The news media tapped the expertise of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, interviewing director Brian Levin (criminal justice) about extremists moving to small social media platforms, and associate director Kevin Grisham (geography and environmental studies) on changes the QAnon conspiracy movement is experiencing after the 2020 election.
A paper on civil gang injunctions by Gisela Bichler and Alexis Norris (criminal justice) was published Nov. 11, Kimberley Cousins (chemistry and biochemistry) discussed career options for graduates, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about Donald Trumps allegations of election fraud from a legal perspective.
Tony Coulson (cybersecurity and information and decision sciences), Brian Levin (criminal justice) and Kim Cousins (chemistry and biochemistry) were included in recent news coverage.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the possibility of post-election political violence and was interviewed about the outcome of the social justice ballot initiatives in California.
Kaitlyn Creasy (philosophy) was interviewed for an article about how the pandemic and the election are affecting people’s optimism, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the potential for violence by extremists related to the election.
Francisca Beer (finance), Mary Texiera (sociology), Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
A Sept. 26 rally in Portland, Ore., by the extremist group the Proud Boys was the topic of two articles for which the expertise of Brian Levin (criminal justice) was sought.
Kevin Grisham will give the opening address when the California Fair Employment and Housing Council holds a hearing on Monday, Sept. 21, on bias-motivated violence. The hearing, open to the public, will take place virtually.