Abraham Klein (physicist) Abraham Klein was an American theoretical physicist. Klein studied at Brooklyn College and at Harvard University, where he made his 1948 master's degree and doctorate in 1950 under Julian Schwinger.
Abraham Nemeth Abraham Nemeth was an American mathematician and inventor. He was Professor of Mathematics at the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan. Nemeth was blind, and was known for developing a system for blind people to read and write mathematics.
Ada Katz Ada Del Moro Katz is the wife and model of Alex Katz.
Adele Cohen Adele Cohen is an American lawyer and former politician. She is a 1964 graduate of Brooklyn College.
Agnes Varis Agnes Varis was an American businesswoman and philanthropist who was the founder and president of Agvar Chemicals Inc. and Aegis Pharmaceuticals.
Aileen S. Kraditor Aileen S. Kraditor is an American historian who has written a number of works on the history of feminism.
Alan Dershowitz Alan Morton Dershowitz is an American lawyer and author. He is a scholar of United States constitutional law and criminal law, and a leading defender of civil liberties.
Alan I. Bigel Alan I. Bigel has been teaching at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse since 1984.
Alan J. Goldman Alan J. Goldman was an American expert in operations research.
Alan Vega Boruch Alan Bermowitz, known professionally as Alan Vega, was an American vocalist and visual artist, primarily known for his work with the electronic protopunk duo Suicide.
Alan W. Pollack Alan W. Pollack is a musicologist. He is best known for having musically analysed every Beatles song released. He started the task in 1989 and finished in 2000, with 187 original songs and 25 cover songs. The analyses have come to be known as the "Notes on..."
Albert B. Lewis Albert B. Lewis is an American lawyer, accountant and politician from New York.
Alexander Calandra Alexander Calandra was a scientist, educator, and author, perhaps best remembered for his short story, "Angels on a Pin."
Alexander Kevitz Alexander Kevitz was an American chess master. Kevitz also played correspondence chess, and was a creative chess analyst and theoretician. He was a pharmacist by profession.
Alex Coletti Alex Coletti was an executive producer and director for MTV Networks and is now an independent producer. A Brooklyn native and graduate of Brooklyn College, he produced MTV's Unplugged series, was a five-time producer of the VMAs and served as a producer for the Super Bowl XXXV Halftime show.
Alex Crisano Alex Vincent Crisano is a Filipino-American former professional basketball player.
Alfred Gottschalk (rabbi) Alfred Gottschalk was a German-born American Rabbi who was a leader in the Reform Judaism movement, serving as head of the movement's Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion for 30 years, as president from 1971 to 1996, and then as chancellor until 2000.
Alice Friman Alice Friman is an American poet. She has taught at a number of universities and helped to found the Indiana Writers' Center. She is Professor Emerita at the University of Indianapolis, and poet-in-residence at Georgia College & State University. She hosts a poetry podcast, "Ask Alice".
Alice S. Rossi Alice S. Rossi was a pioneering feminist and sociologist.
Allan Sloan Allan Sloan is an American journalist, formerly senior editor at large at Fortune magazine.
Al Sharpton Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, television/radio talk show host and a former White House adviser who, according to 60 Minutes, became President Barack Obama's "go-to black leader."
Alvin Boretz Alvin Boretz was a prolific writer for stage, screen, radio, and television. With an estimated one thousand dramatic scripts to his credit, he contributed to the Golden Age of Television. Before television became popular, Boretz wrote for radio.
Alvin Klein Alvin Klein was a theater critic for The New York Times for more than 15 years, publishing nearly 3,500 reviews and other articles.
Amanda Davis Amanda Davis was an American writer and teacher who died in a plane accident.
Amy King Amy King is an American poet, essayist and activist.
Andrew D. Weyman Andrew D. Weyman is an American television director and producer.
Andrew Ondrejcak Andrew Ondrejcak is an American artist working in performance and design. He writes, directs, and designs his original performances that have been produced in the U.S. and internationally.
Anita Lerman Anita Francis Lerman is an American politician and member of the Independence Party of New York. She ran for Congress in New York City in 2006.
Anna Rabinowitz Anna Rabinowitz is an American poet, librettist and editor. She has published four volumes of poetry, most recently, Present Tense selected by The Huffington Post as one of the best poetry books of 2010.
