Samantha Kutner received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and her master’s degree in communication studies from the University of Nevada, Reno. She studies violent extremism and the gender dynamics of radicalization.

As an independent consultant, she provides training presentations informed by her ethnographic research with Proud Boys and Antifascists.

She continues to seek ways to reduce the efficacy of extremist messaging and ensure accurate, responsible coverage of the Proud Boys. Her current project is the Proud Boys incident map and dashboard, a continually developing OSINT resource to inform the public of Proud Boys activity in America, Canada, Australia, and the UK.

The Rolling Stone
The Daily Beast
The Miami New Times
The Daily Kos
The National Observer
Nation of Change
Truth or Fiction