American Rhodes Scholars

American Rhodes Scholars

  • Abdul El-Sayed
    Abdulrahman Mohamed El-Sayed is an American epidemiologist. He has announced his candidacy for Governor of Michigan, running as a Democrat. He served as the Executive Director of the Detroit Health Department and Health Officer for the City of Detroit from 2015-2017.
  • Adam Rome
    Adam Ward Rome is an American environmental historian. In his book Bulldozer in the Countryside, he examines how the post World War II residential construction boom and its resulting urban sprawl contributed to the rise of the modern environmental movement.
  • A. Hyatt Mayor
    Alpheus Hyatt Mayor was an American art historian and curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a leading figure in the study of prints, both old master prints and popular prints.
  • Alain Enthoven
    Alain C. Enthoven is an American economist. He was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965, and from 1965 to 1969, he was the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Analysis.
  • Alain LeRoy Locke Alain LeRoy Locke
    Alain Leroy Locke was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as the first African-American Rhodes Scholar in 1907, Locke was the philosophical architect —the acknowledged "Dean"— of the Harlem Renaissance.
  • Alan Bersin Alan Bersin
    Alan D. Bersin served as the acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Acting Commissioner Bersin was placed by President Barack Obama on March 27, 2010 as a recess appointment.
  • Alan Valentine
    Alan Chester Valentine was an American academic who competed on the gold-medal winning American rugby union team in the 1924 Summer Olympics, was president of the University of Rochester, and served in the Truman Administration as a Marshall Plan official and as the first head of the Economic...
  • Albert C. Jacobs
    Albert Charles Jacobs served as the eleventh chancellor for University of Denver from 1949 to 1953. During his tenure of office, the student body increased in terms of both quantity and quality, admission standards were raised and new facilities were created.
  • Albert R. Ellingwood
    Albert Russell Ellingwood was a pioneering mountaineer and climber in the western United States during the first half of the twentieth century.
  • Alfred Hayes (banker) Alfred Hayes (banker)
    Alfred Hayes, Jr. was an American banker and an expert in international finance. Hayes was known as a conservative money manager who took a strong stand against inflation. He also had a reputation as a lightning-fast mathematician.
  • American Oxonian American Oxonian
    The American Oxonian is the magazine of the Association of American Rhodes Scholars. Its first issue appeared in April 1914.
  • Amos Jordan
    Amos Azariah Jordan is a senior fellow at the Wheatley Institution of Brigham Young University. He was formerly the CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies as well as a professor at the United States Military Academy and a Brigadier General in the United States Army.
  • Andrew Zawacki
    Andrew Zawacki is an American poet, critic, editor, and translator. His first book By Reason of Breakings won the 2001 University of Georgia Contemporary Poetry Series, chosen by Forrest Gander.
  • Annette Salmeen
    Annette Elizabeth Salmeen is an American biochemist, a 1997 Rhodes Scholar and a gold medalist at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
  • Ann Olivarius Ann Olivarius
    Ann Olivarius is an American-British lawyer.
  • Antonio Gotto Antonio Gotto
    Antonio Gotto was Dean of Weill Medical College of Cornell University. He was succeeded by Laurie H. Glimcher in January 2012.
  • Armistead L. Boothe
    Armistead Lloyd Boothe was a Virginia Democratic legislator representing Alexandria, Virginia: first as a delegate in the Virginia General Assembly and later as a State Senator from the newly created 36th District.
  • Arthur D. Bond
    Arthur D. Bond was a Rhodes Scholar, captain of the University of Missouri Tigers football team and Director of the A.P. Green Refractories Company.
  • Arthur H. Hayes Jr.
    Arthur Hull Hayes Jr. was an American pharmacologist, medical educator and administrator who served as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration from 1981 to 1983.
  • Arthur Larson
    Lewis Arthur Larson was an American lawyer, law professor, United States Under Secretary of Labor from 1954 to 1956, director of the United States Information Agency from 1956 to 1957, and Executive Assistant for Speeches for U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1957 to 1958.
  • Arthur Vidrine
    Arthur Vidrine was a physician from Ville Platte, the seat of Evangeline Parish in south Louisiana, who was best known for having operated on Democratic U.S. Senator Huey Pierce Long, Jr., after Long was shot on September 8, 1935, in the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, presumably by...
  • Ash Carter
    Ashton Baldwin "Ash" Carter is an American physicist and former Harvard University professor of Science and International Affairs who served as the 25th United States Secretary of Defense from February 2015 to January 2017.
  • Asher Lopatin
    Asher Lopatin is an American Orthodox rabbi. He is the President of the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School, located in Riverdale in New York City.
  • Atul Gawande Atul Gawande
    Atul Gawande is an American surgeon, writer, and public health researcher. He practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • A. Walton Litz
    Arthur Walton Litz, Jr., born on October 31, 1929, in Nashville, Tennessee, was an American literary historian and critic who served as professor of English Literature at Princeton University from 1956 to 1993.
  • Barney Childs Barney Childs
    Barney Childs was an American composer and teacher.
  • Barry Nalebuff
    Barry J. Nalebuff is a Milton Steinbach Professor of Management at Yale School of Management. He is an expert in business strategy and game theory, as well as many other topics.
  • Barton Gellman
    Barton David Gellman is an American journalist and bestselling author known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning reports on the September 11 attacks, on Dick Cheney's powerful vice presidency and on the global surveillance disclosure.
  • Ben Cannon Ben Cannon
    Ben Cannon is an American educator and policymaker from Oregon. He was elected in 2006 to the Oregon House of Representatives, representing the state's 46th District, which covers portions of southeast and northeast Portland. He won re-election in 2008 and 2010.
  • Benjamin B. Dunlap
    Benjamin Bernard "Bernie" Dunlap is an American author and academic, who was the president of Wofford College from July 2000 to 2013.
  • Benjamin Jealous Benjamin Jealous
    Benjamin Todd Jealous is an American venture capitalist, civic leader, and former president and chief executive officer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • Ben Sherwood Ben Sherwood
    Benjamin Berkley "Ben" Sherwood is an American writer, journalist, and producer who currently serves as the Co-Chairman of Disney Media Networks, and the President of Disney-ABC Television Group. Sherwood is the former President of ABC News.
  • Bergen Evans
    Bergen Baldwin Evans was a Northwestern University professor of English, and a television host. He received a George Foster Peabody Award in 1957 for excellence in broadcasting for his CBS TV series The Last Word.
  • Bernard A. Monaghan
    Bernard Andrew Monaghan, Jr. was United States General Counsel of the Army from 1952 to 1953 and Chief Executive Office of Vulcan Materials Company from 1959 to 1981.
  • Bernard W. Rogers Bernard W. Rogers
    Bernard William Rogers was a United States Army general who served as the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, and later as NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and Commander in Chief, United States European Command.
  • Bertrand Harris Bronson
    Bertrand Harris Bronson was an American academic and professor in the English department at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • Beth Shapiro
    Beth Alison Shapiro is an American evolutionary molecular biologist. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • Beverley D. Tucker
    Beverley Dandridge Tucker was born in Richmond, Virginia. He is descended from a long line of American ancestors of English descent, the first American progenitor of which was one George Tucker of County Kent, England, who emigrated to Bermuda about the year 1619.
