Jean Maria Arrigo
Jean Maria Arrigo, Ph.D., is an independent social psychologist and oral historian. As a member of the Coalition, she principally brings military and intelligence perspectives to Coalition activities and augments the historical record of contemporary psychological ethics in the national security system.
Dr. Arrigo established the Ethics of Intelligence and Weapons Development Oral History Collection (2004) at Bancroft Library, U.C. Berkeley; the Intelligence Ethics Collection (2005) at Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University; and the APA PENS Debate Collection (2010) in the Human Rights Initiative of the Archives of the University of Colorado at Boulder. In 2006 she co-founded the International Intelligence Ethics Association.
Dr. Arrigo served on the 2005 APA PENS Task Force and in 2008 initiated an interview series for PsySR’s Psychology and Military Intelligence Casebook on Ethics of Interrogation, Training, Treatment, and Research. She is the recipient of the 2009 Southwest Oral History Association Mink Award and the 2009 Anthony J. Marsella Prize for the Psychology of Peace and Social Justice.
Included among her relevant publications and other contributions are the following:
- Arrigo, J. M., Soldz, S., & Bennett, R. (in press). Psychology and interrogation. In D. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of peace psychology: Theories, research methods & applications (Vol. 2). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
- Arrigo, J. M. (2010-2011). Formal Complaint (Five Documents: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) by Jean Maria Arrigo, with assistance from Trudy Bond, to the APA Ethics Office, against the 2004 Chief of the Behavioral Analysis Division of U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations. The complaint alleges the psychologist fraudulently diagnosed a U.S. Air Force general as having a criminal sexual disorder. The general was a key opponent of torture interrogation under the George W. Bush Administration.
- Arrigo, J. M., & Montgomery, B. (2010). The APA PENS Debate Collection. Human Rights Initiative, Archives of the University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO.
- Arrigo, J. M. (2008, February 27-28). Anti-Torture Groups and Morally Concerned Interrogators. International Seminar on Torture Presentation, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
- Arrigo, J. M. (2008, January 14). Testimony to the California State Senate Committee on Business Professions and Economic Development Committee Hearing on the Ridley-Thomas Resolution on Health Professionals Participation in Torture, SJR 19.
- Arrigo, J. M., & Long, J. (2008). APA Denunciation and Accommodation of Abusive Interrogations--A Lesson for World Psychology. Psicologia: Teoria e Practica, 10, 186-199.
- Brewer, S. E., & Arrigo, J. M. (2008). Places that medical ethics can’t find: Preliminary data on why health professionals fail to stop torture in overseas counterterrorism operations. In M. Roseman & R. Goodman (Eds.), Interrogations, forced feedings, and the role of health professionals: New perspectives on international human rights, humanitarian law and ethics, pp. 1–20. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
- Arrigo, J. M., & Bennett, R. (2007). Organizational Supports for Abusive Interrogations in “The War on Terror." In J. M. Arrigo & R. Wagner (Eds.), Torture Is for Amateurs (Special Issue), Peace and Conflict, 13, 411-421.
- Arrigo, J. M., & Wagner, R. V. (Eds.). (2007). Torture Is for Amateurs: A meeting of psychologists and military interrogators (Special Issue). Peace and Conflict, 13 (4).
- Arrigo, J. M. (2006). Psychological torture--The CIA and the APA (Review of A question of torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror, by Alfred McCoy, 2006). PsycCritiques, 51, Article 1.
- Arrigo, J. M. (2006). Unofficial Records of the APA PENS Task Force, Intelligence Ethics Collection, Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University.
- Bufachi, V., & Arrigo, J. M. (2006). Torture, terrorism, and the state: A refutation of the ticking-bomb argument. Journal of Applied Philosophy, 23, 35 –374.
- Arrigo, J. M., & Wagner, R.V. (Eds). (2005). A dialogue between peace psychology and military ethics (Special Issue). Peace and Conflict, 11 (1).
- Arrigo, J. M. (2005). Intelligence Ethics Collection. Hoover Institution Archives, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.
- Arrigo, J. M. (2004). Oral History Series on Ethics of Intelligence and Weapons Development. Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California-Berkeley.
- Arrigo, J. M. (2004). A utilitarian argument against torture interrogation of terrorists. Science and Engineering Ethics, 10, 543-572.
- Arrigo, J. M. (1999). Sins and salvations in clandestine scientific research: A social psychological and epistemological inquiry. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Claremont Graduate University.
- Arrigo, J. M. (1999). The ethics of weapons research: A framework for moral discourse between insiders and outsiders. Journal of Power and Ethics, 1(4).
- Arrigo, J. M. (1998). Moral assessment of individuals in idealistic enterprises: Clandestine research in weapons development. International Bulletin of Political Psychology, 5 (10).
- Arrigo, J. M. (1998). Moral Assessment of Individuals in Idealistic Enterprises: An Example from Clandestine Weapons Research and Counterterrorism (Part II). International Bulletin of Political Psychology, 5 (11).
- Arrigo, J. M., & Pezdek, K. (1997). Lessons from psychogenic amnesia. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 6, 148-152.>/li>