Dr Alexander   Korolev
Senior Lecturer

Dr Alexander Korolev

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

Dr. Alexander Korolev is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Before joining UNSW, Alex was an Assistant Professor of Political Science in the School of Asian Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow (2012-2015) and a Research Fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the National University Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (2015-2018). He received an MA in International Relations from Nankai University, Zhou Enlai School of Government (2009), and PhD in Political Science from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (2012). He has been a visiting researcher in the Political Science Department at Brown University (2011-2012). His research interests include international relations theory and comparative politics with special reference to China and Russia; great power politics; and China-Russia-US relations in East and Southeast Asia. He is currently working on a research project which explores how small and middle powers can survive and secure their national interests amidst intensifying great power rivalry. His recent articles appeared in various peer-reviewed journals, including International RelationsForeign Policy Analysis, International Studies Review, Journal of Strategic Studies, Studies in Comparative International Development, Pacific Affairs, Asian Security, Chinese Journal of International Politics, The China Review, and other journals. Alex speaks English, Chinese, and Russian.

Location
Morven Brown

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Huang J, 2017, 'Introduction: Re-embedding Pacific Russia in the Changing Regional Environment', in Huang J; Korolev A (ed.), POLITICAL ECONOMY OF PACIFIC RUSSIA: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS IN EAST ASIA, edn. International Political Economy Series, PALGRAVE, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40120-1_1
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Huang, J , 2017, 'Introduction: Re-embedding Pacific Russia in the Changing Regional Environment', in Huang, J ; Korolev A (ed.), The Political Economy of Pacific Russia: Regional Developments in East Asia, edn. International Political Economy Series, Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40120-1_1
    Edited Books | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Huang J; Korolev A, (ed.), 2017, The Political Economy of Pacific Russia: Regional Developments in East Asia, Palgrave Macmillan, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40120-1
    Edited Books | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Huang J; Korolev A, (ed.), 2015, International Cooperation in the Development of Russia’s Far East and Siberia, Palgrave Macmillan UK, UK, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137489593
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Huang J, 2015, 'Introduction', in International Cooperation in the Development of Russia's Far East and Siberia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137489593.0006
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Huang, J , 2015, 'Russia’s New Pivot to Asia and Potential for International Cooperation', in International Cooperation in the Development of Russia's Far East and Siberia, edn. International Political Economy Series, Springer, London, UK, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40120-1
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Huang J, 2015, 'Introduction', in International Cooperation in the Development of Russia’s Far East and Siberia, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137489593_1
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Grachikov EN; Korolev A, 2021, 'In this issue', Vestnik RUDN. International Relations, vol. 21, pp. 207 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.22363/2313-0660-2021-21-2-207-209
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Pan G; Korolev A, 2021, 'The Struggle for Certainty: Ontological Security, the Rise of Nationalism, and Australia-China Tensions after COVID-19', Journal of Chinese Political Science, pp. 1 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11366-020-09710-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Wu F, 2019, 'Is there a U.S.–China–India triangle? – Beijing’s official views', India Review, vol. 18, pp. 437 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14736489.2019.1662187
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2019, 'Shrinking room for hedging: system-unit dynamics and behavior of smaller powers', International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/irap/lcz011
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2019, 'How closely aligned are China and Russia? Measuring strategic cooperation in IR', International Politics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/s41311-019-00178-8
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2019, 'Russia and China: A Political Marriage of Convenience - Stable and Successful', JOURNAL OF CHINESE POLITICAL SCIENCE, vol. 24, pp. 173 - 175, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11366-018-9579-y
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Portyakov VY, 2018, 'China-Russia Relations in Times of Crisis: A Neoclassical Realist Explanation', Asian Perspective, vol. 42, pp. 411 - 437, http://dx.doi.org/10.5555/0258-9184-42.3.411
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2018, 'On the Verge of an Alliance: Contemporary China-Russia Military Cooperation', Asian Security, pp. 1 - 20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14799855.2018.1463991
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2018, 'Russia in the South China Sea: Balancing and Hedging', Foreign Policy Analysis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fpa/orx015
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2018, 'Theories of Non-Balancing and Russia’s Foreign Policy', Journal of Strategic Studies, vol. 41, pp. 887 - 912, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01402390.2017.1283614
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Portyakov V, 2018, 'Reluctant Allies: System-unit dynamics and China-Russia relations', International Relations, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0047117818812561
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A; Portyakov V, 2018, 'China-Russia Relations in Times of Crisis: A Neoclassical Realist Explanation', ASIAN PERSPECTIVE, vol. 42, pp. 411 - 437, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/apr.2018.0018
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2018, 'Unfavorable Complementarity in Russia-China Economic Relations and Its Consequences', Problems of Economics and Management of Oil and Gas Complex, pp. 43 - 49, http://www.vniioeng.ru/inform/managment/
