HGHRP Invites Criminologist Brian Levin to Help Examine Emerging Trends of Hate
Between September 2016 and January 2018, the Anti-Defamation League recorded 346 incidents of white
supremacist propaganda appearing on 216 college campuses in 44 states and the
District of Columbia. Twelve of the incidents occurred in New York state.
Members of MCC's Holocaust, Genocide,
and Human Rights Project (HGHRP) invite you to examine incidents of hate
speech and hate crime with criminologist and civil rights attorney Brian Levin.
Levin will present "Emerging Trends of Hate," the 11th annual Voices of
Vigilance keynote presentation, at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in MCC's Warshof
Conference Center, R. Thomas Flynn Campus Center (Monroe A & B). Levin will
answer questions and sign books following the presentation. The event is free
and open to the public. Tickets are required and available online at www.monroecctickets.com and at the
door. Parking is available in Lot M.
About Brian Levin
Levin is a professor of criminal
justice and director of the Center for the Study of
Hate and Extremism at California State University, San Bernardino where he
specializes in analysis of hate crime, domestic and international terrorism,
and related legal issues.
He previously served as associate director-legal affairs of the Southern
Poverty Law Center's Klanwatch/Militia Task Force in Montgomery, Alabama; an
adjunct professor of constitutional law at Seton Hall Law School; and a
corporate litigator. He was also a New York City police officer in the Harlem
and Washington Heights sections of Manhattan during the 1980s. Levin earned his
law degree from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree in history with
honors from University of Pennsylvania. He is the author, editor or co-author
of books, scholarly articles, training manuals, technical reports, U.S. Supreme
Court briefs, and studies on extremism and hate crime. Widely cited in top
legal and social science journals, Levin has often testified before Congress
and state legislatures and makes frequent presentations at universities,
international conferences, legal fora, civic group functions, and law
enforcement training events.
Established in 1991, the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Project
is MCC's unique organization for telling the stories of the Holocaust and other
genocides while transforming individuals to become advocates for human rights.
Since its inception, the HGHRP has impacted more than 10,000 students and
community members through educational, commemorative and advocacy programs.
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