Robert Baldwin Lloyd, Ph.D.

International Studies & Languages Division

Pepperdine University

24255 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu , CA 90263

Phone: (310) 506-7652

Email: rlloyd@pepperdine.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University , Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington , D.C. , May 1998

 

M.R.P., Cornell University , Ithaca , NY , May 1985

         Areas of Specialization: City and Regional Planning and Development

         Professional Master Scholarship (Departmental Award)

         Loula Lasker Fellowship Fund (Thesis Award)

         Master�s Thesis: Development of the Plan of Pensacola : 1559-1821. Subsequently published by the Florida Historical Quarterly

B.A., cum laude, University of Arizona, Tucson , AZ , May 1983

         Geography Major/Spanish Minor

         Gildea Scholarship (National Geography Scholarship), 1982

         Outstanding Senior (National Geography Honor), 1983

         University Honors Program/College, 1980-1983

         Dean�s List, 1979-1983

         Started U.A. chapter of national geography honorary society

         University of Arizona-Guadalajara , Mexico Summer Semester Program

 

Professional Experience

University Teaching

Seaver College , Pepperdine University , Malibu , CA .

         Associate Professor of International Relations: August 2006 � Present

         Assistant Professor of International Relations: August 2002 � July 2006

         Visiting Assistant Professor of International Relations:  August 1999 � July 2002

         Visiting Professor of Political Science:  August 1997 � July 1999

 

Courses Taught

American Political Process (POSC 200). Introductory required course on American government: history, principles, institutions, processes, and policymaking. Includes review of California politics

 

Government and Politics of Advanced Industrial States (POSC 553). Upper division comparative politics course that examines the political institutions and processes of the United Kingdom , France , Germany , and Japan . Also explores the impact of the European Union on the politics of Western Europe

 

Government and Politics of Developing Areas (POSC 558). Upper division comparative politics course that examines the political economy of the developing world, particularly Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East

 

International Relations of Africa (POSC 592.1). Upper division comparative/international relations course that illustrates IR theories in light of African state examples. Includes an examination of international organizations, collective security, alliances, genocide, and American foreign policy toward the continent

 

International Conflict Resolution (POSC 592.2). An upper division international relations introductory course to the field of conflict resolution, including an overview of the sources of and responses to international conflict. Covers selected topics of mediation, peacekeeping, intervention, and the problem of subnational secession

 

Democratization and Development in Africa (POSC 592.3). An upper division comparative politics course examining issues related to political and economic liberalization in Africa , including the challenges posed by HIV/AIDS. Course is taught on-site in South Africa and Swaziland during the summer

 

Urban Development and Problems (POSC 537). An upper division political science/sociology course that examines the structure of cities and the processes of urbanization from political, sociological, economic, and planning perspectives. Compares the process of urbanization in Latin America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America

 

Campaigns and Elections (POSC 599). Upper division directed study, including an internship with Randy Hoffman�s (R) 1996 congressional campaign to unseat incumbent CA Rep. Brad Sherman (D) to illustrate academic presentation of principles and practices of political campaigns and elections

 

Environmental Politics (POSC 599). Upper division directed study, including a Washington, DC-based internship with a U.S. Senator that includes a detailed examination of the process of congressional delegation in environmental regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency

 

Freshman Seminar (GSS 199). A required class for incoming freshman. Register and advise students, teach a thematic course (conflict and its resolution), and develop a positive identification among students toward Pepperdine

 

School of Public Policy , Pepperdine University , Malibu , CA. 1999�Present

John M. Olin Distinguished Visiting Professor of Public Policy (2000-2001)

International Relations of Africa (MPP 665). Graduate level comparative/international relations course that illustrates IR theories in light of African state examples. Includes an examination of international organizations, collective security, alliances, genocide, economic development, and American foreign policy toward the continent

International Conflict Management (MPP 668). Graduate level course on the field of conflict management, including an overview of the sources of and responses to international conflict. Covers selected topics of mediation, peacekeeping, intervention, and the problem of subnational secession

 

School of Law, Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University

Special Lecture on Conflict Resolution Theory. Special lecture to law students on the sources of conflict, presented a theoretical model to evaluate the likelihood of civil conflict, using the 1994 Los Angeles riots as a case study

