Skip to comments.Professor tells students that right-wing terrorism more of a threat than Islamic terrorism
Posted on 09/11/2017 2:02:59 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
A professor at American University recently taught students that right-wing terrorism in the United States is actually more of a pressing threat to American citizens than Islamic terrorism based on the number of attacks, not the death toll.
Professor Erin Kearns said Americans seem most afraid of Islamic terrorists, but that so-called right-wing extremists here have actually committed a higher number of attacks.
I would guess that a handful of you are probably like, Oh, its some radical of Islam, people who are using that to justify their violence, Kearns had said during a May lecture regarding what she contends might be ones first reaction when learning of an attack.
That is a common, common assumption, the professor continued. In reality, if we look at the past 10 years, only about 12 percent of terrorist attacks in the U.S. have been committed by Muslims.
But attacks perpetrated by jihadists get more coverage, politicians talk about them more, media talks about them more, Kearns added. So it is understandable why the average American has this frankly inaccurate view of what the threat is. When we actually look at it, over half the attacks in the past 10 years have been committed by some right-wing extremist group.
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This should be grounds for termination.
It’s a slander of a broad body of people who are not terrorists by any stretch of the imagination.
No mention of ‘left wing terrorism’....................
Another “professor” that has never ever had a real academic course in their sorry low IQ lives.
One thing we know, it (we wouldn’t want to use a sexist pronoun now, would we?) is most definitely not a member of the STEM class.
Antifa and the ‘Rats are the risk.
She’s an adjunct instructor, according to the American University website. She’s entitled to her opinion, but it should be labeled as such, and she should be willing to allow dissenting opinions and arguments in class.
And she’s still a PhD student - not a professor.
And Communism was nothing but hysteria. Lah-de-dah. #RedDupe
What right wing terrorism?
And where's the Josef Goebbels picture?
Prove it liar! If you can’t, move to Sweden.
Sick of dumb whores pretending to know things.
It’s all in the definitions and how you interpret it all. This study is worthless leftist crap.
Most Americans are actually afraid of crazy liberals. To prove me wrong, I invite Ms. Kearns to walk through West Englewood, IL at night.
Welcome to my webpage. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Alabama.
My primary research utilizes a multidisciplinary and multi-method framework to understand the relationship among the public, law enforcement, and terrorist organizations. My other research interests include gender-based violence, violence and nonviolence in conflict, and geographic patterns of crime and violence.
I hold a PhD in Criminology and Public Policy from the School of Public Affairs at American University, an MA in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a BA in Political Science and Psychology from Miami University.
Kearns.Erin [at] gmail [dot] com
University of Alabama
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice
431 Farrah Hall
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
They (the left) does this all the time. They group everything the can and call it right wing. That versus just Islamic fundamentalists, minus all the attacks where the motivation is unknown. And don’t talk about number of deaths. That leans heavily towards the Muslim side. They will also throw out 9/11 and OKC as outliers, like they are comparable. Figures lie and liars figure.
USA Ptooey and the ADL would appear to be the source of her talking point. Probably read it on the Twitter while on the toilet.
“And shes still a PhD student - not a professor.”
In what? Underwater basket weaving? Toe Cheese Photography?
This idiotess is obviously incapable of obtaining what used to be very demanding lib arts degrees. Of course, nowadays, one just pays the money and gets the degree (laughable and worthless as it is).
Dearest erin: Please leave this country. Your only course of action is to self-exile because of your ignorance and lunacy. You are an embarrassment to humanity.
Erin Kearns is a PhD student in Justice, Law and Criminology at American University, with a minor in Public Policy. Her primary research seeks to understand the relationship among terrorism, counterterrorism and security policy, and human rights. Erins work has received national attention, and has been presented at numerous conferences. She has authored an article on torture in counterterrorism. She has also co-authored an article about why groups lie about terrorism, a book chapter on military tactics in civil war, and a book chapter on the comparison of the cross-national study of both homicide and terrorism. She is currently working on projects on perceptions of counterterrorism practices and why most terrorist attacks are not claimed. She is also actively involved in the Political Violence Working Group.
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The problem is that she can breed.
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