The Col. Arthur D. Simons Center for the Study of Interagency Cooperation has announced the winners of the 2011 Command and General Staff College Faculty Writing Competition.
First place goes to Dr. Nathan W. Toronto, School of Advanced Military Studies, for his paper, “Active Inaction: Interagency Security Assistance to Egypt.”
Second place goes to Dr. William J. Davis, Department of Joint Interagency and Multinational Operations, for his paper, “After Ten Years of Working Through Conflict Together, Is Defense Still From Mars and State Still from Venus?”
The Col. Arthur D. Simons Center Faculty Writing Competition is an annual event inviting CGSC faculty members to submit original papers examining aspects of interagency cooperation, coordination, or collaboration at the operational and tactical levels of conflict. Its purpose is to foster and encourage scholarship in interagency affairs that enhances education and discourse at the college, facilitate broader and more effective cooperation within the U.S. government at the level of application, and showcase the intellectual capital of the college’s faculty. The winning author receives $250 and the second place author receives $200. Papers are also considered for publication by the Simons Center through the CGSC Foundation Press.