The Centre for the Study of the United States has the following governance structure:
The program committee consists of Americanist faculty members from the University of Toronto who meet with the Director twice per year to discuss CSUS programming and the undergraduate American Studies program. The composition of the committee is determined by the Director of CSUS. For the academic year 2012-13, members of the Program Committee included the following faculty members:
Elspeth Brown (American Studies/History); Carol Chin (History/Internatioinal Relations); Emily Gilbert (Canadian Studies); Pamela Klassen(Religion); Elizabeth Legge (Art); Robert Lewis (Geography); Peter Loewen (Political Science); Nic Sammond (Cinema Studies); Dana Seitler (English/Sexual Diversity Studies); Patrick Vitale (American Studies Academic Advisor); Linda White (Political Science); Lisa Yoneyama (Women and Gender Studies).
The CSUS Director reports to the Director of the Munk School of Global Affairs (Janice Stein).