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James Fenelon

A scene from the documentary, “Imagining the Indian: The Fight Against Native American Mascoting,” which will be shown at CSUSB on Nov. 2.
October 26, 2023

The film explores the genesis of the exploitation of Native American culture. There will be a screening and panel discussion on Nov. 2 at noon to 3 p.m. in the SMSU Theater.

Faculty in the News, chemical sciences building
November 23, 2021

James Fenelon (sociology), Bomi Hwang (world languages and literatures) Codi Lazar (geological sciences) and Anthony Silard (public administration) were included in recent news coverage.

Faculty in the News
November 9, 2021

James Fenelon (sociology) discussed the Riverside teacher who mocked Native Americans during her math lesson, saying it “is connected to systemic racism,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted about the rise of hate crimes against Catholic churches, and in another article, about how people with weak attachment to extremist views can still turn violent.

Faculty in the News
October 27, 2021

Daniel MacDonald (economics) was interviewed about the region’s high inflation rate, James Fenelon (sociology) discussed a Riverside teacher who mocked Native Americans, Meredith Conroy (political science) was quoted about Twitter and Democrats, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

Faculty in the News
October 22, 2021

Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about a far-right group, a civil lawsuit involving the ‘Unite the Right’ rally, and an upcoming tactical event to train Christians in combat; and James Fenelon (sociology) was quoted about a Riverside teacher’s math lesson that mimicked Native Americans. 

James Fenelon
June 10, 2021

Fenelon is the newest scholar on the list of Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility visiting professors who are “outstanding social scientists, political leaders, and social activists whose careers demonstrate sustained engagement with major issues of social justice, civil liberties, human rights, and democracy.”

James Fenelon professor to speak on ‘Equal Opportunity for the Human Race
February 18, 2021

James Fenelon, director of the Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies at Cal State San Bernardino and a professor of sociology, will be one of the presenters at a session for the East-West Center’s weekly series, The Exchange, beginning at 8:30 p.m. PST Monday, Feb. 22, on Zoom.

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November 17, 2020

James Fenelon (sociology), Brent Singleton (Pfau Library faculty) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.

October 16, 2020

Through his writings and his work with the Native American community, James Fenelon, CSUSB professor of sociology and director of the university’s Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies, is an advocate for social justice around the world.