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M. BRINTON LYKES
Lynch School of Education
Boston College
Campion Hall 308
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Email: [email protected]
Birthplace: New Orleans
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 617-552-0670
FAX: 617-552-1981
www2.bc.edu/~brinton.lykes
EDUCATION
1978-1984
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA.
Community/Social
Psychology - Ph.D.
Thesis topic: Autonomous individualism vs. social individuality:
Towards an alternative understanding of the self.
1970-1973
Harvard Divinity School
Cambridge, MA.
Applied Theology/
Psychology & Religion
M.Div. Honors.
1966-1970
Hollins University
Virginia.
Philosophy & Religion
B.A. Honors.
HONORS AND AWARDS
The Florence L. Denmark and Mary E. Reuder Award for Outstanding
International Contributions to the Psychology of Women and Gender
(Division 52-International Psychology) American Psychological
Association (APA), 2014
International Humanitarian Award, American Psychological Association (APA)
2013
Ignacio Martín-Baró Lifetime Peace Practitioner Award, Society for the Study of
Peace, Conflict and Violence, (Division 48-Peace Psychology) American
Psychological Association (APA), 2012
Distinguished Publication Award, Association of Women in Psychology, 2010
Marion Langer Award for Distinction in Social Advocacy & the Pursuit of
Human Rights, American Orthopsychiatric Association, 2007
Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, Lewis & Clark College, June, 2005
Honoree, Qualitative Methods in Psychology, First Annual Conference, CUNY
Graduate Center, 1997
Rev. John Trazaska Faculty Advisor Award, Boston College, 1996
Jesuit Institute, Visiting Scholar Fellowship, 1991-1992
Faculty Research Grant, Rhode Island College, 1986-1987; 1988-1989
Faculty Scholars Award, Rhode Island College, summer, 1986; 1989
Boston College Teaching Excellence Award, 1984
Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society, 1981
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University Fellowship, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, 1980; 1982
Ella Lyman Cabot Trust Grant, Cambridge, MA, l974
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, Hollins College, Hollins, VA, 1970
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Psychological Association
Fellow, Divisions 9, 27, 35, 48; Member, Division 5, 52
Guatemala Scholars Network
InterAmerican Psychological Association
Latin American Studies Association
New England Council on Latin America
EDITORIAL BOARDS
2011-2015
2006-present
2001-present
1998-present
1994-present
Editorial Board, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Editorial Board, International Journal of Transitional Justice
Editorial Board, Action Research Journal
Editorial Board, American Journal of Community Psychology
Editorial Board, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology
POSITIONS HELD
2005-present
Associate Director, Center for Human Rights and International
Justice, Boston College
1997-present
Professor of Community-Cultural Psychology, Department of
Counseling, Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston
College, Lynch School of Education, on leave 1999-2001
2008-2014
Chair, Department of Counseling, Developmental and Educational
Psychology, Boston College, Lynch School of Education,
2003-2007
Associate Dean, Boston College, Lynch School of Education
1999-2001
Chair of Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of
the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Coordinator of
MA in Community-Counseling Psychology, Associate
Chairperson, Department of Psychology with portfolios in
Staffing, Research & Equity
1997-1998
Acting Associate Dean, Boston College, School of Education.
1996-1997
Department Chair, Department of Counseling, Developmental and
Educational Psychology and Research Methods, Boston College,
School of Education.
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1992-1997
Associate Professor and Coordinator: Human Development
Program, Boston College, School of Education.
Courses taught at Boston College: UNDERGRADUATE: Personality Theories;
Psychology of Adolescence; Child, Growth and Society; Child and Society; Global
Service and Justice: Contextualizing Service
GRADUATE: Culture and Psychology; Participatory
Action Research: Gender, Race, and Power; Alternative Strategies for Working with
Children in Contexts of Organized Violence; Psychology of Women; Interdisciplinary
Seminar in Human Rights and International Justice; Critical Perspectives on the
Psychology of Race, Class, and Gender
October 2007;
August 2010;
August 2014
Professor, Universidad del Valle, Guatemala. Maestría en
Consejería Psicológica y Salud Mental: Consejería/Comunitaria
[MA Program in Counseling Psychology & Mental Health:
Module in Community Counseling Psychology]
1991-1992
Visiting Scholar, Jesuit Institute, Boston College.
1989-1990
Research leave. Movimiento Solidario de Salud Mental, Buenos
Aires, Argentina & Asociación de Servicios Comunitarios de
Salud, Guatemala. Research/training workshops: Talleres creativos
para el trabajo con niños afectados por el terror de Estado
[Creative workshops for working with children affected by state
terror].
1988-1991
Associate Professor of Psychology, Rhode Island College,
Providence. Courses taught: Social Psychology; Psychology of
Women; Psychology of Race & Class; Women and Men:
Psychological Perspectives on Gender; Adolescent Psychology.
1984-1988
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Rhode Island College,
Providence, RI
Summer, 1988
Asociación de Servicios Comunitarios de Salud. Chimaltenango,
Guatemala. Seminario/Taller: Estrategias de prevención y rol de
los promotores en salud mental [Prevention and the role of mental
health promoters], with J.J. Fariña and Rosa Maciel.
1983-1984
Instructor, Psychology Department, University of Massachusetts,
Boston. Course taught: Psychology and Women.
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1981-1984
Instructor, Psychology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill,
MA. Courses taught: Viewpoints on Insanity, with William Ryan;
Women & Men: Understanding Self in Social Context; Idea of
Insanity.
1980-1981
Research Intern, Henry A. Murray Research Center, Radcliffe
College. Developed coding systems for social psychological and
personality variables from TATs and open-ended interview data.
Specific statistical experience: anova, regression, factor analysis
using SPSS, and Datatext.
1979-1980
Teaching Assistant, Psychology Department, Boston College,
Chestnut Hill, MA. Course: Major Themes in Psychological
Thought.
1978-1978
Research Assistant, Psychology Department, Boston College,
Chestnut Hill, MA. Experimental research in social psychology.
Skills include research design, use of video equipment, and data
analysis, using SPSS and BMD.
1977-1978
Consultant and clinical intern. Advisory Resource Center, Boston
University, MA.
1977-1978
Instructor. Community Mental Health Program, Laselle Junior
College. Course taught: Community Resources.
1975-1976
Faculty-Staff. Seminary Quarter at Grailville, Loveland, OH.
Summers.
1973-1977
Coordinator of Women's Programs and Instructor in Applied
Theology. Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA. Courses
taught: Ministry and Human Sexuality; Ministry: Women Working
with Women.
PUBLICATIONS
Lykes, M. B. & Scheib, H. (under review). Visual methodologies and participatory action
research: Performing women’s community-based health promotion in post-Katrina New
Orleans Global Public Health.
Crosby, A., Lykes, M. B., & Caxaj, B. (in press, 2016). Carrying a heavy load: Mayan women’s
understandings of reparation in the aftermath of genocide. Journal of Genocide.
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Lykes, M. B. (in press, 2016). Community-based and Participatory Action Research: Community
psychology collaborations within and across borders. In Bond, M. A., Keys, C. B. &
Serrano-García, I. & Shinn, S. (Eds.) Handbook of Community Psychology. Washington,
DC: American Psychological Association.
Lykes, M. B. & Crosby, A. (in press, 2015). Participatory action research as a resource for
community regeneration in post-conflict contexts. In Bretherton, D. & Law, S. F.
Methodologies in Peace Psychology: Peace Research by Peaceful Means. New York:
Springer.
Hershberg, R. M. & Lykes, M. B. (in press, 2015). Transnational Mixed-Status Families:
Critical Challenges in Cross-Border Relationships over Time. In Scheuths, A. &
Lawston, J. (Eds.). Living Together, Living Apart: Mixed Status Families and US
Immigration Policy. U of Washington Press.
Kanstroom, D. & Lykes, M. B. (Eds.) (2015). The New Deportations Delirium:
Interdisciplinary Responses. New York: New York University Press. With two original
chapters:
Kanstroom, D. & Lykes, M. B. Migration, Detention, and Deportation:
Dilemmas and Responses, pp. 1-32
Lykes, M. B., Sibley, E., Brabeck, K. M., Hunter, C. & Johansen, Y.
Participatory Action Research with Transnational and Mixed Status Families:
Understanding and Responding to post-9/11 Threats to Migrants, pp. 193-226
Lykes, M. B. & Hershberg, R. M. (2015). Continuities and Discontinuities in Human Rights
Violations: Historically Situating the Psychosocial Effects of Migration. Journal of
Social Issues. 71(2), pp. 244-263. doi: 10.1111/josi.12108
Lykes, M.B. & Scheib, H. (2015). The artistry of emancipatory practice: Photovoice, creative
techniques, and feminist anti-racist participatory action research. In Bradbury-Huang, H.
(Ed.) Handbook of Action Research III. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. pp. 131-142.
Lykes, M.B. & Crosby, A. (2015). Creative methodologies as a resource for Mayan women’s
protagonism. In Hamber, B. & Gallagher, E. (Eds.) Psychosocial Perspectives on
Peacebuilding. Peace Psychology Book Series. Cham, Switzerland: Springer
International Publishing. pp. 147-186.
Brabeck, K., Lykes, M.B., Sibley, E. & Kene, P. (2015). Ethical ambiguities in participatory
action research with unauthorized migrants. Ethics and Behavior, 25(1), 21-36. DOI:
10.1080/10508422.2014.920707 Published on-line September 2014.
Brabeck, K., Lykes, M. B., & Hunter, C. (2014). The psychosocial impact of detention and
deportation on U.S. migrant children and families. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry,
84(5), 496-505. DOI: 10.1037.ort00000011
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Lykes, M. B. & Sibley, E. (2014). Liberation psychology and pragmatic solidarity: North-South
collaborations through the Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund. Peace and Conflict: Journal of
Peace Psychology, 20(3), 209-226. DOI: 10.1037/pac0000045
Lykes, M.B. (2014). Maya Women of Chajul. In Coghlan, D. & Brydon-Miller, M. (Eds). The
SAGE encyclopedia of action research. (Vols. 1-2) (pp. 529-532) . Thousand Oaks, CA:
SAGE. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446294406
Lykes, M.B. (2014). Ignacio Martín-Baró. In Coghlan, D. & Brydon-Miller, M. (Eds). The SAGE
encyclopedia of action research. (Vols. 1-2) (pp. 523-526). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781446294406
Lykes, M. B., & Crosby, A. (2014). Creativity as intervention strategy in feminist and
psychosocial accompaniment processes with Mayan women in Guatemala. Intervention:
International Journal of Mental Health, Psychosocial Work and Counselling in Areas of
Armed Conflict. 12(1), 30-42.
Lykes, M. B. & Crosby, A. (2014). Feminist Practice of Community and Participatory and
Action Research. In Sharlene Hesse-Biber (Ed.) Feminist Research Practice: A Primer.
Second Edition. Thousand Oak, CA: SAGE. pp. 145-181.
Lykes, M. B. (2013). Participatory and Action Research as a Transformative Praxis:
Responding to Humanitarian Crises from the Margins. American Psychologist, 68(8),
772-783. DOI: 10.1037/a0034360. [Spanish translation available from the author]
Lykes, M. B. Participatory/Action Research (2013). In Keith, K. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of CrossCultural Psychology Wiley-Blackwell Publishers
Lykes, M.B. & Sibley, E. (2013). Exploring Meaning Making with Adolescents “Left Behind”
by Migration. Educational Action Research, 21(4), 565-581. DOI:
10.1080/09650792.2013. 832346. [Spanish translation available from first author]
Lykes, M. B., Brabeck, K. M. & Hunter, C. (2013). Exploring Parent-Child Communication in
the Context of Threat: Mixed-status families facing detention and deportation in post 9/11
USA. Community, Work and Family, 16(2), 123-146. DOI:
10.1080/13668803.2012.752997
Scheib, H. & Lykes, M. B. (2013). African American and Latina Community Health Workers
engage PhotoPAR as a resource in a post-disaster context: Katrina at 5 years. Journal of
Health Psychology, 18(8), 1069-1084. DOI: 10.1177/1359105312470127
Hershberg, R. M. & Lykes, M. B. (2012). Redefining family: Transnational girls narrate
experiences of parental migration, detention, and deportation. FQS: Forum Qualitative
Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 14(1), Art. 5,
http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs130157
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Lykes, M. B. (2012). One legacy among many: The Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental
Health and Human Rights at 21. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 18
(1), 88-95. DOI: 10.1037/a0026982
Lykes, M.B., McDonald, E. & Boc, C. (2012). The Post-Deportation Human Rights Project:
Participatory Action Research with Maya Transnational Families. Practicing
Anthropology 34(1), 22-26.
