Academics & Experts
The academics and experts who teach, research and offer commentary for the United States Studies Centre include some of the world's leading scholars on the United States, spanning fields including US politics, national security, contemporary media and culture, welfare policy, anti-Americanism, health care, business innovation, history and urban planning.
Meet the United States Studies Centre academic and administrative staff responsible for running the Centre on a daily basis.
Learn more about the emerging scholarly leaders studying the United States in the humanities, social sciences and related professional disciplines.
Each year the US Studies Centre invites established scholars to Sydney for a period of one to twelves months to work on a project and engage with our academics, students and other audiences.
The US Studies Centre hosts visitors from the highest levels of government, media, think tanks and universities. Visitors to the Centre have included former Australian Prime Ministers, senior American government officials and numerous academics from universities including Columbia, Harvard, Princeton, Stanford and Yale universities and the University of California Berkeley.
Meet our current crop of Doctor of Philosophy candidates and learn about their research topics.
VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
John Kerry has used a speech on foreign policy in the Asia–Pacific to reaffirm America's commitment to the region. Perth USAsia Centre CEO Gordon Flake discusses the speech and whether Barack Obama has lived up to his promise to be a Pacific president.
Visiting professor and former US ambassador to Australia Jeffrey Bleich discusses the US–Australia relationship, saying that trade, technology, and cultural exchanges are just as important to the region as the defence partnership.