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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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Bruce Herschensohn,  
Senior Fellow, School of Public Policy
School of Public Policy

Phone: (310) 506-7691
E-mail: stanley.b.herschensohn@pepperdine.edu
Location: Malibu Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • U.S. foreign policy

After service in the U.S. Air Force, Bruce Herschensohn began his own motion picture company and was appointed director of Motion Pictures and Television for the U.S. Information Agency (USIA). During his tenure, the USIA received an Oscar from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

Among his numerous awards and honors, Herschensohn was selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Men in the federal government; received the second highest civilian award, the Distinguished Service Medal; and became deputy special assistant to President Nixon. Herschensohn was a fellow at the John F. Kennedy Institute of Politics at Harvard University, was chairman of the University Board at Pepperdine University, and was appointed a member of the Reagan Transition Team. He is a television and radio political commentator. In addition, he was the 1992 Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in California and is currently a nonresident associate fellow of the Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom.

Herschensohn's books include: Passport: An Epic Novel of the Cold War, The Gods of Antenna, Lost Trumpets, Hawks Without Wings, Doves Without Conscience, Hong Kong at the Handover, Across the Taiwan Strait, An American Amnesia: How the US Congress Forced the Surrenders of South Vietnam and Cambodia, Above Empyrean: A Novel of the Final Days of the War Against Islamist Terrorism

 

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
Christina Ramirez
Manager of Communication
School of Public Policy
Direct: (310) 506-7497
E-mail: christina.ramirez@pepperdine.edu


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Robert G. Kaufman, J.D., Ph.D. 
Professor of Public Policy
School of Public Policy

Phone: (310) 506-7601
E-mail: robert.kaufman@pepperdine.edu
Location: Malibu Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • American foreign policy
  • National security
  • Presidential politics
  • Elections
  • International relations

Robert G. Kaufman is a political scientist specializing in American foreign policy, national security, international relations, and various aspects of American politics. He has written frequently for scholarly journals and popular publications, including The Weekly Standard, Policy Review, The Washington Times, The New York Times, the Baltimore Sun, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Kaufman has also appeared on various media outlets including KCBS, KCAL, KNX Newsradio, KFWB Newsradio, NPR's Talk of the Nation, Time Warner's Beyond the Beltway, FOX News Channel and C-SPAN.

Kaufman is the author of three books. In Defense of the Bush Doctrine, published by University Press of Kentucky was released in 2007. In 2000, his biography, Henry M. Jackson: A Life in Politics, received the Emil and Katherine Sick Award for best book on the history of the Pacific Northwest. His first book, Arms Control During the Prenuclear Era, studied the interwar naval treaties and their linkage to the outbreak of World War II in the Pacific. Kaufman also assisted President Richard M. Nixon in the research and writing of Nixon's final book, Beyond Peace. He is currently in the research phase of a biorgraphy on President Ronald Reagan, focusing on his presidency and his quest for it.

Media Contact Information

Office of Public Relations
Pepperdine University
Direct: (310) 506-4138
E-mail: pr@pepperdine.edu
Christina Ramirez
Manager of Communication
School of Public Policy
Direct: (310) 506-7497
E-mail: christina.ramirez@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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