Hillary S. Webb, PhD., is the Managing Editor of Anthropology of Consciousness, the peer-reviewed journal of the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness and the former Research Director at The Monroe Institute. Having received her undergraduate degree in Journalism from New York University, Dr. Webb went on to earn an MA in Consciousness Studies from Goddard College and a PhD in Psychology from Saybrook University. She is the author of “Exploring Shamanism, Traveling Between the Worlds: Conversations with Contemporary Shamans,” and “Yanantin and Masintin in the Andean World: Complementary Dualism in Modern Peru.” She lives in Southern Maine.


Hillary speaks with Joanna about the Andean concept of “Yanantin”(complementary opposites), she reads a fascinating fragment from her latest book; a different view on the past and the future; healing & shamanism; “Tinkuy:” testing the boundaries; a deep experience of awe; cultural cross-pollination; the dynamic balance of life; limitless consciousness…

Music: “Plegaria a los Dioses Montaña” by Manuelcha Prado