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.

 

Centre visitors in 2012:

September

  • Arne Kalleberg
    Kenan Distinguised Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Richard Rumelt

    Harry and Elsa Kunin Chair in Business and Society at the UCLA Anderson School of Management

August

  • Donald P. Green
    Professor of Political Science at Columbia University
  • Dennis C. Blair
    Former United States Director of National Intelligence
  • Anatol Lieven
    Professor of War Studies at King’s College London and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation
  • Tony Badger
    Professor of American History at Cambridge University
  • Thomas Schwartz
    Professor of History at Vanderbilt University
  • Tony Chan
    President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Peter Lange
    Provost at Duke University
  • Scott Waugh
    Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost at the University of California, Los Angeles

July

  • Frederick Steiner
    Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin
  • Tom Murphy
    Former Mayor of Pittsburgh
  • Thomas Wright
    Executive Director of Regional Plan Association, New York
  • Barton H. Thompson
    Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law and Perry L. McCarty Director, Woods Institute for the Environment
  • Stephen Cornell
    Director of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona
  • Cornelia Flora
    Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University
  • Rattan Lal
    Director of the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University
  • Binh Danh
    Photomedia artist
  • Daniel Stowell

    Director & Editor, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln

June

  • Michael Fletcher
    National Economics Correspondent for The Washington Post
  • Kenneth A. Shepsle
    George D. Markham Professor of Government Methods and Formal Theory at Harvard University
  • Keith Dowding
    Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University
  • Dennis Altman
    Professor of Politics and International Relationsat La Trobe University
  • D. Sunshine Hillygus
    Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University
  • Bruce Western
    Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Gary M. Segura
    Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies at Stanford University
  • E. Scott Adler
    Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Simon Jackman
    Professor of Political Science at Stanford University

May

  • Kenneth Mayer
    Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Paul Keating
    Former Prime Minister of Australia
  • Fred Hobson
    Professor of English at the University of North Carolina
  • Bruce Jentleson
    Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University

April

March

  • Kurt Campbell
    US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Joe Bozich
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Knights Apparel
  • Ian Shapiro
    Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University
  • Helen V. Milner
    Professor of Politics and International Affairs and director of the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School

February

  • Ian Duncan
    Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin
  • Mark Boling
    Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Southwestern Energy
  • Scott Anderson
    Senior policy advisor in the energy program at the Environmental Defense Fund

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Professor Richard Rumelt

Harry and Elsa Kunin Chair in Business and Society at the UCLA Anderson School of Management


Professor Richard Rumelt is the Harry and Elsa Kunin Chair in Business and Society at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He visited the US Studies Centre in September 2012.… more


Professor Arne Kalleberg

Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Arne L. Kalleberg is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also an adjunct professor of public policy, international studies and manageme… more


Professor Donald Green

Professor of Political Science at Columbia University


Donald P. Green is Professor of Political Science at Columbia University. The author of four books and more than one hundred essays, Green's research interests span a wide array of topics: voting beha… more


Admiral Dennis C. Blair

Former United States Director of National Intelligence


Admiral Dennis C. Blair served as the United States Director of National Intelligence from January 2009 to May 2010. He led sixteen national intelligence agencies, administering a budget of $50 billio… more


Professor Anatol Lieven

Professor of War Studies at King’s College London and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation


Anatol Lieven is Professor of War Studies at King's College London. In recent years he has worked chiefly on aspects of the "war on terror", including contemporary US global strategy and its backgroun… more


Professor Tony Badger

Professor of History at the University of Cambridge


Tony Badger has been Paul Mellon Professor of American History at Cambridge since 1992 and Master of Clare College since 2003. He has written extensively on both the New Deal and the modern South, mos… more


Professor Thomas Schwartz

Professor of History at Vanderbilt University


Thomas Alan Schwartz is a Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. Educated at Columbia, Oxford and Harvard Universities, he is the author of the books America’s Germany: John J. McCloy an… more


Professor Tony Chan

President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Professor Tony F. Chan is President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. From 2006-2009, Professor Chan was Assistant Director of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate a… more


Professor Peter Lange

Provost at Duke University


Peter Lange joined the Department of Political Science at Duke University in 1981 after a previous teaching position at Harvard University. He assumed his position as the Provost of Duke University in… more


Professor Scott Waugh

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California, Los Angeles


Scott L. Waugh is Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He assumed the post in 2008, following his service as Acting Executive Vice Chancellor and … more


Professor Frederick Steiner

Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin


Frederick Steiner is dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Texas, Austin. He received his PhD and MA degrees in city and regional planning and a Master of Regional Planning from the … more


Tom Murphy

Former Mayor of Pittsburgh


Tom Murphy is currently the Senior Resident Fellow for Urban Development at the Urban Land Institute. He is the former Mayor of Pittsburgh and has extensive experience in urban revitalisation.… more


