Boris Muñoz is a Venezuelan-American journalist. He has been published in several magazines and newspapers in the United States, Latin America, Venezuela, and Europe, including The New York Times, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Gatopardo, El Malpensante, and Internazionale.
In 2016, he founded The New York Times en Español's opinion page and served as a senior staff editor for Latin America on the English op-ed page.
He is the author of the books La Ley de la Calle: testimonios de jóvenes protagonistas de la violencia en Caracas, 1995; Tan iguales tan diferentes, 2004, and Despachos del Imperio, 2007. A number of anthologies of Latin American journalism have featured his chronicles and profiles.
Muñoz has received multiple awards, including the Maria Moors Cabot Award from Columbia University in 2019, the Nieman Fellowship from Harvard University in 2009, and the 1st Accessit for Fernando Lázaro Carreter Award in Madrid in 1999.
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars appointed him Public Policy Fellow for its Latin American Program this summer.
He earned a Ph.D. in Hispanic American literature at Rutgers University.