Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed about the possibility of extremist violence during the midterm elections and was enlisted to fact check a conservative commentator’s statement regarding the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) was quoted about the steady growth of inland manufacturing and the inland economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed in several outlets about the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol insurrection.
In a radio segment about several HBCUs receiving bomb threats, Brian Levin, criminal justice professor and director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said threats to marginalized populations must be taken especially seriously, and in another segment about political violence, Levin said most of the violence in California comes from a small group of far-right extremists.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) said the threat of domestic extremism remains, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about the role of a common theme in developing new friendships, and Peter Sturgeon and Mike Singer (Palm Desert Campus) were featured in the ‘Men in Philanthropy’ issue of Desert Charities News.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for two separate articles. One focused on a lawsuit against two extremist groups, the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, said to have helped organize the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and the other on a ranking Wyoming GOP official said to be a member of one of the Oath Keepers.
The community on and off campus are remembered those lost in the Dec. 15, 2015, mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. Of the 14 people who died that day, five were graduates of Cal State San Bernardino.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) comments on the impact of Islamophobic remarks and how it puts Muslims in the U.S. at risk, and David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest in talks to revive the multinational agreement regulating Iran’s nuclear program.
Carmen Jany (world languages and literatures) was quoted in an article about the work of Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures adjunct) to preserve the Serrano language, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about the possibility of plaintiffs collecting on the $26 million judgment against the group of white nationalists who organized the deadly 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on the impact a jury decision may have on extremists after the main organizers of the 2017 far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va., were found liable under state law.