Extremism on the rise – Let our experts tell you just how concerned you need to beMarch 18, 20191 min read
Incidents across America and the planet are happening regularly. Protests are turning ugly with damage, violence and even death. Shootings and attacks on mosques, churches and public institutions are now happening at such a pace that the public is barely only one tragedy and another one strikes. Extremism is on the rise. The calls for thoughts and prayers are now common. The world, it seems, is fraying.
- What can be done about the rise of extremism?
- Is extremism being driven by economic, political or other factors?
- What role is social media and the Internet playing in fanning the flames of hatred and extremism?
- What can be done to police, prevent and ideally extinguish extremism?
To begin with – we probably need to understand what’s actually going on and what’s the root of the issue? And that’s where the experts from Cedarville University can help.
Dr. Glen Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secessionism, comparative politics, and international relations theory. Glen is available to speak to media regarding the rise of extremism – simply click on his icon to arrange an interview.
Glen Duerr, Ph.D. Associate Professor of International Studies
Dr. Deurr's research interests include nationalism and secession, comparative politics, and international relations theory