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Institute for Public Policy Studies


Richard Caldwell

Richard A. Caldwell

Director, Professor
Phone: 303-871-2468
Email: [email protected]


Richard Allen Caldwell is the Director of the Institute for Public Policy Studies, Director of the Graduate and Undergraduate Degree Programs in Public Policy and Professor of Public Policy. Mr. Caldwell received his bachelor's degree in Philosophy and English Literature cum laude from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Both his law degree and master's degree in sociology of law are from the University of Denver. A former member of the senior administration at the University of Denver, Mr. Caldwell focused on university strategy and restructuring. He completed the advanced program in higher education management at Harvard University. Among Mr. Caldwell's recent courses are: Power and Policy: the Modern History of American Public Policy; Federal Budgetary Policy; The Supreme Court and Public Policy; and Innovation Nation: Policy Challenges of Advanced Technology, Privacy, Robotics and Employment in the 21st-Century.


  • Fiscal Policy