Stuart Sumida (biology), James Estes (finance), Mike Stull (entrepreneurship), David Yaghoubian (history) and Brian Levin (criminal justice) shared their expertise with the news media in various topics.
Lacey Kendall (communication studies), Ernest Siva (world languages and literatures, adjunct), and Brian Levin (criminal justice) were included in recent news coverage.
Brian Levin, director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, was interviewed about the possibility of extremist violence during the midterm elections and was enlisted to fact check a conservative commentator’s statement regarding the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for two separate articles. One focused on a lawsuit against two extremist groups, the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, said to have helped organize the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and the other on a ranking Wyoming GOP official said to be a member of one of the Oath Keepers.
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.
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.
David Yaghoubian (history) discussed the ongoing conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians, Anthony Silard (public administration) posted the final column in his series, “Is Life a Solo Journey,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the debate for a federal domestic terrorism law.
Ahlam Muhtaseb (communication studies) was interviewed for an Arabic language news program about the latest in the conflict in Jerusalem and Gaza, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) helped fact check a politician’s statements for Politifact and discussed combating hate crime in Maine.
The work of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism is highlighted by the news media interviewing Kevin Grisham (associate director, geography and environmental studies) about threats from far-right extremists, and Brian Levin (executive director, criminal justice) on the increase of hate incidents against Asian Americans.