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M. Brinton Lykes

 

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Lynch School of Education Birthplace: New Orleans
Boston College Email: lykes@bc.edu
Campion Hall 308 Tel: 617-552-0670
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467 FAX: 617-552-0812

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 College 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), 2014International 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 cuasa, 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
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 52
Guatemala Scholars Network
InterAmerican Psychological Association
Latin American Studies Association
New England Council on Latin America

EDITORIAL BOARDS

2011-present, Editorial Board, American Journal of Orthopsychiatry
2006-present Editorial Board, International Journal of Transitional Justice
2001-present Editorial Board, Action Research Journal
1998-present Editorial Board, American Journal of Community Psychology
1994-present 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, 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.

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; July 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.

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.

1981-1984 Instructor, Psychology Department, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA. Courses taught: Viewpoints on Insanity, with William Ryan; Women and Men: Understanding the Self in Social Context; Idea of Insanity.

1980-1981 Research Intern, Henry A. Murray Research Center, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA. Development of coding systems for coding 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. & Crosby, A. (in press). Creative methodologies as a resource for Mayan women’s protagonism. In Hamber, B. & Gallagher, E. (Eds.) Psychosocial Perspectives on Peacebuilding. Springer.

Brabeck, K., Lykes, M. B., & Hunter, C. (2014, August 11). The psychosocial impact of detention and deportation on U.S. migrant children and families. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. Epub PMID: 25110972

Lykes, M. B. & Sibley, E. (2014, July 14). Liberation psychology and pragmatic solidarity: North-South collaborations through the Ignacio Martín-Baró Fund. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/pac0000045

Brabeck, K., Lykes, M.B., Sibley, E. & Kene, P. (2014). Ethical ambiguities in participatory action research with unauthorized migrants. Ethics and Behavior. DOI: 10.1080/10508422.2014.920707

Lykes, M.B. (2014). Maya Women of Chajul. In M. Brydon-Miller and D. Coghlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Action Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Lykes, M.B. (2014). Ignacio Martín-Baró. In M. Brydon-Miller and D. Coghlan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Action Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

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 here)

Lykes, M. B. Participatory/Action Research (2013). In Keith, K. (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural 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 here)

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

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 here)

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. 121-123.

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 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.

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. 589-622.

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 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 re-interpretación 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.(Spanish translation available here)

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 Brydon-Miller (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 [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. (Spanish translation available here)

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.

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 here)

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.

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.

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.

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SELECTED PROFESSIONAL PAPERS PRESENTED

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

Una Mirada desde Procesos de Acompañamiento a las Mujeres Mayas en Guatemala. Invited Address, Ruta Pacifica de las Mujeres, Women’s Truth Commission, Colombia

November 2013
Boston, MA

Critically Engaging Community through Participatory Action Research: Generating Knowledge about Gendered, Racialized Violence. Invited 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.

January 2013
Tucson, AZ

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

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

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 Shalhoub-Kevorkian. “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. 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

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

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 Psychiatric Services

September, 2007
Montréal, Canada

Gender and Psychosocial. Approaches to Reparations Processes in Post-Conflict. 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. 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

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, re-storying 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, post-war, 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

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 psycho-political 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

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
South Africa

Convenor: Workshops on Participatory Action Research and on Kleinmond, 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 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
South Africa

Moving beyond counselling: Challenges in dealing with the impact of Johannesburg, 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
Newfoundland Canada

Possible contributions of a psychology of liberation: Whither health and human rights. Invited Address. Reconstructing Health 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 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
Portadown,
Northern Ireland

Creative workshop: Grief and trauma with community leaders of the Drumcree community, II, Coordinated with Peace Watch 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

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 state- sponsored 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.
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.
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, 1992Chestnut 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 workersin 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.
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, 1991Bronx, 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. Cuestioneséticas 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
Boston, MA
Lykes, M. B. Psychology in active conflict situations: A tribute to Ignacio 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 AddressSymposium: Enlightened Collaboration: Technology and Human Rights, Wellesley College.
September, 1989
Buenos Aires, AR
Lykes, M. B. & Juan Jorge Fariña, J. J. Experimentación con niños: Cuestioneséticas 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]. SimposioÉtica 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.
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.
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, 1985Newton, MA Lykes, M. B. Collective bases for notions of the self. Feminist Ethics Consultation.
August, 1985Los 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, 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 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

                                                                                                         TOTAL: $25,927

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 State-sponsored 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: 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)

Professional committees:

2007- present External Examine, multiple tenure and promotions to associate & full 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

2006 – present Associate Editor and Reviewer, Journal of Transitional Justice

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

1994-present Associate Editor and Reviewer. Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology

1992-present Reviewer. American Journal of Community Psychology
1998-present Member, Editorial Board

1993-1997 Reviewer. Social Science and Medicine
2008-present

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

1983‑1984 Member of Program Review Committee, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Division 9

1982 Review of applications for the Research Scholars Program, Henry A. Murray Center, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA

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

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

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, 1972."

Consultant on/with children, 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

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

2007- present Advisory Committee, then Member of the 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

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 Training‑ Educational Program for Adults, Agassiz Community School, Jamaica Plain, MA

1975‑1978 President, Board of Directors, Boston Cambridge Ministry to Higher Education, Boston, MA

Secretary, Board of Directors, North Cambridge Health and Social Service Center, Cambridge, MA

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