Author

James A. Piazza

James A. Piazza

James A. Piazza is political science professor and Penn State University. His areas of research and teaching specialization include: terrorism; counterterrorism; political violence; intrastate conflict; and the politics of the Middle East and the Islamic world.

COMMENTARY

When politicians use hate speech, political violence increases

By: - October 2, 2020

My research shows that when politicians use hate speech, domestic terrorism increases – in the U.S. and in other countries.