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.

View our visitors by year: 20142013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007

 

Centre visitors in 2014:
 

September

  • James F. Jeffrey
    Philip Solondz Distinguished Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute 
  • Amy Searight
    US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia


August

  • Jeffrey Bleich
    Former US Ambassador to Australia
  • Mike Chinoy
    Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California


July

  • James Goldrick
    Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales
  • Rory Medcalf
    Director of the International Security Program at the Lowy Institute
  • Stephan Frühling
    Senior Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University


June

  • Peter Park
    Design critic in urban planning and design
  • Colin Cathcart
    Associate Professor of Architecture at Fordham University
  • Douglas Paal
    Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 
  • Brendan Nelson
    Director of the Australian War Memorial 
  • Jason Miller
    Deputy Director, National Economic Council, The White House 
  • Peter Leahy, AC
    Former Chief of the Australian Army 
  • Roy Krzywosinski
    Managing Director, Chevron Australia Pty Ltd
  • Kevin Kolevar
    Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy, The Dow Chemical Company 
  • Ian Kemish
    Strategic Advisor, Government Relations at ExxonMobil 
  • David Johnston
    Minister for Defence 
  • Allan Gyngell
    Former Director-General of the Office of National Assessments 
  • Michael Froman
    United States Trade Representative 
  • Martin Ferguson, AM
    Former Minister for Resources and Energy 
  • Karl Eikenberry
    William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at Stanford University 
  • John Daley
    Chief Executive Officer of the Grattan Institute  
  • Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC
    Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia 
  • Julie Bishop
    Minister for Foreign Affairs 
  • John Berry
    United States Ambassador to Australia 
  • Grant Aldonas
    Principal Managing Director of Split Rock International 
  • Graeme Head
    New South Wales Public Service Commissioner 
  • Thia Jang Ping
    Director of the Transformation Office and the Security and Resilience Programme Directorate in the Singapore Ministry of Finance 
  • Richard Thaler
    Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago 
  • Cass Sunstein
    Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School 
  • Maya Shankar
    Senior Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy 
  • Michael Norton
    Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School 
  • Donald Low
    Associate Dean (Research and Executive Education) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy 
  • David Laibson
    Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics at Harvard University 
  • Michael Hiscox
    Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University 
  • David Halpern
    Chief Executive of the United Kingdom's Behavioural Insight Team 
  • Mia Garlick
    Head of Policy for Facebook in Australia and New Zealand 
  • Iris Bohnet
    Academic Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School
  • Max Bazerman
    Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School


May

  • Peter Robertson
    Professor in Economics at the University of Western Australia
  • John A. Ferejohn
    Professor of Politics and The Samuel Tilden Professor of Law at New York University
  • Matthew P. Goodman
    William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Victoria A. Farrar-Myers
    Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington
  • Alexey D. Muraviev
    Head of the Department of Social Sciences and International Studies at Curtin University


April

  • Michael Dieden
    Company Principal, Creative Housing Associates 
  • Stephen Walt
    Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Relations at Harvard University 


March


February

  • Richard Haass
    President of the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Chu Shulong 
    Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Tsinghua University
  • Sieglinde Lemke
    Professor of American and Cultural Studies at the University of Freiburg

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Professor Peter Robertson

Professor in Economics at the University of Western Australia


Peter Robertson is a Professor in Economics at the University of Western Australia and was formerly at the University of New South Wales and the Productivity Commission. He was educated at the Univers… more


Professor John A. Ferejohn

Professor of Politics and The Samuel Tilden Professor of Law at New York University


John Ferejohn is the Samuel Tilden Professor of Law at New York University.… more


Matthew Goodman

William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies


Matthew P. Goodman holds the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at CSIS. The Simon Chair examines current issues in international economic policy, with a particular focus on the Asia Pacific.… more


Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers

Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington


Victoria A. Farrar-Myers, PhD is a Full Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor of Political Science at the University of Texas at Arlington. She specialises in the American presidency, preside… more


Dr Alexey Muraviev

Head of the Department of Social Sciences and International Studies at Curtin University


Alexey D. Muraviev is Head of the Department of Social Sciences and International Studies at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. He is a Coordinator of the International Relations and Nationa… more


Michael Dieden

Company Principal of Creative Housing Associates


Michael Dieden is Company Principal at Creative Housing Associates where he is currently head of site acquisition, pre-development design, entitlements and marketing. He visited the US Studies Ce… more


Professor Stephen Walt

Robert and Renee Belfer Professsor of International Affairs at Harvard University


Stephen M. Walt is the Robert and Renee Belfer Professsor of International Affairs at Harvard University. He was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in April 2014.… more


