peer-reviewed publications

Gupta, N. (2019). The phenomenological film collective: Introducing a cinematic-phenomenological research method for social advocacy filmmakingSocial and Personality Psychology Compass, 13(4)

Gupta, N. (2018). Harnessing phenomenological research to facilitate conscientização about oppressive lived experience. The Journal of Humanistic Psychology; Special issue: Radical Humanism, Critical Consciousness, and Social Change. Onlinefirst.

Gupta, N. (2018). Stories of faith, stories of humanity: Fusing phenomenological research with digital storytelling to facilitate interfaith empathyQualitative Research in Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/14780887.2018.1442705

Gupta, N. (2017). Exploring the schizoid defense of the closet through the existential-phenomenology of R.D. Laing. The Journal of Humanistic Psychology. 5(2), 170-189.

Gupta, N. (2015). The cinematic chiasm: Evoking societal empathy through the phenomenological language of film. Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts, 14(2), 35-48.

Gupta, N. (2015). Narcissism, intergenerational trauma, and love. Metaxu Journal 2(2).

conference presentations

Gupta, N. “Illuminating the LGBTQ Closet through Phenomenological Filmmaking: A Cinematic-Phenomenological Research Study and Film Screening.” Paper presented at the A.P.A. Div 32 Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology. Oregon State University: Corvallis, OR, March 2019.

Bargdill R., Crouch, C., and Gupta, N.“Phenomenology as Creative Practice and Play.” Workshop presented at the A.P.A. Div 32 Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology. Oregon State University: Corvallis, OR, March 2019.

Gupta, N. “Disseminating Human Science Research to the Mainstream Public for Hope of Liberation: An Invitation.” Invited Keynote Speaker for the 12th Annual Undergraduate Qualitative Research Symposium, Point Park University: PIttsburgh, PA. December 2018.

Gupta, N. “Eyes on the Street: Using Photovoice as a Tool for Emotional Empowerment and Community Trauma Healing among Youth.” Paper presented at the 37th Annual International Human Science Research Conference: Spartanburg, SC, June 2018.

Jenkins, J., Gruner, D., and Gupta, N. “Research as Sociopolitical intervention.” Panel presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP), Pittsburgh, PA. May 2018.

Gupta, N. “The Intergenerational Trauma of the Gay Closet: Healing Familial Bonds of Shame”. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Washington D.C. August 2017.

Gupta, N. “Building Intimate Dialogue within the Multicultural College Classroom: Guideposts from Liberation Psychology”. Paper presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology Div 32 of the American Psychological Association, Point Park University, Pittsburgh. April 2017.

Gupta, N. “Nightmares of the Closet Across the Generations: A Psychoanalysis of Intergenerational LGBTQ Trauma”. Paper presented at the Association for Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society, Rutgers, New Jersey. October 2016.

Gupta, N. “Liberation Psychology and Phenomenology: Harnessing Existential-Phenomenological Research as an Emancipatory Tool for Oppressed Communities”. Paper presented at the University of West Georgia and Duquesne University Joint Symposium: Carrollton, GA, April 2016.

Gupta, N. “Pursuing Social Justice through Aesthetic Scholarship: A (Neuroscientific) Argument.” Paper presented at the 10Th Annual Graduate Psychology Symposium: Duquesne University: Pittsburgh, PA, April 2015.

Gupta, N. “Exploring the ‘Social Pathology’ of Closeted Gay Individuals through the Existential-Phenomenology of R.D. Laing.” Paper presented at the Conference for the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences: New Orleans, LA, October 2014.

Gupta, N. “Transgenerational Trauma as the Duty of Love: An Autoethnographic Dialogue with Levinas.” Paper presented at the 9Th Annual Graduate Psychology Symposium: Duquesne University: Pittsburgh, PA, April 2014.

Gupta, N. “Stories of Faith, Stories of Humanity: Disseminating Phenomenological Research through Digital Storytelling to Facilitate Interfaith Empathy.” storiesoffaithstoriesofhumanity.com. Paper presented at the 32nd International Human Science Research Conference: Aalborg, Denmark, August 2013.