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July 16, 2024

Division and polarization in the US: Damaged beyond repair? | DW News

Cynthia Miller-IdrissDW News

July 15, 2024

‘It was only a matter of time before we got to political assassinations,’ says expert on political violence

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCNN

July 14, 2024

America’s grievance-fueled politics poised to continue after Trump shooting

Cynthia Miller-IdrissThe Washington Post

July 14, 2024

NPR Morning Edition: Conspiracy theories surge following the assassination attempt on Trump

Cynthia Miller-IdrissNPR

June 2, 2024

On June 2, 2024, the New York Times published an article: Faith-Based Groups That Assist Migrants Become Targets of Extremists with Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Cynthia Miller-IdrissThe New York Times

May 6, 2024

On May 6, 2024, the National Association of Independent Schools published an article referring to the PERIL BRICK toolkit and our partnership with SPLC

BRICKNational Association of Independent Schools

April 23, 2024

On April 23, 2024, NPR published an article: 3 Maryland Juveniles Charged With Hate Crimes with Dr. Brian Hughes

Brian HughesNPR

April 20, 2024

On April 22, 2024, Front Office Sports published an article covering the correlation between MMA and the far right with Dr. Brian Hughes

Brian HughesFront Office Sports

April 19, 2024

On April 19, 2024, the University of Nebraska – Omaha hosted Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss who spoke about a public policy approach to extremism in counterterrorism for the National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE)

Cynthia Miller-IdrissNCITE Speaker Series

April 1, 2024

On April 1, 2024, New Republic published: Cage Fighting Is the Key to Trump’s Reelection Campaign with Dr. Brian Hughes

Brian HughesThe New Republic

March 29, 2024

On March 29, 2024, the Milwaukee Independent published Conspiracy Theories, Fear of Political Violence Grows As The 2024 Presidential Campaign Heats Up with Dr. Brian Hughes

Brian HughesMilwaukee Independent

March 26, 2024

On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, The Bedrock Leadership Council convened at the White House to discuss how bipartisan, diverse national leaders can work together to address hate-fueled violence.

March 21, 2024

Hate In The Homeland” interview with Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Cynthia Miller-IdrissFaculti

January 15, 2024

If All Else Fails Podcast interviews, eps 1, 3, 4, 5

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Pete Kurtz-GlovasNorth Country Public Radio

January 11, 2024

Antisemitic incidents spike, ADL says

Pasha DashtgardCNN

January 6, 2024

Schooling Bigotry podcast, ep 3 Tired but Inspired

Pasha DashtgardWestern States Center

January 3, 2024

How citizen investigators are helping the FBI track down Jan. 6 rioters

Cynthia Miller-IdrissPBS News Hour

December 7, 2023

The Fallout: What the Antisemitism Hearing Could Mean for Higher Education

La'Nita JohnsonInside Higher Ed

November 18, 2023

Fears of political violence are growing as the 2024 campaign heats up and conspiracy theories evolve

Brian HughesAP News

November 15, 2023

U.S. political violence driven by new breed of ‘grab-bag’ extremists

Brian HughesReuters

November 10, 2023

Federal trial begins for David DePape, who’s accused of attacking Paul Pelosi

Wyatt RussellNPR

November 1, 2023

Antisemitism in the US: Cornell Arrest

La'Nita JohnsonCNN

October 31, 2023

Opinion: Crafting Institutional Statements Amid Conflict

La'Nita JohnsonInside Higher Ed

October 30, 2023

Rise in Antisemitism Reported

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCNN The Situation Room

October 20, 2023

Leading up to Election Day, new research shows some gun owners would commit violence in support of a political stance

Pete Kurtz-GlovasWHYY

October 13, 2023

Gen Z grew up with school shootings- why do so many think guns keep them safe?

Pasha DashtgardThe Guardian

September 26, 2023

In the US, ‘extreme political partisanship and divisive rhetoric from elected officials is driving violence’

Cynthia Miller-IdrissLe Monde

September 22, 2023

Two teen girls murdered in Indiana. Is white supremacist Odinist cult behind the crime?