Lykes, M. B. & Hershberg, R. (2012). Participatory Action Research and Feminisms: Social
Inequalities and Transformative Praxis. In Sharlene Hesse-Biber (Ed.) Handbook of
Feminist Research II: Theory and Praxis. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, pp. 331-367.
Lykes, M. B., Hershberg, R. & Brabeck, K.M. (2011). Methodological challenges in
participatory action research with undocumented Central American migrants. Journal for
Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 3(2), 22-35. http://jsacp.tumblr.com/
Lykes, M. B. & Chicco, J. (2011) Políticas y prácticas de deportación en la administración de
Obama: “Entre más cambian las cosas más se quedan igual” [Deportation Policies and
Practices in the Obama Administration: “The More Things Change, The More They Stay
The Same”]. ENCUENTRO: Revista Académico de la Universidad Centroamericana,
90, 7-18.
Crosby, A. & Lykes, M. B. (2011). Mayan women survivors speak: The gendered relations of
truth-telling in postwar Guatemala. International Journal of Transitional Justice, 5(3),
456-476. DOI: 10.1093/ijtj/ijr017 [Spanish translation available from second author]
Brabeck, K. M., Lykes, M.B., & Hershberg, R. (2011). Framing immigration to and deportation
from the United States: Guatemalan and Salvadoran families make meaning of their
experiences. Community, Work and Family, 14(3), 275-296. First published on 25 March
2011. DOI:10.1080/13668803.2010.520840
Lykes, M. B. (2010) Silence(ing), voice(s) and gross violations of human rights: Constituting
and performing subjectivities through PhotoPAR. Visual Studies, 25 (3), 238-254. DOI:
10.1080/1472586X.2010.523276
Lykes, M. B. (2010) Assessing ethical, political and social issues for cultural variations. In
Kimberly Hoagwood, Peter S. Jensen, Mary McKay, and Serene Olin (Eds.) Children's
Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships. Oxford University Press, pp. 121123.
Lykes, M. B. (2010). No easy road to freedom: Engendering and enculturating forced migration.
In D.Hollenbach, SJ (Ed.), Driven from Home: Protecting the Rights of Forced Migrants.
Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, pp. 71-93.
Lykes, M.B. (2010). Women’s lives and social policy in post-conflict societies. Book Review.
Feminist Conversations: Women, Trauma, and Empowerment in Post-Transitional
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Societies. Doville Budryte, Lisa M. Vaughn & Natalyat Riegg (eds.). Psychology of
Women Quarterly, 34, 265-271
Lykes, M. B., Coquillon, E. D., & Rabenstein, K. L. (2010). Theoretical and methodological
challenges in participatory community-based research. In H. Landrine & N. F. Russo
(Eds.), Handbook of Diversity in Feminist Psychology. New York: Springer Publishing,
pp. 55-82.
Lykes, M. B. & Moane, G. (2009).Whither feminist liberation psychology? Critical exploration
of feminist and liberation psychologies for a globalizing world. Feminism & Psychology,
19(3), 283-298.
Lykes, M.B. & Moane, G. (Eds.) (2009). Feminist Liberation Psychology: Special Issue.
Feminism & Psychology, 19(3). Entire Issue.
Lykes, M. B. & Coquillon, E.D. (2009). Psychosocial trauma, poverty, and human rights in
communities emerging from war. In D. Fox, I. Prilleltensky, & S. Austin (Eds.), Critical
Psychology II. London: SAGE, pp. 285-299.
Brydon-Miller, M., Davids, I., Jaitli, N., Lykes, M. B., Schensul, J., & Williams, S. (2009).
Popular education and action research: Voices from the field. In S. Noffke and B.
Somekh (Eds.), The Handbook of Educational Action Research. Thousand Oaks, CA:
SAGE, pp. 387-396.
Lykes, M. B. & Mallona, A. (2008). Towards transformational liberation: Participatory action
research and activist praxis. In P. Reason & H. Bradbury (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of
Action Research II. London: SAGE Publications Ltd., pp. 260-292.
Cabrera Pérez-Armiñan, M. L. & Lykes, M. B. (2008). Compartir la Memoria Colectiva:
Acompañamiento Psicosocial y Justicia Integral para Mujeres Víctimas de Violencia
Sexual en Conflictos Armados [Sharing our Collective Memory: Psychosocial
Accompaniment and Integral Justice for Women, Victims of Sexual Violence in Armed
Conflict]. Guatemala: PCS-Consejeria en Proyectos. 83pp.
Lykes, M. B., Beristain, C. M., & Cabrera Pérez-Armiñan, M. L. (2007). Political violence,
impunity, and emotional climate in Maya communities. Journal of Social Issues, 63(2),
369-385. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-4560.2007.00514.x
Lykes, M.B. & Coquillon, E. (2007). Participatory and Action Research and Feminisms:
Towards Transformative Praxis. In Sharlene Hesse-Biber (Ed.).Handbook of Feminist
Research: Theory and Praxis. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, pp. 297-326.
Costanzo, M., Gerrity, E. & Lykes, M.B. (2006) Psychologists and the use of torture in
interrogations. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP), 6(1), 1-14.
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Lykes, M.B. & Lazarus, S. (2006) Indigenous and Euro-American Psychologies: Resources and
Barriers for Generating Knowledge and Practice. International Psychology Bulletin, 10
(3).
Lykes, M.B. (2006). Forward. In Carlos Martín Beristain. Humanitarian Aid Work: A Critical
Approach. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.
Lykes, M.B. & Mersky, M. (2006). Reparations and mental health: Psychosocial
interventions towards healing, human agency, and rethreading social realities. In Pablo
de Greiff (Ed.). The Handbook of Reparations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 589622.
Durand, T. M. & Lykes, M.B. (2006). Think globally, act locally: A global perspective on
mobilizing adults for positive youth development. In E. Gil Clary and Jean E. Rhodes
(Eds.). Mobilizing Adults for Positive Youth Development : Strategies for Closing the
Gap between Beliefs and Behaviors (The Search Institute Series on Developmentally
Attentive Community and Society). New York: Springer, pp. 233-254.
Qin, D. & Lykes, M. B. (2006). Reweaving a fragmented web of self: A grounded theory of
self-understanding among Chinese women students in USA. International Journal of
Qualitative Research in Education 19(2), 177-200.
Lykes, M. B. (2004). Virtues and vocation: Community psychology and social change.
In Geoffrey Nelson & Isaac Prilleltensky (Eds.). Community psychology: In pursuit of
liberation and well-being. London: Palgrave MacMillan, pp. 156-159. [Revised, 2nd
edition, in press, 2010]
De Jesus, Maria & Lykes, M. B. (2004). Racism and “whiteness” in transitions to peace:
Indigenous peoples, human rights, and the struggle for justice. In Michelle Fine,
Lois Weis, Linda Powell and April Burns (Eds.). (2nd ed.). Off White: Readings in
power, privilege, and resistance. Taylor & Francis, pp. 331-344.
Ngonyama ka Sigogo, T., Hooper, M., Long, C., Lykes, M.B., Wilson, K. & Zietkiewicz,
E. (2004). Chasing rainbow notions: Enacting community psychology in
the classroom and beyond in post-1994 South Africa. American Journal of Community
Psychology 33(1/2), 77-89.
McIntyre, A & Lykes, M.B. (2004). Weaving words and pictures in/through
feminist participatory action research. In Mary Brydon-Miller, Patricia Maguire & Alice
McIntyre (Eds.). Traveling Companions: Feminisms and Participatory Action Research,
Greenwood Publishing Group, pp. 82-111.
Lykes, M. B. (Fall, 2003). Developing an activist liberatory community psychology: One step at
a time. The Community Psychologist, 36(4), 39-42.
Williams, J.W. & Lykes, M. B. (2003). Bridging theory and practice: Using reflexive cycles in
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feminist PAR. Feminism and Psychology, 13(3), 287-294.
Lykes, M.B., TerreBlanche, M. & Hamber, B. (2003). Narrating survival and change in
Guatemala and South Africa: The politics of representation and a liberatory community
psychology. American Journal of Community Psychology 31(1/2), 79-90.
Lykes, M.B. (2001) A critical re-reading of PTSD from a cross-cultural/community perspective.
In Derek Hook and Gillian Eagle (Eds.), Psychopathology and social prejudice. Cape
Town, South Africa: UCT Press/JUTA, pp. 92-108. En español: (2003) Una reinterpretación crítica del estrés pos-traumático desde una perspectiva comunitaria e
intercultural. En Psicología social y violencia política. Compilado por ECAP. Guatemala
City, Guatemala: Editores Siglo Veintiuno, pp. 211-240.
Lykes, M.B. & Qin, D. (2001). Individualism and collectivism. Encyclopedia of Gender. Editor
in Chief: Judith Worrell. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, pp. 625-631.
Lykes, M.B. (2001) Activist participatory research and the arts with rural Maya women:
Interculturality and situated meaning making. In Deborah L. Tolman and Mary BrydonMiller (Eds.), From Subjects to Subjectivities: A Handbook of Interpretive and
Participatory Methods. New York: New York University Press, pp. 183-199.
Lykes, M. B. (2001). Human rights violations as structural violence. In D.J. Christie, R.V.
Wagner & D. DuN. Winter (Eds.), Peace, conflict and violence: Peace psychology for the
21st century. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, pp. 158-167.
Lykes, M. B. (2001). Creative arts and photography in participatory action research in
Guatemala. In P. Reason & H. Bradbury (Eds.), Handbook of Action Research. Thousand
Oaks, CA: Sage, pp. 363-371.
Women of PhotoVoice/ADMI & Lykes, M.B. (2000). Voces e imágenes: Mujeres Mayas Ixiles
de Chajul/Voices and images: Mayan Ixil women of Chajul. Guatemala: Magna Terra.
Texts in Spanish and English, with a methodology chapter by Lykes.
Lykes, M.B. (2000) Possible contributions of a psychology of liberation: Whither health and
human rights? Journal of Health Psychology 5(3), 383-397.
Haney, W. & Lykes, M. B. (2000). Practice, participatory research and creative research
designs: The continuing evolution of ethical guidelines for research. In F. Sherman & B.
Torbert (Eds.), Transforming social inquiry, transforming social action: New paradigms
for crossing the theory/practice divide in universities and communities. Kluwer
Academic Publishers, pp. 275-294.
Michel Fariña, J.J. & Lykes, M.B. (2000). Cuestiones éticas y epistemológicas ante la
experimentación psicológica con niños [Ethical and epistemological questions in
psychological experiments with children]. En J. J. Michel Fariña & Carlos Guitiérrez
(Eds.), La encrucijada de la filiación: Technologías reproductivas y restitución de niños
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[Childhood at the crossroads: Reproductive technologies and the restitucion of children].
Buenos Aires-Mexico: Grupo Editorial Lumen, pp. 25-31.
Lykes, M. B. (1999), in collaboration with A. Caba Mateo, J. Chávez Anay, I. A. Laynez Caba,
U. Ruiz and Joan W. Williams. Telling stories – rethreading lives: Community education,
women’s development and social change among the Maya Ixil. International Journal of
Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice, 2(3), 207-227. En español: (2003).
