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
- 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
Director of the Centre's Women in Leadership initiative Melissa Grah-McIntosh discusses the upcoming International Dialogue on Women in Leadership and why gender equality remains an important issue for the US, Australia, and the world.
Centre lecturer Rodney Taveira discusses the cult television show The Wire, what it reveals about American culture and how television offers a window into contemporary issues in the US.