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

Susan Pond

A bright future for alternative fuels

In the lead-up to the Centre's Low Carbon Transport On The Move conference, adjunct professor in sustainability Susan Pond discussed the promise of renewable energy in Australia.


Jackson

Barry Jackson on the 2016 race

Former chief of staff to House Speaker John Boehner and key advisor to President George W. Bush Barry Jackson looks at the Republican field in 2016 and grades the performance of the Republicans in Congress.

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