 

Academic Program Administration

Pepperdine University , Malibu , CA , May 1999-present

         Chair, International Studies & Languages Division, August 2000�Present

         Coordinator, International Studies Program, May 1999�Present

         Program Director , South Africa / Swaziland International Programs, Summer 2003, 2004, 2006

 

 

 

 

 

Nongovernmental Program Administration

SIL International, Inc (A non-profit international development and academic nongovernmental organization), 1987-93

International Director for Intergovernmental Relations, Washington , D.C. , 1993-July 1997

         Represented SIL at meetings on international development-related issues with UN officials in New York , Geneva , and Paris and U.S. officials in Washington

         Led in obtaining high-level consultative status for SIL with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations

Country Director ( Mozambique ), Maputo, Mozambique, 1991-1993

         Responsible for multi-year contract with the Government of Mozambique to provide consulting assistance for educational, linguistic, and literacy development projects of country�s ethno-linguistic groups

         Supervised a Western expatriate and local-hire staff of 25, including Ph.D.-level consultants

         Managed the first-ever scientific and systematic socio-linguistic survey of Mozambique

         Oversaw the linguistic, literacy, and anthropology programs

Assistant Country Director for Mozambique ( Johannesburg Office) 1990-1991

         Developed in South Africa logistical support for the Mozambique program, and contacted government, academic, and NGO organizations for future linguistic work in Southern Africa .

Special Assistant to Africa Area Director, Nairobi, Kenya, 1988-1990

         Assessed, prioritized, and presented recommendations to headquarters for funding (approximately 1.5 million dollars annually) development projects in Africa . Involved travel to around 20 African countries and several European countries

         Developed long-range strategic plans for existing and possible government contracts

Business/Government Administration

Catawba Regional Development Corporation (Non-profit economic development arm of the Catawba Regional Planning Council), Rock Hill, SC, 1985-1987

Director/Economic Development Specialist

         Directed corporation and presented economic development activities to business and government leaders in four- county region of Upstate South Carolina

         Invested corporate funds in promising, but high-risk business start-ups and expansions

         Managed 23 client accounts, whose financing from CRDC totaled $2 million

Research Projects

Research Associate with Dr. I. William Zartman , Jacob Blaustein Professor of Conflict Resolution and International Organization and Director of the African Studies Program at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C.

         Analyzed ways that international conflicts had been successfully managed. Published as Governance as Conflict Management: Politics and Violence in West Africa, I. William Zartman , ed., Brookings Institution Press, Washington , D.C. , 1997

 

Staff Rapporteur, SAIS-Johns Hopkins University/Carnegie Corporation, Washington , D.C. , September 1995-December 1996

         Editor for series of seminars of multinational academics and senior-level policy makers. Assessed the phenomenon of state collapse, its relationship to conflict resolution theory, and potential intervention policies by international organizations like the United Nations or countries such as the United States

 

Researcher, Institute of International Education/Ford Foundation & Carnegie Corporation, New York , September 1994-June 1995

         Evaluated effectiveness of sixteen-year seminar program (funded by Ford and Carnegie) for British and Canadian parliamentarians and American congressmen designed to deepen their understanding of international affairs and foster closer transatlantic ties

 

 

Publications

Journals/Book Articles

�The American Empire,� Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on the United States, Berkshire Publishing Group/Congressional Quarterly Press, Washington , DC , Forthcoming

�Mozambique�s Foreign Relations Toward the United States,� Encyclopedia of Global Perspectives on the United States, Berkshire Hathaway, Washington, DC, Forthcoming

�Zimbabwe,� Countries at the Crossroads, 2006: A Survey of Democratic Governance, Freedom House, Rowman & Littlefield, Publishers, Lanham, MD, May 2006

�Rebuilding the Liberian State , Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, Vol. 105, No. 691, May 2006, pp. 229-233

Zimbabwe ,� Governments of the World: Citizen Rights and Responsibilities, MacMillan/Gale Publishing, Farmington Hills , MI , May 2006

�Mozambique,� Countries at the Crossroads, 2005: A Survey of Democratic Governance, Freedom House, Rowman & Littlefield, Publishers, Lanham, MD, June 2005