Brian HughesUSA Today

September 20, 2023

COVID lockdowns and mail-in ballots: Inside the Trump-fueled conspiracy spreading online

Brian HughesUSA Today

September 8, 2023

Panel: Technical Approaches to Tracking Xenophobia Online

Brian HughesInterdisciplinary Approaches to Online Xenophobia Summit, hosted by Define American and Cornell University

September 5, 2023

Fmr. Proud Boys leader described in Jan. 6 trial as ‘a general, not a soldier’.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissNBC News

August 7, 2023

Members of extremist group Patriot Front sue activist who infiltrated, identified them

Brian HughesUSA Today

August 7, 2023

Whole-of-Community Resilience

Brian HughesLearning for Justice

August 3, 2023

Skeptical Inquirer Presents, Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far-Right.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissSkeptical Inquirer

August 3, 2023

Young Americans who identify with gun culture are more likely to believe in male supremacy, research shows.

Pasha DashtgardThe 19th

August 2, 2023

Report: Majority of Young People Want Stricter Gun Laws.

Wyatt RussellPublic News Service

July 24, 2023

Most young Americans feel unsafe and support stricter gun laws, new survey shows.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissPBS News Hour

July 15, 2023

Carlson interview with Tate highlights far-right’s effort to redefine traditionalism.

Pasha DashtgardThe Hill

June 30, 2023

Shutting down the right-wing rabbit hole is possible: First, follow the money.

Brian HughesSalon

June 15, 2023

Conspiracy Theories Around Mass Shootings, Tragedies Affect Families Left Behind.

Pasha DashtgardTeenVogue

June 15, 2023

Building Resilience and Confronting Risk

Cynthia Miller-IdrissRoundtable Discussion at the United States Embassy in Germany

June 15, 2023

Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCivil Society and Political Conflict Lecture Series

June 14, 2023

Hate in the Homeland: Reorienting our analytic perspective on extremism – a book review.

Ashley MattheisVox-pol

June 8, 2023

Jan. 6 cases yield courtroom wins but no change in extremist threat.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissThe Washington Post

June 6, 2023

Assault on Inclusive Education and How We’re Fighting Back.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissSPLC

May 25, 2023

Contrary to Post-Jan 6. Claims, the Military Does Not Overflow with Extremist Nuts.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissThe American Spectator

May 24, 2023

U-Haul Ramming Suspect Held Without Bail

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCNN

May 17, 2023

Boots on the Ground

Brian HughesGrist

May 15, 2023

The Dangerous Trump-blindness of Marjorie Taylor Greene

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

May 15, 2023

Preventing Extremism, Radicalization and Gun Violence in America

Cynthia Miller-IdrissStraight White American Jesus

May 11, 2023

U.S. Congressional Testimony. Minority witness for the hearing “Censorship Laundering: How the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Enables the Silencing of Dissent.” House Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 11, 2023

Quoted in Hatewatch

Brian HughesSPLC

May 11, 2023

Testimony, House Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations, and Accountability

Cynthia Miller-IdrissUS House of Representatives

May 9, 2023

PBS News Hour

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 8, 2023


Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 8, 2023


Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 8, 2023

KCBS Radio

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 5, 2023


Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 4, 2023

The ReidOut

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

April 27, 2023

Tucker Carlson’s Very Weird Post-Firing Speech Makes Sense If You Know Who He Was Trying to Reach

Pasha DashtgardSlate

April 19, 2023

30 years later, Waco siege fascinates, infuriates new generations.

Kesa WhiteThe Washington Post

April 18, 2023

Discord + War Thunder: The NatSec risks that blindsided America

Brian HughesPolitico

April 4, 2023

Four reasons extremist Trump supporters aren’t protesting his indictment- yet.

Brian HughesUSA Today

March 27, 2023

Preventing online radicalization and extremism in boys.

Pasha DashtgardKAPPAN

March 4, 2023

CNN This Morning

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

February 28, 2023

The Medhi Hassan Show

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

February 27, 2023

Conversations about Gun Violence, Disinformation and Extremism.

