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Legendary Comedian Yakov Smirnoff to Graduate with a Doctorate Degree from Pepperdine University Saturday, May 18, 2019

LOS ANGELES (MAY 13, 2019) –Yakov Smirnoff, the legendary comedian known for emigrating from the Soviet Union and skyrocketing to the top of the comedy world in America in the 1980’s, has earned his doctorate degree from Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology on May 18th. His dissertation – and stand up — on how laughter sustains human relationships and international diplomacy is both informative and hysterical.  Dr. Yakov …