Berkeley News is examining threats to American democracy in a new series drawing on the expertise of UC Berkeley scholars. One article from the series, Crisis of faith: Christian nationalism and the threat to U.S. democracy, features several professors involved with BCSR alongside colleagues specializing in law, political science, and sociology.
Read contributions from BCSR Co-Director Carolyn Chen (Ethnic Studies), affiliate David Hollinger (History, emeritus), and Advisory Board member Ronit Stahl (History) to the full article on the Berkeley News website here.
Photo description (from the Berkeley News article web page): Members of the hard-right Proud Boys organization, some of them armed and dressed for combat, raised a wooden cross outside of the state capitol in Lansing, Mich., on Jan. 6, 2021. They objected to the certification of election results that brought Democrat Joe Biden to the White House. (AP photo by Adam J. Dewey/NurPhoto)