28 June 

Democrats shackled by cynicism in guns fight

The Age


The dramatic action taken by Democrats on the floor of the US Senate obscures the schism facing the party as it heads to the general election in November says research associate Nicole Hemmer.


6 July

For God and Globe

University of Sydney

Michael Thompson

At this event, special guest Dr Paul Kramer, an associate professor of history from Vanderbilt University, will discuss the main themes of Dr Michael Thompson's new book, For God and Globe.

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22 June

Why Donald Trump should embrace offshore balancing

The National Interest


Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump would be right to embrace a policy of offshore balancing to maintain American primacy overseas says senior fellow Tom Switzer.


Semester 2

There's no better time to learn about the US

United States Studies Centre

Institute Building

With the US elections just months away there's no better time to learn about the United States! Enrol now for semester two undergraduate and postgraduate study at the US Studies Centre.

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Simon Jackman

About the US Studies Centre

Made for the 2016 American Australian Association Gala Dinner, Centre CEO Simon Jackman explains the Centres wide range of teaching, research, study abroad and outreach activities.

James Brown

Why do we go to war?

Research director James Brown discusses his Quarterly Essay looking at the reasoning behind sending troops to war.

Nicole Hemmer

Taking action after Orlando

Research associate Nicole Hemmer discusses homophobia, terrorism and American gun laws in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando.

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