Visitors

 

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.

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Centre visitors in 2015:
 
 

May

  • Barry Jackson
    Former Chief of Staff for Speaker John Boehner and key advisor to President George W. Bush
  • Anthony T. Podesta
    Former advisor to President Bill Clinton
  • Richard Altman
    Executive Director Emeritus, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative
  • Hugh Bradlow
    Chief Scientist, Telstra Corporation
  • Tony Haymet
    Professor and Emeritus Director, Scripps Oceanography
  • Paul Bryan
    Lecturer, University of California Berkeley
  • Bruce Godfrey
    Energy Forum Chair, Australian Academy of Technology, Science and Engineering
  • Jim Lane
    Editor and Publisher, The Digest
  • Hugo Llorens
    US Consul General, Sydney
  • Scott Nargar
    Product Planning Manager, Hyundai Motor Company, Australia
  • John Ryan
    Associate Secretary, Department of Industry and Science, Australian Government
  • Joelle Simonpietri
    Operational Manager, Energy and Contingency Basing And Deputy, US Pacific Command Energy Team
  • Meghan Mackenzie
    Senior Lecturer, Department of Government and International Relations, University of Sydney
  • Jennifer Hunt
    Adjunct, Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney
     

April

March

  • David Misch
    Screenwriter, author and director
  • Rose Gottemoeller
    Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, US Department of State 
  • Michael Yahuda
    Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Visiting Scholar, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University
  • David Rosen
    Expert in affordable housing finance, inclusionary housing and real estate economics
     

February

  • James L. Connaughton
    Former senior energy, natural resources and environment advisor to President George W. Bush

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Barry Jackson

Former Chief of Staff for Speaker John Boehner and key advisor to President George W. Bush


Former White House advisor to George W. Bush, Barry Jackson was a guest of the Centre in March 2008 and again in May 2015. During his 2008 visit Jackson analysed the achievements of the Bush Administr… more


Anthony Podesta

Former advisor to President Bill Clinton


Tony Podesta was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in May 2015. He is founder and chairman of the Podesta Group, the largest independent government relations and public relations firm in Washington, … more


Richard Altman

Executive Director of the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative


Richard Altman is Executive Director of the Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative. He was a guest of the US Studies Centre for the Alternative aviation fuels forum at Avalon 2011.… more


Professor Tony Haymet

Director and Vice­‐Chancellor for Marine Sciences Emeritus, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego


Tony Haymet is a distinguished scientist, educator, policy advisor and business development leader. Since 2006 he has been Distinguished Professor of Oceanography at Scripps Institution of Oceanograph… more


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Dr Meghan Mackenzie

Senior Lecturer at the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney


Meghan Mackenzie was a panellist for the US Studies Centre's discussion on Drones, gender and identity in the new American way of war in May 2015.… more


Dr Jennifer Hunt

Adjunct, Centre for International Security Studies, University of Sydney


Jennifer Hunt was a panellist for the US Studies Centre's discussion on Drones, gender and identity in the new American way of war in May 2015.… more


Leni Schwendinger

US lighting designer and associate principal at Arup Architects


Leni Schwendinger specialises in city lighting and leads the “Nighttime Design/Global Lighting Urbanist” initiative at Arup. Her designs and artworks illuminating public spaces are located… more


George Takei

Actor and social justice activist


George Takei was a guest of the US Studies Centre in April 2015.… more


The Honourable Jeffrey Bleich

Visiting Professor & former US Ambassador to Australia


Jeffrey Bleich is the former US Ambassador to Australia. He is a Visiting Professor and a member of the Council of Advisors at the US Studies Centre.… more


David Misch

Screenwriter, author and director


David Misch visited the US Studies Centre in March 2015.… more


The Honourable Rose Gottemoeller

Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, US Department of State


Rose E. Gottemoeller visited the US Studies Centre in March 2015.… more


Professor Michael Yahuda

Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics and Visiting Scholar, Sigur Center for Asian Studies, George Washington University


He has been a visiting professor at several universities and institutions including among others, ANU, Adelaide University, the University of Michigan, the Chinese Foreign Affairs University, the Inst… more


Dr David Rosen

Expert in affordable housing finance, inclusionary housing and real estate economics


Dr David Paul Rosen, PhD visited the US Studies Centre as a guest of the Future Cities Collaborative in March 2015.… more


James Connaughton

Former senior energy, natural resources and environment advisor to President George W. Bush


James L. (Jim) Connaughton is the Executive Vice President at C3 Energy, a utility analytics software provider offering smart grid solutions that enable energy companies and utilities to realise the f… more


 

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