Bachelor of Arts with 1st Class Honours (Social Sciences), Curtin University of Technology
Doctor of Philosophy (Political Science), Curtin University of Technology
Dr. Muraviev is Associate Professor of National Security and Strategic Studies at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. He is founder and Director of the Strategic Flashlight forum on national security and strategy at Curtin.
Alexey was Academic Lead of Curtin Defence strategic initiative.
Alexey is a multi award-winning strategic affairs analyst and a senior academic at Curtin. He has published widely on matters of national and international security.
In 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010, the Australian Research Council (ARC) College of Experts has nominated Dr Muraviev as an “expert of international standing”. He was also a non-residential fellow at Sea Power Centre Australia, Royal Australian Navy, and inaugural scholar-in residence, Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
He is regularly interviewed by national and international media, among them ABC TV and Radio, the Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, BBC World News and BBC Radio, Bloomberg, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, The New York Times, and the Financial Times, and other.
Alexey research's interests focus on problems of maritime security (modern naval power, maritime terrorism), Russia’s strategic and defence policy and military modernisation, Russia as a Pacific power, alliances in the Asia-Pacific, regional balance of power, Australian national security and defence, contemporary terrorism, future wars, and other.
- Russian naval power in the Pacific;
- Russian defence modernisation in the Far East;
Russia's strategic and defence policy in the Asia-Pacific;
Member of the International Editorial and Advisory Board, the Australian Journal of Defence and Strategic Studies, Australian Department of Defence;
Member of the Australian Member Committee, Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region (Aus-CASCAP);
Member of Russia-NATO Experts Group, Brussles, Belgium;
Member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, London;
Executive Board member, Australian Public Network;
Member of a Research Network for a Secure Australia;
Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs;
Visiting Senior Fellow, Future Directions International (formally known as Centre for International Strategic Analysis), Perth, Western Australia;
Member of the Australalian Association of Communist and Post-Communist Studies;
- Finalist, Australian Industry Awards 2019, category Academic of the Year
2019 Curtin University Research and Engagement Awards. The Globelynx Award for the Highest International Media Engagement;
2019 Curtin University Research and Engagement Awards. Special Certificate for being one of Top Five Media Commentators for the Faculty of Humanities;
2018 Curtin University Research and Engagement Awards. Special Certificate for being one of Top Five Media Commentators for the Faculty of Humanities;
The University Special Commendation Award for Outstanding Media Commentary, 2016
Curtin University Media Awards 2015 - Most Prolific Media Commentator
Curtin University Media Awards 2015 - Most Prolific Media Commentator - Humanities
Expert of International Standing, the Australian Research Council College of Experts, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010;
Curtin University Award for Highest RPI Points for Publications for an Early Career Researcher, 2008;
Curtin Student Guild Award for excellence in Teaching for Undergraduate Lecturers and Tutors, 2011 (Honourable Mention);
Curtin Student Guild Award for Excellence in Teaching for Coursework Lecturers, 2007;
Nominee, Curtin Student Guild Award for Excellence in Teaching for Undergraduate Lecturers and Tutors, 2006;
- Curtin Student Guild Award for Excellence in Teaching for Coursework Lecturers or Tutors, 2005.
- Order of Diligence (Russian Community in Australia highest honor), 2017
Teaching - Postgraduate
Russian and Eurasian Studies;
Security and Conflict in the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf;
- Muraviev, A. 2021. "Strategic reality check: the current state of Russia–China defence cooperation and the prospects of a deepening ‘near alliance’." Australian Journal of Defence and Strategic Studies 3 (1): 27-48.
- Muraviev, A., D. Ahlawat, and L. Hughes. 2021. "India’s security dilemma: engaging big powers while retaining strategic autonomy." International Politics
- Muraviev, A., and A. Burilkov. 2020. "Russia." In Air Power in the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific Understanding Regional Security Dynamics, 21-44 London and New York: Routledge.
- Muraviev, A. 2019. "Russian Military Power in the Indo-Pacific." In Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2019 Key Developments and Trends
- Muraviev, A. 2018. "BEARing Back: Russian Military Power in the Indo-Asia-Pacific under Vladimir Putin." Canberra: Australian Strategic Policy Institute.
- Muraviev, A. 2018. "Australia Europe Security and Defence Cooperation in the Twenty First Century: Challenges and Opportunities." In So Distant, So Close Australia and the European Union in the 21st Century, 101-125: Australian Scholarly Publishing.
- Muraviev, A. 2018. "The Forgotten Force is Back: the Russian Navy in the Indo-Asia-Pacific." Australian Naval Review 2018: 98-123.
