The 2016 William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium 

The Colby Symposium attracts world-class thought leaders and nationally-acclaimed authors to Norwich for two days each April to engage with students, faculty, staff and alumni. Stay tuned for announcements of participants and guest authors.

2015 Symposium Participants

  • Lewis “Bob” Sorley, PhD, author of A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America’s Last Years in Vietnam; Vietnam Chronicles: The Abrams Tapes, 1968-1972; Thunderbolt: General Creighton Abrams and the Army of His Times; Honorable Warrior: General Harold K. Johnson and the Ethics of Command.
  • Cheri Caddy ’90, Director for Cybersecurity Policy Integration and Outreach, National Security Council, the White House.
  • Peter Stephenson, Director, Center for Advanced Computing and Digital Forensics and Director, Global Cyber Threat Observatory
  • COL Douglas V. Mastriano, PhD, 2015 Colby Award-winning author of Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne.
  • Carlo D’Este, author and Executive Director, Colby Symposium
  • Ed Tracy, President, Roxbury Road Creative, LLC and former Symposium Executive Director
  • Col Stephen Pomeroy, USMC (Ret.) Associate Director and Lecturer, School of Business & Management
  • 2014 Colby Award winner Logan Beirne


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