Chinese foreign policy, Indo-Pacific security, and Southeast Asian geopolitics.
Lucas Myers is the Program Associate at the Wilson Center’s Asia Program where he administers the Wilson China Fellowship. Professionally proficient in Mandarin Chinese, his research interests include Chinese foreign policy, Indo-Pacific geopolitics, and the international relations of Southeast Asia. Before joining the Asia Program team, Lucas worked on democracy and human rights issues and as an analyst of terrorism and extremism. He received his MA from Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program and his BA in Political Science and Chinese Language & Culture from Macalester College.
Myanmar lies at the fulcrum between South and Southeast Asia. With the risk of outright civil war increasing, the situation is increasingly dangerous for both the people of Myanmar and the neighboring countries.
"The 2020-21 Wilson China Fellowship: Essays on the Rise of China and Its Implications." edited by Abraham Denmark and Lucas Myers