Dr Lynn Kuok

Brookings Institution, Fellow

Dr Lynn Kuok is a nonresident fellow at the Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution and a senior visiting fellow at the Centre for International Law in Singapore. She has also held fellowships at the Harvard Kennedy School and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Dr Kuok researches nationalism and race and religious relations in Southeast Asia, as well as the international politics and security of the Asia-Pacific region.

She is an advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and was a senior producer at a television news station in Asia. She served as Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journals the Cambridge Review of International Affairs and the Singapore Law Review.

Dr Kuok holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Commonwealth scholar; a Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University; and a LLB from the National University of Singapore.



Myanmar's 'Religious Protection' Laws: Widening The Rift

In the run up to the general election, ethnic and religious minorities need to be protected in Myanmar, but concerns remain over the weight of the law behind new 'religious protection' laws, writes Dr Lynn Kuok.

Dr Lynn Kuok

18 May 2015


Myanmar Violence: Roots of Buddhist Nationalism

Political leaders in Myanmar should make statements condemning violence in the country, but at the same time Buddhist nationalism must be understood.

Dr Lynn Kuok

23 Jun 2014

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