  • Bill Bradley Bill Bradley
    William Warren Bradley is an American former professional basketball player and politician. He served three terms as a Democratic U.S. Senator from New Jersey. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic Party's nomination for President in the 2000 election.
  • Bill Clinton Bill Clinton
    William Jefferson Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Prior to the presidency he was the 40th Governor of Arkansas, from 1979 to 1981, and the state's 42nd governor, from 1983 to 1992.
  • Bill Halter Bill Halter
    William A. Halter was the 14th Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected to succeed the late Republican Winthrop Paul Rockefeller in 2006, defeating Republican challenger Jim Holt.
  • Bob Blake (American football)
    Robert Edwin Blake was an American football, basketball, and baseball player for the Vanderbilt Commodores of Vanderbilt University.
  • Bobby Jindal Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal is an American politician who was the 55th Governor of Louisiana between 2008 and 2016, and previously served as a U.S. Congressman and as the vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
  • Boisfeuillet Jones, Jr.
    Boisfeuillet Jones, Jr. was president and chief executive officer of MacNeil/Lehrer Productions in Arlington, Virginia. He was former Vice Chairman of The Washington Post Company and Chairman of The Washington Post board from 2008 until December 31, 2011.
  • Bonnie St. John
    Bonnie St. John is the first African-American to win medals in Winter Paralympic competition as a ski racer. Her mother, Ruby Cremaschi-Schwimmer, was a principal at Lincoln High School. Her father, Lee St. John, left before she was born. St. John was born in Detroit but raised in San Diego.
  • Brad Carson Brad Carson
    Brad Rogers Carson is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Oklahoma who served as the Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness from 2015-16.
  • Brad Hoylman Brad Hoylman
    Brad M. Hoylman is an American Democratic politician. He is a Democratic Senator for the New York State Senate in Manhattan's 27th district, first elected in the 2012 state election.
  • Bradley C. Hosmer Bradley C. Hosmer
    Lieutenant General Bradley Clark Hosmer served as the twelfth Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1991 to 1994. He was the first Academy graduate to return as superintendent.
  • Bradley Henderson
    Bradley James Henderson is a partner and managing director with the Boston Consulting Group and was the 2001 male winner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest academic honor, the Walter Byers Award, in recognition of being the nation's top male scholar-athlete.
  • Brand Blanshard Brand Blanshard
    Percy Brand Blanshard was an American philosopher known primarily for his defense of reason. A powerful polemicist, by all accounts he comported himself with courtesy and grace in philosophical controversies and exemplified the "rational temper" he advocated.
  • Brenda Buttner
    Brenda Buttner was a senior business correspondent and host of Bulls & Bears on Fox News Channel. She also frequently contributed to Your World with Neil Cavuto.
  • Brett Scharffs
    Brett Gilbert Scharffs is Francis R. Kirkham Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs at the J. Reuben Clark Law School of Brigham Young University, where he is also Associate Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies.
  • Brian C. Griffin
    Brian C. Griffin is an American businessman from the Oklahoma who currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors for Clean Energy Systems, a private Rancho Cordova, California based energy technology innovations firm.
  • Brian Greene Brian Greene
    Brian Randolph Greene is an American theoretical physicist, mathematician, and string theorist. He has been a professor at Columbia University since 1996 and chairman of the World Science Festival since co-founding it in 2008.
  • Brock Brower
    Brock Brower was an American novelist, magazine journalist and TV writer for various magazines including Esquire, Life, Harper's Magazine, and The New York Times Magazine.
  • Bruce E. Cain
    Bruce E. Cain is a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University and Director of the Bill Lane Center for the American West. Professor Cain's fields of interest include American politics, political regulation, democratic theory, and state and local government.
  • Bruce Reed (political operative)
    Bruce Reed is the former president of the Broad Foundation. Prior to assuming that role in December 2013, he served as Chief of Staff to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and is a former CEO of the Democratic Leadership Council.
  • Byron White Byron White
    Byron Raymond "Whizzer" White won fame both as an American football halfback and as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Calvin Thigpen
    Samuel "Calvin" Thigpen was the male winner of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's highest academic honor, the 1999 Walter Byers Award, in recognition of being the nation's top male scholar-athlete.
  • Carl Albert Carl Albert
    Carl Bert Albert was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 46th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977, representing Oklahoma's 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1947 to 1977.
  • Caroline Hoxby
    Caroline Minter Hoxby is an American economist whose research focuses on issues in education and public economics. She is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in economics at Stanford University and director of the Economics of Education Program for the National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Catherine Sandoval
    Catherine J.K. Sandoval is the first Hispanic commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission. Sandoval is a professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. In 1984, she was the first Latina Rhodes scholar.
  • Catherine Sharkey
    Catherine Moira Sharkey is a professor of law at the New York University School of Law. Her scholarship focuses on torts, punitive damages, class actions, remedies, products liability, and empirical legal studies.
  • Charles A. Bane
    Charles Arthur Bane was an American lawyer and civil rights activist who was a former federal judicial nominee to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and who also was the first president of the United Way's Illinois chapter.
  • Charles A. Shanor
    Charles A. Shanor is a professor of law at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Charles Collingwood (journalist) Charles Collingwood (journalist)
    Charles Collingwood was an American journalist and war correspondent. He was an early member of Edward R. Murrow's group of reporters known as the "Murrow Boys." He was also among the early ranks of television journalists that included Walter Cronkite, Eric Sevareid, and Murrow himself.
  • Charles H. Bonesteel III Charles H. Bonesteel III
    Charles Hartwell Bonesteel III was an American military commander, the son of Major General Charles Hartwell Bonesteel, Jr. and grandson of Major Charles R. Bonesteel, Sr.. He served in the United States Army during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
  • Charles J. Hitch
    Charles J. Hitch was Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965. He was president of the University of California from 1967 to 1975.
  • Charles R. Clason
    Charles Russell Clason was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts and an attorney. Clason was born in Gardiner, Maine. He attended Bates College, and received his law degree from Georgetown University.
  • Charles R. Conn
    Charles R. Conn is Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford, the global CEO of the Rhodes Trust and the Rhodes Scholarships. His career has also spanned time in Silicon Valley as a technology entrepreneur and working as an environmental foundation manager and grantmaker.
  • Charles S. Abbot Charles S. Abbot
    Charles Stevenson "Steve" Abbot is a retired United States Navy Admiral who served as Deputy Commander in Chief, United States European Command from 1998 to 2000.
  • Charles Till Davis
    Charles Till Davis was an American medieval historian of Tulane University who was an authority on Dante Alighieri. Charles Davis attended Davidson College before earning a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, where he studied under the great Italian historian Alessandro Passerin d'Entréves.
  • Charles Wendell David
    Charles Wendell David was a noted American bibliophile, medievalist and librarian. He worked tirelessly both to reconstruct Europe's war-torn repositories and to establish new libraries in the United States.
