Research

Book Sections

Arfken, M. (in press). Marxism as a foundation for critical social psychology. In B. Gough (Ed.). Handbook of Critical Social Psychology. Palgrave.

Arfken, M. (2015). Cognitive psychology. In I. Parker (Ed.), Handbook of Critical Psychology (pp. 24-32). New York: Routledge.

Arfken, M. (2014). Creativity. In T. Teo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology (pp. 325-327). New York: Springer.

Arfken, M. (2014). Recognition vs. redistribution. In T. Teo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology (pp. 1643-1649). New York: Springer.

Arfken, M. (2014). Social justice. In T. Teo (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology (pp. 1783-1788). New York: Springer.

Pollio, H., Graves, T. R., & Arfken, M. (2006). Qualitative methods. In F. T. L. Leong & J. T. Austin (Eds.), The psychology research handbook (2nd ed., pp. 254-274). Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Arfken, M. (2004). The final analysis. In T. Hulsey & C. Frost (Eds.), Moral cruelty: Ameaning and the justification of harm (pp. 117-137). Lanham: University Press of America.

Journals

Arfken, M. (2016). Socialism or psychology. Society at the crossroads. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 16, 278-280.

Arfken, M., & Yen, J. (2014). Psychology and social justice: Theoretical and philosophical engagements. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 34, 1-13.

Arfken, M. (2013). Social justice and the politics of recognition. American Psychologist, 68, 475-476.

Arfken, M. (2012). Scratching the surface: Internationalization, cultural diversity, and the politics of recognition. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 428-437.

Arfken, M. (2011). Marxist scholarship and psychological practice. Annual Review of Critical Psychology, 9, 6-7.

Arfken, M. (2007). Critical psychology, mental representation, and practice. International Journal of Critical Psychology, 19, 47-54.

Frost, C., Arfken, M., Brock, W. D. (2001). The psychology of self-deception as illustrated in literary characters. Janus Head: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, 4, 331-357.

Book Reviews

Arfken, M. (2015). Review of The Radical Humanism of Erich Fromm by K. Durkin. Marx and Philosophy Review of Books.

Arfken, M. (2011). The boundaries of embodiment: Review of Embodied Grounding: Social, Cognitive, Affective, and Neuroscientific Approaches by G. Semin & E. Smith. Mind, Culture & Activity, 18, 75-78.

Arfken, M. (2011). Review of Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism by J. Bidet & S. Kouvelakis (Eds.). Marx and Philosophy Review of Books.

Arfken, M. (2009). Resisting cognitive science: Review of Brain, Mind & Human Behavior in Contemporary Cognitive Science: Critical Assessments of the Philosophy of Psychology by J. Coulter & W. Sharrock. Theory & Psychology, 19, 860-862.

Arfken, M. (2008). Review of Unfolding Social Constructionism by F. Hibberd. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 44, 83-84.

Special Issues

Journal of Theoretical & Philosophical Psychology (2014)

Annual Review of Critical Psychology (2011)

Other

Arfken, M. (in press). Passive solar design on PEI. Environmental Coalition of Prince Edward Island Newsletter.

Arfken, M. (2010). Fostering a relationship with the natural environment. Island Family Magazine.

In Preparation

Arfken, M. (in preparation). Psychology and neoliberalism. Unpublished manuscript.

Arfken, M. (in preparation). Critical psychology of social class. Unpublished manuscript.

Arfken, M. (in preparation). Social psychology and the unencumbered self. Unpublished manuscript.

Arfken, M. & Bradley, J. (in preparation). Experiences of an old-growth forest: An ecophenomenological investigation. Unpublished manuscript.

Conference Presentations

Arfken, M., Lott, B. & Teo, T. (2015). Diversity and unity beyond the status quo: Psychological knowledge and society. American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Division 1, Toronto, Canada.

