Hometown: Porto Alegre, Brazil
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.