Gregory Gondwe (communication studies) was interviewed for a podcast about misinformation and disinformation being spread in Sub-Saharan Africa, Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) discussed the state of the region’s economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on how recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings have galvanized far-right extremist groups.
Gregory Gondwe (communication studies) discussed the embedded stereotypes and biases in Generative AI models that put the Global South at a disadvantage, and Angela Allen (director of OLLI) talked about the PDC Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in an article about struggling theaters.
Jewish communal service professor emeritus Steven Windmueller presented “Reflections on a Revolution: Unpacking 21st Century American Judaism” at the 2023 Rabbi Hillel Cohn Lecture Series on the Contemporary Jewish Experience.
Vincent Nestler (information and decision sciences) discusses his work with students at the CSUSB Cybersecurity Center, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband and the role extremism and social media may have.
Pablo Gomez (psychology) published a paper on whether the accent mark hinders lexical access, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the impact an Elon Musk-owned Twitter may have on hate speech, and how that may spur on hate crimes.
Gregory Gondwe (communication studies) discussed his research on social media influencers in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted in articles related to extremism and hate crimes.
Gregory Gondwe (communication studies) is selected to be a visiting scholar at Harvard, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was included in an article about a state task force’s preliminary report looking at reparations for California’s Black residents.
Gregory Gondwe, assistant professor of communication studies, is one of nine selected individuals from across the globe to serve as a visiting scholar at Harvard’s Institute for Social Media Rebooting.