John Barron was previously an Honorary Associate at the US Studies Centre. He is anchor of “Planet America” on ABC-TV and author of the book “Vote For Me” about the 2008 Presidential campaign.
Dr Bates Gill
Professor of Asia-Pacific Strategic Studies, Australian National University
Bates Gill was CEO of the US Studies Centre from 2012-2015. He is Professor of Asia-Pacific Strategic Studies with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University. Previously, he was Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), an independent think tank recognised as one of the world’s top ten research institutes in international affairs.