Dr Aaron Denham

Dr Aaron Denham is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northern Arizona University specializing in medical and psychological anthropology. He has researched and published on intergenerational trauma and resilience in a Coeur d’Alene Indian family and on the models and metaphors of mental health and healing in an Inuit community.

His current research addresses family sentiments surrounding child mortality in Northern Ghana and the role of divination in intergenerational relationships and meaning making. Dr. Denham advises various NGOs working in Africa, is an academic member of the Southwest Psychoanalytic Society, and a former child and family mental health counsellor.


Past and Current Confer Events


Intergenerational Trauma Conference
Thursday 10 – Sunday 13 September 2009


Danielle Knafo and Rocco Lo Bosco (2020) Confer