Alan Kilpatrick

Alan Kilpatrick

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles

An anthropologist who received his Ph.D. from UCLA where he was a student of archeologist Marija Gimbutas. As a scholar, he has won many academic awards such as a Bienecke Fellowship (Yale University), an Irvine Teaching Fellowship (Stanford University) and two Fulbrights.He is the author of The Night Has a Naked Soul: Witchcraft and Sorcery among the Western Cherokee and has conducted fieldwork on folk healing in Peru, Mexico, and Spain.