• 1999, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • 2004, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta (Canada)
  • 2005, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, (Spain)
  • 2007, University Club, Brussels, (Belgium)
  • 2008, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2009, Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2010, Istituto Madonna del Carmine “Il Carmelo”, Ciampino, Roma, (Italy)
  • 2011, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, (Spain)
  • 2012, Montreal, Canada
  • 2013, London School of Economics
  • 2014 University of Southern California
  • 2015, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2015, Beijing Union University, Beijing, China
  • 2016, Dallas, TX
  • 2017, Bordeaux France
  • 2018, RAN EXIT Academy
  • 2018, Philadelphia, PA


Lifetime Achievement Award (2011)

2011 International Conference, Psychological Manipulation, Cultic Groups, Social Addictions, and Harm; Organized jointly by the International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) and Atención e Investigación de Socioadicciones (AIS), with the collaboration of Info-Cult/Info-Secte and the University of Barcelona

Leo J. Ryan "Distinguished Service Award" (1999)

Leo J. Ryan Award, named in honor of Congressman Leo J. Ryan, who was assassinated November 18, 1978, in Guyana by members of the People's Temple cult led by Jim Jones.

Achievement Award (1997)

The American Family Foundation (publisher of The Cult Observer) recently recognized, with its 1997 Achievement Award, AFF volunteer Patrick Ryan.