Carol Giacomo

New York Times editorial board member


Carol Giacomo, a former diplomatic correspondent for Reuters in Washington, covered foreign policy for the international wire service for more than two decades before joining The Times editorial board… more


Dr Richard Haass

President of the Council on Foreign Relations


Dr Richard Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations, a position he has held for more than a decade. He was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in March 2014.… more


Professor Chu Shulong

Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Tsinghua University


Dr Chu Shulong is a Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the School of Public Policy and Management and is the deputy director of the Institute of International Strategic and … more


Professor Sieglinde Lemke

Professor of American and Cultural Studies at the University of Freiburg


Sieglinde Lemke is the author of Vernacular Matters in American Literature (Palgrave, 2009) and Primitivist Modernism: Black Culture and the Origins of Transatlantic Modernism (Oxford UP, 1998).… more


 

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Ambassador James Jeffrey

Philip Solondz Distinguished Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute


Ambassador James F. Jeffrey was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in September 2014.… more


Dr Amy Searight

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia


Dr Amy Searight was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in September 2014.… 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


Mike Chinoy

Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California


Mike Chinoy is a Senior Fellow at the U.S.-China Institute at the University of Southern California (USC), where he is responsible for preparing video/multi-media material on China for audiences beyon… more


Rear Admiral James Goldrick, AO

Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales


RADM James Goldrick was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in July 2014.… more


Rory Medcalf

Director of the International Security Program at the Lowy Institute


Rory Medcalf was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in July 2014.… more


Dr Stephan Frühling

Senior Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University


Dr Stephan Frühling was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in July 2014.… more


Peter Park

Design critic in urban planning and design


Peter J. Park was a guest of the Future Cities Program in June 2014.… more


Associate Professor Colin Cathcart

Associate Professor of Architecture at Fordham University


Born in Frontier, Saskatchewan in 1955, Colin Cathcart received a Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo in 1978 and was awarded the AIA Medal upon receiving his Master of A… more


Graeme Head

New South Wales Public Service Commissioner


Graeme Head was appointed as the inaugural NSW Public Service Commissioner in October 2011.… more


Dr Thia Jang Ping

Director of the Transformation Office and the Security and Resilience Programme Directorate in the Singapore Ministry of Finance


Dr Thia Jang Ping is the director of the Transformation Office and the Security and Resilience Programme Directorate in the Singapore Ministry of Finance. His key responsibilities include overseeing t… more


Professor Richard Thaler

Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the University of Chicago


Richard Thaler is the Ralph and Dorothy Keller Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics and director of the Center for Decision Research at the University of Chicago Booth S… more


Professor Cass Sunstein

Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School


Cass Sunstein is currently the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. He graduated in 1975 from Harvard College and in 1978 from Harvard Law School magna cum laude.… more


Dr Maya Shankar

Senior Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy


Maya Shankar is senior advisor to the deputy director at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. She leads the Social and Behavioral Sciences Initiative, which seeks to translate acad… more


Associate Professor Michael Norton

Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School


Michael Norton is a member of the Harvard Behavioural Insights Group.… more


Donald Low

Associate Dean at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy


Mr Donald Low is Associate Dean (Research and Executive Education) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. Besides leading the School’s executive education efforts, he also has administrati… more


Professor David Laibson

Robert I. Goldman Professor of Economics at Harvard University


David Laibson is a member of the Harvard Behavioural Insights Group.… more


Professor Michael Hiscox

Director of the STAR Lab at the US Studies Centre and Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University


Michael J. Hiscox is the Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University. He received his B. Econ. (First Class Honours) from the University of Sydney in 1989 and his Ph.D in … more


David Halpern

CEO of the UK Behavioural Insights Team


David Halpern is the chief executive of the United Kingdom's Behavioural Insight Team, widely known as the "Nudge Unit" and has also recently been appointed the UK National What Works Adviser. He is a… more


Mia Garlick

Head of Policy for Facebook in Australia and New Zealand


Mia Garlick is the Head of Policy for Facebook in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to joining Facebook, Mia was the assistant secretary for digital economy and convergence strategy at the Department o… more


Professor Iris Bohnet

Academic Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School


Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy, is the Academic Dean of the Harvard Kennedy School. She is also the co-director of the Behavioral Insights Group, director of the Women and Public Policy Progr… more


Professor Max Bazerman

Jesse Isidor Straus Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School


Max Bazerman is co-chair of the Harvard Behavioral Insights Group. He is also the co-director of the Center for Public Leadership (with David Gergen) at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Jesse Isidor… more


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