Contando historias – reconectando vidas: Educación comunitaria, desarrollo de la mujer y
cambio social. En Psicología social y violencia política. Compilado por ECAP.
Guatemala City, Guatemala: Editores Siglo Veintiuno, pp.327-358.
Lykes, M. B. (1999). Doing psychology at the periphery: Constructing just alternatives to war
and peace. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 5(1), 27-36.
McIntyre, A., & Lykes, M. B. (1998). Who’s the boss? Confronting whiteness and power
differences within a feminist mentoring relationship in participatory action research.
Feminism and Psychology, 8(4), 427-444.
Comas-Díaz, L., Lykes, M. B., Alarcón, R. (1998). Ethnic conflict and the psychology of
liberation in Guatemala, Perú, and Puerto Rico. American Psychologist,
53(7), 778-792.
Arditti, R & Lykes, M.B. (1997). La labor de las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo [The work of the
Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo]. En Restitución de niños: Abuelas de Plaza de
Mayo [Restitution of children: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo]. Buenos Aires,
AR: Editorial Universitaria de Buenos Aires, pp. 109-132.
Lykes, M. B. (1997). Activist participatory research among the Maya of Guatemala:
Constructing meanings from situated knowledge. Journal of Social Issues, 53(4),
725-746.
Brabeck, M. M., et al., including Lykes, M. B. (1997). Changing the culture of the university to
engage in outreach scholarship. In R. M. Lerner & L. K. Simon (Eds.), Creating the new
outreach university for America’s youth and families: Building university-community
collaborations for the twenty-first century. New York: Garland Publishing.
Lykes, M. B. (1997). Cross-cultural and transnational responses to human rights and mental
health [Review of the book Pain and survival: Human rights violations and mental
health]. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 3(1), 105-107.
Lykes, M. B., Banuazizi, A., Liem, R., & Morris, M. (Eds.). (1996). Myths about the powerless:
Contesting social inequalities. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. This volume
includes an introductory chapter by the four editors and the following original chapters:
Lykes, M. B. Meaning making in a context of genocide and silencing.
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Lykes, M. B. Conversation with William Ryan.
Lykes, M. B., & Mallona, A. (1996). Surfacing our-selves: ¿Gringa, white - mestiza, brown? In
M. Fine, M. Wong, L. Weis, & M. Powell (Eds.), Off-white. New York: Routledge.
Lykes, M. B. (1995). La voluntad de resistir: La conservacion del "self" y la cultura
guatemalteca [The will to resist: Preservation of self and culture in Guatemala]. Psique y
Sociedad, 2(1, 2).
Lykes, M. B. (1994). The psychosocial effects of war on children. In A study guide for If the
mango tree could speak. Washington, DC: Network Educators of America.
Lykes, M. B. (1994). [Review of the book Women and human rights]. Journal of Moral
Education, 23(3), 364-366.
Lykes, M. B. (1994). Speaking against the silence: One Maya woman's exile and return. In C. E.
Franz & A. J. Stewart (Eds.), Women creating lives: Identities, resilience, and
resistance. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Lykes, M. B. (1994). Terror, silencing, and children: International multidisciplinary
collaboration with Guatemalan Maya communities. Social Science and Medicine, 38(4),
543-552. [Spanish translation available from author]
Lykes, M. B., & multiple co-authors. (1994). Trauma psicosocial y adolescentes
Latinoamericanos: Formas de accion grupal. [Psychosocial trauma and Latin American
youth: Forms of group action]. Santiago, Chile: ILAS.
Lykes, M. B. (1994). I. Whose meeting at which crossroads? A Response to Brown and Gilligan.
Feminism and Psychology, 4(3), 345-349.
Arditti, R., & Lykes, M. B. (1993). The disappeared children of Argentina: The work of the
grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo. In M. Agosin (Ed.), Surviving beyond fear: Women,
children, and human rights in Latin America (pp. 168-175). Fredonia, NY: White Pine
Press.
Lykes, M. B. (1993). "Children in the storm": Psychosocial trauma in Latin America. In M.
Agosin (Ed.), Surviving beyond fear: Women, children, and human rights in Latin
America (pp. 152-161). Fredonia, NY: White Pine Press.
Lykes, M. B. (1993). Niños y violencia política: Dossier temático de acceso bibliográfico
[Children and political violence: Review essay and annotated bibliography]. Buenos
Aires: CEDDI.
Lykes, M. B. (1993). [Review of the book Gender constructs and social issues]. Contemporary
Psychology, 38(8), 868-869.
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Lykes, M. B., Brabeck, M., Ferns, T., & Radan, A. (1993). Human rights and mental health
among Latin American women in situations of state sponsored violence: Bibliographic
resources. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 17(4), 525-544.
Lykes, M.B. (1993). Community research crosses national boundaries: Multiple meanings of
long-term residence in particular spaces. American Journal of Community Psychology,
21(4), 487-493.
Arditti, R., & Lykes, M. B. (1992). "Recovering identity": The work of the grandmothers of the
Plaza de Mayo. Women's Studies International Forum, 15(4), 461-471.
Lykes, M. B. (1992, Julio-Agosto). Talleres creativos para un trabajo con niños [Creative
workshops for working with children]. ASECSA. El Informador Comunitario, 144, 6-8.
Melville, M., & Lykes, M. B. (1992). Guatemalan Indian children and the sociocultural effects
of government-sponsored terrorism. Social Science and Medicine, 34(5), 533-548.
Arditti, R., & Lykes, M. B. (1991). Las abuelas de Plaza de Mayo [The grandmothers of the
Plaza de Mayo]. In X. Bunster (Ed.), La mujer ausente: Derechos humanos en el mundo
[The absent woman: Human rights in the world] (pp. 135-144). ISIS Internacional,
Ediciones de las Mujeres, No. 15, Santiago, Chile.
Lykes, M. B. (1991). Children in the storm: Communities respond through action-research. The
Community Psychologist, 25(1), 11-13.
Lykes, M. B. (1991). Perspectives on gender: Difference, disadvantage, or dominance? [Review
of the books Making a difference and Theoretical perspectives on sexual difference].
Contemporary Psychology, 36(12), 1072-1073.
Lykes, M. B., Maciel, R., Iborra, M., Suardi, L., & Costa, E. (1991). Jugando a recrear nuestra
historia [Playing to recreate our history]. In E. G. Mendez & M. del Carmen Bianchi
(Eds.), Ser niño en America Latina [To be a child in Latin America] (pp. 369-373).
Buenos Aires: UNICEF.
Lykes, M. B. (1990, Octubre-Diciembre). Ignacio Martín-Baró: Un hombre para/dentro de otros:
Reflexiones en homenaje a un amigo, colega, y mentor [Ignacio Martín-Baró: A man
with/for others]. Revista de Psicología de El Salvador, 38, 370-375.
Lykes, M. B. (1990, October). War tears at children's emotions. Response Magazine, United
Methodist Church, 25-29.
Lykes, M. B., & Liem, R. (1990). Human rights and mental health work in the United States:
Lessons from Latin America. Journal of Social Issues, 46(3), 151-165.
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Arditti, R., & Lykes, M. B. (1989). The missing children of Argentina. Sojourner: The Women's
Forum, 14(5), 17-18.
Lykes, M. B. (1989). The caring self: Social experiences of power and powerlessness. In M.
Brabeck (Ed.), Who cares? Theoretical and ethical perspectives (pp. 164-179). New
York: Praeger.
Lykes, M. B. (1989). Dialogue with Guatemalan Indian women: Critical perspectives on
constructing collaborative research. In R. Unger (Ed.), Representations: Social
constructions of gender (pp. 167-185). Amityville, NY: Baywood. [Reprinted in Gergen,
M., & Davis, S. (Eds.). (1996). Toward a new psychology of gender: A reader. New
York: Routledge.]
Lykes, M. B., & Fariña, J. J. (1989). Can the unofficial story have a happy ending? The
restitution of children in Argentina. LINKS: Central America Health Report, 6(1), 10-11.
Lykes, M. B., & Hellstedt, J. C. (1987). Field training in community-social psychology: A
competency based self-directed learning model. Journal of Community Psychology, 15,
417-428.
Lykes, M. B., & Stewart, A. J. (1986). Evaluating the feminist challenge in personality and
social psychology: 1963-1983. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 10(4), 393-412.
Stewart, A. J., & Lykes, M. B. (Eds.). (1985). Gender and personality. Durham, NC: Duke
University Press. Originally published as a special issue of the Journal of Personality,
53(2), with two original chapters:
Stewart, A. J., & Lykes, M. B. Conceptualizing gender in personality theory and
research: An introduction.
Lykes, M. B. Gender and individualistic versus collectivist notions about the self.
Lykes, M. B. (1983). Discrimination and coping in the lives of Black women: Analyses of oral
history data. Journal of Social Issues, 39(3), 79-100.
Stewart, A. J., Lykes, M. B., & LaFrance, M. (1982). Educated women's career patterns:
Separating social and developmental changes. Journal of Social Issues, 38(1), 97-117.
Cornwall Collective (Lykes, M. B., & others, Eds.). (1980). Your daughters shall prophesy:
Feminist alternatives in theological education. New York: Pilgrim Press. This volume
includes the following original chapters:
Bosquet, J., Lykes, M. B., & Smith-Penniman, A. (1980). Constituency: What we learn
is shaped by those with whom we learn.
Lykes, M. B., & Martin, J. (1980). Still making the road as we go.
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Media Publications and Presentations (selected)
Lykes, M.B. (January 23, 2014). U.S. Psychologists, Torture at Guantanamo Bay and the
American Psychological Association. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01q1brd
Lykes, M.B. & Brabeck, K.M. (October, 2013). Family values? US Immigration Policies Tear
Apart Migrant Families. Retrieved from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/m-brintonlykes/migrant-children_b_4038548.html
SCORING MANUAL, TRAINING MATERIALS AND FINAL REPORTS
Lykes, M. B. (1991). Consultant to Patricia Goudvis, filmmaker, in preparation of training video,
Trabajando para un futuro mejor: Talleres creativos con niños [Working for a better
future: Creative workshops with children], with Guatemalan health promoters.
Lykes, M. B., & Maciel, R. in collaboration with Asociación de Servicios Comunitarios de
Salud. (1991). Preparation of three popular education pamphlets: El dibujo [drawing]; El
juego y la creatividad [play and creativity]; El duelo [loss and mourning].
Lykes, M. B. & Suardi, L., in collaboration with the Movimiento Solidario de Salud Mental and
the Asociación de Servicios Comunitarios de Salud, Chimaltenango, Guatemala.
(1991).Training materials for work with Guatemalan health promoters, "Taller creativo
para el trabajo con niños: Una prevención en salud [Creative workshops for children: A
mental health prevention]."
Lykes, M. B. with Baker, S., Mishler, E., & Steinitz, V. (1989). Threatened lives: Undocumented
Central American refugees. Final report, Centro Presente, Cambridge, MA.
Lykes, M. B. (1984). Scoring manual for social apperception. Boston College.
Lykes, M. B. (1981). Practicum program community-social psychology -- Masters program.
University of Lowell, Lowell, MA.
Lykes, M. B. (1980). Scoring manual for orientations to control. Henry A. Murray Research
Center, Radcliffe College. Listed in Health Instrument File, University of Pittsburgh,
Pittsburgh, PA.
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED
December 2014
Procesos de acompañamiento a las mujeres Mayas sobrevivientes de
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Buenos Aires, AR
violaciones de DDHH: Creatividad y Protagonismo [Accompanying Maya
women survivors of human rights violations: Creativity and protagonism].
Invited Speaker. Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Psicología.
December 2014
Córdoba, AR
Voces y silenciamiento de las mujeres: Del medioevo a la violencia
contemporánea [Voices and silencing of women]. Invited Speaker.
