Victoria Cooper

Research Associate

Victoria Cooper is a Research Associate at the United States Studies Centre, where she specialises in US domestic politics, public opinion and the Australian-US relationship. Her analysis has been featured across various Australian media outlets including the Australian Financial Review, ABC, the Conversation and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Victoria is an Australian Fellow in the World Learning Quad Think Tank Exchange program, and was an Australian Delegate to the Australia-ASEAN Strategic Youth Partnership Forum in 2022, as well as the former Editor-in-Chief of the Young Diplomats Society (2020-21). She is also the research and editorial assistant to Bruce Wolpe on an upcoming non-fiction title analysing the impact of President Trump on Australian politics.

Before joining the Centre, Victoria worked as a policy reform researcher on government and non-government projects and completed a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney.

Areas of expertise

  • US domestic policy
  • Australia-US relations
  • US politics and elections