Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss
is Professor of Education and Sociology at the American University in Washington, DC, where she leads the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL) in the Center for University Excellence (CUE). She has spent two decades researching radical and extreme youth culture in Europe and the U.S. Her most recent books are
The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany
(Princeton University Press, 2018), and
Hate in the Homeland: The New Places and Spaces of Far Right Extremism
(under contract, Princeton University Press). In addition to her academic work, Dr. Miller-Idriss writes frequently for the mainstream press on youth radicalization, white supremacist extremism, and education, with recent by-lines at CNN Style, The Guardian, Le Monde, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Salon, and Fortune. Dr. Miller-Idriss has testified before the U.S. Congress and frequently serves as an keynote speaker and expert panelist on trends in white supremacist extremism to global academic and policy communities and to groups of staff and representatives in U.S. and international government agencies and embassies. She appears regularly in the U.S. and European print and broadcast media as an expert source and political commentator.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
12:00 - 2:00 pm
Light snacks will be served.
Voesar Conference Room, Suite 412
Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St NW