Mission and history

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is an independent, university-based research centre, dedicated to the rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, economic security, emerging technology, politics and culture.


The United States Studies Centre’s research programs provide high-quality analysis and distinct perspectives on trends shaping the national interests of the United States and Australia.


The United States Studies Centre is an Australian non-profit public company limited by guarantee and operated exclusively for charitable purposes.

Board of directors

The United States Studies Centre is governed by an independent chairman and board of directors.


The United States Studies Centre is home to influential experts and academics delivering research, teaching and events on a range of issues analysing both the United States and the Australia-US relationship.


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