The UVU Journal of National Security is Utah’s first student-edited academic journal focused on national security issues. It is published twice annually -- in April and December -- and supported by the Center for National Security Studies at UVU. The JNS publishes timely, insightful articles on critical national security matters, including topics relating to foreign affairs, intelligence, homeland security, terrorism, and national defense. The JNS accepts articles from UVU students, alumni, faculty, staff, and administration.  Submissions should be sent to the JNS Editor-in-Chief at

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Ryan Griffith

Executive Editor:
Sam Elzinga

Managing Editor:
Lisa Jones
Joesph Lloyd
Andrew Jensen
Baillie Sigman

Faculty Advisors:
Geoffrey Cockerham
Greg Jackson
John Macfarlane
Mike Smidt
Debra Thornton
Ryan Vogel