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Jack H. Brown College building
January 19, 2022

Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) discussed the status of the region’s economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an editorial about faith groups being targeted in recent hate incidents.

Faculty in the News, CGI building
January 18, 2022

Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the need for increase security around synagogues in light of a hostage incident in Texas on Jan. 15, and Francisca Beer (accounting and finance) was interviewed about low-interest credit cards and how consumers can obtain them.

SBS building, Faculty in the News
January 10, 2022

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.

Faculty in the News
January 7, 2022

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. 

Faculty in the News
January 6, 2022

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.

Faculty in the News, SBS
December 15, 2021

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.

Faculty in the News, CGI building
December 14, 2021

Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on “More Depth, Please: Nurturing Friendships in the Digital Age,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was part of a panel discussing a jury’s finding that actor Jussie Smollett was guilty of felony disorderly conduct related to a false hate crime report in 2019.

Faculty in the News, Chemical Sciences building
December 2, 2021

Claire Todd (geological sciences) discussed her research on glaciers and climate change, Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) talked about the latest national ranking for the graduate program in entrepreneurship, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) participated in a panel discussion on the Jussie Smollett trial.

Faculty in the News, CSBS building
December 1, 2021

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.