Dr. Kilpatrick is an anthropologist who received his Ph.D. from UCLA where he was a student of archeologist Marija Gimbutas. As a scholar, he has won many academic awards such as a Bienecke Fellowship (Yale University), an Irvine Teaching Fellowship (Stanford University) and two Fulbrights. He is the author of The Night Has a Naked Soul: Witchcraft and Sorcery among the Western Cherokee and has conducted fieldwork on folk healing in Peru, Mexico, and Spain.
Kilpatrick, A. (2012). The Shaman's Mirror: Visionary Art of the Huichol. Journal Of Anthropological Research, 68(4), 553.
Kilpatrick, A. (2005). Nagualismo Revisited: A Peruvian Odyssey. Fiction International, 38121-131.
Blankenship, P. F. (2000). The night has a naked soul: witchcraft and sorcery among the western Cherokee. Nova Religio, 3(2), 414-415.
Kilpatrick, A. E. (1991). "Going to the water": a structural analysis of Cherokee purification rituals. American Indian Culture & Research Journal, 15(4), 49-58.