How the Incel Community Became a Place of Despair and Misogyny
Incel ideology also plays into white supremacy, according to Brian Van Brunt, a behavioral intervention expert and co-author of the book “Understanding and Treating Incels.” The ideal man that incels may aspire to become — or fully resent — is white, straight, cisgender and able-bodied.
Justice Journal Podcast
An examination of the 1999 hate crimes spree by the Williams Brothers with arson attacks on three Sacramento area Synagogues, the arson of a Sacramento abortion clinic and a double-murder in Shasta County. Guests talk through how these crimes were all linked and how the cases unfolded. Guests are US Attorney McGregor Scott, DA Anne Marie Schubert, Judge Steven Lapham Supervising Criminalist Faye Springer, Retired ATF Agent Nina Delgadillo.
White Supremacist Violence: Clinically Understanding the Resurgence and Stopping the Spread
Regarding the resurgence of White Supremacy: How did we get here, and what do we, as mental health professionals, do about it? This fast-paced interview course will help improve clinical understanding of the white supremacist violence movement, as well as discuss treatment approaches and prevention efforts. Dr. Van Brunt reviews both the escalation factors and protective factors for extremist violence, and identifies motivations and causes of this increase in extremist, violent ideology.
The Law & Higher Ed
In this episode, we speak with Brian van Brunt, who is widely known as an expert in behavioral intervention, threat assessment, mental illness, and more. In other words, he is the OG in behavioral intervention teams, and conducting assessments, trainings, and helping institutions create those teams in order to create a safer and healthier campus environment. He has so much knowledge to impart in this space, and today he shares plenty of powerful insights into his work in behavioral intervention in higher education.
Understanding the Role of Objectification and Misogyny in Aggression and Violence
In this video, filmed at the Teachers College 2015 Annual Winter Roundtable at Columbia University, Brian Van Brunt discusses misogyny and objectification and its role in violence and mass casualty events.
Harm to Others: The Assessment and Treatment of Dangerousness
The most effective solution to rampage violence, such as school or workplace shootings, is early, easy and frequent access to care for potential perpetrators, says Brian Van Brunt, author of Harm to Others: The Assessment and Treatment of Dangerousness.