Who we are


The Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions is closely associated with the Political Science Department of the University of British Columbia.

Professor Max Cameron is Director of the CSDI.  The Director supervises the operation of the Centre with the assistance of the Executive Committee and general guidance from the Advisory Board.

Advisory Board

The Centre has a six person Advisory Board to assist the Centre with programming and resources, and to advise on the direction of the Centre’s activities.

Executive Committee

The four person Executive Committee, chaired by Profressor Allan Tupper, Head of the Political Science Department, oversees the ongoing activities of the Centre and assists with the operation of the Centre’s program.