Pasha DashtgardLearning for Justice

February 7, 2023

Andrew Tate’s violent, misogynistic teachings are seeping into classrooms.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

February 7, 2023

Inside Edition

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

February 6, 2023


Cynthia Miller-Idriss

February 3, 2023

How the internet supercharged white supremacist homeschooling.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

February 2, 2023

Misogynist Influence Andrew Tate Has Captured Boy’s Attention. What Teachers Need to Know.

Pasha DashtgardEducationWeek

January 25, 2023

Testimony for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy, hearing on violent far-right extremism. Strasbourg, France.

January 20, 2023

As hate crimes surge, most are going uncounted.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissThe Hill

January 12, 2023

ABC News Radio

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

January 6, 2023

Two years since the Jan. 6 insurrection, extremist groups are fragmented, but live on.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Kesa WhiteUSA Today

January 6, 2023

Briefing on German prevention approaches for the White House National Security Council, Director of Counterterrorism. White House, Washington, DC.

January 5, 2023

PBS News Hour

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

December 17, 2022

Elon Musk’s Twitter is a welcoming home for Trump-disillusioned QAnon.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

December 16, 2022

The FBI’s 2021 Hate Crime Data Is Worse Than Meaningless.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissLawfare

December 12, 2022

The Cissexist Assemblages of Content Moderation.

Rae JerezaGNET

November 22, 2022

NBC News

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

November 11, 2022

Inheritance as Alternative to Ethnographic Empathy with the Far Right.

Rae JerezaC-REX

November 8, 2022

Lunchtime talk for German parliamentarians, “Social cohesion and democratic resilience.” German parliament. Berlin, Germany.

October 28, 2022

Upfront Al Jazeera

Cynthia Miller-IdrissUpFront Al Jazeera

October 23, 2022

Christian nationalism is a racist, ahistorical ideology of violence.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

October 17, 2022

What the Hell is MAGACommunism.

Brian HughesVICE

September 25, 2022

United We Stand Summit, White House

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

September 18, 2022

Framing talk, White House United We Stand Summit on hate-fueled violence. With co-presenter Bill Braniff, in-person at the White House and live-streamed from Washington, D.C.

September 13, 2022

Formal invited briefing before the Five Eyes Defense Ministerial, Washington, DC.

September 10, 2022

MSNBC with Ali Velshi

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

August 20, 2022

Humanity in Action with Andrew Keen

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

August 14, 2022

How the loss of Roe directly serves white supremacists’ horrifying plot.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

August 12, 2022

Republicans keep mostly mum on calls to make GOP ‘party of Christian nationalism’.

Brian HughesReligion News Science

August 11, 2022

Suspect in Cincinnati FBI breach may have posted on Trump’s Truth Social during incident.

Kesa WhiteUSA Today

July 29, 2022

ABC News Radio

Brian Hughes

July 29, 2022

Pushing an Immigration Conspiracy Theory, While Courting Latinos.

Brian HughesThe New York Times

July 27, 2022

Hiding Hate in Plain Sight: How Social Media Sites Misread Sarcasm.

Kesa WhiteCNET

July 26, 2022

Extremism in the military is a serious national security threat. The GOP needs to act like it.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

July 17, 2022

The Jan. 6 hearings will not prevent the next wave of extremism.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

July 8, 2022

America’s Epidemic of Hate: Stopping Mass Shootings Requires Combating Online Extremism.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissForeign Affairs

July 7, 2022

Motives of Highland Park terrorist hidden by ugly online subculture exploited by radical right.

Brian HughesDaily Kos

July 5, 2022

Police say Highland Park suspect bought guns legally, disguised himself to escape parade. But motive remains a mystery.

Kesa WhiteUSA Today

July 3, 2022

The extremist watchers: How a network of researchers is searching for the next hate-fueled attack.

Kesa WhiteUSA Today

June 28, 2022

In the mostly white world of extremism research, new voices emerge.

