Member of the Council of Advisors, United States Studies Centre
The Honourable Bob Hawke AC is a member of the US Studies Centre's Council of Advisors. Hawke was the 23rd Prime Minister of Australia, in office between 11 March 1983 - 20 December 1991. After retiring from politics, Hawke entered academia, accepting successive appointments at the Australian National University and the University of Sydney. The Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Centre and the Bob Hawke Prime Ministerial Library were established in his honour at the University of South Australia. Hawke was guest of honour at the US Studies Centre book launch and reception honouring the late Professor Hedley Bull (1932-1985) in late August 2008.