Stewart, Kenneth Malcolm (1916– )
Professor of anthropology who studied possession and shamanism.
He was born on June 16, 1916, in Tecumseh, Nebraska.
Stewart completed his college work at the University of California
(B.A., 1938, M.A., 1940, Ph.D., 1946). In 1947 he began
his long tenure as a professor of anthropology at Arizona State
University. Stewart conducted ethnological field work among
the Native American Mohave and Pagago tribes of the American
Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology • 5th Ed. Stewart, Kenneth Malcolm
Pleasants, Helene, ed. Biographical Dictionary of Parapsychology.
New York Helix Press, 1964.
Stewart, Kenneth M. ‘‘Spirit Possession.’’ Tomorrow (spring
———. ‘‘Spirit Possession in Native America.’’ Southwestern
Journal of Anthropology 2, no. 3 (1946).