Dr. Caldwell is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Shirl C. and Jacqueline H. Caldwell.
Dr. Caldwell receives a Bachelor of Science in aeronautical and astronautics as well as a Bachelor of Science in humanities from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Caldwell receives a Master of Arts in psychology from the University of California Davis.
Dr. Caldwell serves as a graduate student lecturer at the University of California Davis.
Dr. Caldwell receives a Doctor of Philosophy in social psychology from the University of California Davis.
Dr. Caldwell becomes an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Caldwell receives the Minority Research Initiation Award from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Caldwell is promoted to associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Dr. Caldwell becomes an associate professor at Purdue University.
Dr. Caldwell is appointed director of the NASA Indiana Space Grant Consortium.
Dr. Caldwell is named a Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.
Dr. Caldwell serves as track co-chair for the National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium.
Dr. Caldwell is promoted to full professor at Purdue University.
Dr. Caldwell serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments.
Dr. Caldwell serves as a Jefferson Science Fellow at the U.S. Department of State.
Dr. Caldwell receives the Outreach and Engagement Award from the Purdue University College of Engineering.