Examining Incels - Investigating the Growing Male Supremacist Subculture Online
The project research the evolution and spread of the growing male supremacist movement referred to as Incel.
The $250,000 Department of Homeland Security grant will fund a year-long effort led by Dr. John Horgan to research the group’s emergence and evolution. Horgan is a Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at Georgia State and directs the Violent Extremism Research Group.
Dr. Horgan will lead a team of scientists from Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at Penn State University.