Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of DemocracyThe Jack W. Peltason 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.
Conservative Parties and the Birth of Democracy
April 21, 2017
CSD International Visitor Seminar
May 31, 2017
Does India now have the largest population in the world? Academic claims China overestimates how many people live in the country and has slipped to second place
May 25, 2017
Wang Feng, sociology, via Daily Mail, May 25, 2017
Jennifer Lee, sociology via The Society Pages, May 24, 2017