2010 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 2010:

  • Kate Jones
    Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Queensland Government
  • Raphael Bostic
    Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, US Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Robert Doyle
    Lord Mayor, City of Melbourne
  • Lucy Turnbull
    Former Lord Mayor of Sydney
  • Meg McDonald
    CEO, Australian Carbon Trust
  • Robert Yaro
    President, Regional Plan Association, New York
  • Ken Morrison
    COO, Property Council of Australia
  • David Kepler
    Executive Vice President, Business Services, Chief Sustainability Officer, Chief Information Officer, Dow Chemical
  • Robert Cervero
    Director of the University of California Transportation Center & Professor of City & Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley
  • Mark Cridland
    Deputy Director, General (Policy and Planning), Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland
  • John Thwaites
    Chair Monash Sustainability Institute & Chair of ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
  • Paul Meredith
    Professor of Materials Physics, University of Queensland & Co-founder & Vice President, XeroCoat
  • Mary O'Kane
    Chairman of Australian Council for Renewable Energy and NSW Chief Scientist
  • Andrew Griffiths
    Professor in Strategy and Business Sustainability, University of Queensland
  • Polly Trottenberg
    US Assistant Secretary of Transportation
  • John-Paul Langbroek MP
    Leader of the Opposition, Queensland Parliament
  • Kevin Kramer
    President, Growth Initiatives, Alcoa
  • Roger Beale, AO
    Executive Director, Economics and Policy, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rob Skinner
    Managing Director, Melbourne Water
  • Dan Spiller
    Director of Operations, Southeast Queensland Water Grid
  • Mark Pascoe
    Chief Executive, International Water Centre
  • Tor Hundloe
    Foundation Professor of Environmental Management & Science, Department of Sustainability Science, Bond University
  • Mike Ritchie
    National Vice President, Waste Management Association of Australia
  • Rod Welford
    Chief Executive, Australian Council of Recycling
  • Ray Wills
    Chief Executive, WA Sustainable Energy Assocation
  • Romilly Madew
    Chief Executive, Green Building Council of Australia
  • John Norquist
    President & CEO, Congress for the New Urbanism
  • Cate Collins
    Head of Sustainability Australia, Lend Lease
  • James Fallows
    National Correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly
  • Morris Fiorina
    Senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University
  • Daniel Kurtzer
    Chair in Middle East Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University
  • Jack Miles
    Pulitzer Prize winning author of GOD: A Biography and Professor at the University of California, Irvine
  • Peter Beinart
    Associate Professor at the City University of New York and senior political writer for The Daily Beast
  • Michael Kranish
    Boston Globe correspondent based in Washington
  • Greg Castillo
    Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Amy Zegart
    Associate Professor, UCLA School of Public Affairs and Research Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • John Mearsheimer
    R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago
  • Gregory Hummel
    Lawyer with expertise in public-private partnership matters
  • Kevin Gaines
    Director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies and Professor of History at the University of Michigan
  • Dan Henkle
    Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility for GAP Inc
  • Jeffrey Schott
    Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Bruce Western
    Professor of Sociology at Harvard University
  • Henry Farber
    Professor of Economics and Research Associate at Princeton University
  • Kenneth Prewitt
    Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs and Vice President for Global Centers at Columbia University
  • Jennifer Hochschild
    Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University
  • Glenn Loury
    Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University
  • Gary Segura
    Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies at Stanford University
  • Simon Jackman
    Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
  • Michael Hiscox
    Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University
  • Maggie Walter
    Senior Lecturer at the University of Tasmania
  • Bob Gregory
    Professor of Economics at the Australian National University
  • Jeff Borland
    Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne
  • Andrew Leigh
    Professor of Economics at the Australian National University
  • Deborah Brennan
    Professor and Deputy Director of the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales
  • Boyd Hunter
    Senior Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at ANU
  • Judith Ehrlich
    Academy Award-nominated documentary film maker
  • Susan Vogel
    Documentary filmmaker and Professor of Art History at Columbia University
  • Gail Fosler
    Senior Advisor and past President of The Conference Board
  • Mark Tushnet
    William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School
  • Jonathan Greenblatt
    Social entrepreneur, President of All for Good & Lecturer at the Anderson School of Management, UCLA
  • Peter J. Katzenstein
    Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and President of the American Political Science Association
  • Henry Cisneros
    Former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
  • Judith Smith
    Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, UCLA
  • James Hansen
    Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute
  • Mark Danner
    Reporter and writer on foreign affairs, politics and war
  • Michael Lipsky
    Senior Program Director at Demos
  • Thomas Romer
    Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University
  • David Brady
    Deputy Director of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University

