Brian Levin, who also is a member of the Commission on the State of Hate, will present the center’s report in the 10:30 a.m. session, Friday, Aug. 25. The presentation, which will be his last as director of CSUSB’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism that he founded 24 years ago, as he retires from the post and turns over the center's operations to Steven Merrall.
William Van Dyke (lecturer, health science and human ecology) spoke at the university’s Day of Remembrance on Dec. 2, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was mentioned in recent news coverage on extremism.
Stuart Sumida (biology), as vice president of the Society for Vertebrate Paleontology, discusses the problem of fossils being purchased by private buyers, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was mentioned in news coverage of the first-ever meeting of the California Commission on the State of Hate, of which he is an appointed member.
Michael Stull (entrepreneurship) talks about CSUSB’s entrepreneurial graduate program being ranked nationally, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the Biden administration’s work to crack down on “ghost guns.”
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about hate crimes targeting the LGBTQ+ community and Michael Stuff (entrepreneurship) talked about the 20th Annual Spirit of the Entrepreneur Gala held recently.
Two community new sites announce that Brian Levin (criminal justice) was appointed to the California Commission on the State of Hate, and David Yagoubian (history) was interviewed for a segment on the latest concerning Iran-U.S. relations.
Levin, founding director of the university’s Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, is a member of the first cohort of commissioners appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom to the newly formed panel that will track hate crimes in California and make recommendations to the governor, state Legislature and state agencies on how to fight hate.
Luba Levin-Banchik (political science) served as program chair of the recent International Studies Association West Region (ISA-West) conference where CSUSB students and faculty presented, an article by Meredith Conroy (political science) was cited in a report about the growing distrust of the news media, and Brian Levin (criminal justice) commented on the establishment of a state Commission on the State of Hate.