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Recent Books and Articles by Affiliated Scholars: 



Paola Bacchetta and Sunaina Maira, Global Raciality: Empire, PostColoniality, DeColoniality (Routledge, 2018)








Kathleen Belew, Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America (Harvard University Press, 2018)








Enes Bayrakli and Farid Hafez, Eds., European Islamophobia Report 2017 (SETA Yayinlari, 2018)








Ruth Braunstein, Prophets and Patriots: Faith in Democracy across the Political Divide (University of California Press, 2017)








Katherine Cramer, The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker (University of Chicago Press, 2016)








Corey Fields, Black Elephants in the Room: The Unexpected Politics of African American Republicans (University of California Press, 2016)








Brian H. Fishman, The Master Plan: ISIS, al-Qaeda, and the Jihadi Strategy for Final Victory (Yale University Press, 2016)








George Hawley, Making Sense of the Alt-Right (Columbia University Press, 2017)








Arlie Hochschild, Strangers in their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right (The New Press, 2018)








Luke Howie and Perri Campbell, Crisis and Terror in the Age of Anxiety: 9/11, the Global Financial Crisis and ISIS (Palgrave, 2017)








Jeffrey S. Kopstein and Jason Wittenberg, Intimate Violence: Anti-Jewish Pogroms on the Eve of the Holocaust (Cornell University Press, 2018)







Graham Macklin and Fabian Virchow, Transnational Extreme Right Networks (Routledge, 2019)


Nadia Marzouki and Duncan McDonnell, Saving the People: How Populists Hijack Religion (Oxford University Press, 2016)








Cynthia Miller-Idriss, The Extreme Gone Mainstream: Commercialization and Far Right Youth Culture in Germany (Princeton University Press, 2018)








Michael Minkenberg, The Radical Right in Eastern Europe: Democracy under Siege? (Palgrave, 2017)








Cas Mudde and Cristobal Rovira Kaltwasser, Populism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford Univeresity Press, 2017)








Alina Polyakova, The Dark Side of European Integration: Social Foundations and Cultural Determinants of the Rise of Radical Right Movements in Contemporary Europe (Ibidem-Verlag, 2015)






Lawrence Rosenthal, "Othering" Nationalism: The Bookends of the Industrial Age. Populism, Vol. 1, (August 2018).

Lawrence Rosenthal, The Alt-right: A journey into mainstream politics. Podcast, Pod Academy, London (May 2018).

Lawrence Rosenthal, The Price of Internationalism, Inference, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (August 2017).

Lawrence Rosenthal, The Nationalist Revolution of 2017, Contango, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (Spring 2017).

Lawrence Rosenthal, "The Middle Class Issues behind the Tea Party," in The Encyclopedia of the Middle Class (ABC-Clio 2016).

Lawrence Rosenthal, Trump, The Tea Party, The Republicans and the OtherOthering and Belonging, (July 2016).


Lawrence Rosenthal and Vesna Rodic, eds., The New Nationalism and the First World War (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2014)







Lawrence Rosenthal, The Tea Party, the government shut down, and ObamacareFoundation for Law, Justice and Society, October 2013.


Lawrence Rosenthal and Christine Trost, eds., Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party (University of California Press,  2012)








Karen Trapenberg Frick, Remaking the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge: A Case of Shadowboxing with Nature (2016)







CRWS Working Paper Series:

The Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies publishes working papers by CRWS affiliated faculty and students on subjects related to right-wing ideology, politics, and organizational forms in the U.S. and other parts of the world.  Papers are published in the eScholarship Repository of the California Digital Library where they can be downloaded.  Read more here.

The views expressed in CRWS working papers are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Studies or the Regents of the University of California.

Recent Op-Eds by CRWS Chair Lawrence Rosenthal:

  • “Italy’s elections reflect forces that gave us President Trump,” San Francisco Chronicle, March 18, 2018
  • “Ann Coulter and the Battle of Berkeley,” Berkeley Blog, Huffington Post, Apr. 2017
  • “Milo Yiannopolous: A Post-Mortem,” Berkeley Blog, Huffington Post, Feb. 2017
  • “Will the rise of white nationalists lead populists to abandon Trump?,” San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 26, 2017
  • “The Development of the Trump electorate and the Great Irony of the 2016 Election,” Berkeley Blog, Huffington Post, Dec. 15, 2016 
  • “Fringe Helped elect Trump by crossing over into the mainstream,” San Francisco Chronicle, December 16, 2016


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