Dr Elizabeth Ingleson

Honorary Associate

Elizabeth Ingleson is an honorary associate at the United States Studies Centre. She previously taught US foreign policy at the USSC and American history at the University of Sydney’s history department.

She was awarded her PhD in American history from the University of Sydney in 2017. In 2015-16, she was a recipient of the National Fellowship at the University of Virginia's Miller Center. Between January and June 2017, she was based in Guilin, China, where she completed an intensive Mandarin language course. 

Elizabeth’s research explores the relationships between trade, politics and labour. Her current book project, Making Made in China: Race, Politics, and Labor in Sino-American Trade 1972-1979, examines these issues through a social and political history of the origins of the contemporary Sino-American trade relationship.

Elizabeth holds a first-class honours degree from the University of New South Wales and was a recipient of the Commonwealth Government’s Australian Postgraduate Award.

Interested in both social and foreign policy, she has worked at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet in Canberra, and completed internships with the Social Policy Research Centre and UNICEF Australia.