Annette Kolodny Annette Kolodny is a feminist literary critic and activist, and currently holds the position of College of Humanities Professor Emerita of American Literature and Culture at the University of Arizona in Tucson.
Ann J. Lane Ann J. Lane was an American educator, historian, and author that was considered to be a pioneer in the fields of women's history and women's studies. Before retiring in 2009 she worked at the University of Virginia as a professor of History and director of Women's Studies.
Ann-Marie Adams Ann-Marie Adams is an award-winning investigative journalist and historian. She is the founder of The Hartford Guardian, a civic-minded news publication in print and online.
Arne L. Kalleberg Arne L. Kalleberg is a Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also an adjunct professor in the Kenan-Flagler Business School, the Department of Public Policy, and the Curriculum in Global Studies.
Arthur R. Grossman Arthur Robert Grossman is an American biologist whose research ranges across the fields of plant biology, microbiology, marine biology, Phytochemistry, and photosynthesis.
Aryeh Frimer Aryeh Abraham Frimer is an Israeli Active Oxygen Chemist and specialist on women and Jewish law.
Barbara Aronstein Black Barbara Aronstein Black is an American legal scholar. She was the first woman to head an Ivy League law school. when she became Dean of Columbia Law School in 1986. Black is George Wellwood Murray Professor of Legal History at Columbia.
Barbara Boxer Barbara Levy Boxer is a former American politician who served as a United States Senator for California from 1993 to 2017.
Barry Chiswick Barry Raymond Chiswick is an American economist and currently Professor of Economics at the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, George Washington University.
Barry Munitz Barry Allen Munitz has been a senior administrator at the University of Illinois and the University of Houston, a business executive at Maxxam, Inc., chancellor of the California State University system, and chief executive officer of the world's wealthiest art institution, the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Barry Salzberg Barry Salzberg is an American businessman, accountant, and lawyer. Salzberg is full-time Professor at Columbia University and former global Chief Executive Officer of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a position he held from June 2011 until May 2015.
Barry Sussman Barry Sussman is an American editor, author, and public opinion analyst who deals primarily with public policy issues.
Baruch Brody Baruch A. Brody is an American bioethicist who was among the first scholars in the field of applied ethics to write about abortion in the era following Roe v. Wade.
Benjamin Brafman Benjamin Brafman is an American criminal defense attorney, the founder of the Manhattan-based firm Brafman & Associates, P.C.. Brafman is known for representing many high-profile defendants, including celebrities, accused Mafia members, and political figures.
Benjamin Ward Benjamin Ward was the first African American New York City Police Commissioner.
Bernard Cornfeld Bernard "Bernie" Cornfeld was a prominent businessman and international financier who sold investments in US mutual funds, and who was tried and acquitted for mismanagement of IOS.
Bernard Haber Bernard Haber was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
Bernie Sanders Bernard Sanders is an American politician who has been the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007. Sanders is the longest serving independent in U.S. congressional history.
Betsy Fagin Betsy Fagin is an American poet. She is the author of All is Not Yet Lost, Names Disguised as well as numerous chapbooks including Poverty Rush, the science seemed so solid, Belief Opportunity, Rosemary Stretch, For every solution there is a problem, and a number of self-published chapbooks.
Beverly Hall Beverly La-Forte Hall was a Jamaican-American education administrator. She worked as the superintendent of schools in Queens, New York; Newark, New Jersey; and Atlanta, Georgia.
Bhikkhu Bodhi Bhikkhu Bodhi, born Jeffrey Block, is an American Theravada Buddhist monk, ordained in Sri Lanka and currently teaching in the New York and New Jersey area.
Bill Baird (activist) Bill Baird is a reproductive rights pioneer, called by some media the "father" of the birth control and abortion-rights movement. He was jailed eight times in five states in the 1960s for lecturing on abortion and birth control.
Bill Green (basketball) William E. "Bill" Green was an American college basketball standout who played for Colorado State University between 1960–61 and 1962–63. A, 230 lb center, Green was CSU's first-ever NCAA All-American when he was named to the consensus second team in 1963.
