Faculty in the Media
31 August 2012
- Professor Gerard Goggin, Department of Media and Communications, op-ed on the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games, The Conversation.
- Tom Switzer, US Studies Centre, interviewed about the Republican convention in Florida, ABC Radio Australia.
- Dr Nicole Hemmer, research associate at the United States Studies Centre, on Republican vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan's speech at the Republican convention, ABC Radio National Drive.
30 August 2012
- Professor of Urban Policy Ed Blakely, US Studies Centre, interviewed on hurricane-proofing New Orleans, ABC Radio National Drive.
29 August 2012
- US Studies Centre Chief Executive Prof. Geoffrey Garrett on Barack Obama’s popularity amongst Australians, Sydney Morning Herald.
- US Studies Centre Chief Executive Prof. Geoffrey Garrett extensively quoted in op-ed on differences between Obama and Romney, Sydney Morning Herald.
- Professor of Legal Policy at the US Studies Centre, Dr David Weisbrot, op-ed on Republicans and the football double standard, ABC’s The Drum.
- A symposium co-hosted by the US Studies Centre and the National Gallery of Australia on Jackson Pollock’s painting Blue Poles mentioned on ABC Online.
- Professor of Urban Policy Ed Blakely, US Studies Centre, on hurricane- proofing New Orleans, ABC Radio
- Professor Gerard Goggin, Media and Communications, on the opening ceremony of the Paralympics, The Conversation
28 August 2012
- Dr David Smith, US Studies Centre, interviewed on the Republican National Convention, SBS Radio.
- Prof Kerry Brown, China Studies Centre Executive Director, on China's Communist Party's attitude towards women, CNN's Global Public Square.
27 August 2012
- China Studies Centre Executive Director Prof.Kerry Brown interviewed on China considering an even greater concentration of power for its top leaders as it prepares for its once-a-decade leadership change, The Australian.
- Chief Executive of the US Studies Centre Professor Geoffrey Garrett on the US Presidential race, ABC NewsRadio.
- Chief Executive of the US Studies Centre Professor Geoffrey Garrett op-ed on the need for Australia to adopt “pragmatic and level headed policies” on investment by Chinese State Owned Enterprises, The China Daily.
- US Studies Centre lecturer Dr Adam Lockyer on the Republic Convention, ABC Radio.
- Associate Professor Pete Hatemi, US Studies Centre, interviewed on his research into how genes can impact the way you vote, The
Los Angeles Times.
- Master of Strategic Public Relations student Lea Jian examines grassroots local council campaigns as part of her course assessment, Inner West Courier.
- Professor of Politics, John Keane, critiques Stefan Halper’s interpretation of contemporary Chinese politics in his book ‘The Beijing Consensus’, The Conversation.
- Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor, US Studies Centre, op-ed dissecting the upcoming US presidential election, The Canberra Times.
- KPMG and China Studies Centre report on Chinese investment mentioned in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
23 August 2012
- Joint research between the China Studies Centre and KPMG has uncovered new statistics about Chinese investment in Australia, The Wall Street Journal
22 August 2012
- Nicole Hemmer (US Studies Centre) on US Congressman Tom Akin's 'legitimate rape' gaffe and how it could cost Romney the election, The Conversation.
- Digital cultures expert Mark Pesce on the stock price of technology company Apple, ABC Radio National’s The World Today program.
21 August 2012
- Dr Kerry Brown op-ed arguing the Communist Party has kept a firm lid on court proceedings in the case of the death of British businessman Neil Heywood, The Australian.
- Prof. Geoffrey Garrett and US Studies Centre Chief Operating Officer Sean Gallagher on the increasing global competition for fee-paying foreign students, The Age.
- US Studies Centre Associate Professor Brendan O'Connor interviewed on illegal immigration in the US, SBS Radio.
20 August 2012
- Arts/Education student, Jennifer Blow, featured in the lead up to her Paralympics appearance in the sport of goal ball, The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Dr Lynne Chester (Political Economy) contradicts the Prime Minister's assertion that the states are to blame for skyrocketing energy prices, The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Dr David Smith, US Studies Centre, on why Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, ABC's The Drum.
- Professor Geoff Gallop, Graduate School of Government, interviewed on the issues with modern democracy, ABC Radio National’s Drive program.
- Dr David Smith (US Studies Centre) interviewed on US interests in WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's future, ABC TV.
16 August 2012
- Dr Megan Le Masurier, Media and Communications, pays tribute to iconic magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown, The Conversation
- Dr Davis Smith, US Studies Centre, on why Republican presidential candidate chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, The Drum
- Salvatore Babones, Department of Sociology, discusses the status of space exploration in light of NASA's historic landing on Mars, KALW Public Radio
15 August 2012
- Professor of Politics, John Keane, op-ed arguing the political undercurrents of Bob Dylan’s classic song, ‘Ballad of a Thin Man’, The Conversation.
