Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence
APA Division 48
JEAN MARIA ARRIGO DIVISION 48 MEMBER honored with AAAS SCIENTIFIC FREEDOM AND RESPONSIBILITY AWARD
Jean Maria Arrigo, who confronted systematic efforts by the American Psychological Association (APA) to allow and conceal the involvement of psychologists in the torture and abuse of detainees following the September 11 attacks, has been awarded the 2015 Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Arrigo, an independent social psychologist and oral historian focusing on ethics and national security issues, was honored by AAAS "for her courage and persistence in advocating for ethical behavior among her fellow psychologists, the importance of international human rights standards, and against torture." (from AAAS press release) Read more and to add your Comments in the Editor's Blog.
Division 48 Membership Admission "Test"
- Are you a student, professor, practitioner, or ally of peace psychology?
- Do you want to apply your expertise in your specialty of psychology to promoting peace?
- Do you advocate for peace, train peacemakers, or do research on peace, conflict, or violence?
- Do you want to collaborate, participate, and celebrate peace with like-minded colleagues and friends?
If you answered YES to one or more of the "test" questions, please join us!