Education and professional achievements
1982-84: Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow - Department of Philosophy, Rice University
1976-82: PhD in Political Science - University of Toronto
1975-76: MA in Political Science - University of Toronto
1970-74: BA in Political Science - Lewis and Clark College
2004-present: Professor, Harold and Dorie Merilees Professor for the Study of Democracy, Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (2013- 2015: Director of Graduate Studies, Political Science).
2004-07: Director, Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of British Columbia.
2001-04: Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University
1991-2001: Associate Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University.
(1991-1994; 1996-7: Director of Graduate Studies; 1995-6 Coordinator, Political Theory Field; 1997: Chair, Graduate Admissions and Fellowships, 1997-98, 2000-01).