Kendrick Kuo is a PhD student in political science at the George Washington University. His research focuses on international security, military effectiveness, doctrine, and innovation. He also studies nationalism, with country expertise in China.

He holds an M.A. in International Affairs and International Economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS and a B.A. in International Affairs and Religion from the George Washington University. He was a Rosenthal Fellow (2014) at the U.S. Treasury and a Boren Scholar (2011) at the University of Jordan.

Kendrick is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has basic proficiency in Arabic. He has lived in Taiwan and Jordan; and he currently resides in Washington, DC.