Leslie Leighton (music) was interviewed about being named the principal guest conductor of the San Bernardino Symphony, Manuel Bustamante Jr. (lecture, criminal justice) was appointed to the Riverside County Superior Court bench, and work by Brian Levin (criminal justice) and the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism was cited in an article about the increase in anti-Asian violence in New York City.
The State of Entrepreneurship Report will list the challenges and opportunities local entrepreneurs face and obstacles that may slow business growth.
Ed Gomez (art) was interviewed about his involvement with the MexiCali Biennial cross-border art exhibition, and Zachary A. Powell (criminal justice) co-authored a recently published study, “Managing courtesy stigma: women and relationships with men in prison.”
Brian Levin (criminal justice) discusses violence tied to left- and right-wing extremists, Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) was interviewed about QAnon’s spread into Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote on the problem on insularity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) called for close, if uncomfortable, examination of racism’s prevalence to prevent confrontations such as the one that took place in New York City’s Central Park recently.
Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus) wrote a column on Ethiopia’s constitution and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about members of extremist groups mixing in with crowds at protests against COVID-19 public health restrictions
Protests related to stay-at-home orders that have attracted extremists and fringe elements was the topic of two news interviews with Brian Levin (criminal justice).
Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro (management) discussed overcoming gender barriers in the workplace and Brian Levin (criminal justice) explained why white supremacists resort to code words to mask racist sentiments.