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five afghan scholars standing on steps

After Fleeing Afghanistan, Law School Alumni Find Refuge at Chapman After years of work on equity and reform in their native Afghanistan, Chapman alumni legal scholars are forced to flee with their lives on the line. What comes next is a story of support in rebuilding hope as an antidote to despair.

Fahima Amini (LLM ’16) heard the front door open and knew immediately something was wrong. Why would her husband, a physician, be home from the hospital in the middle of the day? Then she saw his face and realized their...

Sociologist Pete Simi research in the field.

Testimony of Chapman Sociologist Pete Simi Leads to Judgment Against Organizers of Charlottesville Rally Professor Simi’s research on white supremacists who planned the Unite the Right rally reflects his commitment to exposing the hidden spaces of hate.

Two weeks into the high-profile trial of the white nationalists who organized the deadly Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va., Chapman University sociologist and hate group researcher Pete Simi finally got his...