Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about topics related to hate crimes and extremism, and Tony Coulson (information and decision sciences) discussed a Cybersecurity Center federal grant aimed at training more students to be cybersecurity professionals.
With the grant, the CSUSB Cybersecurity Center will focus its efforts on cyber defense, cyber research and cyber operations at educational institutions across the country. The goal is to solve the cybersecurity workforce deficit, which is now estimated to be 700,000 skilled professionals.
Marisa Yeager is the university representative working with state and federal lawmakers as well as local governments and local community groups.
Zachary Powell (criminal justice) discussed the impact federal consent decrees have on local law enforcement reform for an article about U.S. Department of Justice investigations of the police departments in Louisville, Ky., and Phoenix, Ariz.
The five-year grant, “Proactive Approaches for Training Hispanics (PATHS) in STEM,” will help increase graduation rates and prepare students for graduate and professional schools.
Zachary Powell (criminal justice), Marc Robinson (history), Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage in areas of their expertise.
Research by Daniel MacDonald (economics) was cited in article about employee wages and consumer prices, David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the latest talks on the Iran nuclear agreement, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed topics related to extremism and hate crimes.
The appointment of Parastou Feizzaringhalam (English) to associate dean of the College of Arts and Letters makes headlines, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) is interviewed for an article about the extremist movement known as the Boogaloo Boys, members of which are suspected in the killings of two law enforcement officers in 2020.
As part of our celebration of Black History Month, take a look back when Roderick Figgs, assistant director of GEAR UP, was named the 2019 Professional of the Year by the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships.