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.
Parents of the Voter: The Role of Family Background in Turnout
January 12, 2018
The 14th Irvine-Japan Conference on Public Policy
February 2, 2018
A Short History of Constitutional Liberalism in America
February 9, 2018
Ed Markey's career-long fight against nuclear weapons
February 17, 2018
David Meyer, sociology, in The Boston Globe, Feb. 17, 2018
Arrests of immigrants with no criminal record spike in LA
February 14, 2018
Louis DeSipio, Chicano/Latino studies and poli sci, via KPCC, Feb. 14, 2018