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba y Universidad Católica de Córdoba.
December 2014
Boston, MA
Liberating psychology through pragmatic solidarity and activist
scholarship: Walking the talk of Ignacio Martín-Baró’s Liberation
Psychology. Boston Medical Center Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
November 2014
Boston, MA
Protecting all Children in the Commonwealth:Unauthorized migration,
transnational families and giving thanks. Massachusetts Immigrant and
Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA). Invited Speaker. Thanksgiving
Luncheon, The Great Hall, Boston State House
July 2014
San Salvador,
El Salvador
Académicos-activistas, migración y poblaciones mayas en movimiento:
Niños y niñas en familias de estatus mixto y transnacionales [Activist
Scholars, migration and Maya on the Move: Children in Mixed Status
and Transnational Families. Invited Inaugural Address. Congreso
Regional de la Sociedad Interamericana de Psicología [InterAmerican
Psychological Association, Regional Conference]
May 2014
Cambridge, MA
Visual and Performative Strategies for Engaging and Transforming
Silenced Pasts: Embodied Praxis and Creativity with Maya women.
Invited Address. Psychosocial Dialogues: Film, Theory, and Practice,
Psychosocial Work Group, Psychology and the Other Institute, Lesley
University
May 2014
Chicago, IL
Reparation struggle of Mayan women survivors in postwar Guatemala.
Latin American Studies Association Annual Meeting. Co-author, with
Alison Crosby. And Discussant, Symposium: Continuties and
Discontinuities of Racialized Gendered Violence Across Time and Space
in Guatemala
March 2014
Carrollton, GA
Liberation Psychology & Feminist Participatory Action Research:
Emancipatory Resources for Responding to Human Rights Violations
Invited Address, 2014 Jim Klee Forum, U of West Georgia.
November 2013
Bogota, Colombia
November 2013
Boston, MA
Una Mirada desde Procesos de Acompañamiento a las Mujeres Mayas
en Guatemala. Invited Address, Ruta Pacifica de las Mujeres,
Women’s Truth Commission, Colombia
Critically Engaging Community through Participatory Action Research:
Generating Knowledge about Gendered, Racialized Violence. Invited
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Address, University of Massachusetts, Participatory Action Research
Institute.
September, 2013
Boston, MA
Ethical Ambiguities and Challenges to Informed Consent in
Participatory Action Research with Unauthorized Migrants, Kalina
Brabeck, First Author, and Erin Sibley, & Andrew Karberg. Third Annual
Workshop in Applied Ethics, Frontiers of Informed Consent, Northeastern
U.
August 2013
Honolulu, HI
Dismantling the Mainstream's House: Participatory Methods and
Transformative Praxis From the Global Margins, 2013 APA International
Humanitarian Award Invited Address, American Psychological
Association Annual Meeting
August 2013
Honolulu, HI
Liberation Psychology: Limits and Possibilities of Transformative Praxis
in the Wake of Armed Conflict. Ignacio Martín-Baró Lifetime Peace
Practitioner Award, American Psychological Association Annual
Meeting
May 2013
Washington, DC
Performing border crossings: Deportees, community education, and the
Feria Patronal Espíritu Santo, with Rachel Hershberg & Daniel
Kanstroom. Latin American Studies Association Annual Meeting.
May 2013
Champaign, IL
“A limb was torn from my body when father left‟: Fathering in
Transnational Mayan families, with Rachel Hershberg, First Author.
International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois.
April 2013
Miami FL
Parents’ Perspectives on Parent-Child Communication about Detention
and Deportation: Participatory Action Research with US-based Latino
Migrants, with Kalina Brabeck. Invited Presentation. Council on
Contemporary Families: Immigrant Families as they really.
April 2013
Miami FL
Redefining Families: Transnational Girls Narrate Family Experiences of
Immigration and Deportation, with Rachel Hershberg, First Author.
Invited Presentation. Council on Contemporary Families: Immigrant
Families as they really.
Engaging and transforming silenced pasts: Feminist participatory action
research, embodied praxis, and creativity with Maya women. Invited
Address. Center for Latin American Studies & Department of Gender &
Women’s Studies, U of Arizona
January 2013
Tucson, AZ
November 2012
New Haven, CT
Understanding Migration's Effects on one Local Mayan Community:
Mixed-Methods Exploration with K'iche' Families, with Erin McDonald,
Megan Thomas & Kelsey Rennebohm. New England Council of Latin
American Studies
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November 2012
Amherst, MA
Transnational and Mixed-Status Guatemalan & Salvadoran Families Post
9/11: Critically Engaging Migration, Detention, & Deportation through
Participatory Action Research. Invited Address in Series, Undocumented
Migration and Criminalization in the Americas, Center for Latin
American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies
August 2012
Boston, MA
Addressing Psychosocial Effects of Human Rights Violations:
Feminist Participatory Action Research and the Creative Arts in the US
and Guatemala. Invited Keynote Address. Doctors for Global Health
Annual Meeting.
May 2012
San Francisco, CA
Challenges in/to Feminist Participatory Accompaniment Processes with
Indigenous Women Survivors of Sexual Violence in Guatemala, with
Alison Crosby. Latin American Studies Association, Biannual Conference.
April 2012
Medford, MA
Home and the politics of conflict resolution: Palestinian and Mayan
women create and sustain homeplace/homeland, with Nadera ShalhoubKevorkian. “Western and Non-Western Views on Conflict Resolution”
Fletcher School, Tufts University
March 2012
W. Branstable, MA
Mayan Women's Silence and Speech in Struggles for Truth and Justice.
Invited Address, Honors Colloquium Lecture Series, Cape Cod
Community College
February 2012
New York, NY
Maya Women of Chajul Twenty Years Post-Peace Accords: Exploring
Individual and Social Transformations through Images and Text.
Eastern Sociological Association, Invited Symposium: Celebrating Elliot
Mishler: Performing Stories February 2012
Bilbao, Spain
Investigación Acción Participativa Feminista en contextos de
Guerra y PosGuerra [Feminist Participatory Action Research in Contexts
of War and Post-Conflict]. Invited Address. Hegoa Research and
Documentation Center, U of Basque Country.
November 2011
Belfast, N Ireland
Creative methodologies as a resource for Mayan women’s
protagonism. Invited Address. Trauma, development and peacebuilding:
Towards an integrated psychosocial approach. INCORE: U of Ulster, with
Alison Crosby
October, 2011
Chestnut Hill, MA
Two Communities, One Voice: African-Americans and Latinas engage
Participatory Action Research in Post-Katrina New Orleans. Presentation/
Opening Exhibit of PhotoPAR, with Luanne Francis and Holly Scheib.
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Institute for the Study & Promotion of Race and Culture & Center for
Human Rights & International Justice
October, 2011
Norton, MA
Mayan Women's Silence and Speech in the Struggles for Truth and Justice
Invited Address. Wheaton College. Sponsored by Worldfest, the Marshall
Center for Intercultural Learning, the Women Studies Program and the
Departments of Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology.
August, 2011
Washington, DC
Exploring the Effects of Detention and Deportation on
Mixed-Status Transnational Families through Interdisciplinary
Participatory Action Research, with Juan Manuel Leon Parra & Yliana
Johansen. American Psychological Association Annual Meeting. Paper
Presentation and Symposium Organizer and Chair.
March, 2011
Philadelphia, PA
Critical explorations of feminist and liberation psychologies for a
globalizing world. Invited Address and Distinguished Publication
Award 2010: Association of Women in Psychology, with Geraldine
Moane
October, 2010
Boston, MA
Cross-Community Leadership Development post-Katrina: Assessing
Theory and Praxis through Narrative and Photography, with Holly
Scheib. Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture,
Annual Conference 2010.
October, 2010
Toronto, Canada
Claiming Subjectivity: An agenda for reparation for survivors of sexual
violence., with Alison Crosby, First Author. Latin American Studies
Association, Biannual Conference. Also Organized and Chaired Panel.
June, 2010
Minneapolis, MA
Methodological challenges in participatory-action research with
Central American immigrants. With Kalina Brabeck & Rachel Hershberg.
The Ethics and Politics of Research with Immigrant Populations,
President’s Interdisciplinary Conference 2010, U of Minnesota.
March, 2010
Santa Cruz, CA
Transnational mixed-status families: Understanding experiences of
detention and deportation with and through Guatemalan and Salvadoran
narratives and community-based actions. Invited Address, University of
California, Santa Cruz
February, 2010
New York, NY
The Legacy of Martín-Baró. Invited Address, The Graduate School
and the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY: Celebrating the life
Legacy of Ignacio Martín-Baró
November, 2009
Boston, MA
“Because of my participation, I am not like I was before”:PAR, post-war,
and local community. Invited Address, Journey Through Healing Project,
Belfast, N. Ireland, Site Visit to Boston
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October, 2009
New London, CT
An Exploration of the Effects of Deportation Policies on Guatemalan &
Salvadoran Immigrant Families. Documented Hispanic Migration on the
Margins of a Dream. With Kalina M. Brabeck and Rachel Hershberg.
September, 2009
McGill U
Montreal, Canada
Activist scholarship, visual resources, and feminisms as resources for
documenting and contesting gross violations of women’s and girls’ rights
Invited Address and participatory workshop, Institute for Gender,
Sexuality, and Feminist Studies
August, 2009
Toronto, CA
Participatory Action Research with Immigrant Families:
Methodological Contributions, with Kalina Brabeck, First Author &
Rachel Hershberg, American Psychological Association
July, 2009
Guatemala
Las familias transnacionales: Enfrentando los efectos psicosociales de la
deportación y pos-deportación [Transnational families: Confronting the
psychosocial effects of deportation and post-deportation]. With Kalina
Brabeck. InterAmerican Psychological Association, Invited Address.
May, 2009
Boston, MA
PAR & PhotoVoice as Resources in Post-Katrina New Orleans
OXFAM America, Invited Presentation.
May, 2009
New York, NY
Participatory Action Research as Life Project.
Qualitative Methods and Social Critique. Invited Address
City University of New York, Graduate Center.
January, 2009
New Orleans, LA
Participatory Action Research and Photo Voice in Post-Katrina New
Orleans: Documenting experiences & developing cross-community
leadership, with Shaula Lovera and Luanne Francis. APA Multicultural
Summit.
November, 2008
Dover, MA
“No easy road to freedom”: Engendering and enculurating forced
migration. Invited Address. Deeper Causes of Forced Migration and
Systemic Responses Human Rights of the Displaced in Ethical, Religious,
and Political Perspectives, Boston College.
November, 2008
Cambridge, MA
Activist scholarship, the visual, and gross violations of human rights:
Documentation, critical analysis, and social change. Invited Address
Radcliffe Symposium: Emergent Seeing and Knowing: Mapping
Practices of Participatory Visual Methods
September, 2008
Delhi, India
Re-Theorizing Trauma and Development in War’s Wake: In Search of
Psycho-Social-Development Praxis towards Transformation. Invited
Address, Trauma, Development and Peacebuilding Project, ENCORE, U
Ulster and IDRC
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August, 2008
Boston, MA
American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Critical Reflections from the Field: Activist Scholarship for Social
Transformation.
Promoting Immigrant Women’s Resilience: Psycho-Sociopolitical
Responses to Detentions and Deportations, Discussant
Community-Based Approaches and Health Promotion for Low-Income
Immigrant Women, Discussant
June, 2008
Philadelphia, PA
Immigrant Families’ Experiences of Deportation: Interdisciplinary
Participatory Action Research as a Resource for Generating
Understanding, Organizing, and Change, with Kalina Brabeck, First
Author, Daniel Kanstroom, Mary Holper & Rachel Hershberg. Drexel U.
Children and Immigration Conference
June, 2008
Johannesburg, SA
Participatory Action Research, Human Rights, and Community
Psychology: Challenges and Contradictions for Community-University
Praxis. Invited Address. Advanced Lectures in Community Psychology
Series, School of Human and Community Development, University of the
Witwatersrand.
