About

Michael WinkelmanDr. Michael Winkelman’s teaching and research interests focus on shamanism and 
psychedelic medicine, applied medical anthropology, and cross-cultural 
relations. His research on shamanism includes cross-cultural studies, 
investigations into the origins of shamanism, and contemporary applications of shamanic healing in substance abuse rehabilitation. He has pioneered perspectives on shamanism as humanity’s original neurotheology and studies on the biological bases of religion.