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

Richard Samuels

Importance of the US-Japan relationship

Ford International Professor of Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology Richard Samuels discusses Japan's foreign policy and its role in securing East Asian stability and its relationship with China and the US. He begins by discussing the importance of Japan to both China and the US.


Malcolm Jorgensen

US welcomes Australian involvement in Iraq

America has welcomed Australia's involvement in the fight against Islamic State but how long will this conflict last? Lecturer Malcolm Jorgensen discusses the military strategy in the region and what success might look like.

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