The university earned a Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for student voter participation efforts in the 2020 presidential election, with a voting rate between 60 and 69 percent.
Scot Zentner (political science), Brian Levin (criminal justice), Michael Karp (history), Michael Salvador (communication studies), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship) and Ezekiel Bonillas (entrepreneurship adjunct) were included in recent news coverage.
Meredith Conroy (political science) co-wrote a column on why Democrats’ strategy focusing on policy may be short-sighted, and Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed CSUSB’s Cybersecurity Center being awarded a $3 million National Security Agency grant.
As a student, Adonis Galarza-Toledo ’20 worked tirelessly to ensure CSUSB students had their voices heard. Education was important to him, and seeking his bachelor’s degree in public administration with a minor in Spanish at CSUSB made his dream of becoming a leader in his community a reality.
The effect of unfounded election fraud conspiracy theories on democracy and public safety, and how people can help stem the surge of hate crimes in the U.S. were two topics the news media discussed with Brian Levin (criminal justice).
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article on how some American voters – prior to and after the 2020 presidential election -- actively searched online for topics related to joining extremist groups, conspiracy theories, and how to make homemade firebombs, and Francisca Beer (accounting and finance) will be one of the presenters for a Society of Extraordinary Women event on Feb. 11.
Meredith Conroy (political science) discusses the GOP’s new class of women Congress members, Brian Levin (criminal justice) talks on how extremists groups have inserted themselves in mainstream politics, and David Yaghoubian (history) appeared in a segment about U.S. possibly rejoining the multinational Iranian nuclear agreement.
Stuart Sumida (biology), Meredith Conroy (political science), Michael Stull (entrepreneurship), Vipin Gupta (management), Anthony Silard (public administration) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage of various topics.
Meredith Conroy (political science) joined with the FiveThirtyEight staff to write about President-elect Joe Biden’s diverse cabinet nominees, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) were interviewed about security concerns in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot and threats by extremists leading up to Biden’s inauguration.