- Muraviev, A. 2018. "Russian military power at the Turn of the Millennium." In Russia After Yeltsin, 194-221
- Muraviev, A. 2017. "On the Road to Gallipoli: The Entente’s Eastern Front on Land and Sea 1914." In 1914, Mobilising for the Great War Oliver, B., 19-37 Canberra: Big Sky Publishing.
- Horner, D., A. Muraviev, B. Oliver, D. Stevens, and W. Gardiner. 2016. "1914: Mobilising for the Great War." Canberra: Big Sky Publishing.
- Muraviev, A. D. 2015. "The Bear and the Dragon: Considering Russia-China Strategic Relations after the Ukraine Crisis." Griffith Asia Quarterly 3 (1): 1-19.
- Muraviev, A. D. 2015. "‘St Andrew against the Kaiser: Russia’s Naval Strategy and Naval Operations in the Baltic and Black Sea Theatres 1914-17’." In The War at Sea Proceedings of the King-Hall Naval History Conference 2013: 1914-18 Forbes, A., 73-94 Canberra: Sea Power Centre - Australia, Department of Defence.
- Muraviev, A. 2015. "Back in the Game: Russia's Potential in Asia and the Pacific." In Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2015, 103-118: The International Institute for Strategic Studies.
- Muraviev, A. D. 2014. "Comrades in Arms: The Military-Strategic Aspects of China-Russia Relations." Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs 1 (2): 163-185.
- Muraviev, A. 2013. "Maritimisation of Maritime Australia." In A Maritime School of Strategic Thought for Australia. Perspectives, 81-88 Canberra: Sea Power Centre Australia, Department of Defence.
- Muraviev, A. 2012. "SLOCs, 'Choke Points' and the Soviet Naval Cold War: The Maritime Communications Factor in Soviet Naval Strategy and Force Development, 1962-1992." In Naval Networks: The Dominance of Communications in Maritime Operations, 187-209 Australia: Royal Australian Navy.
- Muraviev, A. D. 2011. "Shadow of the northern giant: Russia's current and future engagement with the Indian Ocean Region." Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 7 (2): 200-219.
- Muraviev, A. 2010. "Russia’s Long-Range Aviation: An Airborne Spear of the Nation." Defense Analysis: 89-98.
- Muraviev, A., and C. Brown. 2009. "Russia-Indonesia Defence Cooperation: The Old-New Affair." In People, Place and Power. Australia and the Asia Pacific, 230-255 Western Australia: Black Swan Press.
- Muraviev, A. 2009. "Al Qaeda's Eastern Front: The Russian vector in the network's international activity." In Doomed to repeat? Terrorism and the Lessons of History, 157-186 United States: New Academia Publishing.
- Muraviev, A. 2008. "Russia-21: Understanding the Northern Giant." Australian Institute of International Affairs Policy Commentary Nov 08: 23-34.
- Muraviev, A., and C. Brown. 2008. "Strategic Realignment or Deja vu? Russia-Indonesia Defence Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century." Strategic & Defence Studies Centre Working Paper Series 411: 1-42.
- Muraviev, A. 2007. "The Russian Pacific Fleet: From the Crimean War to Perestroika." Canberra, ACT: Department of Defence.
- Muraviev, A. 2007. "Securing the Littoral: Issues for a New Maritime Power in the Pacific." In Sea Power: Challenges Old and New, 247-258 Australia: Halstead Press.
- Muraviev, A. 2007. "Maritime Terrorism and Risks to the Australian Maritime and Resource Industries." In RNSA Security Technology Conference, Sep 28, 2007, Melbourne, Australia: Australian Homeland Security Research Centre.
- Muraviev, A. 2006. "Balanced Target Hardening: Protecting Australian Academic Institutions from Terrorism." In RNSA Security Technology Conference 2006, Sep 19, 2006, Canberra, ACT: Australian Homeland Security Research Centre.
- Muraviev, A. 2005. "The Sea is Next." Australian National Security Review 3: 5-5.
- Muraviev, A. 2004. "9/11 and Russian Perceptions of Europe and NATO." In European Security After 9/11, 107-127 United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
- Muraviev, A. 2004. "Protecting Education from Terrorism." Directions in Education Vol 13:8 7 May 2004: 4-4.
- Muraviev, A. D., and S. P. C. Australia. 2003. "Russian Naval Power in the Pacific Today and Tomorrow."
- Austin, G., and A. D. Muraviev. 2000. "Red Star East The Armed Forces of Russia in Asia.": Allen & Unwin.