The first volume of On Contested Shores: The Evolving Role of Amphibious Operations in the History of Warfare was published by Marine Corps University Press in 2020. Co-editors B.A. Friedman and Timothy Heck are now recruiting chapter authors for a second edited volume featuring expert strategic analysis, historical analysis, and commentary on the past, present, and future of amphibious operations across the range of military operations. Building on the success of the first volume, approximately twenty scholars will engage subjects ranging from the history of amphibious operations, doctrinal and national perspectives, and the future of amphibious operations. Each essay will not only shed light on the past but also illuminate critical methods for understanding current and coming conflicts. It is anticipated that submissions should be between 3,500 and 6,000 words with citations and endnotes as necessary. Interested applicants should email a 500-word abstract and a one-page CV (per participant) no later than 15 February 2022 to the editors at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and include "OCS 2 Chapter Proposal" in the email subject line. Selected participants will be notified by late March 2022 and will be asked to submit a full draft by 1 August 2022.