Binnie Kirshenbaum Binnie Kirshenbaum is an American novelist and short story writer. She is professor and chair of the Writing Program at Columbia University School of the Arts.
Blaise Ingoglia Blaise Ingoglia is a Republican politician who currently serves as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 35th District, which includes Spring Hill and Brooksville in Hernando County, since 2014.
Blu Greenberg Blu Greenberg is an American writer specializing in modern Judaism and women's issues. Her most noted books are On Women and Judaism: A View from Tradition and Black Bread: Poems, After the Holocaust.
Branford Taitt Sir Branford Mayhew Taitt was a Barbadian politician who served as a cabinet minister and former President of the Senate of Barbados.
Bruce Chizen Bruce R. Chizen was the chief executive officer of Adobe Systems from 1994 to 2007. Chizen lives in Los Altos, California with his wife and children.
Carl Gordon (actor) Carl Gordon was an American actor who entered the acting profession later in life and was best known for his role in the Fox TV series Roc, in addition to a wide range of roles in film, on stage and television as a character actor.
Charles Biderman Charles Biderman is an American businessman and investor. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of TrimTabs Investment Research, Inc., an independent investment research firm based in Sausalito, CA that specializes in publishing detailed daily coverage of stock market liquidity.
Charles S. Dubin Charles Samuel Dubin was an American film and television director.
Charlie Shrem Charles "Charlie" Shrem IV is an American entrepreneur and bitcoin advocate. He co-founded the now-defunct startup company BitInstant, and is a founding member of the Bitcoin Foundation, formerly serving as vice chairman. In 2017, he joined Jaxx as its director of business and community development.
Charlotte Brooks Charlotte Finkelstein Brooks was an American photographer and photojournalist. From 1951 to 1971, she was a staff photographer for Look and the only woman staff photographer in the magazine's history.
Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein Charlotte Streifer Rubinstein is an American teacher of art and art history and an early innovator in the teaching of women-in-art history courses. She was born to Lillian Kaufman and Aaron Streifer in Harlem, New York, and moved to Brooklyn shortly there after.
Chester Kallman Chester Simon Kallman was an American poet, librettist, and translator, best known for his collaborations with W. H. Auden and Igor Stravinsky.
Chiori Miyagawa Chiori Miyagawa is a Japanese- born American playwright, poet, dramaturg, and fiction writer based in New York City. She was born in Nagano, Japan before moving to the United States at an age of 16.
Christia Mercer Christia Mercer is the Gustave M. Berne Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University.
Cindy Nemser Cindy Nemser is an American art historian and writer. Founder and editor of the Feminist Art Journal, she was an activist and prominent figure in the feminist art movement and is best known for her writings on the work of women artists such as Eva Hesse, Alice Neel, and Louise Nevelson.
Claire Sterling Claire Sterling was an American author and journalist whose work focused on crime, political assassination, and terrorism.
Claudine K. Brown Claudine K. Brown was an American museum director and educator and nonprofit executive. She was best known for her work at the Smithsonian Institution, where she was Director of Education, responsible for directing its work to help educate K-12 students.
Conrad B. Duberstein Conrad B. Duberstein was for many years the Chief Judge of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Daniel Glass Daniel Glass is an American music industry executive whose output has included work with artists Billy Idol, Wilson Phillips, Sinéad O'Connor, Jon Secada, Warren Zevon, Blur, Huey Lewis and the News, Goldfinger, Reel Big Fish, Erykah Badu, Baha Men, Kurupt, The Pretenders, Sugarcult, and, in 2007...
Daniel Keyes Daniel Keyes was an American writer who wrote the novel Flowers for Algernon. Keyes was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2000.
David I. Shapiro David Israel Shapiro was an American 1st Amendment attorney and civil liberties activist, known best in the United States for his key roles defending people against accusations by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, his representation of the American Nazi Party in a free speech case...
David Rayfiel David Rayfiel was an American screenwriter and frequent collaborator of director Sydney Pollack. Born in Brooklyn, New York and educated at Brooklyn College, his father was congressman Leo F. Rayfiel.
David Sive David Sive was an attorney, environmentalist, and professor of environmental law, who has been recognized as a pioneer in the field of United States environmental law.
Deena Metzger Deena Metzger is an American writer, healer, and teacher whose work spans multiple genres including the novel, poetry, non-fiction, and plays.