Thomas Wright

Executive Director of the Regional Plan Association, New York


Thomas Wright is the Executive Director of the Regional Plan Association in New York, America's oldest private regional planning organisation.… more


Professor Barton H. Thompson

Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law and Perry L. McCarty Director, Woods Institute for the Environment


A leading expert in environmental and natural resources law and policy, Barton H. “Buzz” Thompson, Jr., JD/MBA ’76 (BA ’72), has contributed a large body of scholarship on envi… more


Professor Stephen Cornell

Director of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona


Stephen Cornell is director of the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and professor of sociology and of public administration and policy at the University of Arizona where he also serves as a f… more


Professor Cornelia Flora

Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University


Cornelia Flora is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University. She directed the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development for 15 years a… more


Professor Rattan Lal

Director of the School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University


Rattan was a speaker at the Soil Carbon Sequestration Summit co-hosted by the US Studies Centre and the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Sydney in February 2011.… more


Binh Danh

Photomedia artist


Binh Danh received his MFA from Stanford University in 2004 and has emerged as an artist of national importance with work that investigates his Vietnamese heritage and our collective memory of war, bo… more


Dr Daniel Stowell

Director & Editor, The Papers of Abraham Lincoln


Daniel Stowell is the Director and Editor of The Papers of Abraham Lincoln. He has a PhD in History from the University of Florida.… more


Michael Fletcher

National Economics Correspondent for The Washington Post


Michael A. Fletcher is a national economics correspondent for The Washington Post, writing about unemployment, state and municipal debt and the evolving job market. Previously, he was a White House co… more


Professor Kenneth Shepsle

George D. Markham Professor of Government Methods and Formal Theory at Harvard University


Kenneth A. Shepsle visited the US Studies Centre for the Why leaders can't lead conference in June 2012.… more


Professor Keith Dowding

Professor of Political Science at the Australian National University


Keith Dowding visited the US Studies Centre for the Why leaders can't lead conference in June 2012.… more


Professor Dennis Altman

Professorial Fellow in Human Security at Latrobe University


Dennis Altman is a writer and academic who first came to attention with the publication of his book Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation in 1972. This book, which has often been compared to Greer's… more


Associate Professor Sunshine Hillygus

Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University


D. Sunshine Hillygus visited the US Studies Centre for the Why leaders can't lead conference in June 2012.… 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 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


Associate Professor E. Scott Adler

Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder


Scott Adler visited the US Studies Centre for the Why leaders can't lead conference in June 2012.… 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 Kenneth Mayer

Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin - Madison


Professor Kenneth Mayer visited the US Studies Centre in May 2012 as a guest lecturer for the undergraduate unit US in the World.… more


The Honourable Paul Keating

Former Prime Minister of Australia


Paul Keating spoke at the US Studies Centre event Reflections on the Shift of Economic Gravity from the Atlantic to the Pacific in May 2012.… more


Professor Fred Hobson

Professor of English at the University of North Carolina


Fred Hobson is Lineberger Professor in the Humanities at the University of North Carolina. He visited the US Studies Centre in May 2012.… more


Professor Bruce Jentleson

Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University


Bruce Jentleson, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University, is both a leading scholar of American foreign policy and has served in a number of US policy and political positio… more


Administrator Charles F. Bolden

NASA Administrator


Nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the US Senate, retired Marine Corps Major General Charles Frank Bolden, Jr. began his duties as the twelfth Administrator of the National Aeronauti… more


Professor Jack Rakove

W. R. Coe Professor of History and American Studies at Stanford University


Jack Rakove is the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and professor of political science and (by courtesy) law at Stanford, where he has taught since 1980. His principal a… more


Dr Kurt Campbell

Former US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs


As the Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs from 2009 to early 2013, Kurt Campbell was a central figure in advancing the US-China relationship and was a key player in the hi… more


Joseph Bozich

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Knights Apparel


Joe Bozich is founder, CEO and Chairman of Knights Apparel. He has over 20 years of extensive manufacturing, sourcing, marketing and operations experience. Bozich is a graduate of Vanderbilt Universit… more


Professor Ian Shapiro

Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University


Ian Shapiro is Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University, where he also serves as Henry R. Luce Director of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies. He has written wid… more


Professor Helen Milner

Professor of Politics and International Affairs and director of the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School


Helen V. Milner is the B. C. Forbes Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and the director of the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton's Woodr… more


Dr Ian Duncan

Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas, Austin


Dr Ian Duncan is a Research Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr Duncan’s recent research has focused on the scientific, environmental and public… more


Mark Boling

Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Southwestern Energy


Mark Boling is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Southwestern Energy, based in Houston, Texas. Recently Mr Boling has served on the Editorial Advisory Board on Public Disclosure of Hydra… more


Scott Anderson

Senior policy advisor in the energy program at the Environmental Defense Fund


Mr Anderson is senior policy advisor in the energy program at Environmental Defense Fund, a leading NGO working on issues associated with unconventional gas production. Mr Anderson’s focus of la… more


 

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