May, 2008
Stellenbosch, SA
Interdisciplinary studies, activist scholarship, and human rights:
Towards a globalized community-based psychology. Department of
Psychology Colloquium, University of Stellenbosch.
April, 2008
Lowell, MA
Activist scholarship, human rights, and community psychology
Invited Colloquium, Psychology Department, UMA/Lowell
March, 2008
Boston, MA
Activist scholarship, human rights, and social justice: Possible
contributions to a global, community-based psychology. Invited Address.
Eastern Psychological Association, Society for Community Research and
Action
December, 2007
Cambridge, MA
Collaborative activist research, participatory photography, and the creative
arts: Ethical dilemmas and the emergence of “girls as youth”
in one rural Mayan community. Visible Rights: Photography as Art and
Social Agency. Harvard University: HGSE & CAI.
October, 2007
New Orleans, LA
Towards a psychology of liberation and transformation: Scholarship,
activism, and pedagogy. Invited Address: Langer Award Lecture, The
American Orthopsychiatric Association Symposia at the Institute on
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Psychiatric Services
September, 2007
Montréal, Canada
Gender and Psychosocial. Approaches to Reparations Processes in PostConflict. Latin American Studies Association
August, 2007
San Francisco, CA
American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Critical Explorations of Participation and Performance:
Visually-infused Feminist/Activist Research
.
What are the Effects of Psychological Torture and Abuse? Invited
address: Ethics and Interrogations: Confronting the Challenge Program
Multicultural-feminist community research in global perspective:
Challenges to transformational praxis. With Kelly Rabenstein, Poster.
March 2007
Amherst, MA
Feminist-infused participatory action research and universal human rights:
Challenges from field work in rural Guatemala and urban USA.
Psychology of Peace & Prevention of Violence/Department Colloquium,
University of Massachusetts/Amherst
October, 2006
Chestnut Hill, MA
Racism, Resilience, and Refugees: Contributions of a human rights
framework to community-based organizing, activism, and rebuilding in
Post-Katrina New Orleans, with Erzulie Coquillon. Diversity Challenge
2006: Do Immigrants Catch or Carry Race and Culture? Boston College
August, 2006
New Orleans, LA
American Psychological Association Annual Convention
Liberation psychology challenges U.S. psychologists: Ethics, torture, and
Guantánamo, with Joan Huser Liem. Invited Address. Symposium:
Human Rights, Torture, and Professional Responsibility
Human Rights Discourse, Liberation Psychology, and U.S.-based
Activism, with Erzulie Coquillon. Poster.
June, 2006
Buenos Aires, AR
Arte y Catastrophe: Las mujeres Maya Ixil de Chajul: Sufrimiento social
pos-guerra y FotoVoz. International Society of Traumatic Stress and
World Psychiatric Congress: Section on Disaster Intervention
June, 2006
Buenos Aires, AR
Prevención, Intervención y Reconstrucción en desastres: Reconstrucción
y Salud Mental: Intervenciones psicosociales para la elaboración del
trauma político, la generación de sujetos activos y nuevo entramado de
realidades sociales. International Society of Traumatic Stress and
World Psychiatric Congress: Section on Disaster Intervention
March 2006
Cambridge, MA
Narrating survival, representing gender: Interrogating the politics
politics and praxis of feminist-infused participatory action research.
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Invited Address: 1st Annual Graduate Consortium Women’s Studies
Conference: Shifting Gender Identities in the Face of War, Globalization,
and Natural Disaster
March 2006
Middletown, CT
Critical community praxis and feminist-infused participatory action
research: Surviving war, crossing cultures, re-telling lives
Psychology Department Colloquium, Wesleyan University
March, 2006
Hollins, VA
Hollins University, Founders Day. Invited Address: Looking for activists
in unlikely places: One white Southern woman’s journey
August, 2005
Washington, DC
American Psychological Association. Annual Convention.
Lykes, M.B. & Lazarus, S. Indigenous and Euro-American psychologies:
Resources and barriers for generating knowledge and practice. Paper
presented in symposium: The globalization of psychology: Implications of
the 2004 APA resolution on culture and gender awareness
Assessing cultures of peace: The case of Guatemala. Roundtable
presentation and discussion
July, 2005
Philadelphia
Human Rights and Psychosocial Work; Case Examples from the Field
2005 Summer Institute, Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical
Conflict, University of Pennsylvania
June, 2005
Champaign-Urbana
Narratives and representations of survival: The politics and praxis
of action research and liberatory community psychology in a post-9/11
world. Invited Address. And, Discussant on Symposium: School Change
and Participatory Action Research: Challenges and Encouragement.
Society for Community Research and Action Biennial
October 2004
Boston, MA
Diversity Challenge 2004: Making Race and Culture Matter in
Community-focused Interventions, Boston College
Critical issues in community-based collaborations: The politics and praxis
of “crossing cultures” in participatory action research, Invited Address
Workshop presenter: Haitian women in action: Focus groups as a resource
for developing women’s leadership, with Carline Desiré, Ruth Dube,
Christie Menager, Rebecca Johnson
October 2004
Guatemala
1er Congreso Regional de la Sociedad Interamericana de Psicología.
Taller/Workshop: Investigación acción participativa con mujeres en
comunidades de pos-guerra: Una experiencia multicultural [Participatory
action research with community women in post-war contexts], con Ana
Caba Mateo y Gaspar Ijom Pacheco
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August 2004
Honolulu, Hawaii
American Psychological Association
Liberation Psychology as Praxis: Innovative Responses to Human Rights
Abuses, with Ramsay Liem & Maria de Jesus, Poster
Narrating the future, negotiating the past: Maya women’s storytelling and
community survival. Paper presented in Symposium: Narrating war, restorying lives: Korean and Guatemalan war survivors story the future
October, 2003
Lewiston, Maine
Las mujeres Maya Ixiles: Trabajando para un futuro mejor [Maya Ixil
Women: Working for a better future]; Human rights, war, and post-war
reconstruction in local communities. Invited presentations. Bates
College.
October, 2003
Bellagio, Italy
Reparations in Post-war contexts: Reparations and Mental Health.
Invited participant and presenter, International Centre for Transitional
Justice, NYC, Bellagio Seminar.
October, 2003
Washington, DC
War’s violence against women and humanitarian aid: Ethical dilemmas
from the field. Rethinking Gender and War, Psychologists for Social
Responsibility Conference.
October, 2003
Belfast, N. Ireland
Reweaving community in “post-war” Guatemala: Mayan Ixil women,
survival, and change. Invited presentation: Towards a Better Future
Building Healthy Communities, North and West Belfast Health & Social
Services Trust and the Eastern Health & Social Services Board.
August, 2003
Toronto, CANADA
American Psychological Association.
Presentation: Participatory Action Research and Cultural
Psychology: Internationalizing Psychological Praxis in the 21st
Century.
Interactive Symposium: Participant/Discussant. Towards a critical
and liberatory psychology for a new millenium: Perspectives from Latin
America and the Caribbean. With Wanda Rodríguez Arocho
Chair and discussant: Psychology in the age of identity: One or many
psychologies? With James Statman
July, 2003
Philadelphia
Local Women's Initiatives and Action Research: Workshop
2003 Summer Institute, Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical
Conflict, University of Pennsylvania
April, 2003
Cambridge, MA
“Because of my participation, I am not like I was before”: PAR, postwar, and local communities. Invited Address: Children, Families and
Trauma: The World After 9-11. Sponsored by Harvard Children’s
Initiative: Children’s Global Mental Health Working Group
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March, 2003
Washington, DC
Constructing a Shared Social Meaning and Response to Terror-ism:
Lessons from Ignacio Martín-Baró’s Liberation Psychology, with Maria
De Jesus & Ramsay Liem. Twentieth Anniversary Conference on Social
Responsibility in the Twenty-First Century. Psychologists for Social
Responsibility.
January, 2003
Ann Arbor, MI
Crossing cultures/building bridges/contesting power: Maya women of
Chajul in post-war Guatemala. Invited Address: Symposium: Women in
the Aftermath of War: Disruption, Displacement, and Refugees. Institute
for Research on Women and Gender, University of Michigan.
October, 2002
Guatemala
Taller/Workshop. Desarrollando respuestas a los efectos psicosocial de
guerra: Capacitación de promotores de salud mental [Developing
responses to the psychosocial effects of war: Training for Mental Health
Promoters]. GTZ-ECAP-USAC
August, 2002
Chicago, IL
American Psychological Association Meeting
Presentation: Truth and Reconciliation: Re-threading Community in
Trauma's Wake
Discussant for invited address: Purification and power: The psychopolitical roots of religious terrorism, by Richard Rubenstein
Discussant for Moderated Poster Discussion Session: Global Perspectives
in Social Justice and Terrorism
July, 2002
Chestnut Hill, MA
Multicultural education: Lessons from war zones. For the University of
the Middle East – Boston College, July 2002. Invited Presentation
July, 2002
Orono, Maine
Conference on Personal and Community Reconstruction, Resilience, and
Empowerment in times of Ethnopolitical Violence. Psychologists for
Social Responsibility. Participant and presenter.
July, 2002
Guatemala
Reconfiguración psicosocial [Psychosocial reconstruction]. Quinto
Encuentro (3 días). Maestria: Psicología social y violencia política
[Lectures for 3 days in MA: Social psychology and political violence]
Universidad de San Carlos y ECAP
July, 2002
Guatemala
Taller . Enfrentando los efectos psicosocial de guerra: Capacitación de
promotores de salud mental [Workshop: Confronting the psychosocial
effects of war: Training for Mental Health Promoters]. GTZ
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June, 2002
Toronto, Canada
(De)constructing terror-isms: Toward a theory and practice informed by
Ignacio Martín-Baró’s liberation psychology, with Maria De Jesus. 4th
Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
(SPSSI): Understanding and Addressing Disparities: International
Approaches
June, 2002
Johannesburg
Participatory Action Research: An introductory workshop – 1 week.
University of the Witwatersrand, CHESP program
June, 2002
Johannesburg
South Africa
Community Psychology Workshop – 1 week. MA Program, University of
Witwatersrand, School of Human and Community Development
May, 2002
Madrid,
Spain
Niños/as en situaciones de violencia política: Psicología comunitaria
Diploma en Salud Mental en situaciones de violencia política y catástrofes
Children in situations of political violence: Community psychology. Two
day workshop in Mental Health in Situcations of Political Violence and
Catastrophe Diploma Program].
November, 2001
Johannesburg,
South Africa
Creativity as a Resource in Community-based Work: Experiences of War
and Peacemaking in Guatemala. Healing through Creative Arts, EED and
CSVR. Invited Address.
October, 2001
New Orleans, LA
Bridges to Justice: Building Community in a Global World.
Academy of the Sacred Heart, Invited Address.
September, 2001
San Sebastián,
Donastia, Euskadi
La experiencia de Suráfrica e Irlanda del Norte: Un enfoque psicosocial.
[South Africa and the North of Ireland: A psychosocial analysis].
Violencia, Apoyo a las Víctimas y Reconstrucción Social. Experiencias
Internacionales y el desafío vasco [Violence, Victim Support, and Social
Reconstruction: International experiences and the Basque challenge].
Ponencia invitada [Invited Address] Universidad del Pais Vasco.
October, 2000
Kleinmond,
South Africa
Convenor: Workshops on Participatory Action Research and on
Community Psychology in South-South Dialogue, 10 day
workshop/conference. Best practices in confronting globalization and
state-sponsored political violence. 40 participants from Asia, Africa &
Latin America.
September, 2000
Buenos Aires, AR
Fronteras, territorios y límites de la identidad [Frontiers, territories and
limits of identity]. Ponencia principal. Taller Regional sobre “El Derecho
a la Identidad de Niños y Adolescentes” en el MERCOSUR, Implicancias
y Recomendaciones [Invited Address, Regional workshop on “Children’s
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and Adolescents’ Rights to Identity” in the MERCOSUR, Implications and
Recommendations].
