Karie Riddle walks on the streets of the old town center of New Delhi, India in summer 2013. Riddle studied Hindi and did exploratory research before becoming a professor at Pepperdine in 2021. Photo courtesy of Karie RiddleKarie Riddle, assistant professor of Political Science, was on a path to becoming a policy maker when she took a detour that led to teaching. When … [Read more...] about New Tenure-Track Stars: Political Science Professor Empowers Students
2020 alumna Milan Loiacono glances back at the camera while walking down a corridor in Vienna, Austria. Photo courtesy of Milan Loiacono It’s a question that lurks in every college student’s mind. What to do after college? For some students, the answer is easy: Go abroad. The decision to go abroad is the product of planning and conversations with advisers and professors. … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Students Engage in Global Opportunities After Graduation
Howard Jean-Denis sits for his interview with "Good Morning America," which aired Oct. 9. Jean-Denis said the aim of the interview was to endorse and advertise the PhD Project, a nonprofit that works to increase diversity. Photo courtesy of Howard Jean-DenisThree months into his time at Pepperdine, Howard Jean-Denis, professor of Strategic Management, had a featured segment … [Read more...] about New Business Prof. Emphasizes Diversity in Academia on ‘Good Morning America’
Recycled and thrown away plastic waste lay strewn across a table. To help reduce plastic waste, a Pepperdine professor and student researched the level of disgust people associate with single-use plastic waste. Photo by Ali LevensFrom home delivery to curbside drop-off, Americans live in the time of takeout. No dishes, no cross-contamination, no problem, right? Wrong.Research … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Study Aims to Turn Single-Use Plastic Repulsion Into a Greater Discussion
Art by Ally Armstrong When thinking of situations that foster trust, for most people, the Darknet is not something that immediately comes to mind. Assistant Professor of Economics Julia Norgaard is not "most people." Norgaard took the stage during last week's TEDxPepperdine event to inform listeners of the lessons the Darknet can teach about trust. In a Q&A with the … [Read more...] about What’s Your Ted Talk?