A doctoral candidate (Anthropology-University of Illinois at Chicago), Dylan Lott’s research examines the implementation and impact of the Monastic Science Initiative. Building on undergraduate work in Psychology, he teaches courses in Socio-Cultural Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, and the Anthropology of Dreams and Dreaming. Prior to graduate study, he served as a clinical massage therapist in private practice. Using a range of modalities, he worked alongside children and adults with disabilities and post-surgical and -partum populations. From 2007 and 2012, he studied psychoanalytic theory through the Ecole Freudienne du Quebec. Presently, he is completing a project to preserve and repatriate linguistic materials and tribal artifacts on behalf of the Parintintin, an imperiled Amazonian people. He is also an active board member of the Himalaya Project. The Project is devoted to the preservation of Tibetan medicine and works to build a school in the impoverished Dolpo region of Nepal.

This profile was last updated on February 27, 2020

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