The School of Public Policy is host to several noteworthy visiting scholars, public- and private-sector officials, and policy leaders, providing students the chance to interact with those responsible for shaping policy in their respective fields.

graduation - Pepperdine University

Featured Event


Toward a Conservatism of Connection:
Reclaiming the American Project

June 27, 2018 – June 29, 2018
Malibu, CA



Recent Events  

Charles Murray - Pepperdine University

"The Future of the 'American Project' in a Highly Technological World"
Dr. Charles Murray
W. H. Brady Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

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Citizens' Initiative Review - Pepperdine University

Citizen's Initiative Review
A demonstration of one option for increasing engagement around the state ballot initiative.

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Education Conference - Pepperdine University

"Building Collaborative Education Policy in California"
Two panels focusing on challenges and future collaboration in education policy. Keynote address by Hanna Skandera (MPP '00), former secretary of education, New Mexico. 

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Rod Dreher - Pepperdine University

"Benedict Option: A Strategy for Faithful Civic Engagement"
Rod Dreher
Journalist and Writer

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