Kevin Groark

Dr, PhD in Anthropology, PhD in Psychoanalytic Sciences

  • 103 Citations
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19962019
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Research Outputs 1996 2019

1996

Ritual and therapeutic use of "hallucinogenic" harvester ants (Pogonomyrmex) in native south-central California

Groark, K. P., 1996, In : Journal of Ethnobiology. 16, 1, p. 1-29 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pogonomyrmex
religious behavior
therapeutics
Pogonomyrmex barbatus
Solenopsis geminata
1997

To warm the blood, to warm the flesh: the role of the steambath in Highland Maya (Tzeltal-Tzotzil) ethnomedicine

Groark, K. P., 1997, In : Journal of Latin American Lore. 20, 1, p. 3-95 93 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2001

Taxonomic identity of "hallucinogenic" harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex californicus) confirmed

Groark, K. P., 2001, In : Journal of Ethnobiology. 21, 2, p. 133-144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pogonomyrmex californicus
Solenopsis geminata
ingestion
therapeutics
insects
2005

Pathogenic emotions: sentiment, sociality, and sickness among the Tzotzil Maya of San Juan Chamula, Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., 15 Aug 2005, (Unpublished) 586 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisResearch

Sickness
Chiapas
Maya
Emotion
Mexico

Vital warmth and well-being: Steambathing as household therapy among the Tzeltal and Tzotzil Maya of highland Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., Aug 2005, In : Social Science and Medicine. 61, 4 SPEC. ISS., p. 785-795 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mexico
Hot Temperature
well-being
Health
health
2008

Social opacity and the dynamics of empathic in-sight among the tzotzil maya of Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., 2008, In : Ethos. 36, 4, p. 427-448 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mexico
transparency
emotion
interaction
Opacity
2009

Discourses of the soul: The negotiation of personal agency in tzotzil maya dream narrative

Groark, K. P., Nov 2009, In : American Ethnologist. 36, 4, p. 705-721 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

narrative
discourse
ethnopsychology
resources
responsibility
2010
tobacco use
gourds
Nicotiana tabacum
nicotine
religious behavior

Willful souls: dreaming and the dialectics of self-experience among the Tzotzil Maya of Highland Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., 2010, Toward an anthropology of the will. Murphy, K. M. & Throop, C. J. (eds.). Stanford, USA: Stanford University Press, p. 101-122 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

2013

Toward a cultural phenomenology of intersubjectivity: The extended relational field of the Tzotzil Maya of highland Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., Jul 2013, In : Language and Communication. 33, 3, p. 278-291 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

intersubjectivity
phenomenology
Interpersonal Relations
Mexico
Consciousness

With culture in mind: psychoanalytic stories

Groark, K. P., 2013, In : Transcultural Psychiatry. 50, 1, p. 158-160 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article/Exhibition reviewResearch

book review
2015

Dreaming and the dialectics of self-experience: the psychodynamics of highland Maya dream culture

Groark, K. P., May 2015, (Unpublished) 180 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisResearch

dialectics
experience
cultural anthropology
triangulation
psychoanalytic theory
2017
Open Access
File
Chiapas
Highlands
Maya
Interpersonal Relations
Causation

Specters of social antagonism: the cultural psychodynamics of dream aggression among the Tzotzil Maya of San Juan Chamula (Chiapas, Mexico)

Groark, K. P., 7 Sep 2017, In : Ethos. 45, 3, p. 314-341 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

phantasy
antagonism
aggression
Mexico
interpersonal relation
2019

Boyer Prize Winner - Kevin Groark

Groark, K., 2019, Society for Psychological Anthropology Newsletter, Summer 2019, p. 7-8 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteBook/Film/Article reviewResearch

antagonism

Comment on Throop and Zahavi's "Bright and Dark Empathy"

Groark, K. P., 15 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

"Elder Brother Tobacco": traditional Nicotiana snuff use among the contemporary Tzeltal and Tzotzil Maya of Highland Chiapas, Mexico

Groark, K. P., 2019, Breath and smoke: tobacco use among the Maya. Loughmiller-Cardinal, J. A. & Eppich, K. (eds.). Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, p. 54-92 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Mexico
Chiapas
Tobacco
Highlands
Elders

Freud among the Boasians: psychoanalytic influence and ambivalence in American anthropology

Groark, K. P., Aug 2019, In : Current Anthropology. 60, 4, p. 559-573, 585-588 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ambivalence
anthropology
psychoanalytic theory
ethnology
appeal

Invited comment on "Of House or Bush: Cultural Psychodynamics of Spirit Children and Infanticide in Northern Ghana"

Groark, K. P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Anthropology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reply: cultural psychodynamics: integrating culture, society, and psyche

Groark, K. P., Aug 2019, In : Current Anthropology. 60, 4, p. 581-588 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review