April 19, 2024

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CN&R: One nation under influence

FORMER CHICO STATE PROFESSOR AND CULT EXPERT JANJA LALICH ON NXIVM DOCUMENTARIES, TRUMP AND QANON Originally published on Chico News & Reviews. Since teaching her last class at Chico State in June 2018, Janja Lalich—professor emerita of...

How Cults Target Women

This article originally appeared on chatelaine.com. Celebrities, executives and wealthy heiresses bought into Nxivm’s promise of expanded consciousness and female empowerment. Then came the sex slavery, brainwashing and blackmail. Inside an alleged...

What Do Cult Leaders Have in Common?

This article originally appeared on livescience.com. Charles Manson is escorted to court for a preliminary hearing on Dec. 3, 1969, in Los Angeles, California. (Image: © John Malmin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) Charles Manson was living in...


Dr. Janja Lalich

Janja Lalich, Ph.D. is a researcher, author, and educator specializing in cults and extremist groups, with a particular focus on charismatic relationships, political and other social movements, ideology and social control, and issues of gender and sexuality.