�Expecting Satisfaction: Negotiating a Durable Peace in South Africa,� Peace vs. Justice: Negotiating Forward- and Backward-Looking Outcomes, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, MD, June 2005

Zimbabwe ,� Countries at the Crossroads, 2004: A Survey of Democratic Governance, Freedom House, New York , 2004. Excerpts of this article were reprinted and used with permission in the �Visions of Zimbabwe � Exhibition, Manchester Art Gallery , Manchester , England , 4 December 2004- 13 February 2005

�Nigeria�s Democratic Generals,� Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, Vol. 103, No. 673, pp. 215-220, May 2004

Zimbabwe : The Making of an Autocratic �Democracy,� Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, Vol. 101, No. 655, pp. 219-224. May 2002. Republished in Developing World 2003-04, McGraw Hill/Dushkin, Guilford , CT , 2003

�Conflict Resolution or Transformation? An Analysis of the South African and Mozambican Political Settlements,� International Negotiation : A Journal of Theory and Practice, Kluwer Law International ( Cambridge , MA and The Hague ), 6: 303-329, 2001

Mozambique : The Terror of War, the Tensions of Peace,� Current History: A Journal of Contemporary World Affairs, Vol. 94, No. 655, pp. 152-155. April 1995

�Development of the Plan of Pensacola : 1559-1821,� Florida Historical Quarterly, Spring 1986

Newspaper Commentaries/Articles

�A Terrorist War Poses Real Peril for the U.S. ,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, September 23, 2001

�Hate-Crimes Law is Not the Answer,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, September 6, 1999

�U.S. Intervention in Kosovo had Costs and Benefits,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, July 1, 1999

�New Century Brings New Challenges for U.S. Diplomats,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, January 14, 1999

�International Threats Require an Engaged President,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, August 30, 1998

�Foreign Terrorism a Manageable Risk,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, August 16, 1998

�American Foreign Aid Buys Influence, Not Votes: Like poker, you have to have chips to play the game of power,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, June 25, 1998

�Study�s Call to End Foreign Aid Misguided,� The Daily News ( Los Angeles , CA ), Op-ed, June 23, 1998

Northern Ireland : The Time Was Ripe for a Political Settlement,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, June 1, 1998

�New Era: All Countries Must Grapple With How to Prevent the Spread of Nuclear Weapons,� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, May 17, 1998

�Trade: President�s Visit Opened Eyes to Progress on Continent [Africa],� The Star ( Ventura County , CA ), Op-ed, April 17, 1998

�Ethnic Nationalism and Globalism: A Review Article,� Notes on Anthropology Journal, Summer Institute of Linguistics, October 1996

Chad Survives Despite Ethnic Differences,� The Washington Times, October 5, 1995

�Factionalism, Outside Interference Eroded Authority in N�Djamena,� The Washington Times, October 5, 1995

�Multi-Party Elections in Mozambique ,� The Foreign Observer, Vol. 5, No. 4, December 1994

 

Papers Presented

�Expectations and the Implementation of Negotiated Political Settlements: The Case of South Africa ,� American Political Science Association, Chicago , September 2004.

�Track II Mediation in the Beagle Channel (Argentina) Dispute,� Conference on International Negotiation , Pepperdine University and the Processes in International Negotiation (PIN) Program, the International Institute for Applied Systems, Vienna, Austria, October 18-20, 2002, Malibu, CA.

�Faith-Based Diplomacy,� Consultation on Faith-Based Diplomacy, sponsored by International Center for Religion & Diplomacy (Washington, DC) and the Patterson School of Diplomacy, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, October 5-6, 2001.

�I�m Not Dead Yet: The Sovereign State in an Era of Globalization,� International Studies Association, Hong Kong , July 26-28, 2001 .

�Christian Mediation in International Conflicts,� Christians in Political Science, 3rd National Conference, Point Loma Nazarene University , June 7-8, 2001 .

�Expecting Satisfaction: Negotiating a Durable Peace in South Africa,� Forward Looking Outcomes Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Vienna), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, June 1-3, 2001.

�The Sovereign State in an Age of Globalization,� Western Political Studies Association, San Jose , CA , March 26, 2000 .

