Stewart Muir

Executive Manager

Child & Family Evidence

Dr Stewart Muir is an anthropologist and Executive Manager of the Child & Family Evidence research program at the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Stewart has more than 25 years’ experience as a researcher in private consultancy, academia and government and has extensive experience of developing and administering multi-method research and evaluation projects. He has led projects on military families, out-of-home care, service provision to families, and building service capacity for evidence-based practice. He also has extensive experience working with Australian First Peoples and communities experiencing disadvantage. In addition to his subject matter expertise, Stewart has taught and published on qualitative research methods. 


  • Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Australian National University