Dele Giwa Dele Giwa was a Nigerian journalist, editor and founder of Newswatch magazine.
Dennis McFarland Dennis McFarland is an American novelist who is known for his blend of literary elements. McFarland has authored several novels including The Music Room and School for the Blind.
Dennis P. Tarnow Dennis Perry Tarnow is an internationally renowned American dentist involved in the forefront of dental implant research. He is director of implant dentistry at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine and a speaker on the subject of implant dentistry.
Dominic Chianese Dominic Chianese is an American actor, singer, and musician. He is best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, and Johnny Ola in The Godfather Part II.
Donald J. Devine Donald J. Devine is an American political scientist, author, former government official and politician who has studied, written and promoted the philosophy of conservative fusionism as taught to him by the U.S. philosopher Frank Meyer.
Donald Kagan Donald Kagan is an American historian and classicist at Yale University specializing in ancient Greece, notable for his four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War. He formerly taught in the Department of History at Cornell University.
Donald P. Zingale Donald P. Zingale was the 11th president of the State University of New York at Cobleskill.
Donald Solitar Donald Solitar was an American and Canadian mathematician, known for his work in combinatorial group theory. The Baumslag–Solitar groups are named after him and Gilbert Baumslag, after their joint 1962 paper on these groups.
Don Lemon Don Lemon is an American news anchor and journalist. He is based in New York City and currently hosts CNN Tonight.
Doris Ling-Cohan Doris Ling-Cohan is a judge on the New York State Supreme Court, to which she was elected in 2002. In 2014, Justice Ling-Cohan was appointed to the Appellate Term, First Department. She is the first woman of Asian descent to be appointed to an appellate panel in New York state.
Doris Malkin Curtis Doris Malkin Curtis was an American paleontologist, stratigrapher, and geologist. She became the first woman president of the Geological Society of America and made meaningful contributions towards Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
Dorothy Blum Dorothy Toplitzky Blum was an American computer scientist and cryptanalyst. She worked for the National Security Agency and its predecessors from 1944 until her death in 1980.
Dorothy Dinnerstein Dorothy Dinnerstein was an American academic and activist, best known for her book The Mermaid and the Minotaur.
Dorothy Sucher Dorothy Sucher was an American author and psychotherapist who worked as a reporter at the Greenbelt News Review, where an article that she wrote that quoted critics of a developers calling his plans "blackmail" initially resulted in a $17,500 judgement against the paper.
Edith Fisch Edith L. Fisch was an American jurist and legal scholar.
Edna Grossman Edna Grossman is an American mathematician. She was born in Germany, grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated with a B.S. in mathematics from Brooklyn College.
Edward Sagarin Edward Sagarin, also known by his pen name Donald Webster Cory, was an American professor of sociology and criminology at the City University of New York, and a writer.
Edward Taub Edward Taub is a behavioral neuroscientist on the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Elaine Bossik Elaine Bossik is an American novelist and screenwriter. Her romance novel The Last Victim was featured in the online book review magazine Small Press Bookwatch, which is published by the Midwest Book Review.
Elaine Reichek Elaine Reichek is a New York-based visual artist. Much of her work concerns the history of the embroidered sampler. Through her pieces of hand and machine embroidery, she addresses issues such as the craft/art divide, the nature of women's work, and the interplay of text and image.
Eleanor Sobel Eleanor Sobel is a Democratic member of the Florida State Senate, representing the 33rd District, which includes Davie, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, and Pembroke Pines in southeastern Broward County, since 2012, previously representing the 31st District from 2008 to 2012.
Elias Burstein Elias Burstein was an American experimental condensed matter physicist whose active career in science spanned seven decades.
Eliezer Waldman Eliezer Waldman is an Israeli rabbi and former politician who served as a member of the Knesset for Tehiya between 1984 and 1990.
Eli M. Pearce Eli M. Pearce was research professor at New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering and a past-president of the American Chemical Society. He received a B.S. degree in chemistry from Brooklyn College in 1949. Pearce earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
Elizabeth Gaffney Elizabeth Gaffney is an American novelist. She graduated from Vassar College and holds an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College. She is the editor at large of the quarterly magazine A Public Space and was a staff editor of The Paris Review for 16 years, under George Plimpton.
