Joseph Patrick Gone
Joseph Patrick Gone, PhD
Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine

Joseph P. Gone, PhD, 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 re-envision conventional mental health services for advancing Indigenous well-being. Even while undertaking unpredictable community-based partnerships, Professor Gone has published more than 75 scientific articles and chapters, and is honored to have been awarded Fellow status by the Association for Psychological Science and by 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. A graduate of Harvard College and the University of Illinois, Professor Gone also trained at Dartmouth College and McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. He taught at the University of Michigan for sixteen years, where he directed the Native American Studies program prior to joining the faculty at Harvard. A recipient of several fellowships and career awards, Professor Gone completed a residency at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University in 2011. In 2014, he was named a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is currently a Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program (through 2020) of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.


Department of Anthropology

Tozzer Anthropology Building

21 Divinity Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

cell: (734) 255-1420

Cultural Context in DSM Diagnosis: An American Indian Case Illustration of Contradictory Trends.
Authors: Authors: Langa ME, Gone JP.
Transcult Psychiatry
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American Indian historical trauma: Anticolonial prescriptions for healing, resilience, and survivance.
Authors: Authors: Hartmann WE, Wendt DC, Burrage RL, Pomerville A, Gone JP.
Am Psychol
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The impact of historical trauma on health outcomes for indigenous populations in the USA and Canada: A systematic review.
Authors: Authors: Gone JP, Hartmann WE, Pomerville A, Wendt DC, Klem SH, Burrage RL.
Am Psychol
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Native American Perspectives on Health and Traditional Ecological Knowledge.
Authors: Authors: Isaac G, Finn S, Joe JR, Hoover E, Gone JP, Lefthand-Begay C, Hill S.
Environ Health Perspect
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Complexities with group therapy facilitation in substance use disorder specialty treatment settings.
Authors: Authors: Wendt DC, Gone JP.
J Subst Abuse Treat
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Psychotherapy with American Indians: An exploration of therapist-rated techniques in three urban clinics.
Authors: Authors: Beitel M, Myhra LL, Gone JP, Barber JP, Miller A, Rasband A, Cutter CJ, Schottenfeld RS, Barry DT.
Psychotherapy (Chic)
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A Return to "The Clinic" for Community Psychology: Lessons from a Clinical Ethnography in Urban American Indian Behavioral Health.
Authors: Authors: Hartmann WE, St Arnault DM, Gone JP.
Am J Community Psychol
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Behavioral health services in urban American Indian health organizations: A descriptive portrait.
Authors: Authors: Pomerville A, Gone JP.
Psychol Serv
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"It Felt Like Violence": Indigenous Knowledge Traditions and the Postcolonial Ethics of Academic Inquiry and Community Engagement.
Authors: Authors: Gone JP.
Am J Community Psychol
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Assessing service use for mental health by Indigenous populations in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America: a rapid review of population surveys.
Authors: Authors: McIntyre C, Harris MG, Baxter AJ, Leske S, Diminic S, Gone JP, Hunter E, Whiteford H.
Health Res Policy Syst
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