Faculty in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice were in the news or published new studies: Brian Levin (emeritus) participated in an Ethnic Media Services briefing on how the Israel-Hamas war is influencing domestic hate incidents, Nerea Marteache was part of a team that published a study on perspective bias in the use of videos recording police-citizen encounters, and Zachary Powell published a study on law enforcement officers’ use of body-worn cameras and civilian complaints of police misconduct.
Luz Elena Ramirez (English) published a critique of the novel, “Montezuma’s Daughter,” Meredith Conroy (political science) collaborated on a paper on why people run for political office, Nerea Marteache (criminal justice) co-wrote a paper on co-production, the involvement of citizens in the production of public services, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about public safety issues possibly arising from protests over Donald Trump’s arraignment in federal court.
The new book on the civil rights movement in the Pacific Northwest by Marc Robinson (history) was the focus of an article, and Nerea Marteache (criminal justice) co-wrote a study on the relationship between urban tourism and crime.
News of Montgomery Van Wart (public administration) being named the 2022-23 Outstanding Professor and the work of Brian Levin (criminal justice) through the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism was included in recent news coverage, and research by Nerea Marteache (criminal justice) on the illicit removal of downed redwood trees from a state park was recently published.
The Riverside County Probation Department has agreed to contract with CSUSB’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice to evaluate its Systemic Racism Project.
The annual Spring 2019 Faculty Showcase at Cal State San Bernardino celebrated 11 faculty members and their success in using innovative pedagogies and learning technologies for instruction.