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Dan E. Caldwell

Distinguished Professor of Political Science

Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 243
Phone: (310) 506-4573
Fax: (310) 506-7271

  • Ph.D., and M.A, Stanford University, 1978
  • M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1971
  • A.B., History, Stanford University, 1970
  • American Foreign Policy
  • International Relations
  • Arms Control and International Security
  • Senior Seminar in International Studies
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Listed in Contemporary Authors, Who's Who in American Education and Who's Who in the West.
  • Member of the Clinton-Gore Transition Team for the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, Washington, D.C., December 1992; Gore-Lieberman Arms Control Task Force, 2000; Kerry-Edwards Working Group on Weapons of Mass Destruction, 2004.
  • Professor of the Year, Student Alumni Association, Seaver College, Pepperdine University, 1992
  • Charles and Harriet Luckman Distinguished Teaching Award, 1991, 1996.
  • Center for Teaching Excellence Award for Teaching, 2003.
  • Pew Faculty Fellowship in International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 1990-91.
  • Malone Fellow, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations, 1990.
  • United States Institute of Peace Fellowship, 1987-88.
  • American Political Science Association
  • Arms Control Association
  • Council on Foreign Relations
  • Pacific Council on International Policy
Academic Interests:
  • International Relations
  • National Security and Arms Control
  • Russian-American Relations
Selected Works:
  • World Politics and You, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall Publishers, Inc., 2000.
  • The Dynamics of Domestic Politics and Arms Control: The SALT II Treaty Ratification Debate. Columbia, South Carolina: The University of South Carolina Press, 1991.
  • American-Soviet Relations: From 1947 to the Nixon-Kissinger Grand Design. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981.
  • Co-editor with Timothy J. McKeown. Diplomacy, Force and Leadership: Essays in Honor of Alexander L. George. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1993.
  • Co-editor with Michael Krepon. The Politics of Arms Control Treaty Ratification. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
  • Editor. Soviet International Behavior and U.S. Policy Options. Lexington, Massachusetts: Lexington Books, 1985.
  • Editor. Henry Kissinger: His Personality and Policies. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1983.
  • Co-authored with Robert E. Williams, Jr. Seeking Security in an Insecure World. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 2006.