The effect of unfounded election fraud conspiracy theories on democracy and public safety, and how people can help stem the surge of hate crimes in the U.S. were two topics the news media discussed with Brian Levin (criminal justice).
Kelly Campbell (psychology) was quoted about toxic relationships in an article about simplifying one’s life, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the reinstatement of a state education official who had been tied to promoting conspiracy theories about the Holocaust and the 9/11 terrorist attack.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on the individual’s responsibility to end racism, Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision science) will be a panelist at the Inland Empire Economic Partnership’s State of the Region event, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on the latest QAnon myth targeting China and Jewish people.
“The Psychology of Conspiracy Theories: A Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion” will take place at noon Thursday, March 18, on Zoom.
A paper on civil gang injunctions by Gisela Bichler and Alexis Norris (criminal justice) was published Nov. 11, Kimberley Cousins (chemistry and biochemistry) discussed career options for graduates, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about Donald Trumps allegations of election fraud from a legal perspective.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) discusses violence tied to left- and right-wing extremists, Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) was interviewed about QAnon’s spread into Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on the problem on insularity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
News media tapped the expertise of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism. Kevin Grisham (associate director of research and chair of geography and environmental studies) was interviewed by European news media about the QAnon conspiracy theory, and Brian Levin (director and professor of criminal justice) will be a panelist for a Sept. 8 online discussion of the documentary ““The One and Only Jewish Miss America.”
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed CSUSB’s news School of Entrepreneurship, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about people bringing weapons to otherwise peaceful protests, and Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) gave insight on the QAnon conspiracy movement.
Meredith Conroy (political science), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) and Stacey Fraser (music) are included in recent news coverage.