Dr. Steven Chermak was quoted in a recent online article on Cincinnati.com entitled, “Far right, not Islam, drives most extremist violence in region and elsewhere“. “[The Delfin killing] was a pretty unique event in terms of the others,” said Dr. Chermak. “We do have victims on the list with criminal records, but in terms of motive, it is unique to be targeted for your crimes.”
Steven M. Chermak is a professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. Dr. Chermak is also a lead investigator affiliated with The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terror (START). He also compiles and maintains the database of extremist violence cited by the GAO.