The intersection of psychological anthropology with ethnographic film
Neely Myers received her PhD from the University of Chicago’s Department of Comparative Human Development in August 2009. Her research interests include medical and psychological anthropology, schizophrenia and severe mental illnesses, cross-cultural strategies for mental health, and the ways schizophrenia is understood and researched in a variety of contexts. She has published some of her findings in Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry and is currently finishing a book manuscript based on her dissertation research on the Recovery Movement in the U.S. mental health system. She is currently living in Washington, DC, with her husband, two daughters, and adorable dog, and working under a National Institutes of Health training fellowship at Georgetown University’s Department of Psychiatry.