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 2013:

  • Simon Reynolds
    Music critic
  • Andy Markovits
    Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and the Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Daphne Koller
    Co‐founder of Coursera and Rajeev Motwani Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford
  • Gabrielle Upton MP
    Parliamentary Secretary for Tertiary Education & Skills, Parliament of New South Wales
  • Dror Ben‐Naim
    Founder and CEO, Smart Sparrow
  • Andy Chun
    Chief Information Officer for the City University of Hong Kong
  • Paul Wappett
    CEO, Open Universities Australia
  • Jim Barber
    Vice‐Chancellor, University of New England
  • Roland Chin
    Provost at University of Hong Kong
  • Scott Waugh
    Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost of the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Nicholas Moore
    CEO, Macquarie Group
  • Daniel Petre, AO
    Technology industry leader
  • Lucy Turnbull, AO
    Deputy Chair, Board of Directors
  • Jane den Hollander
    Vice‐Chancellor of Deakin University
  • Iain Martin
    Vice President and Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, University of NSW>
  • James Morone
    Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies at Brown University
  • Sherman Katz
    Senior Advisor at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
  • Bonnie Glaser
    Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Bruce Jentleson
    Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at Duke University
  • Todd Malan
    Vice President of External Affairs at Rio Tinto
  • Burdett Loomis
    Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Kansas
  • Jed Emerson
    Chief Impact Strategist at Impact Assests
  • William Janeway
    Senior Advisor and Managing Director at Warburg Pincus
  • Andrew Hoffman
    Professor at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the the University of Michigan
  • Kurt Campbell
    Former US Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs

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Simon Reynolds

Music critic


Simon Reynolds is the author of seven books about music and pop culture, including Blissed Out: The Raptures of Rock, The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellion and Rock 'N' Roll (co-authored with Joy Press),… more


Professor Andy Markovits

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and the Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Andrei Markovits is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and the Karl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of Comparative Politics and German Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the author a… more


Professor Daphne Koller

Co‐founder of Coursera and Rajeev Motwani Professor in the School of Engineering at Stanford


Professor Daphne Koller joined the faculty at Stanford University in 1995, where she is now the Rajeev Motwani Professor in the School of Engineering. Her main research interest is in developing and u… more


Gabrielle Upton MP

Parliamentary Secretary for Tertiary Education & Skills, Parliament of New South Wales


Gabrielle was elected as the Member for Vaucluse at the March 2011 NSW election, and in May 2011, she was appointed to the role of Parliamentary Secretary for Tertiary Education and Skills.… more


Dr Dror Ben‐Naim

Founder and CEO, Smart Sparrow


Dror spent the good part of the last 10 years thinking, coding, reading and writing about Adaptive eLearning. He is a big believer in empowering teachers with great technology that inspires them to te… more


Dr Andy Chun

Chief Information Officer for the City University of Hong Kong


Dr Chun is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City University of Hong Kong. As CIO, Dr Chun provides leadership for the University's Central IT organisation and is responsible for all aspects… more


Paul Wappett

CEO, Open Universities Australia


Paul Wappett is the Chief Executive Officer of Open Universities Australia (OUA), Australia's leader in online learning. Paul is a passionate believer in the power of education to transform individual… more


Professor Jim Barber

Vice‐Chancellor, University of New England


Before taking up the position as Vice‐Chancellor of the University of New England in 2010, Professor Barber was Deputy-Vice Chancellor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)… more


Professor Roland Chin

Provost at University of Hong Kong


Professor Roland T Chin joined the University of Hong Kong in 2010 as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost and Chair of Computer Science.… 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


Nicholas Moore

CEO, Macquarie Group


Nicholas Moore joined Macquarie’s Corporate Services Division in 1986. In 1996, Moore was appointed Head of the Project and Structured Finance Division.… more


Daniel Petre, AO


Daniel has been a leading player in Australia’s technology industry for more than 20 years, and has held leadership positions in technology-based businesses in Australia and the United States.… 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


Professor Jane den Hollander

Vice‐Chancellor of Deakin University


Professor Jane den Hollander has been Vice-Chancellor and President of Deakin University since July, 2010. At Deakin, Professor den Hollander has introduced LIVE the future, an aspiration for Deakin t… more


Professor Iain Martin

Vice President and Deputy Vice Chancellor Academic, University of NSW


Professor Iain Martin was appointed Vice-President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) in 2012. His key responsibilities in the portfolio are to look after students from recruitment to graduation (t… more


Professor James Morone

Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies at Brown University


Professor James Morone has published eight books. The Democratic Wish was a New York Times Notable Book and won APSA's Kammerer Award. Hellfire Nation was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and  … more


Sherman Katz

Senior Advisor at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress


Sherman Katz practiced trade law until 1999, working on behalf of corporations, financial institutions and governments to create, negotiate, litigate or legislate solutions to public and private trade… more


Bonnie Glaser

Senior Adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies


Bonnie Glaser is a senior adviser for Asia in the Freeman Chair in China Studies, where she works on issues related to Chinese foreign and security policy. She is concomitantly a senior associate with… 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


Todd Malan

Vice President of External Affairs at Rio Tinto


Todd M. Malan is Vice President for External Affairs and head of Rio Tinto Group’s Washington, DC office. Todd is responsible for Rio Tinto's engagement with stakeholders throughout the Americas… more


Professor Burdett Loomis

Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Kansas


Professor Burdett A. Loomis is with the Department of Political Science at the University of Kansas. He has been awarded one of two prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chairs in American Political Sci… more


Jed Emerson

Chief Impact Strategist at Impact Assests


Jed Emerson is a global pioneer in impact investing, performance metrics and sustainable finance. He coined the term ‘blended value’ in 2000 and is the author of a number of books, includi… more


Dr William Janeway

Senior Advisor and Managing Director at Warburg Pincus


William H. Janeway has been an active venture capital investor for more than 40 years. He built and led the Warburg Pincus Technology Investment team that provided financial backing to a series of com… more


Professor Andrew Hoffman

Professor at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the the University of Michigan


Andy Hoffman is Holcim (US) Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan and Director of The Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise.… 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


 

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