Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s latest advisory on domestic terrorism, and the arrest of a suspect with ties to an extremist group who authorities said targeted the governor and social media companies.
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.
Ian Oxnevad will speak at the event “Where Does the Money Come From? Financing International Terrorism,” hosted by the World Affairs Council Inland Southern California and the Nebraska World Affairs Council, on July 22, 2-3 p.m. (PDT) via Zoom.
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.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) wrote an op-ed column on extremists recent activity as a possible preview of turmoil during the U.S. presidential election, and was interviewed on various topics related to extremists' behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic and the demonstrations stemming from the death of George Floyd.
Alemayehu G. Mariam (political science, emeritus) wrote a column on Ethiopia’s constitution and Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed about members of extremist groups mixing in with crowds at protests against COVID-19 public health restrictions
Protests related to stay-at-home orders that have attracted extremists and fringe elements was the topic of two news interviews with Brian Levin (criminal justice).
Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro (management) discussed overcoming gender barriers in the workplace and Brian Levin (criminal justice) explained why white supremacists resort to code words to mask racist sentiments.
Brian Levin (criminal justice) was interviewed for an article about extremists celebrating Ahmaud Arbery’s killing in the worst places on the internet, and turning his assailants into white supremacist folk heroes.