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Kate Jones

Minister of Climate Change and Sustainability, Queensland


Kate Jones was sworn in as Queensland's Climate Change and Sustainability Minister in March 2009. Her priorities include reducing the carbon footprint of every household in Queensland, cutting harmful… more


Dr Raphael Bostic

Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, US Department of Housing and Urban Development


Dr Raphael Bostic was sworn in as the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research in July 2009, serving as principal advisor to the Secreta… more


Robert Doyle

Lord Mayor of Melbourne


Robert Doyle is Lord Mayor of Melbourne. He is a Principal at The Nous Group, a management consultancy business based in Melbourne, and is Chairman of Melbourne Health.Robert is President of the Lord … more


Lucy Turnbull, AO

Deputy Chair, Board of Directors


Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO is Deputy Chair of the United States Studies Centre's Board of Directors.… more


Meg McDonald

Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Carbon Trust


Meg McDonald was appointed CEO of the Australian Carbon Trust in February 2010. The Trust has been established by the Australian Government as an independent company with over $100 million initial fun… more


Professor Robert Yaro

President of the Regional Plan Association, New York


Robert D. Yaro is the President of the Regional Plan Association, America's oldest independent metropolitan policy, research and advocacy group. Based in Manhattan, the Regional Plan Association promo… more


Ken Morrison

Chief Operating Officer of the Property Council of Australia


Ken Morrison is the Chief Operating Officer of the Property Council of Australia, the nation's advocate for the $600 billion property industry. He was previously the Property Council's NSW Executive D… more


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David Kepler

Executive Vice President, Business Services and Chief Sustainability Officer for The Dow Chemical Company


David Kepler is executive vice president, business services, chief sustainability officer, and chief information officer for The Dow Chemical Company. He is a member of Dow's Executive Leadership Comm… more


Professor Robert Cervero

Director, University of California Transportation Center and Professor of City & Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley


Robert Cervero is Director of the University of California Transportation Center and Professor of City & Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley. In 2004, he was the first-ev… more


Mark Cridland

Deputy Director-General (Policy and Planning), Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads


Mark Cridland is the Deputy Director-General (Policy and Planning) for the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads with responsibility for Strategic Policy; Integrated Transport Planning; Ro… more


Professor John Thwaites

Chair of the Monash Sustainability Institute and Chair of ClimateWorks Australia


Professor John Thwaites is Chair of the Monash Sustainability Institute and Chair of ClimateWorks Australia. He is a consultant at Maddocks Solicitors, chairs the Climate Group Ltd in Australia, the P… more


Professor Paul Meredith

Professor of Materials Physics and a Smart State Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland


Paul Meredith is Professor of Materials Physics and a Smart State Senior Fellow at the University of Queensland. He is also co-founder and Vice-President Materials Development of the solar coatings co… more


Professor Mary O'Kane

Chair at the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy and NSW Chief Scientist and Scientific Engineer


Professor Mary O'Kane is Chair at the Australian Centre for Renewable Energy and NSW Chief Scientist and Scientific Engineer. She was Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at the Unive… more


Professor Andrew Griffiths

Chair in Business Sustainability and Strategy, UQ Business School


Professor Andrew Griffiths holds the Chair in Business Sustainability and Strategy in the UQ Business School and is the academic director of the Corporate Sustainability executive program in the schoo… more


Polly Trottenberg

Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at the US Department of Transportation


Polly Trottenberg is Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy at the US Department of Transportation. She was previously Executive Director of Building America's Future and worked in the US Senat… more


John-Paul Langbroek

Leader of the Opposition and the Liberal National Part in the Queensland Parliament


John-Paul Langbroek is the Leader of the Opposition and the Liberal National Party in the Queensland Parliament to which he was elected as the Member for Surfers Paradise in 2004. Langbroek has held n… more


Kevin Kramer

President, Growth Initiatives for Alcoa


Kevin Kramer is the first President, Growth Initiatives for Alcoa, with responsibilities for supporting commercialisation strategies for organic growth, and identifying and developing new applications… more


Roger Beale AO

Executive Director, Economics and Policy, Pricewaterhouse Coopers


Roger Beale AO is an Executive Director, Economics and Policy with Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Prior to joining PwC, he was Senior Associate with the Allens Consulting Group having previously served for … more


Rob Skinner

Managing Director of Melbourne Water


Rob Skinner was appointed Managing Director of Melbourne Water in February 2005 and is a Board member of the Water Services Association of Australia. He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Kings… more


Dan Spiller

Director of Operations, Southeast Queensland Water Grid Manager


Dan Spiller is Director of Operations of the Southeast Queensland Water Grid Manager and was previously acting Executive Director of the Queensland Water Commission. He was the principal author of the… more


