2023.08: The Security State is Everywhere and Anywhere All At Once
Professor Nicole Nguyen
Criminology, Law, and Justice
Educational Policy Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago
Selected Publications by Professor Nguyen
Nguyen, Nicole. 2016. A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in US Public Schools. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Nguyen, Nicole. 2019. Suspect Communities: Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Nguyen, Nicole. In press. Terrorism on Trial: Political Violence and Abolitionist Futures. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.
Nguyen, Nicole. 2021. “Carceral Care Work: Strengthening Policing Through the Provision of Social Services”. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 20 (6):579-96.
Nicole Nguyen. 2017. "From School Militarization to School Securitization: National Security Finds its Place in Schools," Critical Studies in Education, 58:1, 52-68.
Nicole Nguyen. 2014. "Education as Warfare?: Mapping Securitised Education Interventions as War on Terror Strategy," Geopolitics, 19:1, 109-139.
Writings by other authors
Angela Davis: Are Prisons Obsolete? (2003)
Peculiar institution: Convict leasing (Equal Justice Initiative)
Ruth Wilson Gilmore
Intercepted podcast (The Intercept), in two parts: Ruth Wilson Gilmore Makes the Case for Abolition
Abolition Study Guide (Abolition Journal)
Simone Molin Friis. 2015. "‘Beyond anything we have ever seen’: beheading videos and the visibility of violence in the war against ISIS," International Affairs 91(4): 725-746.
Other topics (because I don't want them to get lost at the bottom of the page)
Noor Salman found not guilty of aiding and abetting her husband (NBC News)
Ms. Salman was a survivor of domestic violence (The New Yorker)
Social Work's role in Indigenous child removal (in Canada): Morgenshtern, M., Schmid, J., & Yu, N. 2022. "Interrogating settler social work with indigenous persons in Canada," Journal of Social Work, 22(5), 1170–1188.
I always love a good reference to Sykes-Picot
Programs/Agencies mentioned in the Episode
NSA = National Security Agency
AP = Advanced Placement
COINTELPRO = Counterintelligence Program
Documentary about the program
Related to recent government programs around surveilling possible terrorist threats
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)
Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Literature Review (Australian Department of Defence (2011))
Brennan Center for Justice (New York University School of Law)
Countering Violent Extremism: Myths and Fact
The role of women in CVE (Georgetown University's Institute for Women, Peace, and Security)
Countering Islamic Extremism
"Exclusive: Trump to focus counter-extremism program solely on Islam - sources" (Reuters)
Trump signals cuts to unpopular "Countering Extremism" programs, but worse could be coming (The Intercept)
Trump’s Focus on ‘Radical Islam’ Downplays Growing Risk From Right-Wing Extremism, Experts Fear (Foreign Policy)
Terrorists Are Always Muslim but Never White: At the Intersection of Critical Race Theory and Propaganda (Fordham Law Review)
On CVE, the Trump administration could have been worse (Brookings)
Part of the Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3)
Black Identity Extremists (The Marshall Project)
Racially and Ethnically Motivated Extremists
Strategic Intelligence Assessment and Data on Domestic Terrorism (FBI and Homeland Security)
Williams, Heather J., Luke J. Matthews, Pauline Moore, Matthew A. DeNardo, James V. Marrone, Brian A. Jackson, William Marcellino, and Todd C. Helmus, A Dangerous Web: Mapping Racially and Ethnically Motivated Violent Extremism. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2022.
Broken Windows Policing (George Mason University's Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy)
No Child Left Behind
The law with foreword by President GW Bush
Understanding No Child Left Behind (Public School Review)
Zero Tolerance Policies in Schools
Are Zero Tolerance Policies Effective in the Schools? (American Psychological Association Zero Tolerance Task Force)
Illinois eliminated the policy in 2016 (Associated Press)
The Intersection of No Child Left Behind and The School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Irony of a Progressive Act (Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law)
I still don't really understand what a Dean of Discipline is (I should have asked Professor Nguyen), but here's a YouTube video with an interview with the new Disciplinary Dean at a high school.
And apparently, Black male teachers tend to be tracked into these roles.