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Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Cynthia Miller-Idriss is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and the School of Education at American University, where she directs the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL). Her most recent book is "Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right."

Cynthia Miller-Idriss is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and the School of Education at American University, where she directs the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab (PERIL). Her most recent book is "Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right."

Latest from Cynthia Miller-Idriss

15h ago

D.C. Officer Daniel Hodges called Capitol rioters 'terrorists.' Here's why that matters.

The Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol has been called many things — a siege, an insurrection, a coup. But as the months have passed, some Republicans have pushed back against that language.
7d ago

America treated the Oslo attacks as a fringe incident. Here's why that's been so dangerous.

We’ve had 10 years to recognize white supremacy for the violent threat it is. Why has it taken America so long?
19d ago

QAnon moves from pro-Trump rallies to local schools

The bad news is that QAnon is trying to infiltrate schools and local government. The good news is that education is also our best way out of this mess.