Media

Media enquiries

T: +61 2 9114 2622

About the centre

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is a university-based research centre, dedicated to the rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, economics, politics and culture. The Centre is a national resource, that builds Australia’s awareness of the dynamics shaping America — and critically — their implications for Australia.

Interview
Charles Edel

Senior Fellow Dr Charles Edel joined the panel for ABC's 'The Drum' to discuss his latest rearch on US foreign policy after the midterms and the recent resignation of the Trump administration's ambassador...

11 October 2018
Interview
Stephen Loosley

Non-resident fellow Stephen Loosley joined Stan Grant and former Reagan assistant press secretary Kim Hoggard on ABC's Matter of Fact to discuss how partisanship surrounding the Kavanaugh hearings will impact the vote at...

10 October 2018
Interview
Jared Mondschein

Senior Fellow Jared Mondschein spoke to Adam Creighton on Your Money's 'Trading Day' about the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program's latest research on investment in the AgTech sector. He said that Australia has a...

10 October 2018
Media release

The Australian agricultural technologies (AgTech) sector has expanded dramatically in recent years, with investment more than doubling between 2016 and 2017. However, an absence of sophisticated capital will impede investment in this sector from...

9 October 2018
In the news

The Australian Financial Review takes an in-depth look at the United States Studies Centre's new report Australian AgTech: Opportunities and challenges as seen from a US venture capital perspective.

9 October 2018
Media release

Donald Trump’s presidency has raised profound questions about the role the United States will play in world affairs, and whether his election and isolationist vision represents an anomaly or is indicative of deeper...

4 October 2018
Interview
Jared Mondschein

Senior fellow Jared Mondschein joined CNBC's 'Squawk Box' to discuss the precarious situation that a US-China trade war places Australia in. Australia's main security partner is the United States and its main trading...

3 October 2018
Interview
Gorana Grgic

Lecturer in US politics and foreign policy Dr Gorana Grgic spoke to Stan Grant on ABC's Matter of Fact about the broad trends of US foreign policy under Trump after his second address...

27 September 2018
Interview
Brendan Thomas-Noone

Foreign Policy and Defence Program Fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone spoke to 9 News about the 1983 Soviet false alarm incident that almost saw thousands of nuclear missiles launched at US allies due to a...

27 September 2018
Interview
Simon Jackman

USSC CEO Simon Jackman spoke to Eleanor Hall on the ABC Radio Program The World Today about what impact the Kavanaugh scandal could have on the upcoming midterms and what a 'blue wave'...

26 September 2018
Interview
Jared Mondschein

Senior Fellow Jared Monschein spoke to Bloomberg Television about the bipartisan support a tough economic stance on China enjoys in Washington. Lawmakers differ, however, on how to prosecute this stance. He says that...

24 September 2018
In the news
Stephen Kirchner

Director of the centre's Trade and Investment Program Dr Stephen Kirchner spoke to The Australian about how the latest round of tariffs between China and the US will affect Australia.

19 September 2018
Media release
Bruce Wolpe

Bruce Wolpe, a former senior advisor in both US Congress and the Prime Minister's Office in Canberra, has joined the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney (USSC) as a Visiting...

14 September 2018
Interview
Stephen Kirchner

The Trump administration has invited Beijing to a new round a trade talks in September as the US prepares to place tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Director of the USSC's...

13 September 2018
Interview
Madelyn Creedon

Alliance 21 Fellow Madelyn Creedon spoke to ABC Radio's 'The World Today' program about the potential for another nuclear arms reace between the United States and Russia.

12 September 2018
Media release

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney (USSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new directors to its board, replacing outgoing members over the previous six months. Barrister Louise...

11 September 2018
Interview
Gorana Grgic

Lecturer in US Politics Gorana Grgic spoke to ABC Radio's 'Russia, If You're Listening' podcast to discuss the fallout from an anonymous New York Times op-ed penned by a senior White House figure...

10 September 2018
In the news
Brendon O'Connor

November's midterm elections could fatally cripple Mr Trump’s administration — or potentially send his political opponents, the Democrats, spiralling into an existential crisis, reports news.com.au. USSC associate professor of US politics Brendon O'Connor...

5 September 2018
In the news
Thomas Adams

Colin Kaepernick, a former American football quarterback who started the #TakeAKnee protest that has rocked the NFL, will face Nike's "Just Do It" 30th anniversary campaign. The protest videos appeared within hours of...

5 September 2018
In the news

Charles Edel recently spoke with VOA’s Sotheary You about Cambodia’s increasing reliance on China for political and economic support, and what it means for Washington's Indo-Pacific strategy.

4 September 2018