After winning ISPP's Alexander George Book Award in 2012 for Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict and Terrorism, Ervin Staub's book won the 2013 Ursula Gielen Global Psychology Book Award of the International Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association for significant and fundamental contributions to psychology as a global discipline.
Ervin participated in some of the following recent professional events:
- The Hugo Valentin Memorial Lecture at Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, March 27, 2013
- The opening keynote address at the Roots of Empathy Research Symposium. On “The roots of goodness: Inclusive caring, moral courage, and resistance to destructive influence” Toronto, Canada, May 8, 2013
- Two lectures, one on the origins of genocide and other mass violence, and one on prevention and serving as a resource person at the workshop organized by the Holocaust Memorial Museum and West Point for the teaching staff of the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy Military Academies, held at the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington D.C. May 29-31, 2013