American Australian Association (AAA)

Election Watch: US Politics Web Series — a monthly review from Australia

Event Description

The Perth USAsia Centre and United States Studies Centre are pleased to launch a monthly web series in which our CEOs will review the latest in US politics with a focus on the upcoming US election and US-Indo-Pacific relations.


Join USSC CEO Simon Jackman and Perth USAC CEO Gordon Flake in conversation and featuring expert guests for 30-minutes of insights covering the top stories in US politics from an Australian perspective.


Future episodes will be broadcast live each month and available online for catch-up. Keep an eye on our social media platforms to stay up to date.


We look forward to our stakeholders from across the globe being able to join us for this web series co-hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre and the United States Studies Centre.



Professor Simon Jackman
Chief Executive Officer, United States Studies Centre

Professor Simon Jackman commenced as CEO of the US Studies Centre in April 2016. Between 1996 and 2016, he was a Professor of Political Science and Statistics at Stanford University. Jackman’s teaching and research centres on public opinion, election campaigns, political participation, and electoral systems with special emphasis on American and Australian politics.


Professor Gordon Flake
Chief Executive Officer, Perth USAsia Centre

L. Gordon Flake is the founding CEO of the Perth USAsia Centre, a position he assumed in January 2014. He was previously Executive Director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation, a Senior Fellow and Associate Director of the Program on Conflict Resolution at The Atlantic Council of the United States and prior to that Director for Research and Academic Affairs at the Korea Economic Institute of America.


Thursday, 11 June 11pm EDT
Friday, 12 June 1pm AEST