Dr. Guilmet has over thirty years of research and
program evaluation and planning experience in the areas of American Indian and Alaska Native cultural resources management,
education, social service provision, health, and mental health care. He has a long history (since 1979) of working with the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority, and
Chief Leschi Schools of Washington State as an ethnohistorian, ethnographer, and program evaluation consultant.
He has also been a member of the Business Committee of the United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, Daybreak Star
Arts Center, Seattle, Washington.
has served as a grant reviewer, researcher, and program evaluation consultant for multiple United
States government agencies including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes
of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer
Institute, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Education,
Corporation for Public Service, National Parks Service, Environmental Control Administration of the Public Health Service,
Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Indian Health Service. He has worked in similar capacities for multiple state agencies,
private corporations, and nonprofit foundations (including the Carnegie Foundation).
He received a B.S. in metallurgical engineering and a M.A. in cultural
anthropology from the University of Washington in 1969 and 1973 respectively. He received a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from University of California, Los Angeles
in 1976. Between 1973 and 1976 he also completed a National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Predoctoral Traineeship with the Sociobehavioral Group of the Department of Psychiatry
at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Since 1986 he has been a Research
Associate with the National Center for American Indian and
Alaska Native Mental Health Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, Denver. In 2004 he was awarded
the first biennial Lourdes Arizpe Award in Anthropology and the Environment by the Anthropology and Environment Society
of the American Anthropological Association. He is also Professor Emeritus of Comparative Sociology at the University
of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.