DKI APCSS welcomes written proposals from current and former faculty and visiting scholars to contribute book chapters to the publication of an edited volume commemorating the Center’s 30th anniversary in 2025.

This volume will address issues of comprehensive security cooperation in the Indo-Pacific by considering (a) cooperative, strategic approaches to the Indo-Pacific, (b) competition for allies, partners, and regional architectures, (c) security challenges from China, North Korea, Russia, and violent extremist organizations, (d) security sector capacity building, good governance and reform, and the advancement of Women, Peace, Security (WPS), and (e) new developments and norms in domains of consequences, including critical issues of economic security, emerging technology and technology competition, media and information security, climate and environmental resilience, cyber and space, global health security, and maritime security.

Format requirements – Chicago Manual of Style: Times New Roman, 12-point font, 1” margins, double spaced, ½” paragraph indentation, endnotes, no bibliography, etc.

Proposals (abstract and bio)
  • Submission deadline: November 19, 2023
  • Abstract: title and main argument
  • Length: 500 words maximum
  • Bio sketch: 150 words max (on-file bios used for internals, submissions from externals)
  • Acceptance notification by January 15, 2024
  • Email: Dr. James Minnich at
Paper Outline (author and editor’s shape paper to fit book)
First Drafts
  • Submission deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Length: 2,000 to 4,000 words
  • Selection: The selection of papers will be subject to a review of the first draft
  • Email: Dr. James Minnich at
Completed Paper
  • Submission deadline: August 15, 2024 (for preliminary editorial review)
  • Length: 2,000 to 6,000 words
  • Email: Dr. James Minnich at
Editors and Points of Contact:
  • Dr. James M. Minnich, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.), Professor
  • Dr. Deon Canyon, Associate Dean of Academics and Professor