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Dr. Dan Caldwell

Dan Caldwell is currently Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.  Prof. Caldwell earned his AB, MA and PhD degrees at Stanford University and a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  He has held visiting faculty appointments at the University of Southern California, UCLA and Brown University.

Among the awards that Dr. Caldwell has received are Professor of the Year at Pepperdine University (1992), the Charles and Harriet Luckman Distinguished Teaching Award (1991, 1997), the Center for Teaching Excellence Award (2002), the Pew Faculty Fellowship in International Affairs at Harvard University (1990) and a United States Institute of Peace Fellowship (1987).

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

 Professor Caldwell is the author of American-Soviet Relations, The Dynamics of Domestic Politics of Arms Control, an introductory international relations textbook, World Politics and You and Seeking Security in an Insecure World (with Robert Williams).  In addition, he has edited four books: Henry Kissinger: His Personality and Policies, Soviet International Behavior and U.S. Policy Options, The Politics of Arms Control Treaty Ratification, and Diplomacy, Force and Leadership.  He has also written a number of articles and chapters in professional journals and books.

Prof. Caldwell is a member of the American Political Science Association, the Arms Control Association, the Council on Foreign Relations and the Pacific Council on International Policy.

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