David Marshall (English), who is the National Society of Collegiate Scholars CSUSB chapter advisor, talked about the chapter achieving Start Status from the NSCS, Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the Taliban and its return to power in Afghanistan and on law enforcement action at a recent anti-vaccination protest, and Meredith Conroy (political science) contributed to an article about socially liberal Gen-Z voters staying with the Republican Party.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote the fifth column in his seven-part series “When You Want to Be Closer Than They Do,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in an article about protests over transgender rights and in another about the founder of the CSPOA.
Enrique Murillo Jr. (education) was interviewed about the significance of the Raza Database Project’s findings that indicates the number of Latinos killed by police is severely undercounted, Diane Vines (nursing) spoke about access to a mobile medical clinic for the Palm Desert Campus’ Street Medicine program, and David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the latest news regarding the talks to revive the 2015 multi-national Iran nuclear agreement.
Annika Anderson (sociology) was interviewed about Project Rebound, Daniel MacDonald (economics) was the keynote speaker at a Building Wealth Initiative webinar, Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about reconnecting in a post-pandemic society, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the recently passed COVID Hate Crimes Act.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) provided perspective with the news media in separate interviews on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, Kathryn Ervin (theatre arts) was the judge for an art exhibit in Ontario, and Vipin Gupta (management) was interviewed about his latest book.
Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about “The Problem with ‘Respecting Diversity,' and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about a fatal officer-involved shooting in Minnesota.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) comments on anti-Asian attacks, a new bill that vows to combat extremists in law enforcement, and the passing of a self-taught defender of civil rights; Anthony Silard (public administration) writes about selfishness vs. selflessness in America; along with continuing coverage of hate crimes targeting Asian Americans.
The presentation by retired Seattle Police Chief Norman Harvey Stamper, “Breaking Rank: A Top Cop’s Exposé of the Dark Side of American Policing,” will be livestreamed on Zoom beginning at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 10.
Tomasz Owerkowicz (biology) was part of a research team that found that alligators have built-in antiarrhythmic protection when under stress, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the problem police have with trying to weed out extremists from their ranks.