“Did baby Heidi always want to get into the work of combating extremism?”
Oren and Heidi speak about the way the research field of extremism has changed over the past few decades. Heidi shares her accidental journey from a college terrorism class to the Southern Poverty Law Center and her hopes for future interventions.
Heidi Beirich currently works at the Global Project on Hate and Extremism. She is an expert on various forms of extremism, including the white supremacist, nativist, and neo-Confederate movements as well as racism in academia.
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