Last month, I was quoted in two articles in the San Francisco Chronicle about protests being held in Berkeley, California.
Fabio Rojas and I were quoted in Governing magazine in an article about protest policing, titled “As Protests Escalate Under Trump, States Seek New Ways to Deter Them.” “Police are trained in how to deal with riots,” says Michael Heaney, a University of Michigan sociologist and, with Rojas, co-author of Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11. “When they see a large group of people, they tend to treat it as a riot.”
I have received a new grant from the National Institute for Civic Discourse & University of Arizona Foundation in the amount of $2,500. It is for my project “Attitudes toward Civility and Violence among Protesters in the