  • Charles W. Maynes
    Charles William "Bill" Maynes was a United States diplomat and long-time editor of Foreign Policy magazine.
  • Charlton Hinman
    Charlton Joseph Kadio Hinman was the editor of the Shakespeare Quarto Facsimiles and the The Norton Facsimile: The First Folio of Shakespeare. He is well known as the inventor of the Hinman Collator.
  • Chauncy Harris Chauncy Harris
    Chauncy Dennison Harris was a pioneer of modern geography. His seminal works in the field of American urban geography along with his work on the Soviet Union during and after the Cold War era established him as one of the world's foremost urban geographers.
  • Chesa Boudin
    Chesa Boudin is an American lawyer, writer, and lecturer specializing in the U.S. criminal justice system and Latin American policy.
  • Christopher B. Howard Christopher B. Howard
    Christopher B. Howard is the 8th president of Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania where his term started on February 1, 2016.
  • Christopher Hedrick
    Christopher "Chris" Hedrick is an entrepreneur and expert in global health, international development, technology, and learning. He is Director of Business Development for the international NGO One Acre Fund.
  • Christopher J.L. Murray Christopher J.L. Murray
    Christopher Murray is a researcher in global health and public health at the University of Washington in Seattle and is the institute director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
  • Christopher L. Eisgruber
    Christopher Ludwig Eisgruber is the 20th and current President of Princeton University.
  • Christopher Morley Christopher Morley
    Christopher Morley was an American journalist, novelist, essayist and poet. He also produced stage productions for a few years and gave college lectures.
  • Clarence H. Haring
    Clarence Henry Haring was an important historian of Latin America and a pioneer in initiating the study of Latin American colonial institutions among scholars in the United States.
  • Clark Ervin Clark Ervin
    Clark Kent Ervin, currently the head of Homeland Security Program at the Aspen Institute, was the first Inspector General of the United States Department of Homeland Security.
  • Clay S. Jenkinson Clay S. Jenkinson
    Clay Straus Jenkinson is an American humanities scholar, author and educator. He is currently the director of The Dakota Institute, where he co-hosts public radio's The Thomas Jefferson Hour, and creates documentary films, symposiums and literary projects.
  • Clayton M. Christensen Clayton M. Christensen
    Clayton Magleby Christensen is an American scholar, educator, author, business consultant, and religious leader who currently serves as the Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School of Harvard University.
  • Cleanth Brooks Cleanth Brooks
    Cleanth Brooks was an American literary critic and professor. He is best known for his contributions to New Criticism in the mid-20th century and for revolutionizing the teaching of poetry in American higher education.
  • Clifford Durr Clifford Durr
    Clifford Judkins Durr was an Alabama lawyer who played an important role in defending activists and others accused of disloyalty during the New Deal and McCarthy eras, and who represented Rosa Parks in her challenge to the constitutionality of the ordinance requiring the segregation of passengers...
  • Clyde Kluckhohn
    Clyde Kluckhohn, was an American anthropologist and social theorist, best known for his long-term ethnographic work among the Navajo and his contributions to the development of theory of culture within American anthropology.
  • Cory Booker Cory Booker
    Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013. Previously he served as mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013.
  • Craig Mullaney Craig Mullaney
    Craig M. Mullaney is a United States Army veteran and author of The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education.
  • Cyrus Habib Cyrus Habib
    Cyrus Habib is an American politician, lawyer, and professor who is the 16th and current Lieutenant Governor of Washington. As such, he also serves as President of the Washington State Senate. He has been fully blind since he lost his eyesight to cancer at age eight.
  • Cyrus Stokes Gentry Cyrus Stokes Gentry
    Cyrus S. Gentry was a vice-president and general counsel at Shell Oil. In 1914 he was a Rhodes Scholar from Illinois, attending Oxford University.
  • Daniel C. Esty Daniel C. Esty
    Daniel C. Esty is an American environmental lawyer and policymaker. He is the Hillhouse professor at Yale University with appointments at the Yale Law School and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
  • Daniel J. Boorstin Daniel J. Boorstin
    Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian at the University of Chicago who wrote on many topics in American and world history. He was appointed the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987.
  • David Alexander (college president)
    John David Alexander was an American academic who served as president of Pomona College during a period of time where he led a major expansion of the school, and served as US National Secretary for the Rhodes Trust, overseeing the selection process for recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship from...
  • David B. Frohnmayer David B. Frohnmayer
    David B. "Dave" Frohnmayer was an American attorney, politician, and university administrator from Oregon. He was the 15th president of the University of Oregon, serving from 1994 to 2009. His tenure as president was the second-longest after John Wesley Johnson.
  • David C. Hardesty Jr.
    David C. Hardesty Jr. is an American lawyer and educator who was the 21st president of West Virginia University from 1995 to 2007. As an undergraduate student at West Virginia University, Hardesty was Student Body President, a member of Phi Kappa Psi, and a Rhodes Scholar.
  • David C. Hardesty, Jr. David C. Hardesty, Jr.
    David C. Hardesty, Jr. is an American lawyer and educator who was the 21st president of West Virginia University from 1995 to 2007. As an undergraduate student at West Virginia University, Hardesty was Student Body President, a member of Phi Kappa Psi, and a Rhodes Scholar.
  • David Coleman (education)
    David Coleman is the ninth president of the College Board, a not-for-profit corporation that is best known for designing the SAT exam and the Advanced Placement test. He is frequently described in the media as "the architect" of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
  • David E. Kendall
    David Evan Kendall is an American attorney, a graduate of Yale Law School and Oxford University, who clerked with Supreme Court Justice Byron White, worked as associate counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and has been a partner at Williams & Connolly LLP of Washington, DC since 1981, where...
  • David Frederick
    David Frederick is an appellate attorney in Washington, D.C., and is a partner with Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C.
  • David L. Boren David L. Boren
    David Lyle Boren is an American university administrator and politician from the state of Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 21st governor of Oklahoma from 1975 to 1979 and in the United States Senate from 1979 to 1994.
  • David Lodge (biologist)
    David M Lodge is an American biologist. He is best known for his work on the interrelated problems of invasive species, land use, and climate change, and their synergistic impacts on water resources.
  • David Quammen
    David Quammen is an American science, nature and travel writer and the author of fifteen books, five of them fiction. He wrote a column, called "Natural Acts" for Outside magazine for fifteen years.
  • David Richard Porter
    David Richard Porter was a major figure in the Young Men's Christian Association during the height of the organization's popularity and influence on American high school and college campuses.
  • David Satter David Satter
    David A. Satter is an American journalist and Rhodes Scholar, who writes works about on Russia and the Soviet Union. He has authored books and articles about the decline and fall of the Soviet Union and the rise of post-Soviet Russia. Satter was expelled from Russia by the government in 2013.
  • David Souter David Souter
    David Hackett Souter is a retired Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He served from October 1990 until his retirement in June 2009.
  • David S. Painter
    David S. Painter is an associate professor of international history at Georgetown University. He is a leading scholar of the Cold War and United States foreign policy during the 20th century, with particular emphasis on their relation to oil.