September, 2000
Guatemala,
Guatemala
Reflexiones sobre los procesos de crear Voces e imágenes: Mujeres Mayas
Ixiles de Chajul/Voices and images: Mayan Ixil women of Chajul
[Reflecions on the proceses of creating Voices and images: Mayan Ixil
women of Chajul]. Invited Address at book presentation/launching.
May, 2000
Lenasia
Johannesburg, SA
Participatory Action Research as a Resource in Reconciliation Processes.
Social and Health Sciences Seminar Series, Centre for Peace Action,
UNISA
March, 2000
Johannesburg,
South Africa
Moving beyond counselling: Challenges in dealing with the impact of
large scale political trauma - Guatemala. Centre for the Study of Violence
and Reconciliation.
September, 1999
Johannesburg,
South Africa
A critical re-reading of PTSD from a cross-cultural/community
perspective. Fifth Annual Qualitative Research Conference: Normality
and pathology in late 20th century South Africa.
August, 1999
Boston, MA
Social class, subjectivity, and activism: Challenges to Psychological
Practice, Co-organizer of Symposium, Chair & Discussant. American
Psychological Association Annual Meeting.
July, 1999
St. John’s
Canada
Possible contributions of a psychology of liberation: Whither health and
human rights. Invited Address. Reconstructing Health Newfoundland
Psychology: International Conference on Critical and Qualitative
Approaches to Health Psychology
June, 1999
Portadown,
Northern Ireland
Creative workshop: Grief and trauma with community leaders of the
Drumcree community, III, Coordinated with Peace Watch Ireland &
the Residents’ Association, Portadown, with Deahdra Butler- Henderson
March, 1999
Boston, MA
Urban Migrant/Immigrant Youth as Action Researchers: Building
Participatory Responses Through Collaboration, with Angela Shartrand,
Faustino Cruz, Bethy Joana Verano, Clara Ruiz. Boston Symposium on
Youth Development
March, 1999
Boston, MA
Participatory Action Research & Community Photography: Cross Border
Collaborations for a Better Future among Maya Ixil Women, with
Ana Caba Mateo and Isabel Ana Laynez Caba. UMA/Boston;
Boston College
March, 1999
Storrs, CT
Rethreading community among Maya Ixil Women: Collaborative
Re-presentations of Survival and Change. Invited Address, with
Ana Caba Mateo and Isabel Ana Laynez Caba. University of
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Connecticut, Women and Gender Conference.
March, 1999
New York, NY
Participatory Photography and Action Research: Cross Border
Collaborations in Post-War Guatemala, with Ana Caba Mateo and Isabel
Ana Laynez Caba. The Graduate School and University Center,
City University of New York.
August, 1998
San Francisco, CA
Recrafting stories: Collaborative Representations of Survival
as Ixil women, II. Paper presented at the American Psychological
Association.
With Lisa R. Jackson, Bridgitte de la Cruz, Faustino Cruz, Angela
Shartrand, and Kalina Brabeck. Diversifying Participatory Action
Research Teams: Implications for the Research Process. Paper.
June 22, 1998
Johannesburg
South Africa
Re-membering Bodies, Re-threading Lives: Culture and
Ceativity in Trauma’s Wake. University of Witwatersand.
May 19-20, 1998
Boston, MA
Creative Resources for Working with Survivors of Organized Violence
and Oppression in a Context of Ongoing Fear, Training Workshop with
members of WAVE Trauma Center. PeaceWatch Ireland and Boston
College, with Deahdra Butler-Henderson.
January 26-30, 1998 Creative workshop: Grief and trauma with community leaders of the
Portadown,
Drumcree community, II, Coordinated with Peace Watch Ireland ,
Northern Ireland
AISLING, and the Residents’ Association, Portadown, with
Deahdra Butler-Henderson.
December 15, 1997
Brookline, MA
Anthropological and cultural perspectives on the adaptation to trauma,
Trauma Center Lecture Series, Arbour-HRI Hospital.
August, 1997
Chicago, IL
American Psychological Association.
Presentation: Recrafting stories: Collaborative re-presentations of survival
among Ixil women.
Women and peacebuilding – Global, cultural, and gender
perspectives. Discussant.
With Faustino Cruz, Alice McIntyre & Angela Shartrand. Engaging in
participatory action research: Being both insider and outsider.
Constructing selves in transition – Women crossing economic
and geographic borders. Chair of session
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April 1-6, 1997
Portadown,
Northern Ireland
Creative workshop: Grief and trauma with community leaders of the
Drumcree community, I, Coordinated with Peace Watch Ireland and
AISLING, and the Residents’ Association, Portadown, with
Deahdra Butler-Henderson.
March 21, 1997
Chestnut Hill, MA
Culture, ethnicity and violence: Mayan threads for weaving meanings of
war and survival. Boston Area Culture Workshop, Boston College.
November, 1996
Worcester, MA
Recovering memory and re-constructing community: Peacemaking in
Guatemala. Invited Address, Violence, Non-Violence, and Conflict
Resolution Program, Assumption College.
June/July, 1996
Guatemala
Taller sobre salud mental desde una perspectiva multicultural.
[Workshop on mental health from a multicultural perspective], Redd
Barna, Hotel Conquistador Ramada.
June, 1996
Guatemala
Taller sobre el manejo del stress en el proceso de paz [Workshop on
stress in the peace process for NGO workers], Redd Barna
May, 1996
Cambridge, MA
Truth commissions in the process of peace making and democratization.
Harvard Law School--Human Rights Program of World Peace
Foundation. Invited participant of working symposium. Proceedings
published.
April, 1996
New York
Lykes, M. B. with Alice McIntyre & Pat Calderwood. Participatory action
research and the university: Democratizing teaching and learning, AERA
Annual Meeting.
December, 1995
Boston, MA
Boston College Baccalaureate Address.
November, 1995
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Thinking culturally about children in contexts of statesponsored violence and war. Invited presenter, Developmental and
Behavioral Advocacy Seminar, Boston City Hospital.
October, 1995
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Reflections on Anti-racist teaching in the Boston College
environment. Presentation, Interdisciplinary Studies Potluck Supper,
Boston College.
August, 1995
New York
Lykes, M. B. Contrasting images, contrasting realities: Violence, youth
and identity. Chair, organizer and discussant, American Psychological
Association.
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August, 1995
New York
Lykes, M. B. Speaking against the silence: One Maya woman's exile
and return. Invited Presenter, American Psychological Association.
August, 1995
New York
Lykes, M. B. International dialogue on gender, race, ethnicity and
coping. Invited Discussant, American Psychological Association.
March, 1995
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Guatemala: Mayan reality in an ongoing struggle.
Community Church Center, with Gregorio Tum.
February, 1995
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Cultural perspectives on the construction of self.
Symposium discussant, Boston Area Cultural Psychology Forum and
Boston College Psychology Department Forum.
October, 1994
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Community-based interventions for child survivors of war.
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Boston Veterans
Affairs Medical Center.
September, 1993
Germany
Lykes, M. B. Continuities and discontinuities in war against the
Maya: Terror and voice among child survivors. Invited Address. Congress
on Children, War, and Persecution.
August, 1993
Toronto, Canada
Lykes, M. B. Speaking against the silence: One Maya woman's
exile and return, American Psychological Association.
August, 1993
Toronto, Canada
Lykes, M. B. Human rights and refugee issues. Invited Participant,
Conversation Hour, American Psychological Association.
August, 1993
Toronto, Canada
Lykes, M. B. Religious identity and community in adaptation to political
violence. Invited discussant, American Psychological Association.
July, 1993
Santiago, Chile
Lykes, M. B. Effects of war on children in Central America. Invited
Address, InterAmerican Psychological Association, XXIV Congress.
July, 1993
Santiago, Chile
Lykes, M. B. Consecuencias psicológicas y sociales de la represión
política y la guerra en niños y jóvenes de cuatro países Latinoamericanos
[Psychological and social consequences of political repression and war in
children and youth of four Latin American countries]. InterAmerican
Psychological Association, XXIV Congress.
July, 1993
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Relaciones de poder y género en la generación de
testimonios y narraciones: Perspectivas de una científica social [Relations
of power and gender in testimonies and narratives: A social scientist’s
perspective]. Cátedra de Psicología Política y el Seminario de Ética y
Derechos Humanos. Invited Address, Faculty of Psychology, University
of Buenos Aires.
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April, 1993
Chestnut Hill, MA
Lykes, M. B. Children and war: The effects of state violence on our
world’s youth. Faculty/Student Discussion. Amnesty International, Boston
College.
March, 1993
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Participatory action research with Maya children and youth
in Guatemala. Invited Address, Adult Education Series, Boston
University.
October, 1992
Chestnut Hill, MA
Lykes, M. B. Children and violence. 40th Anniversary Celebration School
of Education, Boston College.
September, 1992
Los Angeles, CA
Lykes, M. B. Red de derechos humanos y salud mental: Una experiencia
de colaboración entre profesionales de ciencias sociales de America Latina
y USA: Intercambio científico y solidaridad activa [Networks in human
rights and mental health - A collaboration between Latin American and
U.S. social scientists: Scientific exchange and solidarity]. Latin
American Studies Association, XVI International Congress.
August, 1992
Washington, DC
Lykes, M. B. Thinking through ethnicity and gender: Crafting community
amidst structural violence. American Psychological Association
Centennial Convention.
May, 1992
Washington, DC
Lykes, M. B. The ethics and politics of treatment of war-traumatized
children. Invited Address, Coalition of Children-in-War and Communal
Violence.
April, 1992
Chestnut Hill, MA
Lykes, M. B. Play, creativity, and human rights: Developing work with
children in situations of organized violence, with Luciano Suardi. School
of Education, Boston College.
April, 1992
Chestnut Hill, MA
Lykes, M. B. Justice for children at risk: Training mental health workers
in a context of state-sponsored violence, Annual Conference, Jesuit
Institute, Boston College.
April, 1992
Ann Arbor, MI
Lykes, M. B. State-sponsored terror and women's rights: Voices from
Latin America. Invited Address: Celebrating 20 years of Women's Studies
at Michigan, University of Michigan.
April, 1992
Corpus Christi, TX
Lykes, M. B. Terror, silence, and voice: Participatory action research with
Maya children and youth in Guatemala. Invited Address, Psi Chi: The
National Honor Society in Psychology, Southwestern Psychological
Association Annual Convention.
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January, 1992
San Salvador, ES
Lykes, M. B. Psicología comunitaria: Perspectivas alternativas para la
práctica de la psicología hacia la paz [Community psychology:
Alternative strategies for the practice of psychology in the process of
peace]. Workshop, Department of Psychology, Central American
University, José Simeón Cañas.
December, 1991
Bronx, NY
Lykes, M. B. Children and war in Guatemala, Invited Address followed
by workshop, Fordham University, Campus Ministry.
November, 1991
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Cuestiones éticas en la investigación psicológica: Algunos
interrogantes sobre las relaciones entre la ciencia y la política [Ethical
questions and psychological research: Exploring relations between science
and politics]. Faculty of Psychology, University of Buenos Aires.
November, 1991
Santiago, Chile
Lykes, M. B. Trabajando para un futuro mejor: Talleres creativos con
niños en una situación de guerra [Working for a better future: Creative
workshops for children in contexts of war]. International Conference on
Centres, Institutions and Individuals concerned with the Care of Victims
of Organized Violence: Mental Health, Political Repression, and Human
Rights
June, 1991
Tempe, AZ
Lykes, M. B. Community approaches to mental health care for children
of war: International, multidisciplinary collaboration in action-research.
Invited Address, Third Biennial Conference on Community Research and
Action, Division 27, American Psychological Association.
