Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right

Thu, Apr 22, 2021 - 05:00 PM — Thu, Apr 22, 2021 - 06:30 PM
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A Book Talk with Cynthia Miller-Idriss, moderated by Rajan Menon

Zoom Registration link: bit.ly/booktalkcwe


Dr. Cyntha Miller-Idriss is a professor at the American University in Washington, DC, where she directs the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL) in the Center for University Excellence (CUE). She has testified before the U.S. Congress, has briefed the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee, and frequently serves as a keynote speaker and expert panelist on trends in white supremacist and far-right extremism to global academic and policy communities.

She appears regularly in the media as an expert source and political commentator, including recent appearances on CNN with Fareed Zakaria, PBS News Hour, MSNBC Hardball with Chris Matthews, The Today Show, and Good Morning America as well as in global media outlets in over a dozen countries. Her most recent book is Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right (Princeton University Press, 2020).


Dr. Rajan Menon holds the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Chair in Political Science at the Colin Powell School, City College of New York. He is a Senior Research Scholar at the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, Columbia University and a Non-Resident Fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft. He has been a Fellow at the Carnegie Council on Ethics in International Affairs and the New America Founda- tion; an Academic Fellow at the Carnegie Corporation; a Research Scholar at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (the Wilson Center), and a Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. His two most recent books are Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post-Cold War Order, coauthored with Eugene Rumer (MIT Press, 2015), and The Conceit of Humanitarian Intervention (Oxford University Press, 2016).

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