Ellen Jaffee Ellen C. Jaffee is an American politician and a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 97th Assembly District in Rockland County.
Ellen R. Sandor Ellen R. Sandor is an American new media artist. She is also founder of the Chicago-basedn, a collective of artists, scientists, mathematicians, and computer experts. Ellen Sandor andn create sculptures that contain computer-generated photographic images that appear to be three dimensional.
Elliot Jager Elliot Jager is an American-born Israeli journalist, political scientist, and author of The Pater: My Father, My Judaism, My Childlessness. He is a former editorial page editor of The Jerusalem Post and currently a senior contributing editor at The Jerusalem Report.
Elliot Tiber Elliot Michael Tiber was an artist and screenwriter who wrote a memoir about the Woodstock Festival held in Bethel, New York in 1969. He claimed responsibility for the relocation of the festival after a permit for it was withdrawn by the zoning board of a nearby town.
Ellis Horowitz Ellis Horowitz is an American computer scientist and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California. Horowitz is best known for his computer science textbooks on data structures and algorithms, co-authored with Sartaj Sahni.
Emily Mitchell Emily Mitchell is an Anglo-American writer. Her debut novel, The Last Summer of the World, was published by W. W. Norton & Company in 2007.
Erica America Erica America Hayden, known as "Erica America" is an American radio personality, television host and psychotherapist. She is currently a radio personality at Z100 New York. She has appeared as a commentator on television and radio shows including HLN's Dr. Drew.
Erica Hayden Erica Hayden, referred to as "Erica America" is an American radio personality, television host and psychotherapist. She is currently a radio personality in New York on Z100 on Saturdays and Sundays 6pm-midnight and also fills-in for a variety of Z100 shifts. She also is a psychotherapist.
Estelle Ramey Estelle Rosemary Ramey was an American endocrinologist, physiologist and feminist who became internationally known for refuting surgeon and Democratic Party leader Edgar Berman, who stated that women were unfit to hold high public office because of "raging hormonal imbalances."
Esther M. Conwell Esther Marley Conwell was a pioneering American chemist and physicist who studied properties of semiconductors and organic conductors, especially electron transport.
Eugene Genovese Eugene Dominic Genovese was an American historian of the American South and American slavery. He was noted for bringing a Marxist perspective to the study of power, class and relations between planters and slaves in the South.
Francine Shapiro Francine Shapiro is an American psychologist and educator who originated and developed Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, a form of psychotherapy for resolving the symptoms of traumatic and other disturbing life experiences.
Fran Fraschilla Francis John Fraschilla is an American basketball commentator and former college basketball coach.
Frank Field (meteorologist) Franklyn Field, best known as Dr. Frank Field, is an American television personality and meteorologist who was on TV in New York City for five decades, reporting not only on the weather but also on science and health topics.
Frank J. Brasco Frank James Brasco was an American politician and a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
Fred Kaplan (biographer) Fred Kaplan is distinguished Professor Emeritus of English at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
Gary I. Wadler Gary Irwin Wadler was an American internist with special expertise in the field of drug use in sports. The lead author of the book Drugs and the Athlete, Wadler served on the World Anti-Doping Agency's Prohibited List and Methods Committee and on its Health, Medicine, and Research Committee.
Gary William Friedman Gary William Friedman is an American musical theatre, symphonic, film and television composer. His career began in the 1960s in New York City as a saxophonist in an improvisational ensemble and as a composer for experimental theater.
Gata Kamsky Gata Kamsky is an American chess grandmaster, and a five-time U.S. champion.
George Plafker George Plafker is an American geologist and seismologist who has made significant contributions to both fields, with research focused on subduction, tsunami, and the geology of Alaska.
Gertrude Himmelfarb Gertrude Himmelfarb, also known as Bea Kristol, is an American historian. She has been a leader of conservative interpretations of history and historiography.
Gil Portes Gil M. Portes was a Filipino film director, film producer and screenwriter.
Glenn Thrush Glenn Thrush is an American journalist and author, who has been the White House correspondent for The New York Times since 2017. He is also a contributor for MSNBC, and was previously a senior staff writer for Politico from 2008 to 2016.
