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The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney deepens Australia’s understanding of the United States through research, teaching and public engagement. Through rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, economics, politics and culture, the Centre has become a national resource, building Australia’s awareness of the dynamics shaping America — and critically — their implications for Australia.

In the news
Stephen Kirchner

Director of the USSC Trade and Investment Program Dr Stephen Kirchner spoke to ABC Radio about what the future holds for the G7 summit in the wake of US hostility at the latest...

18 June 2018
In the news
Jared Mondschein

Research fellow Jared Mondschein spoke to ABC Radio's 'PM Program' about the fallout from Donald Trump's performance at the G7 summit in Canada.

12 June 2018
In the news
Anthony Wicht

USSC Fellow Anthony Wicht spoke to Sky News Australia about his latest report on the avenues for collaboration between Australia and the United States in the space sector.

12 June 2018
Interview
Anthony Wicht

USSC fellow Anthony Wicht spoke to SBS Radio about his new report on the avenues for Australian-US cooperation in the space sector.

8 June 2018
Interview
Anthony Wicht

ABC News Radio's 'The World Today' program spoke to USSC fellow Anthony Wicht about his new paper on the opportunities for US-Australian collaboration in the space sector.

8 June 2018
In the news
Stephen Kirchner

The director of USSC's Trade and Investment Program Stephen Kirchner spoke to ABC News about what to expect ahead of the annual G7 summit amid escalating trade tensions.

8 June 2018
Media release

As the space sector becomes critical to Australia's economic growth and national security in the coming decades, Canberra has reached bi-partisan consensus in establishing Australia’s first space agency. The difficult question for policymakers is how...

7 June 2018
In the news
Anthony Wicht

The Australian takes an in-depth look at Alliance 21 Fellow Anthony Wicht's new report on avenues for cooperation in Space between the US and Australia.

7 June 2018
In the news
Stephen Kirchner

Director of the USSC's Trade and Investment Program Dr Stephen Kirchner spoke to 'The Business' on ABC TV about the consequences of US trade action against allies.

7 June 2018
Interview
Stephen Kirchner

Director of the USSC's Trade and Investment Program Stephen Kirchner spoke to ABC's Radio National about the implications of the Trump administration reigniting its trade war threats against China.

30 May 2018
Interview
Charles Edel

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is looking for an "economic opening for his country and a larger presence on the world stage," says USSC senior fellow Charles Edel during this interview on...

29 May 2018
In the news

The Australian Financial Review reports on findings in a new report released by USSC looking at what the new Western Sydney Airport can learn from similar airport developments in the United States.

28 May 2018
Media release

As Australia embarks on its first publicly-funded airport project in more than three decades with Western Sydney Airport in Badgerys Creek, a new report released today by the United States Studies Centre looks...

28 May 2018
In the news

Walter Robinson's investigative team at The Boston Globe uncovered one of the biggest institutional scandals of our times. Ahead of his visit to Australia, including an event for the United States Studies Centre...

26 May 2018
Interview
Elsina Wainwright

USSC senior fellow Elsina Wainwright was guest on ABC's Saturday Extra with Hervé Lemahieu and Kean Wong. They discussed substantive reform in Malaysia after the extraordinary general election, the latest developments in US...

26 May 2018
In the news
Brendan Thomas-Noone

No matter the result of next month's meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, it's highly unlikely North Korea will be surrendering their nuclear arsenal. USSC research fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone is quoted in...

16 May 2018
In the news
Brendan Thomas-Noone

Research Fellow in the Foreign Policy and Defence Program Brendan Thomas-Noone is quoted in this Telegraph article about Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal.

Thomas-Noone says...

11 May 2018
In the news
Ashley Townshend

Director of the Foreign Policy and Defence program Ashley Townshend is quoted in this Sydney Morning Herald article about the Chinese deployment of 'defensive' missiles in the South China Sea.

7 May 2018
In the news
Anthony Wicht

Gizmodo quotes USSC Alliance 21 Fellow Anthony Wicht in this article.

7 May 2018
Interview
David Smith

Donald Trump has backflipped on denying any knowledge of a $130,000 hush money payment to Stormy Daniels. USSC senior lecturer Dr David Smith is interviewed on ABC Radio National's Drive program.

5 May 2018