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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. 

Faculty in the News
October 21, 2021

Breanna Putman (biology) was quoted about the affect climate change has on rattlesnakes, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in segment about hate crimes against Asian Americans, and the university’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism was referenced in an article about anti-Asian hate crimes.

Faculty in the News
October 19, 2021

Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote in his blog about using rejection as a stepping stone to developing healthy relationships, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted about the extremist group Oath Keepers, and Jessica Nerren (public relations) was interviewed about neurodiversity in PR.

Scales of Justice illustration.
October 18, 2021

“The new school designation will raise our status and may offer greater appeal to federal agencies, foundations, and philanthropic organizations seeking to support university and community partnerships focused on improving relationships and developing innovative strategies to address public safety concerns,” said Andrea Schoepfer, the school’s director.

Faculty in the News
October 6, 2021

Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) discussed the latest developments in the demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in various news media about Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, who paid a year-long membership with Oath Keepers in 2014, an extremist, anti-government militia organization.

Faculty in the News, CGI building
October 4, 2021

Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) discussed her documentary, “1948: Creation & Catastrophe,” and how it is a primer to help understand the current conflict between Palestine and Israel, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the leak of data from Epik, a web hosting service favored by the far-right.

Faculty in the News, art sculpture
September 30, 2021

Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the latest FBI hate crime report and Kimberly Collins (public administration) was quoted in an article about the Leonard Transportation Center receiving a grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to support the Pathways to Logistics program.

Faculty in the News, Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration building
September 28, 2021

Kimberly Collins (public administration) was quoted in an article about the Leonard Transportation Center receiving a grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to support the Pathways to Logistics program, Congressional testimony by Brian Levin (criminal justice) was cited in an article about anti-Asian hate crimes, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on “How to Reduce Time Online and Develop Strong Relationships.”

Faculty in the News, Pfau Library
September 27, 2021

David Yaghoubian (history) wrote on what the U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan means for the rest of the world, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was one of the sources cited in an article about extremist militias being involved in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot.