Barbara Sirotnik (information and decision sciences) was quoted about the steady growth of inland manufacturing and the inland economy, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed in several outlets about the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol insurrection.
James Fenelon (sociology) discussed the Riverside teacher who mocked Native Americans during her math lesson, saying it “is connected to systemic racism,” and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was quoted about the rise of hate crimes against Catholic churches, and in another article, about how people with weak attachment to extremist views can still turn violent.
David Yaghoubian (history) wrote on what the U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan means for the rest of the world, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was one of the sources cited in an article about extremist militias being involved in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about security at the U.S. Capitol as law enforcement prepares for a Sept. 18 rally in Washington, D.C., and Anthony Silard (public administration) wrote about “The Challenge of Being Authentic in the Digital Age.”
Jacob Jones (psychology) and Zhaojing Chen (kinesiology) will lead a study on Parkinson’s disease with a grant from the NIH, Kevin Grisham (global studies) discusses domestic extremism and the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about an incident that Los Angeles police are investigating as an anti-Semitic attack.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for articles on the increase in hate incidents targeting Asian Americans, which many have tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Larry Hygh (communication studies) talks about Black history from a personal perspective, Jing Zhang (management) wrote a research article about support for employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was asked to help fact-check a TV news commentator’s statement about the Jan. 6 Capitol Hill riot.
Bree Putman (biology), Meredith Conroy (political science), Brian Levin (criminal justice), Kimberly Collins (public administration) and Vipin Gupta (management) were included in recent news coverage.
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.