Gloria Gordon Bolotsky Gloria Gordon Bolotsky was an American computer scientist, one of the early programmers of the ENIAC computer.
Gloria Naylor Gloria Naylor was an American novelist, known for her book The Women of Brewster Place.
Gloria Olive Gloria Olive was a New Zealand academic mathematician.
Greg Grandin Greg Grandin is a professor of history at New York University.
Hal Draper Hal Draper was an American socialist activist and author who played a significant role in the Berkeley, California Free Speech Movement. He is known for his extensive scholarship on the history and meaning of the thought of Karl Marx.
Harold C. Schonberg Harold Charles Schonberg was an American music critic and journalist, most notably for The New York Times. He was the first music critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. He also wrote a number of books on musical subjects, and one on chess.
Harold Norse Harold Norse was an American writer who created a body of work using the American idiom of everyday language and images. One of the expatriate artists of the Beat generation, Norse was widely published and anthologized.
Harvey Cohen Harvey R. Cohen was an American composer and orchestrator. He received two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Music Direction and Composition in the animated television shows, The Adventures of Batman & Robin, episode "A Bullet for Bullock", and Disney's TV series Aladdin.
Harvey Pitt Harvey Pitt was the 26th chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, serving from 2001-2003.
Harvey R. Miller Harvey R. Miller was an American lawyer. The New York Times called him "the most prominent bankruptcy lawyer in the nation." Born in New York City, Miller graduated from Brooklyn College and Columbia University, and was admitted to the bar in New York State in 1959.
Helen Davis Helen Gordon Davis was an American drama teacher, actress, and politician.
Henry N. Ginsberg Henry N. Ginsberg is an American physician, focusing in preventive medicine, internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, currently the Irving Professor of Medicine at Columbia University.
Henry Rosenblum Henry Rosenblum is the hazzan of the Forest Hills Jewish Center in Queens, NY. From 1998 until 2010, he served as the Dean of the H.L. Miller Cantorial School of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He was the first hazzan to hold the position of Dean of the Cantorial School.
Herb Edelman Herbert Edelman was an American actor of stage, film and television. He was twice nominated for an Emmy Award for his television work. One of his best-known roles was as Stanley Zbornak, the ex-husband of Dorothy Zbornak on The Golden Girls.
Herbert Tarr Herbert Tarr, born Herbert Targovik, was an American Reform rabbi who left his pulpit to become a novelist and humorist, believing he could reach more people that way because "religion is basically out of touch with people."
Hillard Elkins Hillard Elkins was an American theatre and film producer.
Himan Brown Himan Brown, also known as Hi Brown, was an American producer of radio programs.
Howard Rosenman Howard Rosenman, also known as Zvi Howard Rosenman, is an American producer and motion picture executive. He specializes in producing romantic comedy films and documentary films.
Howard Sachs (scientist) Howard Sachs, was a biochemist who helped pioneer the study of neuroendocrinology. His discoveries concerning the production of the hormone vasopressin laid the foundation for the field of hormone biosynthesis.
Howard Sackler Howard Oliver Sackler, was an American screenwriter and playwright who is best known for writing The Great White Hope. The Great White Hope enjoyed both a successful run on Broadway and, as a film adaptation, in movie theaters.
Ira Rennert Ira Leon Rennert is an American investor and businessman. Today he controls one of the nation's largest privately held industrial empires, and his personal fortune is estimated to be $6.5 billion.
Iris Weinshall Iris Weinshall is the Chief Operating Officer of The New York Public Library, former vice chancellor at the City University of New York and a former commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation.
Irwin Brownstein Irwin R. Brownstein was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
Irwin Federman Irwin Federman is an American businessman, philanthropist and General Partner of U.S. Venture Partners.
Isiah C. Smith Isiah C. Smith was Palm Beach County, Florida's third black lawyer.
Israel Kirzner Israel Meir Kirzner is an American economist closely identified with the Austrian School.
Ivan C. Lafayette Ivan C. Lafayette was an American politician who represented the 34th District in the New York State Assembly, which comprises portions of Jackson Heights, Corona, and Elmhurst.
