Fulbright Flinders University Distinguished Chair in American Political Science

Flinders University was awarded the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission in late 2009 following a national, competitive selection process.

Flinders, in partnership with the Australian-American Fulbright Commission, now invites leading scholars from the United States to occupy the Chair.

The Fulbright Distinguished Chair Program provides a unique opportunity to undertake collaborative research into key political issues and related studies of importance to both Australia and the United States, for four to five months each year.

January - June 2012  Professor Howard Schweber 
July - December 2012 Professor Malcolm Feeley
January - June 2013 Professor Burdett Loomis
March - July 2014 Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers
February - June 2015  Professor Thad Kousser



Professor Victoria Farrar-Myers focuses on US Foreign Policy while she takes up her position as 2014 Flinders Fulbright Distinguished Chair. 


Professor Howard Schweber discusses American politics with Flinders InDaily:

Professor Howard Schweber discusses opportunities available at Flinders University for occupants of the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in American Political Science.

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