Professor Mark Pascoe

CEO of the International WaterCentre Pty Ltd


Mark Pascoe is CEO of the International WaterCentre Pty Ltd where his role is to lead the development of the Joint Venture of four Australian Universities in providing solutions to water management is… more


Professor Tor Hundloe

Emeritus Professor of Environmental Management at the University of Queensland


Tor Hundloe is Emeritus Professor of Environmental Management at the University of Queensland, Foundation Professor of Environmental Management and Science at Bond University and Senior Research Fello… more


Mike Ritchie

Director of Mike Ritchie and Associates


Mike Ritchie is Director of Mike Ritchie and Associates, which consults in the Environment, Waste and Carbon sectors. He was previously General Manager, Marketing and Communications at SITA Environmen… more


Rod Welford

Chief Executive of the Australian Council of Recycling


Rod Welford is the Chief Executive of the Australian Council of Recycling, the peak national industry body for the australian recycling industry. He is also Chairman of AstiVita Renewables Limited, Ch… more


Romilly Madew

Chief Executive of the Green Building Council of Australia


Romilly Madew has been Chief Executive of the Green Building Council of Australia since February 2005. She was previously Chair of the Urban Committee for the ACT Government's Land Development Agency … more


Professor Ray Wills

Chief Executive of the WA Sustainable Energy Association


Professor Ray Wills is Chief Executive of the WA Sustainable Energy Association and an Adjunct Professor with the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Western Australia. He is also Pri… more


John Norquist

President of the Congress for the New Urbanism


John Norquist is President of the Congress for the New Urbanism and was Mayor of Milwaukee for six years. Under his leadership, Milwaukee experienced a decline in poverty, saw a boom in new downtown h… more


Cate Collins

Head of Sustainability Australia, Lend Lease


Cate Collins is actively involved in the design, planning and management of sustainability strategies across both the public and private sectors.… 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 Morris Fiorina

Senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Wendt Family Professor of Political Science at Stanford University


Professor Fiorina's current research focuses on elections and public opinion with particular attention to the quality of representation—how well the positions of elected officials reflect the pr… more


Professor Daniel Kurtzer

Chair in Middle East Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University


Daniel C. Kurtzer retired from the US Foreign Service with the rank of Career-Minister. From 2001-2005 he served as the United States Ambassador to Israel and from 1997-2001 as the United States Ambas… more


Professor Jack Miles

Pulitzer Prize winning author of GOD: A Biography and Professor at the University of California, Irvine


Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies at the University of California, Irvine, and Fellow for Religious Affairs with the Pacific Council on International Policy, Jack Miles is a wri… more


Associate Professor Peter Beinart

Associate Professor at the City University of New York and senior political writer for The Daily Beast


Peter Beinart is associate professor of journalism and political science at the City University of New York and former editor of The New Republic. He is the senior political writer for The Daily Beast… more


Michael Kranish

Boston Globe correspondent based in Washington


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Associate Professor Greg Castillo

Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley


Greg Castillo received a B.F.A. in photography at the Rochester Institute of Technology in 1975, an M.A. at the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California in 1978, an … more


Associate Professor Amy Zegart

Associate Professor, UCLA School of Public Affairs and Research Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Amy Zegart is Associate Professor at UCLA's School of Public Affairs, a Fellow at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, and a Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford Universi… more


Professor John Mearsheimer

R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago


John J. Mearsheimer is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and the co-director of the Program on International Security Policy at the University of Chicago, wh… more


Gregory Hummel

Lawyer with expertise in public-private partnership matters


Gregory Hummel is a partner at the law firm Brian Cave LLP. He concentrates his practice in public-private partnership matters, including:… more


Professor Kevin Gaines

Director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies and Professor of History at the University of Michigan


Kevin Gaines studies US and African American intellectual and cultural history; race and gender politics in post-World War II America; African American cultural production; and the global dimensions o… more


Dan Henkle

Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility for GAP Inc


Dan Henkle is Senior Vice President of Global Responsibility for Gap Inc. Dan leads Gap’s social responsibility strategy and oversees Monitoring and Vendor Development, Environmental Affairs, Gl… more


Professor Jeffrey Schott

Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics


Jeffrey J. Schott joined the Peterson Institute for International Economics in 1983 and is a senior fellow working on international trade policy and economic sanctions. During his tenure at the Instit… more


Professor Bruce Western

Director of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at Harvard University


Bruce Western is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.… more


Professor Henry Farber

Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics at Princeton University


Professor Henry (Hank) Farber graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a BS in 1972, the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University with a MS in 1974 and P… more