  • David Vitter David Vitter
    David Bruce Vitter is an American lawyer and politician who served as United States Senator for Louisiana from 2005 to 2017. He was the first Republican elected to the Senate from his state since the Reconstruction Era.
  • Dean Rusk Dean Rusk
    David Dean Rusk was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. Rusk is one of the longest serving U.S. Secretary of States, behind only Cordell Hull.
  • Denham Sutcliffe
    W. Denham Sutcliffe was an American author, editor, and professor of English who spent most of his professional life at Kenyon College.
  • Dennis C. Blair Dennis C. Blair
    Dennis Cutler Blair is the former United States Director of National Intelligence and is a retired United States Navy admiral who was the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific region.
  • Dennis J. Hutchinson
    Dennis J. Hutchinson is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Chicago, and Master of the undergraduate College's New Collegiate Division where he directs the Law, Letters, and Society program.
  • Desmond Koh
    Desmond Koh Mun Kit is a former competitive swimmer from Singapore and represented the nation in numerous international competitions over a period of more than 10 years including 5 years as Captain.
  • Dick Celeste Dick Celeste
    Richard Frank "Dick" Celeste is an American politician and diplomat from Ohio, and a member of the Democratic Party. He served as the 64th Governor of Ohio from 1983 to 1991.
  • Diogenes Allen Diogenes Allen
    Diogenes Allen was an American philosopher and theologian who served as the Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Princeton Theological Seminary. He was an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, which he served from 1958. He died on January 13, 2013 in Newtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
  • D. J. R. Bruckner
    Donald Jerome Raphael Bruckner was an American columnist, critic, and journalist, whose work landed him on the master list of Nixon's political opponents.
  • Donald Alfred Stauffer
    Donald Alfred Stauffer was an American literary critic, novelist and Professor of English who spent the majority of his career at Princeton University.
  • Don K. Price
    Don Krasher Price was an American political scientist who served as the founding dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1958 to 1976. He wrote a number of books about United States history and government.
  • Douglas V. Steere
    Douglas Van Steere was an American Quaker ecumenist. He was born on August 31, 1901 in Harbor Beach, Michigan and died February 16, 1995.
  • Earnest Hooton Earnest Hooton
    Earnest Albert Hooton was a U.S. physical anthropologist known for his work on racial classification and his popular writings such as the book Up From The Ape. Hooton sat on the Committee on the Negro, a group that "focused on the anatomy of blacks and reflected the racism of the time."
  • Eboo Patel
    Eboo Patel was a member of President Barack Obama's inaugural Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships.
  • Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. Edgar F. Shannon, Jr.
    Edgar F. Shannon, Jr. was a professor of English and president of the University of Virginia from 1959 to 1974.
  • Edward J. Nell
    Edward J. Nell is an American economist and a former professor at the New School for Social Research. Nell was a member of the New School faculty from 1969 to 2014. He achieved the rank of Malcolm B. Smith Professor of Economics in 1990. He is currently the chief economist for Recipco.
  • Edward L. Hart
    Edward LeRoy Hart was a Latter-day Saint poet. He wrote the words to "Our Savior's Love" which is #113 in the current LDS hymnbook. He was also an English professor at Brigham Young University and wrote many poems.
  • Edward Weismiller
    Edward Ronald Weismiller was an American poet, scholar and professor of English, George Washington University.
  • Edwin Hubble Edwin Hubble
    Edwin Powell Hubble was an American astronomer. He played a crucial role in establishing the fields of extragalactic astronomy and observational cosmology and is regarded as one of the most important astronomers of all time.
  • Edwin Yoder
    Edwin Milton Yoder is an American journalist and Pulitzer Prize winner.
  • E. J. Dionne E. J. Dionne
    Eugene Joseph Dionne Jr., known as E. J. Dionne, is an American journalist and political commentator, and a long-time op-ed columnist for The Washington Post.
  • Elizabeth Kiss
    Elizabeth Kiss is serving as the eighth president of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia.
  • Elizabeth M. Cousens
    Ambassador Elizabeth M. Cousens was sworn in on April 2, 2012 as U.S. Representative on the UN Economic and Social Council and Alternate Representative to the UN General Assembly.
  • Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall
    Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall is an American national security expert and energy leader who served as the United States Deputy Secretary of Energy from October 2014 to January 20, 2017.
  • Elliot Gerson
    Elliot Gerson is the American Secretary to the Rhodes Trust, responsible for the Rhodes Scholarships in the United States, and executive vice president of the Aspen Institute.
  • Elliott H. Levitas Elliott H. Levitas
    Elliott Harris Levitas is a former U.S. Representative from Georgia's 4th congressional district.
  • Elliott Portnoy
    Elliott I. Portnoy is an American attorney and the Global chief executive officer of Dentons—a law firm that launched March 28, 2013 with the combination of US/UKMEA firm SNR Denton, Canada's Fraser Milner Casgrain and Europe's Salans, and is now the largest law firm in the world.
  • Ellis Robins, 1st Baron Robins
    Ellis Robins, 1st Baron Robins KBE, DSO, known as Sir Ellis Robins between 1946 and 1958, was an American-born British businessman and public servant, mainly based in Rhodesia.
  • Elmer Davis Elmer Davis
    Elmer Davis was a news reporter, author, the Director of the United States Office of War Information during World War II and a Peabody Award recipient.
  • Elmer Sprague
    Elmer Sprague is professor emeritus at Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, where he taught philosophy for 44 years. He has a B.A. from the University of Nebraska, and a B.A. and D.Phil.
  • Elvis Jacob Stahr Jr.
    Elvis Jacob Stahr Jr. was an American government official and college president and administrator. After graduating from the University of Kentucky in 1936 as a member of Sigma Chi and Pershing Rifles, he attended Merton College at Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship.
  • Emory Lindquist
    Dr. Emory Kempton Lindquist was the president of Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas and Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. He also served as a professor and authored many articles and books, especially regarding Swedish-American history.
  • Enoch Brown (American football)
    Enoch "Nuck" Brown, Jr. was an All-Southern college football end for the Vanderbilt Commodores of Vanderbilt University.
  • Eric Garcetti Eric Garcetti
    Eric Michael Garcetti is an American politician who is the current mayor of Los Angeles. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected mayor in 2013, and won reelection in the 2017 election.
  • Eric Greitens Eric Greitens
    Eric Robert Greitens is an American politician, author, and former Navy SEAL currently serving as the 56th Governor of Missouri, since January 2017. He is currently the second youngest Governor in the United States, after New Hampshire's Chris Sununu.
  • Erich S. Gruen
    Erich Stephen Gruen is an American classicist and ancient historian. He was the Gladys Rehard Wood Professor of History and Classics at the University of California, Berkeley, where he taught full-time from 1966 until 2008. He served as president of the American Philological Association in 1992.
  • Eric Lander Eric Lander
    Eric Steven Lander, a mathematician and geneticist, is a Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, former member of the Whitehead Institute, and founding director of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard who has devoted his career to realizing the promise of the human...
