Dr. Max Herman Included as Subject Expert in Article on 2021 Capitol Insurrection

October 26, 2021
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. | Max Herman, New Jersey City University (NJCU) Associate Professor of Sociology & Anthropology, and an expert on urban sociology and social conflict, is one of several experts quoted in a nationally syndicated story from the USA Today network of papers discussing the January 6 Capitol insurrection, those arrested for their involvement and their motivation — particularly people of color.

​​Read the story from NorthJersey.com.

Dr. Herman has been quoted in other stories in recent years, including a June 2020 article on civil unrest in Fort Myers, Fla.

Media seeking an NJCU faculty or staff member as a subject expert are encouraged to contact communications@NJCU.edu for assistance and guidance.

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Ira Thor
, Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations | ithor@njcu.edu | 201-200-3301