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Malibu International Programs Office

The International Programs Office is located in:

TCC 131
24255 Pacific Coast Hwy
Malibu, CA 90263-4230

Phone: 310.506.4230

E-mail: International.Programs@pepperdine.edu

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m

Visit our International Programs Ambassador Page for student leaders that represent all global campus locations

 

Beth Laux, Executive Director of International Programs (beth.laux@pepperdine.edu)

  • Ed.D. student in Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, & Leadership, Northeastern University
  • MPA, Public Administration, University of Toledo 2007
  • B.A. Spanish & Political Science, Aquinas College 2002
  • International travel experiences: Studied, worked, and served as a missionary in 20+ countries
  • Beth provides the primary administrative oversight for the implementation and operation of all overseas programs for Seaver College

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Ron Cox, Associate Dean of International Programs (Ronald.Cox@pepperdine.edu) 

  • Ph.D Theology, University of Notre Dame 2005; M.Div., Pepperdine University 1996
  • B.S. Business Administration, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 1991
  • Associate Dean and Professor of Religion, Pepperdine, 2005 - present
  • IP Faculty-in-Residence for Florence, Heidelberg, and London programs
  • Dr. Cox primarily oversees International Programs academic affairs, internships, and program assessment and evaluations.

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Greg Muger, Director of Malibu Office (Greg.Muger@pepperdine.edu)

  • Ph.D. student in Global Leadership and Change, Pepperdine University
  • M.A. Leadership Studies, Azusa Pacific University 2003
  • B.A. Psychology, Azusa Pacific University 1998
  • International travel experiences: Studied and worked in Taiwan as well as worked in 35+ countries.
  • Greg is primarily responsible for the overall direction and guidance of the International Programs Malibu Office

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Natalie Forde, Assistant Director, Admissions and Preparations  (Natalie.M.Forde@pepperdine.edu)

  • Master of Public Administration, University of Southern California 2017; Certificate in International Policy and Planning, University of Southern California 2017; B.A. International Studies, Pepperdine University 2013
  • IP Alumnus of the Heidelberg and East Africa Programs
  • Countries visited: Studied and worked in Germany, Israel, and Uganda and visited 26 countries
  • Natalie is primarily responsible for oversight and management of the student admissions and preparations process, including program enrollment, vital documents, visas, flights and IP scholarships.

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LaShunte Portrey, Assistant Director, Recruitment & Student Development (LaShunte.Portrey@pepperdine.edu)

  • Master of Philosophy and Education, Teachers College at Columbia University 2012; B.A. in English Literature, Perpetual Member of the Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University; 2010
  • Countries visited: Studied and worked in Tanzania and visited Kenya, Ethiopia, Amsterdam, Dubai, Qatar, Mexico, and Japan (forthcoming July 2019)
  • LaShunte is primarily responsible for promoting and enhancing study abroad opportunities through marketing, events, and student development.

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Beverly Cawyer, Manager of Academics & Internships (Beverly.Cawyer@pepperdine.edu )

  • Master of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law 2014; B.A. Communication, Pepperdine University 2012
  • IP Alumnus of the Florence and Lausanne Internship Programs
  • Countries visited: Studied and worked in Italy and visited Thailand, Dominican Republic, Austria, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Russia, Israel, Egypt, Spain, Germany, France, Canada
  • Beverly is primarily responsible for management of academic affairs, internship programs, and visas.
 

Coordinator of Office Operations (Currently in hiring process)

 

 

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 Maureen McCue, Executive Assistant to the Dean (Maureen.McCue@pepperdine.edu)

  • Master of Business Administration, Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business; B.S. Zoology, California State University Long Beach

  • Countries visited: France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Germany, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, and the Netherlands

  • Maureen is primarily responsible for management of financial affairs for International Programs and provides executive assistance to the Dean of International Programs