Working at the intersection of Asia-Pacific geopolitics and U.S. policy, Bonnie S. Glaser serves as the senior adviser for Asia and director of the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Glaser will present “U.S.-China Relations: From Cooperative Partners to Strategic Competitors” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, in the Circus Room of the Bone Student Center.

This talk is the 2019 Hibbert R. Roberts Lecture in Public Policy sponsored by the Department of Politics and Government and the Harold K. Sage Foundation, and is part of the Illinois State University Speaker Series. It is free and open to the public.

Glaser works on issues related to Asia-Pacific security with a focus on Chinese foreign and security policy. She is a nonresident fellow with the Lowy Institute in Sydney, Australia, and a senior associate with the Pacific Forum. Currently a board member of the U.S. Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific, she is also a member of both the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Glaser has published widely in academic and policy journals, including the Washington Quarterly, China Quarterly, Asian Survey, International Security, Contemporary Southeast Asia, American Foreign Policy Interests, Far Eastern Economic Review, and Korean Journal of Defense Analysis as well as in leading newspapers such as the New York Times and International Herald Tribune, and in various edited volumes on Asian security. She is also a regular contributor to the Pacific Forum web journal Comparative Connections.

Glaser received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston University and master’s degree with concentrations in international economics and Chinese studies from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

The Illinois State University Speaker Series seeks to bring innovative and enlightening speakers to the campus with the aim of providing the community with a platform to foster dialogue, cultivate enriching ideas, and continue an appreciation of learning as an active and lifelong process. All talks are free and open to the public.