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.
CSD International Visitor Seminar
May 31, 2017
Comparative Judicial Studies at the Crossroads: Mapping New Research Agendas and Exploring New Paths
June 26, 2017
White voters would be discriminated against by Navajos, say San Juan Co. Commissioners of proposed voting district boundaries
December 6, 2017
Bernie Grofman, poli sci, via The Salt Lake Tribune, Dec. 6, 2017
Housing is a hand up not a hand out
December 2, 2017
Research by David Snow and Rachel Goldberg, sociology, featured in the Orange County Register, Dec. 2, 2017