Justin Burke

Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Maritime Strategy and Security


Center for Maritime Strategy and Security

Research focus

  • Naval Diplomacy
  • Submarine operations
  • Australian Defence and Foreign Policy
  • Indo-Pacific Security




Publications (selection):

  • Adam Lockyer, Justin Burke, Yves-Heng Lim, and Fred Smith, “The Indo-Pacific Endeavour: Reflections and Proposals for Australia’s Premier Naval Diplomacy Activity”, Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Centre, Sounding Paper, Issue 16, 2020.
  • Justin Burke, “A Green Navy? Lessons for the Royal Australian Navy from the US Navy’s biofuels policy”, European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS) newsletter, King’s College London, 2012.


Media (Selection)



  • Since 2019: taught undergraduate subjects at Macquarie University including:
    • Security and Strategy in the Indo-Pacific
    • Modern Warfare
    • Introduction to Security Studies
    • National Security: Policy and Strategy



  • 2020: Nominated for Vice-Chancellor’s Learning and Teaching Awards, Macquarie University.

Cover Jahrbuch Terrorismus

Jahrbuch Terrorismus

Das Jahrbuch enthält eine umfangreiche Datensammlung sowie Analysen zu terroristischen Brennpunkten.

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Cover The Decline of European Naval Forcest

Conceptualizing Naval and Maritime Strategy

This book brings together experts from the United States, Europe, and Asia to reflect on how maritime and naval strategy is conceptualised and how it has been used.

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Cover Assessing Chinas...

Assessing China's Naval Power

Technological Innovation, Economic Constraints, and Strategic Implications.

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Cover Stabilisierungseinsaetze

Stabilisierungseinsätze als gesamtstaatliche Aufgabe

Erfahrungen und Lehren aus dem deutschen Afghanistaneinsatz zwischen Staatsaufbau und Aufstandsbewältigung (COIN).

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