Paul Knox (@paulgknox) is Associate Professor in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University in Toronto, where he was chair from 2005 to 2010. He spent 27 years at The Globe and Mail,where he was a correspondent based in Mexico and Brazil from 1985 to 1991. He also served as foreign editor, world affairs columnist, national editor for beat reporting and night city editor. He previously worked for the Vancouver Sun and the Belfast News Letter. He was formerly a director of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression and remains active in the organization. 

Paul received a BA and MA in political science from the University of British Columbia, was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1983-84, and in 2000 received the Maria Moors Cabot prize from Columbia University for reporting on the Americas. He has written and broadcast widely in English and Spanish on Latin America, culture and media.