Lucas de Oliveira Paes

Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil

Education:

B.A. International Relations, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2013

M.A. International Strategic Studies, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, 2016

Ph.D. Candidate, International Studies, University of Denver - Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Lucas has academic interests in rising powers, power transition in the Global South, and international political economy. He co-authored the paper, "The concept of Emerging Power in International Politics and Economy," published in the Brazilian Journal of Political Economy.