Dignity Meets Jeffrey Snodgrass
Podcast Episode No 8: Listen Here
Department of Anthropology, Colorado State University
Prof. Jeffrey G. Snodgrass is a Professor at the Department of Anthropology, an Adjunct Professor at the School of Public Health at Colorado State University, US. He is also the Director of Ethnographic Research and Teaching Lab in Ecology at the same university, which aims to add anthropological perspective to the current thinking of global mental health.
As a critical psychiatric anthropologist, Prof. Snodgrass investigates the social foundations of mental well-being and the bio-psycho-cultural therapeutics of ritual and play, with a specific interest in understanding how human health and healing processes function naturally and how built environments experiencing dramatic change, high risk, and uncertainty. His publications include Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity (2006), and Indigenous Peoples and the Collaborative Stewardship of Nature: Knowledge Binds and Institutional Conflicts (2011).
Dignity's Michaela Field spoke with Jeffrey Snodgrass