November, 1990
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Reflections commemorating the continuing struggle of the
Salvadoran people. November, 16, 1990. Invited Address, Boston College.
Searching the Silence: In Commemoration of the November 16
Assassinations at the University of Central America, San Salvador, 1989.
October, 1990
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Caring for Guatemalan Indian children of war: Mental health
strategies. Invited Address, Murray Research Center, Radcliffe College.
October, 1990
Kingston, RI
Lykes, M. B. Children of war: Some examples from Latin America.
Invited Address, University of Rhode Island's 1990 Honors Colloquium
lecture series, Defining Human Rights and Responsibilities.
August, 1990
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Community approaches to mental health care for children of
war: Guatemalan Indian children. American Psychological Association.
August, 1990
Lykes, M. B. Psychology in active conflict situations: A tribute to Ignacio
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Boston, MA
Martín-Baró. American Psychological Association.
March/April, 1990
Lykes, M. B. & Gustavo Esteban Costa. National speaking USA tour in
universities, health clinics, research centers, and solidarity groups in
Washington, DC; Amherst and Boston, MA; Ann Arbor, MI; Minneapolis,
MN; Bay Area, CA; Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX. Organized by the
Mental Health Committee of the Boston Committee for Health Rights in
Central America and local faculty and students. Presentations included:
Mental Health and Human Rights: Terror and the Practice of Psychology
in Latin America; Guatemalan Indian Children of War: International,
Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Action-Research in Psychology.
November, 1989
San Jose, CR
Lykes, M. B. El bocón y el azul: Niños guatemaltecos y la prevención en
salud mental [Guatemalan children and preventative mental health].
International Conference of Centres, Institutions, and Individuals
Concerned with the Care of Victims of Organized Violence: Mental
Health, Political Repression and Human Rights.
November, 1989
San José, CR
Lykes, M. B. Red comunitaria en salud mental y derechos humanos.
[Community-based networks in mental health and human rights].
International Conference of Centres, Institutions, and Individuals
Concerned with the Care of Victims of Organized Violence: Mental
Health, Political Repression and Human Rights.
October, 1989
Wellesley, MA
Lykes, M. B. Children of war: Guatemala and Argentina. Invited Address
Symposium: Enlightened Collaboration: Technology and Human Rights,
Wellesley College.
September, 1989
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. & Juan Jorge Fariña, J. J. Experimentación con niños:
Cuestiones éticas y psicológicas relativas al cambio e identidad y a la
parentalización forzada [Experimentation with children: Ethical and
psychological issues surrounding identity within the context of forced
adoptions]. Simposio Ética para La Situación Contemporánea, Centro de
Estudios Avanzados, University of Buenos Aires.
June, 1989
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. El género y las bases colectivas o individualistas para la
construcción de la noción del self [Gender and collectivist and
individualist bases for the construction of notions of the self].
InterAmerican Psychological Association, XXII Congress.
June, 1989
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Los niños y la familia guatemalteca ante la guerra [Children
and the Guatemalan family in contexts of war]. InterAmerican
Psychological Association, XXII Congress.
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June, 1989
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Construyendo una Red de salud mental y derechos humanos:
Análisis y respuesta a las consecuencias del terrorismo de Estado
[Building a network in mental health and human rights: Responding to
state-sponsored terror]. InterAmerican Psychological Association, XXII
Congress.
April, 1989
Kingston, RI
Lykes, M. B. Psychosocial trauma in a situation of war: Guatemalan
Indian children (and North American psychology), Invited address,
University of Rhode Island.
January, 1989
San Francisco, CA
Lykes, M. B. Creating an international Network in Mental Health and
Human Rights, co-hosted with the American Academy for the
Advancement of Sciences, Office of Scientific Freedom and
Responsibility. Coordinator and presenter.
November, 1988
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Violence and psychosocial trauma in Guatemala. American
Public Health Association Annual Meetings.
August, 1988
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Desarrollo en la investigación de identidad femenina
[Research on gender and identity: A review of the literature]. Invited
Address, Faculty of Psychology, University of Buenos Aires.
August, 1988
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Violencia y subjetividad en mujeres guatemaltecas [Violence
and subjectivity in Guatemalan women]. Invited Address in series: Ciclo
de charlas sobre la violencia, Movimiento Solidario de Salud Mental.
August, 1988
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. Charla: Identidad femenina [Gender and identity]. Invited
Address. Lugar de Mujer.
March, 1988
New York, NY
Lykes, M. B. Conceptualizing women's sense of self: Theoretical and
methodological issues in cross-cultural research. Invited Address. New
School for Social Research.
March, 1988
New Orleans, LA
Lykes, M. B. Guatemalan Indian children of war, Latin American Studies
Association, XIV International Congress.
January, 1988
Paris, France
Lykes, M. B. Mental health issues in the context of war: Perspectives
from Central America. Institut Santé et Developpement,
Université de Paris.
October, 1987
S. Hadley, MA
Lykes, M. B. Psychological perspectives on stereotyping. Invited
Address. Mt. Holyoke College.
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July, 1987
Habana, Cuba
Lykes, M. B. Intentionality and survival among Guatemalan Indian
women refugees. InterAmerican Psychological Association, XXI
Congress.
June, 1987
New York, NY
Lykes, M. B. Perspectives on mental health issues in Central America:
Experiences of Guatemalan Indian women refugees. National Central
America Health Rights Network Annual Meeting.
June, 1987
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Victimization and resistance: Challenges to cross- cultural
collaborative research. Working Conference, Mental Health Committee,
Boston Committee for Health Rights in Central America.
October, 1986
Lowell, MA
Liem, R. & Lykes, M. B. Roundtable: Theoretical and methodological
issues in community psychology: Perspectives gained from collaboration
with Latin American psychologists. Northeast Regional Community
Psychology Conference.
October, 1986
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Issues of self and community among Guatemalan Indian
refugees. New England Psychological Association.
October, 1986
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. The will to resist: Preservation of self and culture in
Guatemala. Latin American Studies Association.
August, 1986
Washington, DC
Lykes, M. B. The preservation of culture and intentionality among
Guatemalan refugees. American Psychological Association.
April, 1986
Amherst, MA
Lykes, M. B. Individuality and sociality in conceptions of the self. New
England Psychological Association, University of Massachusetts.
November, 1985
Newton, MA
Lykes, M. B. Collective bases for notions of the self. Feminist Ethics
Consultation.
August, 1985
Los Angeles, CA
Liem, R. & Lykes, M. B. I. Psychology in Latin America: Responding to
current realities; II. Dialogue with Latin American psychologists.
Coordinator of invited symposium and chair of dialogue. American
Psychological Association.
March, 1985
Boston, MA
Amaro, H., Espin, O., Fearey, M., Lykes, M. B., Mulvey, A., Obler, L.,
Reinharz, S. Feminist research group: Theory and practice in action.
Eastern Psychological Association.
March, 1985
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Autonomous individualism and social individuality:
Alternative understandings of the self. Eastern Psychological Association.
August, 1984
Toronto, Canada
Lykes, M. B. Collective action and the development of social individuality
in women. American Psychological Association. Reprinted in ERIC,
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Resources in Education, #ED 251 729.
August, 1983
Anaheim, CA
Lykes, M. B. & Stewart, A.J. Evaluating the feminist challenge in
psychology: 1963-1983. American Psychological Association.
April, 1983
Philadelphia, PA
Lykes, M. B. Discrimination in the lives of older Black women. Eastern
Psychological Association. Reprinted in ERIC, Resources in Education,
#ED 244 168.
April, 1983
Philadelphia, PA
Ryan, W., Lykes, M. B., & Bertner, B. Assessing ideology: The influence
of fundamental belief systems on social and political opinions. Eastern
Psychological Association. Reprinted in ERIC, Resources in Education,
#ED 241 399.
March, 1983
Cambridge, MA
Lykes, M. B. Racism and sexism in the lives of Black women: A social
science analysis using oral history data. Presented in symposium:
Documenting the lives of older Black women: The use of oral history and
a social science analysis. Radcliffe College.
August, 1982
Washington, DC
Lykes, M. B. & Stewart, A.J. Studying the effects of early experience on
women's career achievement. American Psychological Association.
Reprinted in ERIC, Resources in Education, #ED 225 072.
March, 1982
Durham, NH
Lykes, M. B. & Smith, A. Black women in social context:
New directions. Colloquium, New England Social Psychological
Association, University of New Hampshire.
May, 1981
Cambridge, MA
Lykes, M. B. & Stewart, A. J. Educated women's career patterns:
Separating developmental and social change. Colloquium, Henry A.
Murray Center, Radcliffe College.
April, 1981
New York, NY
Lykes, M. B., Stewart, A. J. & LaFrance, M. Control and aspirations in
adolescents: A comparison by race and sex. Eastern Psychological
Association. Reprinted in ERIC, Resources in Education, #ED 212 948.
February, 1981
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B., Martin, J., & Richardson, N. D. Racism and alternative
women's educational programs: Developing feminist and anti-racist
programs. New England Women's Studies Association.
GRANTS RECEIVED
Lykes, M.B. Supporting Mental Health and Human Rights: The Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund.
August 2010 – 2015, $15,000 annually, TOTAL $75,000+$50,000 additional, 2013.
Lykes, M. B., with David Hollenbach, SJ, and Daniel Kanstroom, Esq. July 2009-2011, extended
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to 2014. Initiative on Research and Education on Human Rights of Migrants and
Refugees. Anonymous. TOTAL: EUR 140,000 (USD 196,350); Renewal, 2013-2014.
TOTAL: EUR 100,000 (USD 132,560).
Lykes, M.B., with Alison Crosby. Focusing on the creative arts as a resource for women’s
empowerment in Guatemala. June – October, 2011. Sub-Contract from IDRC/U of
Ulster, Trauma, Development and Peacebuilding: Towards an Integrated Psychosocial
Approach
TOTAL $11,500
Lykes, M.B. Participatory Action Research in Post-Katrina New Orleans: Developing
psychosocial resources for cross-community dialogue and organizing for change, March
2009 – December 2011. Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham TOTAL$25,000
Lykes, M.B. Adult Education, Social Justice and Reflexive Praxis: One Response to Inequality
Teaching, Advising and Mentoring Grant, Boston College, June 2003-April 2004
TOTAL: $15,000
Lykes, M.B., in collaboration with the Grail/Cape Town: South-South Dialogue,
10 day workshop/working dialogue in Kleinmond, South Africa, October, 2000.
Partial support for dialogue among grassroots women’s organizations from Latin
America, Asia and Africa, sharing best practices in response to state organized and/or
sponsored violence and the violence of international economic policies, towards the
development of networks or support and resistance and two books – one a report on the
workshop and description of “best practices” and the second for a wider public and
university audience AND subsequent exchange program among Guatemalans and various
groups in Johannesburg.
SOROS Foundation Guatemala/Fundación Soros Guatemala:
$14,787
Open Society Institute/New York:
$11,140
Lykes, M.B., with Asociación de la Mujer Maya Ixil - Ak’ saq’ eb’ al [Association of Maya Ixil
Women – New Dawn], Chajul, Guatemala. Mental Health and Human Rights among
Women of Rural Guatemala: Photovoice as a Tool for Community Organizing and Social
Change. Two year grant (1998-2000) funded by the Open Society Institute/SOROS
Foundation –Fundación Soros Guatemala.
TOTAL BUDGET FOR TWO YEARS: 763,150 Quetzales = $121,475
(Exchange at time of grant's approval: 6.2 Q = $ 1 US)
Lykes, M. B., with ASECSA, Guatemala and MSSM, Argentina, ILAS, Chile, UCA, El
Salvador. Las Consecuencias de la Violencia Institucionalizada en los Niños de Cuatro
Países de America Latina: Investigación, Terapia, y Prevención/Educación [The
Consequences of Institutionalized Violence in Children in Four Countries of Latin
America: Research, Therapy and Prevention/Education], Médico Internacional, Germany.
