Faculty in the Media
Faculty in the Media - 31 October 2012
Faculty in the Media - 30 October 2012
- Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, Professor Michele Ford, interviewed on the federal government’s Asia Century White Paper, ABC Radio National Breakfast.
- Professor Adrian Vickers, Southeast Asian Studies, interview on why it has taken so long to recognise the growth potential in Australia's relationship with Asia, ABC Radio National’s PM program. The report also included an interview with Mandarin honours student at the University, Dirk van der Kley.
- Professor of Southeast Asian studies, Adrian Vickers, interviewed on the Asia Century White Paper, claiming its language recommendations were largely unfunded, The Australian.
- US Studies Centre research associate Tom Switzer op-ed arguing that despite George McGovern’s passing, his foreign policy thinking still resonates with Middle America, The Age.
- Dr David Smith, US Studies Centre, op-ed on the must-win states for Obama and Romney, The Conversation.
- Dr Nicole Hemmer, US Studies Centre, op-ed on whether political campaigning should stop during Hurricane Sandy, The Conversation.
- Dr Nicole Hemmer, US Studies Centre, op-ed on the role of black churches in the Presidential election, The Conversation.
Faculty in the Media - 29 October 2012
- US Studies Centre chief executive Bates Gill interviewed on the US's hypothetical reaction to the Asia Century White Paper report, ABC TV News.
- Malcolm Jorgensen, a PhD candidate at the US Studies Centre, op-ed arguing that President Obama or Governor Romney’s ability to demonstrate commitment to international law will not create any significantadvantage among American voters, The Canberra Times.
- Tom Switzer, US Studies Centre, interviewed at length on the anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, ABC Radio Overnights Weekend.
- Professor David Weisbrot, US Studies Centre, op-ed on the Electoral College voting system for the US president, The Conversation.
Faculty in the Media - 26 October 2012
Faculty in the Media - 25 October 2012
24 October 2012
23 October 2012
- PhD Candidate Joseph Brennan, Media and Communications, interviewed on the topic of his PhD, fan fiction, ABC Radio National's Life Matters.
- Adjunct Associate Professor John Lee, Centre for International Security Studies, debates whether the West has anything to fear from China, ABC Radio National Big Ideas.
- Associate Professor Brendon O’Connor, US Studies Centre, op-ed on Joe Biden’s performance in the US vice-presidential debate, The Conversation.
22 October 2012
- Associate Professor Ahmad Shboul, Dept. of Arabic and Islamic Studies, discusses the patchy liberation of Libya one year after Gaddafi's death, ABC News 24.
- Dr Susan Park, Department of Government and International Relations, interviewed on the merits of Australia now having a seat as a temporary member of the UN Security Council, ABC Radio National's World Today program.
- Adjunct Associate Professor John Lee, Centre for International Security Studies, interviewed on Australia's seat as temporary member of the UN Security Council, Wall Street Journal Asia Edition.
- Columnist Peter Hartcher has quoted US Studies Centre Research Associate Tom Switzer on his analysis of the George W Bush presidency, The Sydney Morning Herald.
- PhD candidate Chris Neff op-ed published on the debate over shark culling, The Conversation.
19 October 2012
- China Studies Centre executive director, Professor Kerry Brown, interviewed on the latest economic data showing China's economy may be stabilising, ABC Radio National's PM program.
- Dr Lynne Chester, School of Social and Political Sciences, interviewed on a productivity commission draft report slamming the current system of electricity regulation, ABC Radio National's World Today program.
- Professor Robert Slonim, School of Economics, op-ed arguing that Alvin Roth is deserving of a Nobel Prize and the change in how many academic economists are now directly addressing real-world issues, The Australian Financial Review.
- US Studies Centre lecturer Dr David Smith op-ed published on the US political polling system, ABC's The Drum opinion website.
18 October 2012
17 October 2012
16 October 2012
15 October 2012
12 October 2012
11 October 2012
- Rob Rakove,postdoctoral fellow at the United States Studies Centre visiting from Stanford University, on Mitt Romney's foreign policy, The Australian.
- Dr. Huw Griffiths, Department of English, on the renewed interest in Shakespeare's Richard III, ABC Radio.
- Associate Professor John Lee, US Studies Centre, interviewed on an investigation by America's House Intelligence Committee producing a blunt warning about China's telecommunication giants Huawei and ZTE, ABC Lateline.
- Adjunct Professor Michael Wesley, Centre for International Security Studies, on security in Bali in the context of the anniversary of the Bali bombings, ABC Radio National.
10 October 2012
9 October 2012
8 October 2012
- Sean Gallagher, US Studies Centre, on falling numbers of international students applying to study in Australia, ABC Radio National Sunday Extra.
- Dr David Smith, US Studies Centre, interviewed on the first US Presidential debate, Channel Ten Breakfast.
- Luke Freedman, US Studies Centre, op-ed arguing that Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s path to the White House looks arduous, The Canberra Times.
- PhD Candidate in the US Studies Centre, Malcolm Jorgensen, on verdicts after the first presidential debate of 2012 favouring Governor Mitt Romney, The Conversation.
5 October 2012
4 October 2012
3 October 2012
- Chief operating officer and research associate at the US Studies Centre and Professor Geoffrey Garret op-ed on US public universities' aggressive recruitment strategies in Asia, The Australian.
- Professor Kerry Brown and Professor David Goodman, China Studies Centre, op-ed on the Chinese Communist Party's historic default position: when in a corner, always go for the jugular, The Australian.
- Adjunct Associate Professor John Lee, Centre for International Security Studies, interviewed on the challenges for the new China leadership, The Australian Financial Review.
- Adjunct Professor Richard Broinowski, interviewed on his new book 'Fallout From Fukushima', ABC Radio's Late Night Live program.
- Head of the School of Letters, Arts and Media, Professor Annamarie Jagose, interviewed on her upcoming Insights Lecture, 'Orgasmology', Central Magazine.
2 October 2012
- China Studies Centre Executive Director Professor Kerry Brown interviewed on the court case surrounding the murder of English businessman Neil Heywood and other Chinese political and social issues, ABC News 24 Newsline.
- US Studies Centre Chair of Media James Fallows on Americans beginning voting in absentee and early voting for their presidential election, ABC Radio National PM and ABC News 24's Planet America.
- US Studies Centre Research Associate Tom Switzer op-ed arguing that the Federal Treasurer’s foray into US politics revealed a profound misreading of Washington’s economic debate on the eve of the presidential election, The Age.
- David King, The Australian's national chief of staff and recipient of the 2012 US Studies Centre World Press Institute media fellowship, op-ed published on the US Presidential election, The Australian.
- Amal Awad, a journalist and author and Amro Ali, a PhD scholar in the Department of Government and International Relations, op-ed arguing that advertisements describing Muslims as savages raise questions on whether there is a limit to the freedom-of-speech defence, The Sun Herald.