Center for the Study of DemocracyThe Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) at the University of California, Irvine sponsors research and education aimed at improving the democratic process in the United States and expanding democracy around the world.
The center frequently sponsors community lectures featuring prominent public figures, high ranking international government officials and democracy supporters, the likes of which have included Jimmy Carter, former President of the United States; Janet Yellen, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; and California Governor Jerry Brown.
Spring International Visitors Seminar
April 29, 2016
The trial of Peter Liang and confronting the reality of Asian American privilege (Opinion)
April 21, 2016
Claire Jean Kim, political science and Asian American studies professor, on the reality of Asian American privilege, The Los Angeles Times, April 21, 2016
Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and political science professor, on California politics, Southern California Public Radio, April 20, 2016