�The Role of NGOs in Conflicted States,� SIL, Inc., Washington , D.C. , 27-28 April 1999.

�The Impact of Globalization on State Sovereignty,� International Studies Association � West, Annual Conference, Claremont Graduate University , October 10, 1998 .

�The Geopolitics of the Caspian Sea Basin,� Ventura County World Affairs Council, Ronald Reagan Library, Simi Valley, CA, March 15, 1998.

 

Conferences Attended

�Expectations and the Implementation of Negotiated Political Settlements: The Case of South Africa ,� American Political Science Association, Chicago , September 2004.

 

�Africa in Perspective,� Capitol Hill Campus, George Mason University , Washington , D.C. , April 20-23, 2004.

�Conflict and Its Resolution in Zartman�s World,� 23rd Annual Conference of the SAIS African Studies Program Presents a Festschrift in Honor of I. William Zartman, Washington, D.C., 16-17 April 2004.

�Capstone Panel on Malaria Interdiction in Kenya ,� School of Public Policy, April 2, 2004.

�The War in Iraq: One Year Later,� A Debate with Dr. Michael Intriligator, Dean Emeritus, UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research, carried in from of studio audience on KPCC 89.3, Talk of the City, hosted by Kitty Felde, March 18, 2004.

�Conflict and Security in Africa,� 2004 Symposium on Africa, Oaks Christian High School, Westlake Village, CA, March 17, 2004.

Reconciling Neighbors: Negotiating the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Panel on Peace and Democracy in the Middle East, University of California , Irvine , 26 February 2004

�A Community in Dialogue: The War in Iraq ,� Panel Discussion, Elkins Auditorium, moderated by President Andrew K. Benton, March 30, 2003.

Conference on International Negotiation , Pepperdine University and the Processes in International Negotiation (PIN) Program, the International Institute for Applied Systems (Vienna, Austria), October 18-20, 2002, Malibu, CA.

American Political Science Association, Boston , MA , September 2002

�Fighting a War on Terrorism: What Does it Mean?� Roundtable Discussion, Seaver College , October 2, 2001

�Making Connections in the Classroom: Christian Faith and Creative Learning,� Seaver College , Malibu , CA , May 8-12, 2000

International Studies Association, Los Angeles , March 2000

American Political Science Association, Atlanta , GA , August 1999

�Outcomes Assessment Conference,� Kings College , Wilkes-Barre , PA , April 1999.

American Political Science Association, Boston , MA , August 1998

American Political Science Association, Washington , D.C. , August 1997

 

Media Interviews

Voice of America, Interviewed by Jela Jevremovic on growing collapse of Zimbabwe under President Robert Mugabe, October 6, 2005.

KWVS. �Making Waves,� Debate with Dr. Chris Soper on Bush/Kerry and the 2004 election. Interviewed by Kylie Robertson. March 17, 2004.

�The War in Iraq: One Year Later,� A Debate with Dr. Michael Intriligator, Dean Emeritus, UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research, carried in from of studio audience on KPCC 89.3, Talk of the City, hosted by Kitty Felde, March 18, 2004.

Ventura County Star . Interviewed by David Montero regarding impact on coalition of Spanish pullout from Iraq , March 17, 2004.

Channel 1 News, Freddie Wineburg, Background interview on 10th year anniversary on Rwanda genocide, March 9, 2004.

Voice of America, Interviewed on Somali conflict, October 6, 2003.

Los Angeles Business Journal, Interviewed by Rebecca Semcken on bounty on Saddam Hussein�s two recently killed sons, July 23, 2003.

Voice of America, Interviewed by David Dougherty on Liberian crisis, July 18, 2003.

Channel 1 News, Todd Brown, Interviewed on Liberian crisis, July 11, 2003.

Voice of America, Interviewed by Victor Morales on Zimbabwe �s increasing political and economic turmoil, January 1, 2003.

