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.
Paradoxes of Compulsory Voting in Belgium
May 18, 2015
Celebrating the Life of Jack Peltason
June 5, 2015
Wang Feng, sociology professor, is quoted in The New York Times June 25, 2015
Why don't the poor rise up?
June 23, 2015
Research by David Snow, sociology Distinguished Professor, is highlighted in The New York Times June 23, 2015