Mission & Vision

 

Mission

The mission of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is to increase understanding of the United States in Australia.

Spanning the study of politics and policy, economics and business, culture and society, the core activities of the Centre include:

  • Postgraduate degrees and undergraduate teaching
  • Academic research and research training
  • Policy analysis and commentary
  • Business leadership forums
  • Public education and community outreach
 
 
US Studies Centre video produced for the American Australian Association Benefit Dinner 
 

 

Vision

The ambition of the United States Studies Centre is to become the leading academic institution outside America for the study of the United States.

Our principal objectives are to:

  • Undertake analysis, research and teaching of the highest quality
  • Be the international hub for the study of the United States
  • Build networks with preeminent American academic institutions and scholars

 

US Studies Centre advertisement created for the Sydney Film Festival

 


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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

James Brown

State of the Union and the Australia-US alliance

Director of the Alliance 21 James Brown discusses the feeling in the US after President Barack Obama's State of the Union and looks at the implications of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop's remarks at the Alliance 21 conference in Washington DC.


Charles Shipan

Obama delivers hopeful State of the Union

Visiting fellow Charles Shipan analyses Barack Obama's seventh State of the Union address, which called for tax reform, paid parental leave, and free community college as part of a "middle-class economics" platform.

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