Voice of America, Interviewed by Victor Morales on Mugabe�s Zimbabwe and U.S. foreign policy toward the country, October 2, 2002

National Public Radio, �All Things Considered,� Prospects for Zimbabwe after the Elections, March 18, 2002

CBS, Inside Edition, Terrorism and Bioterrorism , New York , October 17, 2001

KCAL 9, the U.S. War on Terrorism, Los Angeles , September 28, 2001

KCAL 9, the U.S. War on Terrorism, Los Angeles , September 19, 2001

KFWB AM 980, Terrorist Attacks, Los Angeles , September 11, 2001

San Francisco Chronicle, Terrorist Attacks, September 11, 2001

The Star ( Ventura County ), regulator contributor to topics of religious-based international conflict

University Service

Seaver College ( Pepperdine University ): Committees

Seaver Dean�s Cabinet

Seaver Academic Council

International Programs Council

International Studies Council

Committee on Named Chair, Professor, and Fellow Appointees of Seaver College

Seaver College Academic Ethics Committee

Olaf H. Tegner Award Selection Committee

Seaver Board of Visitors

Writer/Researcher, WASC Assessment for International Studies and Languages Division, Seaver College , 2003

 

Seaver College : Administration

Chair, International Studies & Languages Division, 2000-Present

Coordinator, International Studies Program, 1999-Present

Working closely with International Studies Council, helped increase the number of majors from 63 to 200.

International Program Director, Africa International Program, Summer 2003, 2004

Established first Seaver International Program in Africa

 

Seaver College : Invited Guest Speakers

Minister Zeidan Atashi, Israeli Knesset, �Israeli-Minority Relations,� February 28, 2005

Dr. Frederick Hale, University of Stellenbosch ( South Africa ), � South Africa ,� October 2004

Honorable Massimo Rocigno, Consul General of Italy , Los Angeles , � Italy in the New Millennium,� February 21, 2001

Honorable Dr. Hasaharu Kohno, Consul General of Japan , Los Angeles , �A Chance for Change: The U.S.-Japan Response to Terrorism,� November 27, 2001

Dr. Frederick Hale, University of Stellenbosch ( South Africa ), � South Africa �s Truth and Reconciliation Commission,� April 22, 2000

Dr. Frank Beckwith, Trinity Law School , �Pluralism, Law, and Public Policy,� November 5, 1998

Honorable Guy Yelda, Consul General of France , Los Angeles , �The Transatlantic Relationship,� December 1, 1997

Seaver College : Faculty Advisor to Student Organizations

Sigma Iota Rho, International Studies honor society

National Model United Nations

Young Professionals Global Network (YPGN)

 

School of Public Policy ( a graduate school of Pepperdine University )

Accompanied School of Public Policy Dean Jim Wilburn in Washington , D.C. for preliminary research on starting a program offering a Masters in International Relations

Foreign Languages

Reading , writing, and speaking ability in Spanish and Portuguese (Studied at the University of the Witwatersrand )

Limited reading ability in French

Limited speaking and reading ability in Swahili

Awards

Who�s Who Among America�s Teachers, 2000-05

 

Consultancies/Other

Researcher, Freedom House, Survey of Democratic Governance Project for U.S. State Department, 2003�Present.

 

Election Observer, International Republican Institute, Washington , DC , April 2003. Observed presidential elections in Imo State , Nigeria and Grand Gedeh County , Liberia .

 

Board Member, Regulatory Checkbook, Mt. Vernon , VA , January 2006 �Present. The NGO is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization whose mission is to ensure that the best available scientific and economic information is reflected in regulatory decisions.

 

Consultant, International Development Group, Democratization/Governance application for Angola project, SUNY Albany, August 2000.

 

Political Consultant, Christian Reformed Churches, Los Angeles County , Present nonpartisan analysis of every upcoming elections and propositions to special regional meeting of area churches, 1998�Present.

Election Observer, United Nations, New York , October-November 1994

         One of 29 Americans selected by U.S. State Department to observe, assess, and report on elections in Mozambique . Presented paper on ways to assess electoral outcomes prior to elections in countries recovering from civil war to a special session of the U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington , D.C.

Managing Director, Pamoja Travel Services, Ltd. Nairobi , Kenya , October 1989-November 1990.

         Co-founded with American and Kenyan businessmen a Kenya-registered travel agency, which turned profitable in the first year of operation.

Professional Memberships

American Political Science Association

International Studies Association

African Studies Association

©