CTPP Fellows participate in a two-semester research symposium designed exclusively for them to explore topical areas in more depth. Together with a faculty mentor, each fellow produces a piece of original research in national security.
These research papers and presentations are available to the public for review. Written permission was given by the respective authors. The views expressed in student academic research papers are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of Duke University, the Department of Defense, or the U.S. Government.
United States Senate Confirmations for Four-star Military Officers: Effectiveness & Efficiency, Commander Jay C. Sego, 2017 Final Presentation
Missile Defense and China by Lieutenant Colonel Paul T. Darling, 2014 – Final Paper
The Delta of Command: The Increasing Gap Between Character and Competence in the Navy’s Commanding Officer Screening and Selection by Captain Milton J. Sands III, 2014 – Final Paper
Retaining Officer Talent by Colonel Nathan B. Hunsinger Jr, 2013 – Final Paper