  • Eric Redman
    Eric Redman, is an American author and businessman.
  • Eugene Burdick
    Eugene Leonard Burdick was an American political scientist, novelist, and non-fiction writer, co-author of The Ugly American, Fail-Safe, and author of The 480.
  • Eugene Mayer
    Eugene Noble "Buck" Mayer was an American football player. He played college football at the halfback position for the University of Virginia Cavaliers football team from 1912 to 1915.
  • Eugene T. Booth
    Eugene Theodore Booth, Jr. was an American nuclear physicist. He was a member of the historic Columbia University team which made the first demonstration of nuclear fission in the United States. During the Manhattan Project, he worked on gaseous diffusion for isotope separation.
  • E. Wilson Lyon
    E. Wilson Lyon was a diplomatic historian and served as President of Pomona College from 1941 to 1969. He studied at the University of Mississippi and Colgate University, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.
  • Faith Salie Faith Salie
    Faith Coley Salie is an American journalist, writer, actor, comedian and television and radio host. She is a contributor to CBS Sunday Morning and a panelist on NPR's Wait Wait...
  • Ferdinand Stone
    Professor Ferdinand Fairfax Stone was a longtime law professor at the Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans and an expert in comparative law.
  • F. O. Matthiessen F. O. Matthiessen
    Francis Otto Matthiessen was an educator, scholar and literary critic influential in the fields of American literature and American studies.
  • Francis Pickens Miller
    Francis Pickens Miller was an American military and intelligence officer and Virginia politician who served in the Virginia House of Delegates for two terms, representing Fairfax County, Virginia.
  • Frank Aydelotte
    Franklin Ridgeway Aydelotte was a U.S. educator. He became the first non-Quaker president of Swarthmore College and between 1921 and 1940 redefined the institution.
  • Frank E. Holman
    Frank Ezekiel Holman was an American attorney who after his election as president of the American Bar Association in 1948 led an effort to amend the United States Constitution to limit the power of treaties and executive agreements. Holman's work led to the Bricker Amendment.
  • Frank Klotz Frank Klotz
    Frank Graham Klotz is the Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security and Administrator for the National Nuclear Security Administration of the U.S. Department of Energy. He was confirmed for the position on April 8, 2014.
  • Franklin Raines Franklin Raines
    Franklin Delano "Frank" Raines is an American business executive. He is the former chairman and chief executive officer of the Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, who served as White House budget director under President Bill Clinton.
  • Frank Wells
    Franklin G. "Frank" Wells was an American businessman who served as President of The Walt Disney Company from 1984 until his death in 1994.
  • Frederick L. Hovde
    Frederick Lawson Hovde was an American chemical engineer, researcher, educator and president of Purdue University.
  • Garrett Johnson
    Garrett W. Johnson is an American shot putter. Johnson won the 2006 NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Shot Put Championship. Johnson also was named a Rhodes Scholar in 2006 on behalf of the United States.
  • George C. McGhee George C. McGhee
    George Crews McGhee was an oilman and a career diplomat in the United States foreign service.
  • George Estabrooks
    George Hoben Estabrooks was a Canadian-American psychologist who would die in the County of Madison, New York which was the home county for Colgate University.
  • George Goodman
    George Jerome Waldo Goodman was an American author and economics broadcast commentator, best known by his pseudonym Adam Smith. He also wrote fiction under the name "George Goodman".
  • George Hilton Jones III
    George Hilton Jones III, D. Phil was an American Rhodes Scholar, historian, college professor, and author of numerous works on English history.
  • George Munroe
    George Barber Munroe was an American professional basketball player, Navy veteran, Rhodes scholar, lawyer, and former CEO of Phelps Dodge Corporation.
  • George Pfann George Pfann
    George R. Pfann was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Cornell University, where he never lost while starring as a quarterback, twice named an All-American.
  • George Piranian George Piranian
    George Piranian, was a Swiss-American mathematician of Swiss and Armenian descent. Piranian was internationally known for his research in complex analysis, his association with Paul Erdős, and his editing of the Michigan Mathematical Journal.
  • George Steiner
    Francis George Steiner, FBA is a French-born American literary critic, essayist, philosopher, novelist, and educator. He has written extensively about the relationship between language, literature and society, and the impact of the Holocaust.
  • George Stephanopoulos George Stephanopoulos
    George Robert Stephanopoulos is an American journalist, political commentator and former political operative and advisor.
  • George Thomas Washington
    George Thomas Washington was an American jurist who served as judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit from 1949 to 1965.
  • Gerald B. Appel
    Gerald B. Appel is an American physician and kidney researcher known both for his celebrity patients and for his scholarly work on the renal manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus and other diseases of the glomeruli.
  • Gerrit W. Gong
    Gerrit Walter Gong has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 2010 and a member of the church's Presidency of the Seventy since October 2015.
  • Gilbert Strang
    William Gilbert Strang, usually known as simply Gilbert Strang or Gil Strang, is an American mathematician, with contributions to finite element theory, the calculus of variations, wavelet analysis and linear algebra.
  • Gina Raimondo Gina Raimondo
    Gina Marie Raimondo is an American politician, businesswoman, venture capitalist, and the 75th and current governor of Rhode Island. Raimondo, a member of the Democratic Party, is the first woman to serve as governor of Rhode Island.
  • Glen Bowersock
    Glen Warren Bowersock is a historian of ancient Greece, Rome and the Near East.
  • Goodwin Liu Goodwin Liu
    Goodwin Hon Liu is an American lawyer, educator and an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of California. Before his appointment by California Governor Jerry Brown, Liu was Associate Dean and Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
  • Gordon A. Craig Gordon A. Craig
    Gordon Alexander Craig was a Scottish-American historian of German history and of diplomatic history.
  • Gordon Keith Chalmers
    Gordon Keith Chalmers was a scholar of seventeenth-century English thought and letters, president of Rockford College and Kenyon College, and a national leader in American higher education.
  • Gregory Petsko Gregory Petsko
    Gregory A. Petsko is an American biochemist and member of the National Academy of Sciences. He has an endowed professorship at Weill Cornell Medical College, is an adjunct professor at Cornell University, and is a professor emeritus at Brandeis University.
  • Greg Pak Greg Pak
    Greg Pak is an American film director and comic book writer, known for his work on books published by Marvel Comics, including X-Treme X-Men and several titles featuring the Hulk. As of early 2016, Pak writes The Totally Awesome Hulk for Marvel, Action Comics and Teen Titans for DC.
  • Griffith R. Harsh
    Griffith Rutherford Harsh IV is an American neurosurgeon. He is married to Hewlett Packard Enterprise President and CEO, Meg Whitman. He is a direct descendent of Revolutionary War General and North Carolina State Senator Griffith Rutherford.
  • Guido Calabresi
    Guido Calabresi is an American legal scholar and Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is a former Dean of Yale Law School, where he has been a professor since 1959.
  • Guy Davenport Guy Davenport
    Guy Mattison Davenport was an American writer, translator, illustrator, painter, intellectual, and teacher.
