspondent for a regional network of NPR stations, and regularly contributes stories to national NPR shows. Jude was a Fulbright Scholar in Mexico and began her journalism career there.
As a Logan Nonfiction Program fellow, Jude will come to the Carey Institute to continue work on a book about former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s unprecedented crackdown on illegal immigration, the Latino-led movement that organized to stop him, and Arizona’s civil rights battle over immigration enforcement. She is writing the book with Terry Greene Sterling, Writer-in-Residence and Affiliated Faculty at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.