The Amos Perlmutter Prize

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The Amos Perlmutter Prize

Journal of Strategic Studies

About the prize

The Editors of the Journal of Strategic Studies are pleased to announce the annual Amos Perlmutter Prize.

The prize, named in memory of the founding editor of the journal, recognizes the best essay submitted for publication to the Journal of Strategic Studies by a junior faculty member.

You can read the full list of prize winning articles below.

Previous Prize Winning Articles

Year Author(s) Article Volume Issue
2021 Samuel Zilincik Technology is awesome, but so what?! Exploring the relevance of technologically inspired awe to the construction of military theories 44 1
2020 Kristin Ven Bruusgaard Russian nuclear strategy and conventional inferiority 43 1
2019 Mark S. Bell Nuclear opportunism: A theory of how states use nuclear weapons in international politics 42 1
2018 Max Smeets A Matter of Time: On the Transitory Nature of Cyberweapons 41 1-2
2017 Anit Mukherjee Fighting Separately: Jointness and Civil-Military Relations in India 40 1-2
2016 Susan B. Martin Norms, Military Utility, and the Use/Non-use of Weapons: The Case of Anti-plant and Irritant Agents in the Vietnam War 39 3
2015 Austin Long & Brendan Rittenhouse Green Stalking the Secure Second Strike: Intelligence, Counterforce, and Nuclear Strategy 38 1-2
2014 Kersti Larsdotter Regional Support for Afghan Insurgents: Challenges for Counterinsurgency Theory and Doctrine 37 1
2013 Dmitry Dima Adamsky The 1983 Nuclear Crisis – Lessons for Deterrence Theory and Practice 36 1
2012 Jeffrey H. Michaels Managing Global Counterinsurgency: The Special Group (CI) 1962–1966 35 1
2011 Alex S. Wilner Deterring the Undeterrable: Coercion, Denial, and Delegitimization in Counterterrorism 34 1
2010 Michael Beckley Economic Development and Military Effectiveness 33 1
2009 Daniel R. Morris Surprise and Terrorism: A Conceptual Framework 32 1
2008 Avi Kober The Israel defense forces in the Second Lebanon War: Why the poor performance? 31 1

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