Neely A. Myers

Neely A. Myers

Research Professor of Anthropology, & Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Bldg. X (2112 G St.) 202
Phone: 202-994-6346


Medical anthropology; global mental health; religion and spirituality; social inequality; public policy; public health; social justice.


To see Dr. Myers' CV, click here.

Ph.D. 2009, University of Chicago (Comparative Human Development)
M.A. 2003, University of Chicago
B.A. 2001, University of Virginia


Selected Articles and Book Chapters

2013  Myers, N. "Mindfulness based stress reduction for low-income minority women with a history of intimate partner violence," Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 20: 23-32.

2012  Myers, N. "Towards an applied neuroanthropology of schizophrenia: the interplay of ‘brains’ and experience," Annals of Anthropological Practice, Special Issue: Neuroanthropology and its Applications 36(1).

2011  Myers, N. "Update: Schizophrenia across cultures," Current Psychiatry Reports 13(4): 305-311.

2010  Myers, N. “Culture, stress and recovery from schizophrenia:  Lessons from  the field for global mental health,” Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 34(3): 500-528.

Classes Taught

Anth 3503 (old 153): Psychological Anthropology
Anth 3504 (154): Illness, Healing, and Culture
Anth 3991 (196): Topics: Power and the Body
Anth 6506: Topics: Culture and Global Mental Health