The Psychology Department
invites you to a
Lecture on Psychology and Holocaust/Genocide*
Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013
LC 28, 7 PM
Dr. Ervin Staub
“The roots of goodness:
Generating inclusive caring, moral courage and active bystandership.”
Dr. Ervin Staub is Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the doctoral program in the Psychology of Peace and Violence at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A past president of the International Society for Political Psychology and of the Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence, he has worked with teachers and parents to promote altruism in children and conducted seminars/trainings and educational radio projects in Rwanda, Burundi and the Congo to promote psychological recovery and reconciliation. His latest books are The psychology of good and evil: Why children, adults and groups help and harm others, and Overcoming Evil: Genocide, Violent Conflict and Terrorism.
*This lecture is made possible through the support of colleagues, friends & Drew alumni in honor of Ann Saltzman’s retirement in 2011.