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.
- Alliance 21
- Alternative Transport Fuels Initiative
- Dow Sustainability Program
- Emerging US Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia
- Future Cities Collaborative
- Public Knowledge Forum
- Women in Leadership Initiative
- Postdoctoral Fellows
- Research Grants
- Innovation Program
- Opinion Surveys
- SSMART Research Training
- The Campaign Tapes
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
US President Barack Obama has proclaimed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties. Lecturer Thomas Adams discusses what the changes mean.
A US Senate report has found that the CIA's post 9/11 interrogation program involved brutal, unapproved torture which failed to halt terror plots. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor says the revelations are not surprising but will be damaging.