Lynn Kuok is a nonresident fellow at Brookings Institution’s Center for East Asia Policy Studies, a visiting fellow at the Harvard Law School, and a senior visiting fellow at the Centre for International Law. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on International Security.

Kuok’s research interests include nationalism and race and religious relations in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Myanmar), and the politics, law, and security of the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on the South China Sea dispute. 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 Cambridge Review of International Affairs and the Singapore Law Review.

Kuok holds a doctorate in comparative politics from the University of Cambridge, a Master of Arts in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a law degree from the National University of Singapore.

She is the author of "The U.S. FON Program in the South China Sea: A Lawful and Necessary Response to China Strategic Ambiguity" (June 2016), "Tides of Change: Taiwan’s Evolving Position in the South China Sea" (May 2015), "Overcoming the Impasse in the South China Sea: Jointly Defining EEZ Claims" (December 2014), and "Promoting Peace in Myanmar: U.S. Interests and Role" (May 2014).

Lynn Kuok is a nonresident fellow at Brookings Institution’s Center for East Asia Policy Studies, a visiting fellow at the Harvard Law School, and a senior visiting fellow at the Centre for International Law. She is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on International Security.

Kuok’s research interests include nationalism and race and religious relations in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Myanmar), and the politics, law, and security of the Asia-Pacific region, with a focus on the South China Sea dispute. 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 Cambridge Review of International Affairs and the Singapore Law Review.

Kuok holds a doctorate in comparative politics from the University of Cambridge, a Master of Arts in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a law degree from the National University of Singapore.

She is the author of “The U.S. FON Program in the South China Sea: A Lawful and Necessary Response to China Strategic Ambiguity” (June 2016), “Tides of Change: Taiwan’s Evolving Position in the South China Sea” (May 2015), “Overcoming the Impasse in the South China Sea: Jointly Defining EEZ Claims” (December 2014), and “Promoting Peace in Myanmar: U.S. Interests and Role” (May 2014).

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