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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Girard Lecture:
"The Thing Happened As He Wished" Recovering Indigenous Psychologies in Community Mental Health

4:15 PM
Humanities Auditorium
Scripps College
Claremont, 91711
(909) 607-8508

Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D., is a national expert in American Indian psychology and mental health. A professor at the University of Michigan, Dr. Gone has collaborated with tribal communities for more than 20 years to harness traditional culture and spirituality for advancing indigenous well-being. He has published 65 scientific articles and chapters, and received recognition in his fields through several fellowships and career awards, including a year-long residency at the Center for Advanced Study in the behavioral sciences at Stanford University. A graduate of Harvard College and the University of Illinois, Dr. Gone also trained at Dartmouth College and McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He is currently a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and of seven divisions of the American Psychological Association. An enrolled member of the Gros Ventre tribal nation of Montana, he also served briefly as the chief administrative officer for the Fort Belknap Indian reservation. 

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