"Hate in the Homeland": The Global Far Right with Cynthia Miller-Idriss

March 7th, 2021 · 44 mins 15 secs

About this Episode

On this special episode, we have renowned expert on far right youth movements, Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss who joins us courtesy of UT's ISPRII (the Initiative for the Study of Politico-Religious Ideation and Influence). ISPRII guest host Eliza talks with Dr. Miller-Idriss about her research and latest book, Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right. This is a fascinating episode on a very critical topic for the international community, and we hope you enjoy! To learn more about ISPRII, visit: https://isprii.la.utexas.edu/.


Cynthia Miller-Idriss is Professor in the School of Public Affairs and in the School of Education, and runs the Polarization and Extremism Research & Innovation Lab (PERIL) in the Center for University Excellence (CUE). Before her move into the School of Public Affairs in fall 2020, she was Professor of Education and Sociology at American University. In addition to her faculty role, Dr. Miller-Idriss is also Director of Strategy and Partnerships at the U.K.-based Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right and serves on the international advisory board of the Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX) in Oslo, Norway. She has spent two decades researching radical and extreme youth culture, and preventative interventions, in the U.S. and Europe. Dr. Miller-Idriss has testified before the U.S. Congress and has briefed the UN Security Council's Counter Terrorism Committee on white nationalist terrorism and white supremacist extremism. A globally recognized expert on far right youth, she is the author, co-author, or co-editor of six books, including Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right, published by Princeton University Press in October 2020. You can find it here or wherever books are sold: https://www.amazon.com/Hate-Homeland-New-Global-Right-ebook/dp/B087YW7THM.

PRODUCER'S NOTE: This episode was recorded on November 12, 2020 via Zoom. Special thanks to Matthew Maldonado and Dr. Jason Roberts for their help and support.

Guest Host/Assistant Episode Producer: Eliza J Fisher
Co-Producer: Matthew Orr (Connect: facebook.com/orrrmatthew)
Co-Producer: Tom Rehnquist (Connect: Twitter @RehnquistTom)
Associate Producer: Lera Toropin
Associate Producer: Cullan Bendig
Assistant Producer: Samantha Farmer
Assistant Producer: Katherine Birch
Assistant Producer: Zach Johnson
Assistant Producer/Administrator: Kathryn Yegorov-Crate
Recording, Editing, and Sound Design: Michelle Daniel, Charlie Harper

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