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.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the identity of the Capitol Riot bomb suspect and challenges in the ‘Unite the Right’ jury selection; Sally McGill (geology) talked about the Banning fault strand; and Kimberly Collins (William and Barbara Leonard Transportation Center) was quoted about the $25,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians for the Pathway to Logistics program.
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.
“I believe that we can overcome this racism that indeed has spread to every part of our body politic because I don’t feel like we have any other choice,” said Ibram X. Kendi, author of “How to Be an Antiracist,” at CSUSB on Sept. 17.
The Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration Office of Academic Equity’s recaps its “Essential Conversations: Anti-Asian Racism,” whose speakers and participants a called for people to educate themselves, to get beyond stereotypes by getting to know the Asian American Pacific Islander communities, and to stop Asian hate.
Yasemin Dildar (economics) was one of three experts asked to give their analysis of President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan and his proposed American Jobs and American Family Plans.
Tomasz Owerkowicz (biology) was interviewed for an article about whether other animals get heart attacks, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the third installment of his four-part series, “Is Life a Solo Journey,” David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the Arab-Israeli “normalization” process, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented in an article on how white supremacists use social justice language to promote their bigotry.
CSUSB will host “Essential Conversations: Anti-Asian Racism,” a conversation to discuss the anti-Asian racism as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will take place on Zoom beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, May 3.
Anthony Silard (public administration) questioned in his Psychology Today blog, The Art of Living Free, what is our true nature – narcissist or mensch? and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the Derek Chauvin verdict and about hate crimes in the U.S.