University Forum Lecture: Understanding Organized Hate, Violence and Political Extremism in the 21st Century

When

Apr. 18, 2016, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

The College of Liberal Arts’ University Forum Lecture Series presents Understanding Organized Hate, Violence and Political Extremism in the 21st Century, a talk by Pete Simi, associate professor of criminology & criminal justice, University of Nebraska, Omaha.

Dr. Simi draws upon twenty years of ethnographic research on the white supremacist movement to discuss the roots of violent political extremism, the pathways into and away from violent extremism, and ideas about countering organized hate and political violence in the U.S. and around the world.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

Department of Sociology
Robert Futrell

External Sponsor

Sponsored by College of Liberal Arts – Dean’s Office and co-sponsored by UNLV’s Departments of Sociology, Political Science, and Criminal Justice.