Academic interests

Migration, Violence, Transnational Feminisms, Borders & Transit Spaces, Race & Gender, Political Economy, Engaged Anthropology, Mexico, Latin America, US


Anthropology of Global Migration (460) Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (402) Race & Ethnic Identity (457) History of Anthropological Thought (360) Field Methods in Ethnography (404) Survey of Applied Anthropology (201) Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (104) Introduction to Global and International Studies (I100)


IUPUI Arts & Humanities (IAHI) Grant, 2017 UC Press International Competition in Public Anthropology, 2016 EMPOWER Grant, 2013-14 New Frontiers Award, 2013 UA Excellence Fellowship 2011 Fulbright-Hays DDRA 2008-2009 National Science Foundation DDIG 2008-2009 P.E.O. Scholars Award 2009


Select Publications: Vogt, Wendy (2017) The Arterial Border: Negotiating Economies of Risk and Violence in Mexico’s Security Regime, ‘Transit Migration: Renewing the Focus on a Global Phenomenon’, International Journal of Migration and Border Studies Vogt, Wendy (2016) Stuck in the Middle with You: The Intimate Labours of Mobility and Smuggling along Mexico’s Migrant Route, ‘Beyond the Border: Clandestine Migration Journeys’ Geopolitics 21 (2), 366-386 Vogt, Wendy (2015) The War on Drugs is a War on Migrants, Landscapes of Violence, 3 (1) Brigden, Noelle and Wendy Vogt (2015) Homeland Heroes: Migrants and Soldiers in the Neoliberal Era, Antipode, 47 (22), 303-322 Vogt, Wendy (2013) Crossing Mexico: Structural Violence and the Commodification of Undocumented Central American Migrants. American Ethnologist, 40 (4), 764-780


Department of Anthropology Undergraduate Mentor