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.