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

Phone: (310) 506-4573
E-mail: dan.caldwell@pepperdine.edu
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)

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
 


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Harry Caldwell, J.D. 
Professor of Law
School of Law

Phone: (310) 506-4669
E-mail: harry.caldwell@pepperdine.edu
Location: Malibu Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Criminal law and procedure
  • State trial practice
  • Trial advocacy

Prior to joining the faculty at Pepperdine's School of Law, Harry Caldwell served as a trial deputy with the Riverside District Attorney's office and later served in a similar position with the Santa Barbara District Attorney. In 1980, he joined the law faculty at Pepperdine where he focuses on trial advocacy, criminal procedure and criminal law. Caldwell was honored as a Luckman Distinguished Teaching Fellow in 1991 and again in 2000. Also in 2000, the Roscoe Pound Institute selected him as the nation's premier trial practice teacher.

Caldwell has written extensively in the areas of criminal procedure and trial advocacy. In 1998, he co-wroteLadies and Gentlemen of the Jury: The Ten Greatest Closing Arguments. the Los Angeles Times selected the book for its Best Nonfiction of 1998 Award. In 1990, he wrote The California Criminal Trialbook. He also co-authored The Art and Science of Trial Advocacy with Pepperdine professors Tim Perrin and Carol Chase.

Caldwell also represents inmates on California's death row in their appeals to the California Supreme Court. Caldwell has been featured as an expert in several publications including the Ventura County Star.

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
 


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Robert E. Williams, Jr., Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Political Science
Seaver College

Phone: (310) 506-4175
E-mail: robert.williams@pepperdine.edu
Location: Malibu Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • International security
  • Human rights
  • International law
  • Transnational criminal organizations and trafficking

Robert Williams is the author, with Dan Caldwell, of Seeking Security in an Insecure World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006). He has also written a number of articles and book chapters on arms control and human rights and is a former Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow in Arms Control and Disarmament. His current research focuses on the impact of international human rights norms on U.S. law and policy.

Williams has served on the boards of two Los Angeles-based human rights organizations, the International Monitor Institute and El Rescate. He speaks frequently on campus and in the community on topics related to human rights and international security.

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
 

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