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Media Appearances

Cynthia Miller-Idriss appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt on April 20, 2020 to discuss how far right radical groups are taking advantage of economic fears in the midst of coronavirus crisis.

Check out NPR's recent article discussing online radicalization in the coronavirus era! Cynthia Miller-Idriss spoke about PERIL's work identifying funding for the development of rapid response toolkits for parents and caregivers, April 16, 2020.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was interviewed by Thomas Roueché in TANK Magazine about the intersection of commercialisation and far right extremism, Spring/Summer 2020 issue.

Brian Hughes' essay, Thriving from Exile: Toward a Materialist Analysis of the Alt-Right was featured in Boundary2, September 24, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was a guest on C-SPAN's Washington Journal for a discussion of white supremacist extremism, August 8, 2019.

Brian Hughes was a guest on Al Jazeera Inside Story, August 6, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was a guest on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews for discussion of white supremacist extremism. August 6, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was featured on "National Security Officers Debate What to Call the Far Right Threat." NPR's All Things Considered, with Hannah Allam, June 18, 2019

Cynthia Miller-Idriss, "Weaponizing Science for the Greater Good." Appearance on Science/AAAS webinar panel, June 6, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was featured in an in-depth discussion of The Extreme Gone Mainstream on BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed, with host Laurie Taylor, April 3, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was featured in television appearances on Al Jazeera English, March 15, 2019 and Al Jazeera Inside Story, March 28, 2019, for discussions of the far right globally in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks in New Zealand.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was interviewed and quoted in a Think Progress article by Alan Pyke, "The dark history of the New Zealand killer's 'great replacement,'" March 15, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was interviewed on the radio with Pat Kenny for Ireland's Newstalk on why women vote for the far right, January 29, 2019.

Cynthia Miller-Idriss was a featured speaker at Washington Post Live event "The New New Thing in Higher Ed," January 17, 2019.

Brian Hughes discussed the Gab social media site on NPR's All Things Considered, November 8, 2018.

Public Impact

Cynthia Miller-Idriss presented U.S. Congressional testimony on the global threat from white nationalist terrorism, September 18, 2019. Read her written testimony.