Two year project, 1991-1993, extended for 6 months, through March, 1994. This
grant was coordinated by David Becker, ILAS, Chile. The project was originally
developed with Ignacio Martín-Baró, S.J. in the winter of 1988-1989.
TOTAL BUDGET FOR TWO YEARS: 438,000 DM = $ 243,333 (approx.)
(Exchange at time of grant's approval: 1.8 DM = $ 1 US)
Lykes, M. B. Justice for Children at Risk: Training Mental Health Workers in a Context of Statesponsored Violence. Jesuit Institute, Boston College, 1991-1992.
TOTAL: $ 31,000
Lykes, M. B., with Juan Jorge Fariña. Bibliografía en Salud Mental y Derechos Humanos:
Acceso Cualificado a los Materiales [Bibliography in Mental Health and Human Rights:
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A Qualitative Analysis of Materials], Médico Internacional, Germany, 1991-1992.
TOTAL: $ 13,250
Lykes, M. B., with ASECSA, Guatemala, and MSSM, Argentina. Proyecto de Talleres
Psicoasistenciales en Guatemala, 1990-1991 [Project of Psychosocial Assistance
Workshops in Guatemala, 1990-1991], UNICEF. TOTAL: $ 32,294.22
Lykes, M. B. Psychosocial effects of State-Sponsored Violence: A Research-Action Project,
1989. Supported by:
Rhode Island College, Faculty Development Fund, $1,000.
Rhode Island College Study Leave, 1989-1990 (without pay, with benefits)
Travel Grant, American Psychological Association, 1989, $450. TOTAL: $ 1,450
Lykes, M. B. Guatemalan Indian Children of War: An Action-Research Project, 1988.
Supported by:
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Division 9,
American Psychological Association, Grants-in Aid, $1,000.
W. H. and C. B. Ferry Fund, $1,000.
Rhode Island College, Faculty Research Grant, $1,000; Faculty Scholars Award, $3,000.
Center for Democratic Education, $2,000. TOTAL: $ 8,000
Lykes, M.B. Perspectives on Self and Culture in Life Stories of Indian Women of Guatemala,
1986, Rhode Island College, Faculty Research Grant, $1,252; Faculty award, $2,000.
TOTAL: $ 3,252
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Partial listing)
Advocacy:
October, 2014: Lead author on statement and recorded digital short. Guatemalan children and
youth cross into the U.S. without Authorization. Project by the American Psychological
Association Division for the Society of the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI).
January, 2014. Radio, KPPC Southern CA Public Radio, KPPC Radio, Psychosocial Effects of
Reliving Trauma from Massacres - Deportation Trial of Jorge Sosa, National.
January 23, 2014. Radio, BBC, BBC, World News, International. (January 23, 2014).
Interviewed live on APA decision on psychologist and APA member's involvement in torture.
September, 2013: Co-author on report and oral testimony. The psychosocial impact of detention
and deportation on migrant families. Submitted to Inter-American Commission on Human
Rights, Washington, DC.
Professional committees:
2012 – present Reviewer, National Research Foundation, South Africa
2007- present
External Examiner, multiple tenure and promotions to associate & full
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professor
2009
External Examiner, U of the Witswatersrand, Johannesburg, S Africa
2007 – 2008
External Expert, London School of Economics and Political Science,
Institute of Social Psychology
2007
External Examiner, University of British Colombia,
Faculty of Graduate Studies
2001 – 2004
Committee on International Relations in Psychology,
Chairperson, 2004, American Psychological Association
2002
University of Pennsylvania Press, Manuscript Reviewer
1999-2001
UNISA, Critical Reference Group in Community Psychology
1999-2004
Reviewer. Psychology in Society (PINS), South Africa
1998 - present
Cadre of Experts, Initiative on Ethnopolitical Warfare: Origins,
Intervention, and Prevention, American and Canadian Psychological
Associations.
1994-present
Reviewer. Feminism & Psychology
1993-1997
2008-present
Reviewer. Social Science and Medicine
1992-1995
Manuscripts reviewer. McGraw Hill Haworth Press.
1991-1997
Member, Task Force on Human Rights and Academic Freedom, Latin
American Studies Association
1989-present
Reviewer. Psychology of Women Quarterly
1989-1993
Reviewer. Journal of Social Issues
1986
Manuscripts reviewer. Temple University Press
1985
Reviewer. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
1983-1985
Reviewer. Journal of Personality
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Professional working groups:
2002-2004
Member, Border Crossings, Boston area women academics & activists
1994-present
Member, New England Narratives Study Group
1991-1999
Member, Children in War & Communal Violence Int’l Working Group
Consultant on institutional racism:
2000- present
Co-organizer in Boston of Undoing Racism workshop with Peoples’
Institute for Survival and Beyond, and follow-up work at Boston College
1988
Confronting the -isms on the college campus. Staff training, Rhode Island
College, Providence, RI
1987
Racism in the college classroom. Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley,
MA
1981
Identifying and Combating Institutional Racism, Middlebury College,
Middlebury, VT
1979
Executive Staff Conference, Church Women United, Malvern, PA.
Consultation on Feminism & Racism
Consultant on feminist issues/women's studies:
2007- present
Gender and Reparations in post-conflict Guatemala. With UNAMG,
Guatemala and Alison Crosby, York University, Toronto, Canada
1992-2003
Bi-annual workshops on sense of self, women’s creative responses to the
psychosocial effects of war and state-violence. Asociación de la Mujer
Maya Ixil - Ak’ saq’ eb’ al [Association of Maya Ixil Women – New
Dawn], Chajul, Guatemala – see below and above.
1982
Feminist Theological Institute, Cambridge, MA
1982
Boston Sisters Senate, Boston, MA
1981-1988
Women's Theological Center, Boston, MA
1980
Resource Staff, National Conference, National Assembly of Women
Religious, Reflecting on Women's Work Lives, Milwaukee, WI
1977
Feminist Studies in Theological Education, National Consultation, Center
for Women and Religion, Berkeley, CA
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1976
Consultation on Human Sexuality, Commission on Women in Church and
Society, United Church of Christ
Consultant on organizational development/community psychology:
2008
Community psychology as a resource for community development in
contexts of war and violence. Workshop, Training for Transformation
Program, Kleinmond, South Africa, June 2008
2003-2006
Consultant, AFAB: Association of Haitian Women in Boston, Design and
carrying out of Focus Group training program, towards development of
leadership development program, with Rebecca Johnson
1999
Consultant, Juvenile Offender Project, Centre for the Study of Violence
and Reconciliation, Johannesburg, South Africa
1994-2000
Staff development and training and program resource consultant with
Asociación de la Mujer Maya Ixil - Ak’ saq’ eb’ al [Association of Maya
Ixil Women – New Dawn], Chajul, Guatemala – see below.
1987
Staff development and program resource consultant, Women's Theological
Center, Boston, MA
1985
Workshop on Skills Development. Boston Women's Fund
1981
Center for Educational & Pastoral Ministry, Emmanual College, Boston,
MA. Program evaluator
1981
University of Lowell, Department of Psychology. Designed and developed
Field Training component of Masters Program in Community/Social
Psychology
1980
Workshop on Administrative Decision-making, Conference on Career
Development for Undergraduate Women, Radcliffe College, Cambridge,
MA
1977-1978
Advisory Resource Center, Boston University, Boston, MA Consultant to
student organizations
1973-1976
Women's Counseling and Resource Center, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Administrator, staff, and fundraiser
1971-1972
Cambridge Clergy Consultation, Cambridge, MA Needs assessment,
interview construction, interviewing, data analysis and final report:
"Pastoral Care in Cambridge, MA: A Survey of Cambridge Clergy,
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1972."
Consultant on/with children, women, families, and war:
2006- 2007
Consultant to InterPares, Canada/Guatemala. Co-design and co-facilitation
of workshop, “Acompañamiento Psicosocial y Justicia Integral para
Mujeres Víctimas de Violencia Sexual en Conflictos Armados”
[Psychosocial Accompaniment and Integral Justice for Women, Victims
of Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict. Guatemala
2003, May
Consultant to Psychosocial Working Group Annual Forum on Children in
War. Sponsored by: Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh &
Refugee Studies Program, Oxford U., New York, NY
2001- 2004
Consultant to GTZ on designing and evaluating training programs for rural
promoters providing psychosocial, community-based accompaniment to
communities surviving from war and state-violence
1998-1999
Consultant to Comisión para el esclarecimiento Histórico [Commission for
Historical Clarification] UNOPS, United Nations –Collaboration in
preparation of sections of final report on Psychosocial Effects of War and
Recommendations for Reparation Process
1995-2000
Consultant to non-governmental organizations in Guatemala, coordinating
workshops with mental health workers and NGO staff on issues of war
repression and community mental health in a multicultural context
1994-2000
Consultant to Asociación de la Mujer Maya Ixil - Ak’ saq’ eb’ al
[Association of Maya Ixil Women – New Dawn]. Work with Ixil women
in rural Guatemala who coordinate programs with Maya women and
children in mental health and community self-determination including: A
corn mill to raise income for widows and their children, a mental health
and educational program for children ages 6-12, and women’s health
action research project/center.
1991-1993
Consultant to Patricia Goudvis, professional filmmaker, in production of
film: Si el Arbol de Mango Pudiera Hablar [If the Mango Tree Could
Speak]
1991-1992
Consultant to Funding Exchange, NY Publication of Guatemala Funders’
Guide, with John Ruthrauff
1991
Consultant to Christian Children's Fund, Richmond, VA. Presentation on
responses to children in situations of organized violence
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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
2007- present
Advisory Committee, then Member of the Board of Directors, Chiar,
Board of Directors, IMPUNITY WATCH. www.impunitywatch.org
1995- present
Advisory Committee. Women's Rights International
1990-present
Co-Developer and Coordinator, Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund for Mental
Health and Human Rights, Funding Exchange, NY
2000-2001
Advisory Team, Life Skills and HIV/AIDS Education and Training for the
Early Childhood Development Program, Johannesburg, South Africa
1997-2000
Member, Peace Watch Ireland, Boston , MA
1996-1999
Board Member, National Coordinating Office for the Refugees and
Displaced of Guatemala (NCOORD), Washington, DC
1993-1996
Co-founder and Board of Directors, Guatemala Partners, Washington, DC.
Member, Outreach/Education Committee and Fundraising Committee
1992-1995
Advisory Committee, Physicians for Human Rights-Women's Project
1991-1995
Advisory Panel, Griots of Roxbury, Oral History Center, Cambridge, MA
1989-1992
Board of Directors, Children's Rights International, Philadelphia, PA
1988-1998
Advisor, Latin America Committee of the Overseas Committee, Oxfam
America, Boston, MA
1987- 2007
Co-developer, Network of Communication and Scientific Documentation
in Mental Health and Human Rights, Boston, MA; Buenos Aires,
Argentina; Hamburg, Germany.
1987-1989
Fundraising and Long-Range Planning Committee, National Central
America Health Rights Network, New York
1986-1993
Board of Directors, Guatemala Health Rights Support Project,
Washington, DC, with particular work on women's issues and mental
health issues
1986-1990
Board of Directors & Program Committee, P.E.A.C.E. for Guatemala
(Program for Emergency Assistance, Cooperation and Education), PA
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1985-1995
Boston Committee for Health Rights in Central America. Co-organizer of
Mental Health Committee, Boston, MA
1981-1988
Co-organizer and Board of Directors, Boston Women's Fund, MA
1976-1978
Member, Board of Directors, and co-developer, Vocational TrainingEducational Program for Adults, Agassiz Community School, Jamaica
Plain, MA
1975-1978
President, Board of Directors, Boston Cambridge Ministry to Higher
Education, Boston, MA
1972-1975
Secretary, Board of Directors, North Cambridge Health and Social Service
Center, Cambridge, MA
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