Bruce Wolpe is a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the United States Studies Centre. Bruce is a regular contributor on US politics across media platforms in Australia. In recent years, Bruce has worked with the Democrats in Congress during President Barack Obama's first term, and on the staff of Prime Minister Julia Gillard. He has also served as the former PM's chief of staff. From 1998-2009, Bruce was a senior executive at Fairfax Media in Sydney.
Bruce is author of Trump's Australia, an examination of Donald Trump's possible return to the presidency and the issues presented to Australia (Allen & Unwin, 2023), The Committee, a study of President Obama's legislative agenda in Congress (University of Michigan Press, 2018, 2d Edition September 2021) and Lobbying Congress: How The System Works (Congressional Quarterly Books, 1990, 1996).