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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
David Ochmanek

Radio National spoke to former senior Pentagon official David Ochmanek about his USSC report about the US military capacity and willingness to uphold the balance of power in the Indo-Pacific.

22 November 2018
Media release

Following the announcement that the United States will partner with Australia on the expansion of a major naval facility in Papua New Guinea, the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney has...

20 November 2018
In the news
Stephen Kirchner

The Australian took an in-depth look at Stephen Kirchner's latest report for the Trade and Investment Program that found that a lack of economic dynamism, not rapant globalisation is the key driver behind...

20 November 2018
In the news

The Sydney Morning Herald took an in-depth look at the latest report published by the United States Studies Centre looking at whether the United States has the military will to uphold the balance...

20 November 2018
In the news
Ashley Townshend

Director of the USSC foreign policy and defence program Ashley Townshend is quoted in this report published by This Week in Asia.

19 November 2018
In the news
Ashley Townshend

Director of the USSC foreign policy and defence program Ashley Townshend is quoted in this Bloomberg report.

17 November 2018
Media release

The rapid rise of populist politics is often cited as a reaction to globalisation. But the success of campaigns like the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum actually came after a...

14 November 2018
Interview
Simon Jackman, Charles Edel

USSC CEO Simon Jackman and Senior Fellow Charles Edel joined an expert panel and live studio audience on ABC's Planet America to dissect the results of the midterm elections.

12 November 2018
Interview
Brendon O'Connor

Associate Professor Dr Brendon O'Connor joined the panel of ABC's The Drum to discuss the implications of the US midterms result and the resignation of Jeff Sessions.

12 November 2018
Interview
Dougal Robinson

Non-resident fellow Dougal Robinson spoke to the Australian Financial Review about how the midterm elections helped to consolidate President Trump's control over the Republican Party.

12 November 2018
In the news
Simon Jackman

USSC CEO Simon Jackman spoke to The New Daily about what the Democrat's takeover of the House at the midterm elections means for the Trump administration.

He says it could lead to a...

8 November 2018
Interview
Gorana Grgic

The aftermath of the midterm elections has highlighted the United States' atmosphere of political division. Gorana Grgic from the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney joined the ABC's The World...

8 November 2018
Interview
Charles Edel

Senior fellow Dr Charles Edel spoke to The Sydney Morning Herald about the Trump administration's nomination for the position of ambassador to Australia.

He says Arthur B. Culvahouse jnr "looks like a mainstream...

7 November 2018
Interview
Brendon O'Connor, Shaun Ratcliff

Dr Shaun Ratcliff and Associate Professor Dr Brendon O'Connor spoke to News.com about the different scenarios that could arise from the midterm elections.

7 November 2018
Interview
Simon Jackman

USSC CEO Simon Jackman tells ABC News Radio that the remarkably high voter turnout at the 2018 US midterm elections is an affirmation of US democracy.

7 November 2018
In the news
Simon Jackman

Recently returned from the United States, Professor Simon Jackman joins the ABC AM program's Sabra Lane to preview the 2018 midterm elections and reflect on the high stakes campaign leading up to November...

6 November 2018
In the news
Simon Jackman

Professor Simon Jackman joins Marc Fennell from SBS's The Feed for their explainer on the 2018 US midterm elections.

6 November 2018
In the news
Dougal Robinson

Democrat Beto O'Rourke, a congressman from El Paso, Texas, is taking on conservative firebrand Ted Cruz for the state's Senate seat in the US midterm elections on 6 November. Non-Resident Fellow Dougal Robinson spoke to SBS...

2 November 2018
In the news
Shaun Ratcliff

The 2018 midterm elections have the potential to either cripple President Trump’s administration or throw his political opponents, the Democrats, into a full-blown existential crisis. Political Science Lecturer Dr Shaun Ratcliff spoke to...

1 November 2018
Interview
Thomas Adams

Lecturer in American Studies Dr Thomas Adams spoke to Triple J's Hack program about the antisemetic mass-shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue and the practical ways white nationalists are attempting to institute white supremacy.

31 October 2018