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Faculty in the News
May 14, 2021

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.

Faculty in the News
May 10, 2021

News of Carol Hood (physics) being named Outstanding Faculty Advisor for 2020-21 makes the news, Francisca Beer (finance) teamed up with MBA candidate Danny Chung for a column on credit cards for students, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) comments on the Christchurch Call to Action and the spike in anti-Asian hate crimes in Vancouver, B.C.

Faculty in the News
May 7, 2021

The Brian Levin (criminal justice) continues to be interviewed by the news media about the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism’s latest report that showed a continuing surge in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.

Faculty in the News
May 6, 2021

Brian Levin (criminal justice) continues to be interviewed by the news media about the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism’s latest report that showed a continuing surge in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.

Faculty in the News
May 5, 2021

Eric Vogelsang (sociology) co-authored a paper on what social determinants motivate people to get the shingles vaccine, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the second part of his four-part series, “Is Life a Solo Journey?” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) continues to speak on the continuing surge of hate crimes against Asian Americans.

Faculty in the News
May 4, 2021

Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) discussed the state of the region’s economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about an act of kindness for a victim of an anti-Asian hate crime.

Faculty in the News
May 3, 2021

David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest developments regarding the  multi-national nuclear agreement with Iran, Scott Catlett (adjunct, public administration) was featured by a community new site, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) continued to be a resource for news media on the rise anti-Asian hate crimes as well as news on extremist groups.

Faculty in the News
April 30, 2021

Meredith Conroy (political science) joined FiveThirtyEight staff and contributors on a live analysis of President Joe Biden’s address to Congress on April 28, David Yaghoubian (history) commented on the impact of economic sanction on Iran, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) continued to be a resource for media reporting on the increase of hate crimes against Asian Americans.

Faculty in the News
April 29, 2021

Tony Coulson (cybersecurity) was interviewed about the need for more cybersecurity programs to meet the job demands in the future, David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest developments in the U.S. effort to rejoin the multi-national Iranian nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided insight into a new Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism report that anti-Asian hate crimes sharply increased again in the first quarter of 2021.