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Dan Caldwell, Ph.D. 
Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Seaver College

Phone: (310) 506-4573
Location: Malibu Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • International relations
  • U.S. foreign policy
  • International security and arms control
  • U.S. policy toward Afghanistan and Iraq

Dan Caldwell served for three years on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. During that time, he held positions at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and the Executive Office of the President in Washington, D.C.

Caldwell is the author of American-Soviet Relations, The Dynamics of Domestic Politics of Arms Control, World Politics and You (an international relations textbook), Seeking Security in an Insecure World (with Robert E. Williams) and, most recently, Vortex of Conflict: U.S. Policy Toward Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq. He also has edited four other books and written a number of articles and chapters in professional journals and books.

Caldwell has appeared as an expert commentator on Fox News Channel, C-SPAN, KCAL 9, KTTV Fox 11, KNX 1070 News Radio, KFWB News 980 Radio, and KABC-AM Radio. He has been quoted as an expert in such publications as Science and the Los Angeles Times, and has written Op-Eds for the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor.

Dan Caldwell will be located at the Washington D.C. Campus (August 2010 - May 2011)

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