Justin Burke

Senior Policy Advisor, ANU National Security College

Justin Burke is a Senior Policy Advisor at the ANU National Security College. He was the 2022 Michael and Deborah Thawley Scholar in International Security at CSIS and the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, and is also a non-resident fellow at the Center for Maritime Strategy and Security at the Institute for Security Policy at Kiel University, Germany. 

Justin is currently completing a PhD at Macquarie University in Sydney, where he has also taught. His research interests include the uses of submarines in naval diplomacy, the AUKUS pact, and defence and national security policy more generally. In addition to authoring research for the Royal Australian Navy’s Sea Power Centre and other scholarly publications, his writings regularly appear in print and online in Australia and internationally. Previously he was a journalist with The Australian newspaper and the Yomiuri Shimbun of Japan.