  • Guy Otto Farmer
    Guy Otto Farmer was an American lawyer and civil servant. He was Chairman of the United States National Labor Relations Board from July 1953 to August 1955.
  • Harlan Cleveland Harlan Cleveland
    Harlan Cleveland was an American diplomat, educator, and author. He served as Lyndon Johnson's U.S. Ambassador to NATO, 1965–1969, and earlier as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, 1961–1965.
  • Harlan D. Logan
    Harlan D. Logan was a college tennis coach, magazine editor, and majority leader of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
  • Harvie Branscomb
    Bennett Harvie Branscomb served as the fourth chancellor of Vanderbilt University from 1946 to 1963.
  • Heather Wilson Heather Wilson
    Heather Ann Wilson is the United States Secretary of the Air Force. She is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives representing New Mexico's 1 from 1998 to 2009, and the former president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Hedley Donovan
    Hedley Donovan was editor in chief of Time Inc. from 1964 to 1979. In this capacity, he oversaw all of the company's magazine publications, including Time, Life, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Money, and People.
  • Hervey M. Cleckley Hervey M. Cleckley
    Hervey Milton Cleckley was an American psychiatrist and pioneer in the field of psychopathy. His book, The Mask of Sanity, originally published in 1941 and revised in new editions until the 1980s, provided the most influential clinical description of psychopathy in the twentieth century.
  • Hila Levy Hila Levy
    Captain Hila Levy is an officer in the United States Air Force who was the first Puerto Rican to be awarded a Rhodes scholarship. She was honored with a plaque that has her name, squadron name and graduation date, which was placed in the ballroom balcony of the Academy's hall of honor.
  • Holbrook Mann MacNeille
    Holbrook Mann MacNeille was an American mathematician who worked for the United States Atomic Energy Commission before becoming the first Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society.
  • Howard D. Graves Howard D. Graves
    Howard Dewayne Graves was a United States Army officer who served as the Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy from 1991 to 1996, and as the Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System from 1999 to 2003.
  • Howard K. Smith Howard K. Smith
    Howard Kingsbury Smith was an American journalist, radio reporter, television anchorman, political commentator, and film actor. He was one of the original Edward R. Murrow boys.
  • Howland H. Sargeant
    Howland Hill Sargeant was United States Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs from 1952–53, and the president of Radio Liberty from 1954 to 1975.
  • Hubertus van der Vaart
    Hubertus Jan van der Vaart is a Dutch American businessman, Rhodes Scholar, and co-founder/Chairman of SEAF.
  • Hugh Lowell Montgomery
    Hugh Lowell Montgomery is an American mathematician, working in the fields of analytic number theory and mathematical analysis. As a Marshall scholar, Montgomery earned his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. For many years, Montgomery has been teaching at the University of Michigan.
  • Ira Magaziner Ira Magaziner
    Ira Magaziner was born in New York City, New York, US. After being a student activist and business consultant, Magaziner became the senior advisor for policy development for President Clinton, especially as chief healthcare policy advisor.
  • Ivan A. Getting
    Ivan Alexander Getting was an American physicist and electrical engineer, credited with the development of the Global Positioning System.
  • Jack Glatzer Jack Glatzer
    Jacob Joseph Glatzer is an American violinist who resides in Portugal. He has performed as a soloist in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, and has also released several acclaimed recordings.
  • Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg
    Jacob Weisberg is an American political journalist, serving as editor-in-chief of Slate Group, a division of Graham Holdings Company. Weisberg is also a Newsweek columnist. He served as the editor of Slate magazine for six years, until stepping down in June 2008.
  • Jake Sullivan
    Jacob Jeremiah Sullivan is an American policymaker and a senior policy advisor to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election campaign, with expertise in foreign policy.
  • James Atlas
    James Atlas, Evanston, Illinois the president of Atlas & Company, publishers, and founding editor of the Penguin Lives Series.
  • James Collins (bioengineer)
    James J. Collins is an American bioengineer, and the Termeer Professor of Medical Engineering & Science and Professor of Biological Engineering at MIT. He is one of the founders of the emerging field of synthetic biology, and has made multiple synthetic biology breakthroughs in biotechnology and...
  • James Der Derian
    James Der Derian is the Michael Hintze Chair of International Security Studies and Director of the Centre for International Security Studies at The University of Sydney, having taken up his appointment in January 2013.
  • James Fallows James Fallows
    James Mackenzie Fallows is an American writer and journalist. He has been a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly for many years. His work has also appeared in Slate, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker and The American Prospect, among others.
  • James Griffin (philosopher)
    James Patrick Griffin, is an American-born philosopher, who was White's Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Oxford from 1996 to 2000.
  • James Gustave Speth James Gustave Speth
    James Gustave Speth is an American environmental lawyer and advocate.
  • James H. Billington James H. Billington
    James Hadley Billington, the Librarian of Congress Emeritus, is a leading American academic and author who taught history at Harvard and Princeton before serving for 42 years as CEO of four federal cultural institutions.
  • James J. Fox (anthropologist)
    James Joseph Fox is an American anthropologist and historian of Indonesia.
  • James McCormack James McCormack
    James McCormack, Jr. was a United States Army officer who served in World War II, and was later the first Director of Military Applications of the United States Atomic Energy Commission.
  • James McNaughton Hester
    James McNaughton Hester was an internationally recognized educator.
  • James Merrell
    James Hart Merrell is the Lucy Maynard Salmon Professor of History at Vassar College. Professor Merrell is one of the leading scholars of early American history, and has written extensively on Native American history during the colonial era.
  • Jared Cohen Jared Cohen
    Jared Cohen is the President of Jigsaw and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, he served as a member of the Secretary of State's Policy Planning Staff and as an advisor to Condoleezza Rice and later Hillary Clinton.
  • Jeff Shesol
    Jeff Shesol is an American historian, speechwriter, and comic strip author. He served as a speechwriter for President Bill Clinton and is now a partner at West Wing Writers, a speechwriting and strategy firm in Washington, D.C.
  • Jeremy England
    Jeremy England is an American physicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology best known for his statistical physics arguments to explain the spontaneous emergence of life, and consequently, the modern synthesis of evolution. England terms this process "dissipation-driven adaptation".
  • Jesse Spikes
    Jesse Spikes is a corporate lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia, who was a candidate in the 2009 Atlanta mayoral race.
  • Jim Amoss
    Walter James Amoss III is former editor of The Times-Picayune. Under his leadership and that of the publisher, Ashton Phelps Jr., the paper won two Pulitzer Prizes in 1997 for public service and editorial cartooning, and in 2006 won two more Pulitzer Prizes for its coverage of Hurricane Katrina.
  • Jim Cooper Jim Cooper
    James Hayes Shofner Cooper is the U.S. Representative for TN's 5, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Democratic Party and the Blue Dog Coalition. He previously represented TN's 4 from 1983 to 1995.
  • Jim Himes Jim Himes
    James Andrew Himes is an American businessman and U.S. Representative for Connecticut's 4, serving since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party and Chairman of the New Democrat Coalition.
