The news media sought out Brian Levin (criminal justice) for his perspective on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and the latest FBI hate crime report.
CSUSB’s College of Natural Sciences will hold a Day of Remembrance event at 2 p.m. on Zoom to honor the memories of the individuals – including five alumni – who were killed five years ago during a mass shooting in San Bernardino.
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.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) discussed the arrest of a U.S. soldier accused of passing on classified information to a neo-Nazi group, NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace’s effort to ban the confederate flag from car racing events, and the complex landscape of extremist groups, movements and individuals and the threat they pose.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for articles on the reported threats of violence by extremist groups and an app that can help journalists and researchers identify symbols used by them.
News media continued to call on Brian Levin (criminal justice) for insight into the extremist "Boogaloo Boys" movement as well as Facebook pulling Trump re-election ads over a symbol tied to Nazism.
David Yaghoubian (history) was interviewed about the future of the Iran nuclear agreement and Brian Levin (criminal justice) shared his insights into the extremist “Boogaloo” movement.