Conversations Lunch: Lukas Filler

Nov 09, 2023 / 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The State of the U.S.-China Rivalry

Dr. Lukas Filler joined the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (DKI APCSS) in December 2022. He brings to the center over fifteen years’ experience leading and conducting research, as well as advising USG senior leaders on the strategic logic and implications of PRC decisions and behavior. Dr. Filler was previously a Senior Advisor (non-resident) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) as well as the Acting Director, China Strategic Focus Group at the US Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM) where he led a $125M program of record.

A graduate of Bowdoin College, Lukas studied comparative morality in foreign policy decision making, strategic preferences and the use of force – with a focus on China – for a Masters of Theological Studies at Harvard Divinity School, as a Harvard University Sheldon Fellow in China and Taiwan, as a two-time Senior Visiting Scholar at Renmin University of China, and for a PhD from King’s College London’s Department of War Studies.

Lukas started his professional career as a Naval Aviator, flying P-3C Orion and other aircraft in Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa, and other locations, earning 4 Combat Air Medals as well as other decorations.

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Attendance is limited to 15.


Nov 09
12:00pm - 1:00pm


National Security Policy Center
134 10th Street, NW

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