  • Joe Torsella Joe Torsella
    Joseph M. "Joe" Torsella is the State Treasurer for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Torsella was elected on November 8, 2016 to be the next Treasurer of Pennsylvania. He has served as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations for Management and Reform from 2011 to 2014.
  • John Andrew Rice John Andrew Rice
    John Andrew Rice, Jr. was the founder and first rector of Black Mountain College, located near Asheville, North Carolina.
  • John Bertram Oakes John Bertram Oakes
    John Bertram Oakes was an iconoclastic and influential U.S. journalist known for his early commitment to the environment, civil rights, and opposition to the Vietnam War. He was born in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, the second son of George Washington Ochs Oakes and Bertie Gans.
  • John Brademas John Brademas
    Stephen John Brademas Jr. was an American politician and educator originally from Indiana.
  • John C. Baldwin
    John Charles Baldwin was an American cardiac surgeon and academic administrator.
  • John Crowe Ransom John Crowe Ransom
    John Crowe Ransom was an American educator, scholar, literary critic, poet, essayist and editor. He is considered to be a founder of the New Criticism school of literary criticism. As a faculty member at Kenyon College, he was the first editor of the widely regarded Kenyon Review.
  • John Edgar Wideman John Edgar Wideman
    John Edgar Wideman is an American writer, professor emeritus at Brown University, and sits on the contributing editorial board of the literary journal Conjunctions.
  • John Espey
    John Jenkins Espey was born in Shanghai, where his parents were Presbyterian missionaries. Espey returned to the United States to study at Occidental College in 1930, then went to Merton College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar in 1935.
  • John Farquhar Fulton John Farquhar Fulton
    John Farquhar Fulton was an American neurophysiologist and science writer. He received numerous degrees from Oxford University and Harvard University. He taught at Magdalen College School of Medicine at Oxford and later became the youngest Sterling Professor of Physiology at Yale University.
  • John H. Morrison
    John H. Morrison is a former senior partner of Kirkland & Ellis and former President of the Association of American Rhodes Scholars. He is married to Barbara Morrison, and has three adult daughters, Marlene Morrison Turvill, Melanie Lanning Sweeney, and Meredith Horton Morrison.
  • John J. Tigert John J. Tigert
    John James Tigert IV was an American university president, university professor and administrator, college sports coach and the U.S. Commissioner of Education. Tigert was a native of Tennessee and the son and grandson of Methodist bishops.
  • John K. Fairbank
    John King Fairbank, was a prominent American academic on the history of China.
  • John Luik
    John C. Luik was a senior fellow of the Democracy Institute. A Rhodes Scholar attached to Hertford College at the University of Oxford, he was a Senior Associate of the Niagara Institute with responsibility for its work in public policy and its Values and Organizational Development programmes."
  • John Marshall Harlan II John Marshall Harlan II
    John Marshall Harlan was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court from 1955 to 1971. His namesake was his grandfather John Marshall Harlan, another associate justice who served from 1877 to 1911.
  • John Misha Petkevich
    John Misha Petkevich is an American former figure skater. He is the 1971 U.S. national champion and North American champion. He placed 6th at the 1968 Winter Olympics and 5th at the 1972 Winter Olympics.
  • John Monk Saunders
    John Monk Saunders was an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director.
  • John Nagl John Nagl
    John A. Nagl is a retired Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. He is former president of the Center for a New American Security and current headmaster of The Haverford School. Nagl is an expert in counterinsurgency and has published two books on military strategy.
  • John O. Moseley
    John Ohleyer Moseley was an American educator. A Rhodes Scholar, he was a Professor of Latin at the University of Oklahoma in the 1920s. He was President of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity in the 1930s.
  • John Searle John Searle
    John Rogers Searle is an American philosopher. He is currently Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor Emeritus of the Philosophy of Mind and Language and Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley.
  • John S. Grinalds
    John Southy Grinalds is a retired United States Marine Corps major general who served as the 18th president of The Citadel.
  • John Templeton
    Sir John Marks Templeton was an American-born British investor, fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1954, he entered the mutual fund market and created the Templeton Growth Fund. In 1999, Money magazine named him "arguably the greatest global stock picker of the century."
  • John Tye (whistleblower)
    John Napier Tye is a former official of the U.S. State Department who came forward in 2014 as a whistleblower seeking to publicize certain electronic surveillance practices of the U.S. government under Executive Order 12333, which was signed by President Ronald Reagan and amended by President...
  • John Unger
    John Ronald Unger II is a Democrat representing the 16th District in the West Virginia Senate. The 16th District includes all of Jefferson County and a portion of Berkeley County. Unger also became Majority Leader of the West Virginia Senate in January 2011.
  • John V. Fleming
    John V. Fleming is an American literary critic and the Louis W. Fairchild, '24 Professor of Literature and Comparative Literature, emeritus, at Princeton University.
  • John W. Douglas
    John Woolman Douglas was an American attorney and civil rights advocate, who pushed the cause in private practice and during the 1960s as a United States Assistant Attorney General.
  • John W. Kyle
    John William Kyle was an American politician and judge from Mississippi.
  • John W. Olmsted
    John W. Olmsted was an American Rhodes scholar and historian of early modern Europe. He taught history at University of California, Los Angeles for 24 years and served as faculty representative to the Pacific Coast Conference for seven years.
  • Jonah Edelman
    Jonah Martin Edelman is an American advocate for public education. He is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Stand for Children, a national American education advocacy organization based in Portland, Oregon and Waltham, Massachusetts, with affiliates in ten states.
  • Jonah Lehrer
    Jonah Lehrer is an American author. He was a widely sought-after writer and speaker prior to having major published works recalled for irregularities in their intellectual content. Lehrer received Columbia University neuroscience training and graduated with humanities coursework.
  • Jonathan Culler
    Jonathan Culler is a Professor of English at Cornell University; his published works are in the fields of structuralism, literary theory and criticism.
  • Jonathan Kozol Jonathan Kozol
    Jonathan Kozol is an American writer, educator, and activist, best known for his books on public education in the United States.
  • Joseph A. Brandt
    Joseph A. Brandt was the sixth president of the University of Oklahoma.
  • Joseph L. Badaracco
    Joseph L. Badaracco is a professor of Business ethics at Harvard Business School. He is also a Senior Associate Dean, Chair, MBA Program.
  • Joseph Nye Joseph Nye
    Joseph Samuel Nye, Jr. is an American political scientist. He is the co-founder, along with Robert Keohane, of the international relations theory of neoliberalism, developed in their 1977 book Power and Interdependence.
  • Josiah Bunting III Josiah Bunting III
    Josiah Bunting III is an American educator. He has been a military officer, college president, and an author and speaker on education and Western culture. Bunting is married and has four adult children.
  • J. William Fulbright J. William Fulbright
    James William Fulbright was a United States Senator representing Arkansas from January 1945 until his resignation in December 1974. Fulbright is the longest serving chairman in the history of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
  • Karl E. Young
    Karl E. Young was a professor of English and related subjects at Brigham Young University who wrote several books, primarily dealing with the Mormon colonies in northern Mexico and the flight of these colonists back to the United States in 1912.