Izzy Young Israel Goodman Young or Izzy Young is a noted figure in the world of folk music, both in America and Sweden. He is the former owner of the Folklore Center in Greenwich Village, New York, and since 1973, he has owned and operated the Folklore Centrum store in Stockholm.
Jack Adler Jack Adler was an artist who worked as a cover artist and colorist for DC Comics. He was a staff member of DC's production department from 1946 to 1981, rising steadily up the ranks to production manager and vice president of production.
Jack Agüeros Jack Agüeros was an American community activist, poet, writer, and translator, and the former director of El Museo del Barrio.
Jack Block Jacob "Jack" Block was a psychology professor at UC Berkeley. His main areas of research were personality theory, personality development, research methodology, personality assessment, longitudinal research, and cognition. He often collaborated with his wife Jeanne Block.
Jack B. Weinstein Jack Bertrand Weinstein is a United States federal judge in the Eastern District of New York. Weinstein was appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson. From 1980 to 1988, he served as chief judge of the district.
Jack Drescher Jack Drescher is an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst known for his work on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Jack Minker Jack Minker is a leading authority in artificial intelligence, deductive databases, logic programming and non-monotonic reasoning. He is also an internationally recognized leader in the field of human rights of computer scientists.
Jack M. Sasson Jack M. Sasson, now retired, taught most recently as Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible at Vanderbilt Divinity School and before that as a Professor of Classics at Vanderbilt University.
Jackson Mac Low Jackson Mac Low was an American poet, performance artist, composer and playwright, known to most readers of poetry as a practioneer of systematic chance operations and other non-intentional compositional methods in his work, which Mac Low first experienced in the musical work of John Cage, Earle...
Jacob J. Schacter Jacob J. "JJ" Schacter is an American Orthodox rabbi. Schacter is University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and Senior Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future at Yeshiva University.
Jacob Milgrom Jacob Milgrom was a prominent American Jewish Bible scholar and Conservative rabbi, best known for his comprehensive Torah commentaries and work on the Dead Sea Scrolls.
James Franco James Edward Franco is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. For his role in 127 Hours, Franco was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
James Sanders Jr. James Sanders Jr. is a member of the New York State Senate, serving since January 2013. He represents the 10th Senatorial District, which includes the Queens neighborhoods of Richmond Hill, South Ozone Park, Jamaica, Rochdale Village, Rosedale and parts of Far Rockaway.
Jane Freilicher Jane Freilicher was an American representational painter of urban and country scenes from her homes in lower Manhattan and Water Mill, Long Island. She was a member of the informal New York School beginning in the 1950s, and a muse to several of its poets and writers.
Jan Slepian Janice Slepian, was an author of books for children and young adults and a poet. She obtained a degree in psychology at Brooklyn College, later doing graduate work in clinical psychology and speech pathology at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Jay Tischfield Jay Tischfield is MacMillan Professor II and the Founding Chair of the Department of Genetics at Rutgers University. He is also Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at Rutgers. He is currently Director of the Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey.
J. David Bleich Judah David Bleich is an authority on Jewish law and ethics, including Jewish medical ethics. He is rabbi of Cong.
Jeffrey Laitman Jeffrey Todd Laitman, Ph.D. is an American anatomist and physical anthropologist whose science has combined experimental, comparative, and paleontological studies to understand the development and evolution of the human upper respiratory and vocal tract regions.
Jerome H. Barkow Jerome H. Barkow is a Canadian anthropologist at Dalhousie University who has made important contributions to the field of evolutionary psychology. He received a BA in Psychology from Brooklyn College in 1964 and a PhD in Human Development from the University of Chicago in 1970.
Jerry Goldstein (physicist) Jerry Goldstein is a space physicist whose research has focused on the Earth's plasmasphere, a high-altitude extension of the ionized portion of the planet's upper atmosphere. During the years 2002-2005 he published a series of papers on the density structure and global dynamics of the plasmasphere.
Jerry Moss Jerome S. "Jerry" Moss is an American recording executive, best known for being the co-founder of A&M Records, along with trumpeter and bandleader Herb Alpert.
Jimmy Smits Jimmy Smits is an American actor. He played attorney Victor Sifuentes on the 1980s legal drama L.A. Law, NYPD Detective Bobby Simone on the 1990s police drama NYPD Blue, and Matt Santos on the 1999-2006 serial political drama The West Wing.