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2018, 'Beyond the nominal and the ad hoc: The substance and drivers of China-Russia military cooperation', Insight Turkey, vol. 20, pp. 25 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.25253/99.2018201.02
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2017, '中俄战略联盟:迷思与现实 [Myths and Reality of China-Russia Strategic Alliance]', 上海外国语大学G20 研究中心 [SISU G20 REVIEW], pp. 1 - 15, http://lkyspp2.nus.edu.sg/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/korolev_a._sisug20review_201501.pdf
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2017, '“体系制衡、地区对冲与中俄关系 [Systemic Balancing, Regional Hedging, and China-Russia Relations]”', 国际政治科学 [Quarterly Journal of International Politics], pp. 100 - 129, http://www.cqvip.com/qk/71439x/201701/671760074.html
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2017, 'De-ideologized mass line, regime responsiveness, and state-society relations', China Review, vol. 17, pp. 7 - 36
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2016, 'Systemic balancing and regional hedging: China-Russia relations', Chinese Journal of International Politics, vol. 9, pp. 375 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cjip/pow013
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2016, 'Regime Responsiveness to Basic Needs: a Dimensional Approach', Studies in Comparative International Development, vol. 51, pp. 434 - 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12116-015-9209-z
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2016, 'Russia’s reorientation to Asia: Causes and strategic implications', Pacific Affairs, vol. 89, pp. 53 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.5509/201689153
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2016, 'The Social Effectiveness of Political Regimes – Does Democracy Matter', Russia and the Pacific, vol. 93, pp. 82 - 105, http://www.riatr.ru/
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'Needs/Wants Dichotomy and Regime Responsiveness', Critical Review, vol. 27, pp. 23 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08913811.2014.993886
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'Regime Responsiveness to Basic Needs: A Dimensional Approach', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2477238
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'Bringing Geopolitics Back In: Russia's Foreign Policy and Its Relations with the Post-Soviet Space', INTERNATIONAL STUDIES REVIEW, vol. 17, pp. 298 - 312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/misr.12219
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'Chinese Scholars About the Possible Scenarios for Political Reform in the PRC', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2597040
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'Does China Need a Political Reform for Further Economic Growth, and Will Further Economic Growth Cause Democratization of PRC's Political Regime?', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2597036
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'The Strategic Alignment between China and Russia: Myths and Reality', ASAN Forum, vol. 3, http://www.theasanforum.org/the-strategic-alignment-between-russia-and-china-myths-and-reality/
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'The Strategic Alignment between Russia and China: Myths and Reality', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2594568
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2015, 'The PRC Political Regime’s Reaction to the Basic Needs of the Population', Far Eastern Affairs, vol. 43, pp. 97 - 117, https://www.researchgate.net/deref/http://dlib.eastview.com/browse/doc/44947618
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2014, 'Deliberative Democracy Nationwide?-Evaluating Deliberativeness of Healthcare Reform in China', Journal of Chinese Political Science, vol. 19, pp. 151 - 172, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11366-014-9287-1
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2014, 'The Ukrainian Crisis and the End of the Cold War', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2423157
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2013, '俄罗斯国际关系学科的发展及其理论探索 [The Development of Russian IR Discipline – Theoretical Exploration]', 教学与研究 [Teaching and Research], vol. 47, pp. 64 - 73
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2012, 'China’s Healthcare: Developing a Universal Coverage Plan', Far Eastern Affairs, vol. 39, pp. 45 - 76, https://www.researchgate.net/deref/http://dlib.eastview.com/browse/doc/26896814
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2011, 'Balancing in a Unipolar World: Causes and Outcomes – The Case of the 2008 Russian-Georgian Conflict', Civilitas, vol. 3, pp. 58 - 88
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2010, ': (International Relations Theory with Chinese Characteristics: State of The Art and Tendencies of Development)', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2597035
  • Other | 2021
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2021, Russia’s Growing Presence in the Indo-Pacific and Why China Accepts It, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, USA, https://ipdefenseforum.com/IPDF_v46n1_eng.pdf
    Other | 2020
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2020, China–Russia cooperation on missile attack early warning systems, East Asia Forum, Australian National University, https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2020/11/20/china-russia-cooperation-on-missile-attack-early-warning-systems/
    Other | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2017, From ‘Post-Factum Consultation’ to ‘Pre-Factum Coordination’ in China-Russia Relations, National University of Singapore, Singapore, http://global-is-asian.nus.edu.sg/index.php/post-factum-consultation-pre-factum-coordination-china-russia-relations/
    Other | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2017, The Two Levels of Russia’s South China Sea Strategy, Washington, DC: East-West Center, Washington, USA, https://www.eastwestcenter.org/publications/the-two-levels-russias-south-china-sea-policies
    Other | 2017
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2017, China-Russia Strategic Cooperation: The West has So Far Gotten it Wrong, Singapore, https://ippreview.com/index.php/Blog/single/id/385.html
    Other | 2016
    Dr Alexander Korolev
    Korolev A, 2016, Systemic Balancing and Regional Hedging: Russia’s Relations with China and India, Centre on Asia and Globalisation, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, http://lkyspp2.nus.edu.sg/cag/publication/china-india-brief/china-india-brief-89

Awards

"Research Excellence Award 2016 - Special Recognition" for achievements in publishing at the top of the field, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

“Research Excellence Award 2017” for journal articles published in the most influential journals in the Scopus database, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.

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