  • Karl G. Karsten
    Karl Gustaf Karsten was an American economist, statistician, businessman, inventor and author, known from his seminal work on graphical methods, and economic forecasting.
  • Karl Marlantes Karl Marlantes
    Karl Marlantes is an American author, businessman, and decorated U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He has written two books: Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War.
  • Keith P. Ellison
    Keith P. Ellison is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. His chambers are in Houston, Texas.
  • Kenji Yoshino
    Kenji Yoshino is a legal scholar and the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at New York University School of Law. Formerly, he was the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
  • Kermit Gordon
    Kermit Gordon was Director of the United States Bureau of the Budget during the administration of John F. Kennedy. He continued to serve in this capacity in the Lyndon Johnson administration. He oversaw the creation of the first budgets for Johnson's Great Society domestic agenda.
  • Knute Buehler
    Knute Buehler is an American politician. A Republican, he currently serves in the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 54 in Bend. He is currently running for Governor of Oregon in the 2018 election.
  • Kris Kristofferson Kris Kristofferson
    Kristoffer Kristofferson is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. He wrote and recorded the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night".
  • Kurt Schmoke Kurt Schmoke
    Kurt Lidell Schmoke is an American politician and lawyer who served as the 46th mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, the first African American to be elected mayor. He is the current president of the University of Baltimore, and former Dean of the Howard University School of Law.
  • Kurt Schork
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  • Lane P. Hughston Lane P. Hughston
    Lane P. Hughston is an American mathematician.
  • Larry Pressler Larry Pressler
    Larry Lee Pressler is a Republican U.S. politician from South Dakota. He served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and three terms in the U.S. Senate, losing re-election to Tim Johnson. He was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to the Senate.
  • Larry Sabato Larry Sabato
    Larry Joseph Sabato is an American political scientist and political analyst. He is the Robert Kent Gooch Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, where he is also the founder and director of the Center for Politics, which works to promote civic engagement and participation.
  • Leana Wen Leana Wen
    Leana Sheryle Wen, is a physician, public health advocate, and the health commissioner of Baltimore City, Maryland, USA. She is the author of the book When Doctors Don't Listen: How to Avoid Misdiagnoses and Unnecessary Tests.
  • Lester Thurow
    Lester Carl Thurow was an American political economist, former dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management, and author of books on economic topics.
  • Lewis Salter
    Lewis Salter was an American theoretical physicist, physics professor, and researcher. He served as the dean of Knox College for 11 years and was the twelfth president of Wabash College.
  • L. Gordon Crovitz
    Louis Gordon Crovitz is an American media executive and advisor to media and technology companies.
  • Lincoln Gordon Lincoln Gordon
    Abraham Lincoln Gordon was the 9th President of the Johns Hopkins University and a United States Ambassador to Brazil.
  • Lionel W. McKenzie
    Lionel Wilfred McKenzie was the Wilson Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Rochester. He was born in Montezuma, Georgia. He completed undergraduate studies at Duke University in 1939 and subsequently moved to Oxford that year as a Rhodes Scholar.
  • Loyd Haberly
    Loyd Haberly was an American poet, letterpress printer, and educator.
  • Luke Bronin
    Luke Aaron Bronin is an American politician, and lawyer currently serving as the Mayor of the city of Hartford, Connecticut. He previously served as General Counsel for the Governor of Connecticut, Dannel Malloy.
  • Malcolm A. MacIntyre
    Malcolm A. MacIntyre, born in Boston, Massachusetts, was an American lawyer and hall of fame lacrosse player. He attended Yale University and Oxford University before returning to Yale Law School to receive his J.S.D..
  • Malcolm McLane
    Malcolm McLane was an American businessman, politician, and lawyer.
  • Mancur Olson Mancur Olson
    Mancur Lloyd Olson, Jr. was an American economist and social scientist who taught economics at the University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Mark Embree
    Mark Embree is professor of computational and applied mathematics at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia. Until 2013, he was a professor of computational and applied mathematics at Rice University in Houston, Texas.
  • Marvin Krislov Marvin Krislov
    Marvin Krislov is the 14th president of Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio. He was appointed President of Oberlin after nine years as the vice president and general counsel of the University of Michigan.
  • Mary Anne Franks
    Mary Anne Franks is an American legal scholar, author, activist, and media commentator. She is Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law, where she teaches family law, criminal law, criminal procedure, and First Amendment law.
  • Mason Hammond
    Mason Hammond, was an American educator and scholar. He was a Harvard University professor, an authority on Latin and the history of Rome and its empire, and chairman of the board of trustees at St. Mark's School.
  • Maureen N. McLane
    Maureen McLane is an American poet, critic, and professor.
  • Maurice Jones
    Maurice Antonia Jones is the a former Secretary of Commerce in the cabinet of Governor Terry McAuliffe.
  • Maxim Thorne Maxim Thorne
    Maxim Thorne is an American lawyer and civil rights advocate who teaches on philanthropy at Yale University. He is the founder of JusticeInvestor, a litigation crowdfunding company focused on environmental and social justice cases.
  • Mel Reynolds Mel Reynolds
    Melvin "Mel" Reynolds is a former Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Illinois. He resigned from Congress in 1995 after a conviction for statutory rape.
  • Merrimon Cuninggim
    Merrimon Cuninggim was a Methodist minister and university administrator.
  • Micah Schwartzman
    Micah Jacob Schwartzman is the Edward F. Howrey Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law. In 1997, Schwartzman was given a Rhodes Scholarship.
  • Michael Barr (Treasury official) Michael Barr (Treasury official)
    Michael S. Barr is the Roy F. and Jean Humphrey Proffitt Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and Professor of Public Policy at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.
  • Michael Fried
    Michael Martin Fried is a modernist art critic and art historian. He studied at Princeton University and Harvard University and was a Rhodes Scholar at Merton College, Oxford.
  • Michael G. McCaffery
    Michael G. McCaffery is chairman and managing director of Makena Capital Management. He was previously the president and CEO of the Stanford Management Company, which oversees the Stanford University Endowment.
  • Michael Hoffman (director)
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  • Michael J. Sandel Michael J. Sandel
    Michael J. Sandel is an American political philosopher and a political philosophy professor at Harvard University. His course "Justice" is the first Harvard course to be made freely available online and on television.
  • Michael Kinsley
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  • Michael McCullough (entrepreneur)
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  • Michael McFaul Michael McFaul
    Michael Anthony McFaul is an American academic who served as the United States Ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014.
  • Michael Ponsor
    Michael Adrian Ponsor is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. He serves in the court's western region, in the city of Springfield.
  • Michael Spence Michael Spence
    Andrew Michael Spence is an American economist and recipient of the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, along with George Akerlof and Joseph E. Stiglitz, for their work on the dynamics of information flows and market development.
  • Michael Teitelbaum
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  • Michelle D. Johnson Michelle D. Johnson
    Michelle D. Johnson is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and is the 19th Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy. She is the first woman ever to lead a United States Department of Defense Service Academy.
  • Morris Berthold Abram
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