Joseph Gone

Joseph Gone

Professor of Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
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Joseph P. Gone, Ph.D., is an international expert in the psychology and mental health of American Indians and other Indigenous peoples. A professor at Harvard University, Dr. Gone has collaborated with tribal communities for 25 years to critique conventional mental health services and harness traditional culture and spirituality for advancing indigenous well-being. He has published more than 75 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 Aaniiih-Gros Ventre tribal nation of Montana, he also served briefly as the Chief Administrative Officer for the Fort Belknap Indian reservation. In 2014, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is currently a Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.