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Josh Watkins
Josh Watkins
(979) 862-8419
203D CSA

Department of Geography
Room 810, Eller O&M Building
Texas A&M University
3147 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-3147


Ph.D. Geography

University of California, Davis

Josh Watkins

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Political Geography
  • Borders and Border Security
  • Refugee and Asylum Seeker Governance
  • Migration Governance
  • Asia-Pacific

Selected Publications

(2017). Bordering Borderscapes: Australia’s use of humanitarian aid and border security support to immobilise asylum seekers. Geopolitics, DOI: 10.1080/14650045.2017.1312350.

(2017). Australia’s Irregular Migration Information Campaigns: Border externalization, spatial imaginaries, and extraterritorial subjugation. Territory, Politics, Governance, 5(3), pp. 282-303.

(2015). Spatial Imaginaries Research in Geography: Synergies, Tensions, and New Directions. Geography Compass, 9(9), pp. 508-522. 

Rios, M. and Watkins, J. (2015). Beyond “Place”: Translocal Placemaking of the Hmong Diaspora. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 35(2), pp. 209-219.  

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