Jess Block Nerren (communication studies) has been named the first Faculty Inclusion Fellow for Disability, Difference and Accommodation, and research by Timothy Usher (physics) was cited in a trade industry article.
Carmen Beck (education) was on a panel to discuss the intersection of violence and education and its affect on Latino school children, Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 Impact Report, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about hate crimes against the LGBTQ community.
Brian Levin (criminal justice, retired) was interviewed about a hate group that appropriated and subverted ancient Nordic pagan symbols and, in a separate program, about far-right extremist groups in Europe.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in the nation’s 10 largest cities, and Bob Miller (public administration, adjunct) spoke at a town hall event for the Yucaipa/Calimesa Joint Unified School District school board, on which he sits.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about hate crimes in California and two manhunts for escaped prisoners on the East Coast; Diane Vines was honored by the city of Palm Desert and discussed a grant for the Nursing Street Medicine program; and Michelle Russen (marketing/hospitality management) published a paper and contributed a chapter to a book on DEI in the hospitality industry.
Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) discussed the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2022 Impact Report that shows the positive impact IECE has on the regional economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice), was interviewed about the increase in hate crimes in the city of Houston.
Yolonda Youngs (geography and environmental studies) coauthored a chapter, “Public Landscapes,” in “The Routledge Companion to the American Landscape,” Nicholas Moon (psychology) led a group of researchers who published a study that focused on Army personnel and self-regulation, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about the Aug. 26 mass shooting in Jacksonville, Fla.
Guillermo Escalante (kinesiology) was on the LAist program “Air Talk” to discuss just how much protein a person really needs, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed by various news media about the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism’s latest report.
Meredith Conroy (political science) discussed the effect of Donald Trump skipping the first GOP presidential debate on other Republican hopefuls, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the latest hate crime numbers, and Thomas McWeeney (public administration) wrote of his appreciation for the efforts of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership as Tropical Storm Hilary soaked the region.