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
Associate professor Brendon O'Connor says Russia is under great pressure to permit international access to the crash site of MH17, but it might find it difficult to exert control over rebel forces in Ukraine. Can the Obama adminstration respond rise to meet the foreign policy challenge?
Centre guest Kathleen Burk, the professor emerita of modern and contemporary history at University College London, discusses the shared history of the United States and the United Kingdom, beginning by considering whether the relationship should be considered a special one.