CAPI's Executive Committee advises on policy directions and contributes to achieving the goals and objectives of the Centre. The Committee reviews recommendations regarding the awarding of CAPI grants, fellowships and awards. Chaired by CAPI's Director, the Committee includes the Vice-President Research as an ex-officio member, a Dean, one of CAPI's Chairholders, and UVic faculty from a range of disciplines.
Helen Lansdowne, Associate Director
Helen Lansdowne has a BA and an MA in Pacific and Asian Studies from UVic and has been with CAPI since late 1998. She brings expertise in rural China state-society relations. Her most recent area of study includes mainland Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on development and gender.
Feng Xu, Executive Committee Member
Feng Xu is a faculty member in the Department of Political Science. Her research interests include: Chinese politics, comparative politics, gender politics, migration and citizenship, national and diaspora identities, policy ideas, translation theory and global hegemony.
Jeremy Webber, Executive Committee Member
Jeremy Webber holds the Canada Research Chair in Law and Society at the University of Victoria. He came to Victoria in August 2002, after more than four years as Dean of Law at the University of Sydney in Australia and eleven years on the Faculty of Law at McGill University.
Jon Muzio, Executive Committee Member
Jon Muzio is a Professor in the school of Computer Science at UVic. Born in Manchester in the UK, Jon went to the University of Nottingham for his Bachelors and doctoral degrees before coming to North America and the University of Manitoba in 1969. He moved to Victoria in 1982 and has remained here ever since.
Peter Keller, Executive Committee Member
Peter Keller is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Victoria and his research and teaching are focused in geographic information.
Wu Guoguang, China Program Chair
Guoguang Wu joined the Centre in July 2004 as the Chair in China and Asia-Pacific Relations. He is a Professor at the University of Victoria, teaching in both the Departments of Political Science and History.
Phillip Dearden, Executive Committee Member/Associate
Phillip Dearden has a B.A. (Birm), M.Sc. (Mem, Nfld), and received his Ph.D. (UVic) Geography in 1978. His research interests include resource management; conservation, particularly protected area designation and biodiversity management; coastal planning, marine parks and ecotourism.
Howard Brunt, Executive Committee Member (Ex Officio)
Howard Brunt holds a PhD in community health science and epidemiology from the University of Calgary (1990), a master’s in cardiovascular nursing from Yale University (1983) and a BA in sociology from the University of Florida (1974).
James Anglin, Executive Committee Member
Jim Anglin joined the faculty at the University of Victoria in 1980 and has served as Graduate Advisor and Director of the School of Child and Youth Care. He was appointed Associate Vice-President Academic and Director of International Affairs in January 2004.