Professor Kenneth Prewitt

Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University


Kenneth Prewitt joined the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia in 2002 as the Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs. Prewitt’s research includes the use of ethnoracial classif… more


Professor Jennifer Hochschild

Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University


Jennifer Hochschild joined Harvard's Government Department in January 2001, and is now the Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor Government, Professor of African and African American Studies, and Harvard Coll… more


Professor Glenn Loury

Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University


Glenn C. Loury is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University. He has taught previously at Boston, Harvard and Northwestern Universities, and t… more


Professor Gary Segura

Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies at Stanford University


Gary M. Segura is a member of the US Studies Centre's International Academic Advisory Committee.… 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


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


Dr Maggie Walter

Senior Lecturer with the School of Sociology at the University of Tasmania


Maggie Walter is a trawlwoolway woman of the pymmerrairrener nation of north east Tasmania and a senior lecturer with the School of Sociology at the University of Tasmania, Australia. Her research is … more


Professor Bob Gregory

Professor of Economics at the Australian National University


Professor R. G. Gregory is a graduate of the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is currently Professor of Economics at the Research School of Social S… more


Professor Jeff Borland

Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne


Jeff Borland is a member of the US Studies Centre's International Academic Advisory Committee. He is Professor of Economics at the University of Melbourne.… more


Professor Andrew Leigh

Professor of Economics at the Australian National University


Andrew Leigh is a professor in the Research School of Economics at the Australian National University. His current research is in the fields of labour economics, public economics and the economics of … more


Professor Deborah Brennan

Professor at the Social Policy Research Centre at the University of New South Wales


Deborah Brennan is a member of the US Studies Centre's International Academic Advisory Committee.… more


Dr Boyd Hunter

Senior Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University


Boyd Hunter specialises in labour market analysis, social economics and poverty research. Boyd coordinated the first longitudinal analysis of Indigenous job seekers for the Department of Workplace Rel… more


Judith Ehrlich

Academy Award-nominated documentary film maker


Ehrlich co-produced and co-directed the ITVS documentary, The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It, a story of men guided by principle to take the unpopular position of pacifism in the face of W… more


Professor Susan Vogel

Documentary filmmaker and Professor of Art History at Columbia University


Susan has published many books, and written a few, founded an art museum in New York — that survived her departure — and directed two museums. She then successfully completed two years as … more


Gail Fosler

Senior advisor and past President of The Conference Board


During her 20 year career at The Conference Board, Fosler held a number of executive and leadership roles dedicated to expanding the organisation’s intellectual capacity and impact and its globa… more


Professor Mark Tushnet

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Harvard Law School


Professor Tushnet, who graduated from Harvard College and Yale Law School and served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall, specialises in constitutional law and theory, including comparative co… more


Jonathan Greenblatt

Social entrepreneur, President of All for Good & Lecturer at the Anderson School of Management, UCLA


Jonathan is the founder and president of All for Good, the open source, web-based initiative to engage more Americans in service. He previously served as CEO of GOOD Worldwide; vice president o… more


Professor Peter Katzenstein

Professor of International Studies at Cornell University


Peter J. Katzenstein is the Walter S. Carpenter, Jr. Professor of International Studies at Cornell University and President of the American Political Science Association. His research and teaching lie… more


Henry Cisneros

Former US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development


Henry Cisneros is Executive Chairman of the CityView companies, which work with leading homebuilders to create homes priced within the range of average families.… more


Professor Judith Smith

Dean and Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, UCLA


Professor Judith Smith has been Dean and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education at UCLA since 1996, the university’s top leader responsible for the education of more than 25,000 undergraduate s… more


Professor James Hansen

Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute


James Hansen is director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York and Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. Trained in physics and astronomy in Dr James Va… more


Mark Danner

Reporter and writer on foreign affairs, politics and war


Mark Danner has reported and written on foreign affairs, politics and war for twenty-five years. He was for many years a staff writer at The New Yorker and contributes frequently to The New York Revie… more


Professor Michael Lipsky

Senior Program Director at Demos


Michael Lipsky is Senior Program Director at Demos, a public policy research and advocacy organization based in New York. Before coming to Demos in October, 2003, he served for twelve years as a Senio… more


Professor Thomas Romer

Professor of Politics and Public Affairs at Princeton University


Thomas Romer is Professor of Politics and Public Affairs and Director of the Research Program in Political Economy at Princeton University. His research explores the interaction of the market and nonm… more


Professor David Brady

Deputy Director of the Hoover Institution, Stanford University


Professor David Brady was a guest of the US Studies Centre in February 2010. During his visit he discussed the Obama Presidency, US domestic policy and international affairs, the state of the Republic… more


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