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J. Stanley Warford

Professor of Computer Science
Pepperdine University


  • Ph.D., Engineering, UCLA, 1987
  • M.S., Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1968
  • B.S., Mathematics, Peppperdine College, 1966


  • Howard A. White Teaching Award
  • Luckman Teaching Fellow
  • Frank R. Seaver Professor


  • Computer Systems, Fifth Edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2017.
  • Computing Fundamentals: The Theory and Practice of Software Design with BlackBox Component Builder, Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2002.
  • Computer Science, D. C. Heath and Company, 1991.

Academic interests

  • Component Software
  • Computer Organization
  • Curriculum Design
  • Formal Methods

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