Doctoral Candidate, Ainsley Elbra, op-ed on the need for Australian policy to do more to prevent shark finning, The Conversation.
14 August 2012
- Dr Lynne Chester, School of Social and Political Sciences, on rising energy costs, ABC Central West NSW.
- Dr David Smith (US Studies Centre) on Romney's choice of Paul Ryan as running mate, ABC Radio National’s Drive program.
- Adjunct Assoc. Prof. John Lee op-ed arguing a more co-operative future for the region depends on China being honest with itself, The Australian.
- Sean Gallagher interviewed on the competitive market for international students, ABC News 24’s The Business program.
- Professor James Fallows (US Studies Centre) on vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan's links with the Tea Party, ABC Radio National’s The World Today.
13 August 2012
- Sean Gallagher (US Studies Centre) on Australian universities losing ground to Asia, ABC Radio Australia.
- Professor David Goodman on prospects of a cultural revolution in China if it suffers a downturn, The Australian.
- Confucius Institute attacked over its lecture by a Chinese academic who is a critic of the Dalai Lama, The Australian.
- Tom Switzer (US Studies Centre) on the selection of Vice-Presidnetialrunning mate for the Republican candidacy, ABC Radio National Sunday Extra.
- Tom Switzer op-ed arguing the US Presidential race looks like Australia's federal poll in 1993: an 'unloseable election', The Sydney Morning Herald.
- Jonathan Bradley, blogger at the US Studies Centre, op-ed arguing Paul Ryan, like Sarah Palin, is a risky vice-presidential pick, The Age.
- Professor of Economics, Tony Aspromourgos, on the Reserve Bank upgrading its growth forecast, ABC Radio National’s PM program.
- Deborah Lupton (Sociology and Social Policy) interviewed on the success of a recent government anti-obesity campaign, The Sun Herald.
9 August 2012
- Dr Anne Rogerson on the Colosseum, ABC Radio 702 'Self Improvement Wednesday' with Richard Glover
- Anatol Lieven, guest of the US Studies Centre, on whether the Taliban could now be ready to accept a role in governing a future Afghanistan, ABC Radio National
8 August 2012
- Tim Anderson, Political Economy, interviewed on the Syrian Prime Minister’s defection from Assad’s regime, Triple J Radio’s ‘Hack’ program.
- Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Mark Ledbury, on the death of art critic Robert Hughes, The Conversation.
- Dr Penny O'Donnell's joint study on media quality standards, 'Journalism at the Speed of Bytes', reported in the Australian.
7 August 2012
- Head of the School of Economics, Colm Harmon, interviewed on how higher university course fees impact students, The Australian.
- John Lee interviewed on Australia, the US and their relationship with China, The Canberra Times.
- Paul Terracini, PhD Candidate in the Department of Studies in Religion, delivers a talk at the Sydney Institute, APAC TV.
6 August 2012
- China Studies Centre and KPMG report on Chinese investment in Australia reported in the Wall Street Journal online.
- Sean Gallagher, US Studies Centre, interviewed on decline in international students to Australian universities, ABC Radio National’s Asia Pacific.
- Professor Stephen Castles, Sociology, joins an expert panel on asylum seeker policy, The Conversation.
- Media and Communications student, Michael Koziol, opines Sydney’s housing crisis and local government, The Sydney Morning Herald.
- China Studies Centre and KPMG report on China’s investment into Australia reported in The Courier Mail.
- Tom Switzer, Research Associate in the US Studies Centre on the US Presidential race, ABC News 24 Planet America.
3 August 2012
- Media and Communications first year student Jess Fox wins silver in London, ABC Grandstand Sport
- Sydney Ideas guest Dr Dale Jiajun Wen on China's position on climate change and sustainability, ABC The World Today
2 August 2012
- China Studies Centre and KPMG study reports that 80% of Chinese Investment in Australia is in mining, The Wall Street Journal
- Christopher Neff, PhD candidate from Government and International Relations, is studying public policy around shark attacks, The Register-Guard
1 August 2012
- John Keane op-ed on the future dominant ideology of state power in China, The Conversation.
- A joint report by the China Studies Centre and KPMG on Chinese investment in Australia, The Australian.
- China Studies Centre and KPMG report shows NSW outperforms rival states in attracting Chinese investment, Australian Financial Review.
- China Studies Centre and KPMG report on Chinese investment mentioned on ABC TV’s Lateline program.
- Luke Freedman, US Studies Centre, op-ed on Mitt Romney’s Cold War reminiscent travel itinerary, The Canberra Times.