Rae JerezaThe Washington Post

June 13, 2022

PBS News Hour with Judy Woodruff

Cynthia Miller-IdrissPBS News Hour

June 5, 2022

PBS News Hour with Ali Rogan

Cynthia Miller-IdrissPBS News Hour

May 22, 2022

CNN with Fareed Zakaria GPS

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCNN

May 18, 2022

What To Do If You Suspect Your Teen Is Getting Radicalized Online.

Brian Hughes, Kesa WhiteHuffPost

May 18, 2022

CBS Mornings

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 16, 2022

In Buffalo shooting, outrage grows as details emerge about white supremacist motive.

Kesa WhiteUSA Today

May 16, 2022

The racist theory that allegedly motivated the Buffalo shooter suspect, explained.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

May 16, 2022

CNN with John King

Cynthia Miller-Idriss

May 16, 2022

The News With Shepard Smith

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCNBC

May 15, 2022


Cynthia Miller-Idriss

March 27, 2022

Russia’s misguided ‘denazification’ of Ukraine is a self-fulfilling prophecy.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

March 26, 2022

Republicans are backing Ukraine in the war. So why is there support for Russia on America’s far right?

Kesa WhiteUSA Today

March 22, 2022

Pandemic fitness trends have gone extreme-literally.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

March 1, 2022

What is extremism? Does it include far-left? Far-right? Choosing a definition is fraught.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissUSA Today

February 2, 2022

Paramount Plus Docuseries, “Indivisible: Healing Hate.”

Cynthia Miller-IdrissParamount Plus Docuseries

February 2, 2022

U.S. Congressional Testimony. For the hearing “The Dynamic Terrorism Landscape and What it Means for America.” House Committee on Homeland Security, U.S. House of Representatives.

January 8, 2022

CNN with Boris Sanchez

Cynthia Miller-IdrissCNN

January 6, 2022

Jan. 6 didn’t lower the political temperature- it heralded ‘mass radicalization,’ experts warn.

Brian HughesWUSA9

January 5, 2022

America’s Most Urgent Threat Now Comes From Within.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissThe New York Times

January 4, 2022


Cynthia Miller-IdrissABC News

January 3, 2022

How Extremism Went Mainstream.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissForeign Affairs

December 26, 2021

White supremacist threat remains, but experts see hope in combatting online extremism.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissUSA Today

December 20, 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse may not be the far-right hero they’re looking for.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

December 19, 2021

Blurry Ideologies and Strange Coalitions: The Evolving Landscape of Domestic Extremism.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Brian HughesLawfare

December 10, 2021

A Global Summit for Democracy won’t mean anything if we don’t protect our own.

Cynthia Miller-IdrissMSNBC

October 13, 2021

U.S. Congressional Testimony. For the hearing “Domestic Violent Extremist Groups and the Recruitment of Veterans.” House Veterans Affairs Committee, U.S. House of Representatives.

October 1, 2021

UN Office of Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect and UNESCO, Global Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Addressing Hate Speech Through Education. Speaker on panel organized by the UN Office of Counterterrorism, “Exploring intersectionality: the nexus between hate speech and violent extremism and the role of education.”

March 8, 2021

Invited Counter-Terrorism Expert speaker, United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism Strategy (UNOCT), as part of the General Assembly’s Seventh Biennial Review of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. “New trends in terrorism: misuse of new technologies and far-right violent extremism.”

October 9, 2020

Briefing on the current threat landscape in violent extremism for the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee open briefing on “Emerging trends in violent extremism conducive to terrorism and addressing violent extremism through a human rights-based approach.”

June 4, 2020

Briefing on youth radicalization for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) Sub-committee on Youth Radicalization.

September 18, 2019

U.S. Congressional Testimony for the hearing “Meeting the Challenge of White Nationalist Terrorism at home and Abroad.” The Committee on Foreign Affairs’ Subcommittee on the Middle East, North Africa, and International Terrorism and the Committee on Homeland Security’s Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism. U.S. House of Representatives.

November 8, 2018

“Affect, Ideology, and the Masculinity: Platform Design and Governance as PVE,” State Department International Visitor Program: Promoting Peace and Tolerance Among Educated Youth, Washington, DC.

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