Tom Switzer

Senior Fellow, United States Studies Centre

Tom Switzer is a senior fellow at the United States Studies Centre, a presenter on the ABC’s Radio National and a columnist at Fairfax publications.

He is a former editor at The Spectator Australia (2009-14), opinion editor at The Australian (2001-08), editorial writer at the Australian Financial Review (1998-2001) and assistant editor at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington (1995-98).

He has been published in the Wall Street Journal (US, Asia, Europe), New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Washington Post, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, The American Interest, among other international publications. And he has appeared on the BBC, NPR, CNN, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, CNBC, Voice of America, Sky News, ABC television, radio and online.

Areas of expertise

  • US foreign policy
  • US-Europe relations
  • US elections
  • Australia-US relations
  • US-Asia relations
  • US political history
  • US politics