Kaname “Kenny” Kuniyuki, Robert J. McCann Program Impact Assessment Fellow

Colonel (Ret.) Kenny Kuniyuki is a doctoral student with the University of Dayton, and the Robert J. McCann Program Impact Assessment Fellow for the Dixon Center.  He is interested in studying and understanding the contemporary and future needs of veterans and military service members.

Colonel (Ret.) Kuniyuki is an innovative and driven leader with over 24 years of service, including three combat tours to Iraq.  While on active duty, he served as an armor officer, military intelligence officer, and strategic planner.  He has served at the highest level of the military in the Joint Staff, Pentagon, and has worked with the United States’ allies and partners in Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East.

Colonel (Ret.) graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Mandarin Chinese.  He earned a Master of Arts in International Relations from Webster University, and a Master of Military Art and Science from the U.S. Army’s School of Advanced Military Studies.  Colonel (Ret.) Kuniyuki also served as the U.S. Army War College’s Visiting Fellow to the Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.