New Grant Funds International Collaboration to Research Women and the Extreme Right

ATLANTA – MARCH 19, 2019

Dr. Yannick Veilleux-Lepage, a Senior Research Associate working at the Transcultural Conflict and Violent Extremism Initiative (TCV) at Georgia State University, has received a grant to carry out new research on the confluence of Misogyny, Gender and Social Media within the Extreme Right movement.

“I hope to be able to… more »

Guest Speaker: Turning Away From Hate

MARCH 19, 2019

A female, former Neo-Nazi skinhead is now working to prevent others from following her path to extremism.  Shannon Martinez is sharing her story about how she was lured into the movement as a young lady growing up in Georgia.  She recently talked with students and faculty with Georgia State University’s College of… more »

Watch: Delving into Americans’ Views on Terrorism

Transcultural Conflict and Violence research fellow Daniel Snook delivers a TedTalk that takes a closer look at terrorism and Americans’ fears. Daniel Snook is a community psychology Ph.D. student studying the psychology of terrorism with his advisor, Dr. John Horgan, and the Violent Extremism Research Group (VERG). He is also involved with research projects sponsored… more »

Walking Away from Extremism: Shannon Martinez by Mia Bloom and Yannick Veilleux-Lepage

Posted On February 19, 2019
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Shannon Martinez will discuss her experiences in the neo-Nazi movement and her current work countering extremism About this Event

Shannon Martinez is a former neo-Nazi skinhead who has two decades of experience in developing resources aimed at discouraging individuals against violence.

Her story has been featured on The TODAY Show, NBC, the Atlanta Journal… more »