Rigaud Joseph (social work), Brian Levin (criminal justice), David Yaghoubian (history) and Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) were mentioned in news coverage this week.
David Yaghoubian (history) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were sought after by news media this week, Yaghoubian regarding Iran-U.S. tensions and Levin regarding the Gilroy shooting and the latest hate crime report.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about law enforcement departments dealing with officers who belong to social media groups “that deal in hate, or when they share hateful, violent, bigoted material online.”
Alastair Edmonstone (music) is featured, Mildred Dalton Henry (professor emerita, College of Education) offers her perspective on Black History Month, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) shares the history of the KKK in Orange County.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) comments on a Michigan attorney who formed an alt right legal defense fund “for an array of bigoted, extremist speakers who are sometimes unconstitutionally denied their First Amendment right on public campuses."
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the impact of viral videos that record hate incidents and anti-Muslim rhetoric in politics.
Francisca Beer (accounting and finance), Peter Robertshaw (anthropology), Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) share their expertise with the news media.
BrIan Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, and Barbara Sirotnik, director of the Institute of Applied Research, are interviewed by news media on their areas of expertise.
Kelly Campbell (psychology) offers her list of the top 15 books on relationships, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) is interviewed for an article on four unrelated hate crimes that happened in October and November.