Robert Crawford has taught in the Arts One program from 1996 to the present. He holds a Ph.D in Political Science (UBC 1995), and specializes in International Relations and Political Philosophy. He has written several books and articles on these subjects and has taught a range of related courses at UBC, Simon Fraser University and the University of Victoria. His relationship to Arts One is a longstanding one and began as a student in the program in 1979-80. He attributes his continuing interest in a broad range of intellectual fields and concerns to his Arts One background, and values the opportunity to help cultivate these interests in others.