The research of the United States Studies Centre focuses on politics and policy, business and the economy, culture and society in the United States and its global interactions. From academic inquiry in the humanities and social sciences to opinion surveys, policy analysis and reports, the Centre aims to produce research that informs scholars, students, policy makers, business leaders and the general public interested in the US.

The Centre has access and contributes to the University of Sydney's world class research capability across the broad range of US Studies, as well as established partnerships with other academic institutions in Australia, the US and around the world.

Current Initiatives:

Past Initiatives:


Back to top


Gorana Grgic

Why Obama reversed his stance on Syria

Lecturer Gorana Grgic explains why President Barack Obama changed his tune and announced US troops in Syria.

Omar Offendum

Bridging the Arab-American divide through hip-hop

Centre guest Omar Offendum is a Syrian-American hip-hop artist who uses his music to explore cultural identity and politics in the Middle East.

Join our mailing list   Follow us on Facebook   Watch us on YouTube   Join the conversation on Twitter
Connect with us on LinkedIn   View our photos on Flickr   See what we're up to on Instagram   Subscribe to our RSS feeds