Melvin Konner, in Can We Survive Our Origins?: Readings in René Girard’s Theory of Violence and the Sacred, edited by Pierpaolo Antonello and Paul Gifford, Michigan State University Press, 2015.
Human Nature, Ethnic Violence, and War
Melvin Konner, In The Psychology of Resolving Global Conflicts: From War to Peace, Vol. 1, edited by Mari Fitzduff and Chris E. Stout, Praeger Security International, 2006.
Trauma, Adaptation, and Resilience: A Cross-Cultural and Evolutionary Perspective
Melvin Konner, In Understanding Trauma: Integrating Biological, Clinical, and Cultural Perspectives, edited by Lawrence J. Kirmayer, Robert Lemelson, and Mark Barad, Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Anthropology and Psychiatry
Melvin Konner, in Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry/VI, Sixth Edition, Volume 1, edited by Harold I. Kaplan and Benjamin J. Sadock, Williams and Wilkins, 1995.
Ethnographic Romanticism and the Idea of Human Nature: Parallels Between Samoa and !Kung San
Melvin Konner and Marjorie Shostak, in The Past and Future of !Kung Ethnography: Critical Reflections and Symbolic Perspectives. Essays in Honour of Lorna Marshall, 4:Quellen zur Khoisan-Forschung, ed. by Megan Biesele with Robert Gordon and Richard Lee, Helmut Buske Verlag Hamburg, 1986.
Universals of Behavioral Development in Relation to Brain Myelination
Melvin Konner, in Brain Maturation and Cognitive Development: Cross-Cultural and Comparative Perspectives, edited by Kathleen R. Gibson and Anne C. Petersen, Aldine de Gruyter, 1991.