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Claudia Mendez Wright

Claudia Mendez Wright

Graduate Student

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Claudia is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology. She is intrigued by the way women negotiate cultural definitions of femininity and motherhood. Originally from Bogot√° (Colombia), she holds a B.A. in anthropology from Universidad de Los Andes and a M.Sc. in Communication from the University of Louisiana. Her publications and conferences explore topics in consumer culture, ethnography, and more recently natural resources. Claudia's work in the advertising and marketing industry has contributed to the successful development and execution of marketing strategies. She is currently working with Dr. Peggy Petrzelka.