March 26, 2021:
Coordinators provide names of judges to NDU Press

April 23, 2021:
Deadline for schools to submit nominated papers to NDU Press

May 7, 2021:
Judges report first-round scores to NDU Press

May 13-14, 2021:
Judges attend final-round conference at NDU


For further information, please contact:

Jeff Smotherman
Managing Editor

2021 Coordinators

Air Command and Staff College
Dr. Paul J. Springer

Air Force Cyber College
Dr. Carl "Cj" Horn

Air University eSchool of Graduate PME
Dr. Nicholas M. Sambaluk

Air War College
Dr. Elizabeth Woodward

Command and General Staff College
Dr. Dale F. Spurlin

College of Information and Cyberspace
Dr. Jim Chen

College of International Security Affairs
Dr. Peter Eltsov

Eisenhower School
Dr. Benjamin (Frank) Cooling

Joint Forces Staff College / Joint Advanced Warfighting School
Dr. Jeffrey A. Turner

Marine Corps Command and Staff College / Marine Corps War College / School of Advanced Warfighting / College of Distance Education and Training
Brandy Lyn Brown

National Intelligence University
Dr. Jesse P. Samluk

National War College
Mr. Robert "Jaimie" Orr

School of Advanced Air and Space Studies
Dr. James Kiras

U.S. Army War College 
Dr. Larry D. Miller

U.S. Naval War College
Dr. Kristin Mulready-Stone