Fostering public safety through sound analysis and inclusive public outreach
The Price School, in partnership with the Viterbi School on Engineering, is home to USC CREATE, the nation’s first homeland security center. In addition, USC Price experts from its Safe Communities Institute have met with officials from more than 50 countries to engage in dialogue on countering violent extremism.
Security Impact How USC Price is informing policy decisions and making an impact in the community Southers testifies to Congressional Black Caucus, criticizes FBI report on BIE
Professor Erroll Southers asserted that a recent FBI assessment on the threat posed by Black Identity Extremists lacks merit.
Rose authors new books, culmination of 10 years of research with USC CREATE and tackle diverse topics
The volumes, Defining and Measuring Economic Resilience from a Societal, Environmental and Security Perspective and Economic Consequence Analysis Tool (E-CAT), are both published by Springer.
What airline passengers want most: to get through security quickly
The TSA should consider expanding expedited screening measures like TSA Precheck for airline passengers, according to a new study in the journal Risk Analysis, coauthored by Ali Abbas.
Community engagement, trust key to reducing extremism, experts say at USC global summit
The USC Summit on Global Solutions in the Age of Homegrown Violent Extremism brought together counter-terrorism experts, local and international public officials, nonprofit leaders and scholars to engage in dialogue.
SCI shares expertise with Tajikistan officials on extremism reduction strategies
The meeting was part of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Program. Since 2015, SCI has engaged officials from more than 50 nations.
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“If we are to enhance social morality, responsibility and community integrity with the intended outcome of facilitating community-based efforts to identify and explore solutions to violent extremism, it begins with acknowledging and removing policies cultivating animosity and stoking alienation.”
Erroll G. Southers
Director, Safe Communities Institute; Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies
Security-related Academic Programs and Specializations Academic Programs and Specializations
Name Position Expertise
Ali E. Abbas Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Public Policy Decision analysis, risk analysis, multi-attribute utility theory, information theory, Bayesian analysis, and data-based decision making
James Elliott Moore, II Professor Economic impact analysis, engineering economics, transportation engineering, urban transportation, infrastructure performance
Adam Rose Research Professor Interim Dir. of the Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of terrorism Events (CREATE) Energy and environmental economics, public policy, natural hazards and terrorism, regional science, applied general equilibrium modeling
Erroll G. Southers Professor of the Practice in National and Homeland Security Director, Safe Communities Institute Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies Counterterrorism, homegrown violent extremism, school violence prevention
Detlof von Winterfeldt Professor Director, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) Decision analysis, risk analysis, environmental policy, behavioral decision research, homeland security Learn more about USC Price expertise in… Economic Development Environment Governance Health Care Nonprofits and Philanthropy Real Estate Security Social Innovation Transportation Urban Planning and Development