Jessica Wolfendale

West Virginia University


Jessica Wolfendale is associate professor at West Virginia University. Wolfendale previously served as a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne division of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.

She is currently working on an ARC Discovery Grant studying of Australia's ability to train soldiers to be ethical and effective. Her other current research projects include the moral psychology of institutionalised violence and the ethics of torture.

Wolfendale is the author of Torture and the Military Profession (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2007).

Featured Work

SEP 18, 2008 Podcast

Public Ethics Radio: Jessica Wolfendale on Torture Lite

We now know that the U.S. officially sanctions and regularly employs interrogation tactics that push legal and moral boundaries. In this episode, Jessica Wolfendale ...