Bradley, J. & Arfken, M. (2014). Trails to meaning: A phenomenological study of an old-growth forest. International Human Science Research Conference, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2012). Finding our feet together: Hermeneutic insights into empathy. International Human Science Research Conference, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2011). Scratching the surface: Internationalization, cultural diversity, and commodification. Canadian psychological Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2010). Marxism and liberalism: An informal discussion. Marxism and Psychology Conference, Charlottetown, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2009). Minding the gap: Modernism, bureaucracy, and psychological theory. Modernist Studies Association 11th Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2009). Possessive individualism: Economics, democracy, and psychology. Canadian Psychological Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2009). Political psychology, hegemony, and globalization. International Society of Political Psychology 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

Arfken, M. (2009). Political psychology and possessive individualism. International Society of Political Psychology 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.

Arfken, M. (2009). The environmental crisis, possessive individualism, and modern psychology. Global Conference on Environmental Justice and Global Citizenship, Mansfield College, Oxford, UK.

Arfken, M. (2008). Psychology and the unencumbered self. International Society of Political Psychology 31st Annual Scientific Meeting, Sciences Po, Paris.

Arfken, M. (2008). Liberalism and the concept of the person: Implications for critical phenomenological inquiry. Research Institute for Health and Social Change, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Arfken, M. (2008). Intersubjectivity and justice: Towards a communitarian psychology. International Conference in Critical Psychology, Cultural Studies, and Social Theory, Cardiff University, UK.

Arfken, M. (2007). Political experience: From perception to social practice. Canadian International Qualitative and Ethnographic Research Conference, St. Thomas University, New Brunswick, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2006). Politics, practice, and phenomenology: Towards a critical phenomenological psychology. Julian Jaynes Conference on Consciousness, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2005). Critical phenomenological psychology: Tensions and contradictions. International Human Science Research Conference, Bournemouth University, UK.

Arfken, M. (2005). Psychological knowledge and modern society: Implications of the Hirsch-Gadamer debate. Duquesne University Critical Psychology Graduate Conference, Pittsburgh, USA.

Ginsburgh, H. J., Boyce, A. S., & Arfken, M. (2001). Psychologists’ usage of ‘compassion’: Implications for child development research. Southwestern Society for Research in Human Development, Eureka Springs, Arkansas, USA.

Invited Presentations

Arfken, M., Courtenay-Hall, P., Couture, T. & Murray, M. (2015). Panel discussion – Sartre’s ‘No Exit.’ Performance Sponsored By UPEI Philosophy Society, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

McRae, D., & Arfken, M. (2015). Implications of the Prince Edward Island Water Act. PEI Environmental Advisory Council Consultation, Souris, Prince Edward Island.

Arfken, M. (2014). Economical environmental sustainability. Family Earth Expo, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2013). Passive solar house design: A case study. ECO-PEI Energy Project, Holland College, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2011). Internationalization, cultural diversity, and psychology. Department of Psychology Colloquium Series, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2010). Yo prof! Defining educational relationships through email communication. Brown Bag Lunch Series, Webster Centre, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2010). Can we ever really be equal? Diversity Week Faculty Sound-Off. The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2009). Interdisciplinary faculty panel, Women’s Studies Student Conference, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2009). Diversity and political correctness. Diversity Week Faculty Sound-Off, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2009). Fossil fools day panel. The Environmental and Sustainability Society, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2008). Ideology, community, and political experience: Interrogating the boundaries of modern psychology. Department of Psychology Colloquium Series, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2006). Pragmatism and social psychology: An alternative conception of social reality. Faculty of Arts Research Seminar, The University of Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Arfken, M. (2005). The concept of ‘practice’ as an alternative to social cognition: The case of political discourse. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Alienation Research Group, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

Arfken, M. (2005). Phenomenology and political psychology. The Center for Applied Phenomenological Research, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.

Arfken, M. & Williamson, H. (2000). First person versus observer perspective in autobiographical memory. Student Research Symposium, Texas State University, San Marcos, USA.

Arfken, M. (1999). Perspectives on self-deception. Honors Thesis Forum, Texas State University, San Marcos, USA.