Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies), Anthony Silard (public administration), David Yaghoubian (history), Diane Vines (nursing) and Vipin Gupta (management) shared their expertise on various topics in the news.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was interviewed about the significance of the Raza Database Project’s findings that indicates the number of Latinos killed by police is severely undercounted, Diane Vines (nursing) spoke about access to a mobile medical clinic for the Palm Desert Campus’ Street Medicine program, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest news regarding the talks to revive the 2015 multi-national Iran nuclear agreement.
Research by Daniel MacDonald (economics) was cited in article about employee wages and consumer prices, David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest talks on the Iran nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed topics related to extremism and hate crimes.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided perspective with the news media in separate interviews on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the judge for an art exhibit in Ontario, and Vipin Gupta (management) was interviewed about his latest book.
Jacob Jones (psychology) and Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology) will lead a study on Parkinson’s disease with a grant from the NIH, Kevin Grisham (global studies) discusses domestic extremism and the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about an incident that Los Angeles police are investigating as an anti-Semitic attack.
David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the ongoing conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians, Anthony Silard (public administration) posted the final column in his series, “Is Life a Solo Journey,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the debate for a federal domestic terrorism law.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was interviewed for an Arabic language news program about the latest in the conflict in Jerusalem and Gaza, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) helped fact check a politician’s statements for Politifact and discussed combating hate crime in Maine.
David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed for a segment on the latest developments regarding the U.S., Iran and the possibility of the U.S. rejoining the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the multi-national agreement regulating Iran’s nuclear program.
Meredith Conroy (political science) wrote on Republicans’ distrust of the news media, David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest developments regarding the Iran nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about breaking patterns that lead to hate crimes.