Brian Levin (criminal justice) shared his analysis of the extremist group the Proud Boys in the wake of the Sept. 29 presidential debate, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about recognizing and overcoming anxiety.
David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed for a segment discussing Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif’s comment that U.S. sanctions against his country amount to “medical terrorism.”
A Sept. 26 rally in Portland, Ore., by the extremist group the Proud Boys was the topic of two articles for which the expertise of Brian Levin (criminal justice) was sought.
“Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis: What It Means and Where Do We Go from Here,” a panel presentation, will take place virtually at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about a Black Lives Matter stand in Murrieta that has been targeted for harassment, and about the case of a man suspected of, among other activities, organizing a camp for “civil disorder” for a far-right militia group.
Lua Lopez (biology) is interviewed about her latest research on genomics and natural history collections, Bree Putman (biology) co-authored a paper that suggests how animals lose their fear of predators, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the resentencing of a man who plotted to burn down a mosque.
Meredith Conroy (political science), Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus) were included in recent news coverage in their areas of expertise.
The National Best Chapter Award from Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society, is its highest accolade for campus chapters. The latest honor also makes it the 12th time that CSUSB’s Theta Iota Chapter has earned the award.
The panel on Sept. 23 will feature Vida Johnson, associate professor of law at Georgetown University; Michael German, former FBI special agent and now a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty & National Security Program; and Sam Levin, Los Angeles correspondent for The Guardian.