Academic Coordinator and Lecturer in American Studies and History, United States Studies Centre (jointly appointed with the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, University of Sydney)
Dr Thomas Jessen Adams is Lecturer in American Studies and History at the United States Studies Centre and in the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry. He is the academic coordinator at USSC. His research and writing focuses on political economy, labour, social movements, urban history, and race, gender, and American politics.
Postgraduate Coordinator and Associate Professor in American Politics, United States Studies Centre (jointly appointed with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney)
Brendon O'Connor is jointly appointed between the US Studies Centre and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney as an Associate Professor in American Politics. He was a Fulbright Fellow at Georgetown University in 2006, a Visiting Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC in 2008 and 2015, and life member of Clare Hall at University of Cambridge. He is the editor of seven books on anti-Americanism and has also published articles and books on American welfare policy, presidential politics, US foreign policy and Australian-American relations.