Skip Navigation

Welcome to Pepperdine University

Faculty Directory

Photo of Robert C.

Robert C. "Bob" Paull, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Education

Ph.D., University of Southern California; M.A.T., Duke University; B.A., Dickinson College

Dr. Paull brings to Pepperdine more than 25 years of experience as a teacher, counselor, administrator, curriculum writer, and consultant. He served as president of the Thomas Jefferson Research Center, a nonprofit educational foundation devoted to character education. His research interests include building powerful organizational climates with language as a tool for organizational change, ethics as a component of leadership, and new models for the principalship. Dr. Paull has been editor of the California Association of Professors of Educational Administration Journal and chaired the Teaching in Educational Administration Special Interest Group of AERA. While at Pepperdine, he has served as Program Director for the Teacher Education, Educational Leadership Academy, and the Educational Leadership Administration and Policy programs.


The GSEP University Intern Program addresses the shortage of qualified elementary and secondary teachers in underserved local communities by preparing interns for service and leadership.