Wesley Brunson

Course Instructor


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

Research Regions
Spain, North America


2022. Wesley Brunson, "Dragonfly." Anthropology and Humanism. (POETRY FIRST PRIZE, Society for Humanistic Anthropology 2021 Writing Awards)

2020. Wesley Brunson, "essay/time/event." Anthropology and Humanism.


Wes’s research includes focuses on intimacy, ethnographic writing, knowledge production, and ethics. He has conducted 21 months of fieldwork in Barcelona among queer and housing activists. In addition to this fieldwork, Wes also writes about Canadian and American literature, with a focus on queer memoirs, essays, and poetry, and about whiteness, masculinity, and family in the American Midwest. Wes has received awards from Anthropology & Humanism for his ethnopoetry. His writing can be found in Anthropology & Humanism and in the international anthology, A Day Is A Struggle.