2009 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 2009:

  • Jeffrey Bleich
    US Ambassador to Australia
  • Fred Greenstein
    Professor of Politics at Princeton University and presidential historian
  • James Fallows
    National Correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly
  • Richard White
    Professor of History at Stanford University
  • Taryn Simon
    Photographic artist
  • Jim Johnson
    Businessman and Democratic Party strategist
  • Dennis Richardson
    Former Australian Ambassador to the US
  • Clifford D. May
    Former Director of Communications for the Republican National Committee
  • David W. Blight
    Director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University
  • Edward Albee
    Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American playwright
  • Adam Graycar
    Dean of the School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University
  • Lawrence Gostin
    Associate Dean (Research and Academic Programs) and the Linda D. and Timothy J. O'Neill Professor of Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center
  • C. Ray Nagin
    Mayor of New Orleans
  • Peter Garrett
    Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts
  • Malcolm Turnbull
    Former Leader of the Opposition
  • Robert Lawrence
    Professor of International Trade and Investment, Harvard University and former member of the US President's Council of Economic Advisors
  • Ross Garnaut
    Garnaut Climate Change Review
  • Richard Locke
    Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT and founder of the Laboratory for Sustainable Business
  • Peter Gourevitch
    Professor of Political Science, University of California and former Dean of the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies
  • Michael Hiscox
    Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Thomas Mann
    Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
  • Annette Gordon-Reed
    Professor of Law at New York Law School and Professor of History at Rutgers, USA
  • Robert Burgelman
    Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Management and Director of the Stanford Executive Program
  • Robert Thomson
    Managing Editor and Publisher of The Wall Street Journal
  • Barry Jackson
    Former White House Advisor to President George W. Bush
  • Edward Leamer
    Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
  • Simon Jackman
    Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

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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


Professor Fred Greenstein

Professor of Politics at Princeton University and presidential historian


Fred I. Greenstein visited the US Studies Centre in December 2009.… more


Professor James Fallows

Visiting Professor at the US Studies Centre & National Correspondent for The Atlantic


James Fallows is Visiting Professor at the US Studies Centre and National Correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly magazine. One of the world's leading journalists, Fallows is author of nine books and o… more


Professor Richard White

Professor of History at Stanford University


Richard White, a professor of history at Stanford University, visited the US Studies Centre in September 2009. He is widely regarded as one of America's leading scholars in three related fields: the A… more


Taryn Simon

Photographic artist

http://www.tarynsimon.com/


Taryn Simon is a photographic artist who visited the US Studies Centre in September 2009. Her most recent work, An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar, reveals that which is integral to Americ… more


Jim Johnson

Businessman and Democratic Party strategist


James A. Johnson is a member of the US Studies Centre's Council of Advisors. He was a visitor the US Studies Centre in September 2009.… more


Dennis Richardson, AO

Board of Directors


Dennis Richardson is a member of the US Studies Centre Board of Directors. He was a speaker at the Centre's National Summit in June 2011.… more


Cliff May

Former Director of Communications for the Republican National Committee


Clifford D. May was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in August 2009.… more


Professor David Blight

Director, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Yale University


David W. Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University, joining that faculty in January, 2003. He previously taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. As of June, 2004, … more


Edward Albee

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning American playwright


Edward Albee burst onto the American theatrical scene in the late 1950s with a variety of plays that detailed the agonies and disillusionment of that decade and the transition from the placid Eisenhow… more


Professor Adam Graycar

Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University


Dr Adam Graycar is Professor at the School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University. He took up the post in July 2007 after a long career in government and academia in Australia. He is also the Direc… more


Professor Lawrence Gostin

Associate Dean (Research and Academic Programs) and the Linda D. and Timothy J. O'Neill Professor of Global Health Law at the Georgetown University Law Center


Lawrence O. Gostin was previously a Visiting Professor at the Centre.… more


The Honourable Peter Garrett, AM, MP

Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts


Peter Garrett was elected as the Labor Member for Kingsford Smith at the 2004 federal election. In 2007, he was appointed Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts following the election of … more


Malcolm Turnbull, MP


Malcolm Turnbull is the Member for Wentworth in the Australian federal government. He was Leader of the Opposition for the Coalition from September 2008 until December 2009 and Shadow Treasurer in 200… more


Professor Robert Lawrence

Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment, Harvard University


Robert Z. Lawrence is Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, and a Research Associate at the Nationa… more


Professor Ross Garnaut, AO

Garnaut Climate Change Review


Professor Ross Garnaut was a speaker at the US Studies Centre's 2009 National Summit.… more


Professor Richard Locke

Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT


Richard Locke, the Alvin J. Siteman (1948) Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Political Science, teaches in both the Sloan School of Management and the MIT Political Science Department. He… more


Professor Peter Gourevitch

Distinguished Professor of Political Science at UCSD’s School of International Relations and Pacific Studies


Peter A. Gourevitch is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at UCSD's School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, of which he is also the Founding Dean. As a world-renowned exper… 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


Professor Thomas Mann

W. Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution


Thomas E. Mann is the W. Averell Harriman Chair and Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution. Between 1987 and 1999, he was Director of Governmental Studies at Brookings. Befor… more


Professor Annette Gordon-Reed

Professor of Law at New York Law School and Professor of History at Rutgers, USA


Annette Gordon-Reed is Professor of Law at New York Law School since 1992 and Professor of History at Rutgers University. She has a long fascination with the Jefferson family and her first book was Th… more


Professor Robert Burgelman

Executive Director of the Stanford Executive Program


Robert A. Burgelman, noted expert on innovation and strategy, visited the Centre in March and April May.  He was the keynote speaker at the Asia Pacific Symposium on Entrepreneurship & Innova… more


Robert Thomson

Editor-in-Chief of Dow Jones & Company and Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal


Robert Thomson is the Editor-in-Chief of Dow Jones & Company and the Managing Editor of The Wall Street Journal. As the senior news executive at Dow Jones, Mr Thomson directs the news operations o… more


Barry Jackson

Former 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.  Mr Jackson analysed the achievements of the Bush Administration and the Obama Administration'… more


Professor Edward Leamer

Director of the UCLA Anderson Forecast


Edward Leamer, guest of the US Studies Centre in March 2008, provided expert analysis on the global financial crisis in a US Studies public forum and extensive media interviews during his visit to Aus… more


Professor Simon Jackman

Visiting Professor at the US Studies Centre & Professor of Political Science at Stanford University


Simon Jackman is Professor of Political Science and (by courtesy) of Statistics at Stanford University. Jackmanʼs teaching and research centres on issues in democratic politics (public opinion, polit… more


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