Joachim Levy Joachim Levy is a Swiss film director, screenwriter, showrunner.
Joel Harvey Slomsky Joel Harvey Slomsky is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Joel Porte Joel Miles Porte was an American literary scholar, who was an internationally renowned authority on the life and work of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Joel Zwick Joel Zwick is an American film director, television director, and theater director. He is best known for his work on the television series Perfect Strangers, Full House, and Family Matters, and as well as for directing the films My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Second Sight, and Fat Albert.
John Castagna John Castagna is an American geophysicist, known for the Mudrock line, currently the Margaret S. and Robert E. Sheriff Endowed Faculty Chair in Applied Seismology at University of Houston and formerly the Edward L. McCullough Chair.
John Harlacher John Harlacher is an actor, stage director, and filmmaker based in New York City.
John Parascandola Dr. John Parascandola is an American medical historian. He has written numerous books, including The Development of American Pharmacology: John J. Abel and the Shaping of a Discipline, and held the position of Public Health Service Historian.
John Yau John Yau is an American poet and critic who lives in New York City. He received his B.A. from Bard College in 1972 and his M.F.A. from Brooklyn College in 1978. He has published over 50 books of poetry, artists' books, fiction, and art criticism.
Jonathan Chaves Jonathan Chaves, B.A. Brooklyn College, 1965; M.A. Columbia University, 1966; PhD Columbia University, 1971, is Professor of Chinese Language and Literature at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He is a translator of classic Chinese poetry.
Jonathan Greenstein Jonathan Greenstein is an antique Judaica authentication expert. He is the owner, chief expert and president of J. Greenstein & Company, the only auction house dedicated solely to Jewish religious ritual art. Greenstein represents rare pieces of antique Judaica and Jewish art.
Jon Cypher Jon Cypher is a retired American actor.
Joseph Churba Joseph Churba was a United States Air Force Middle East intelligence expert, author, and political activist known for his support of Israel. Churba was born in Brooklyn, New York City into a Jewish family which was originally from Syria. He spoke both Hebrew and Arabic.
Joseph Natoli Joseph Phillip Natoli is an American academic. He has written on postmodernism, and from 1991 until 2009 was editor of the Postmodern Culture series published by the State University of New York Press.
Joseph Oxenhorn Joseph Oxenhorn was an American educator and prolific textbook author. After attending Brooklyn College and receiving a master's degree from Columbia University, he became a teacher and eventually a principal in the New York City school system.
Joseph Pennacchio Joseph "Joe" Pennacchio is an American Republican Party politician, who has served in the New Jersey Senate since January 8, 2008, where he represents the 26th Legislative District. He served in the General Assembly from 2001 to 2008.
Joseph Scholnick Joseph H. Scholnick was a noted radio and television sound effects engineer in the early days of television.
Joyce Sparer Adler Joyce Sparer Adler was an American critic, playwright, and teacher. She was a founding member of the faculty of the University of Guyana, writer of important critical analyses of Wilson Harris and Herman Melville, and 1988 president of the Melville Society.
Jumaane Williams Jumaane Williams is the Council member for the 45th District of the New York City Council. He is a Democrat. The district includes Canarsie, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Flatlands, Marine Park and Midwood in Brooklyn.
Karen Berger Karen Berger is an American comic book editor. She is best known as for her role in helping create DC Comics' Vertigo imprint in 1993 and serving as the line's Executive Editor until 2013.
Kendra Ross Kendra Ross is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, music business executive, and community organizer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Kenneth F. Schaffner Kenneth F. Schaffner, PhD, MD, is an emeritus Distinguished University Professor, University Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. He specializes in the history and philosophy of science.
Kenneth Sherbell Kenneth Sherbell was an American labor union leader and politician from New York.
Larry Keith Larry Keith was an American actor who was a cast member on the ABC soap opera All My Children and was the first American to play the role of Henry Higgins in the Broadway production of My Fair Lady.
Larry Rosenberg Larry Rosenberg is an American Buddhist teacher who founded the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1985. He is also a resident teacher there. Rosenberg was a professor of psychology at the University of Chicago and Harvard Medical School.
Lawrence Landweber Lawrence Hugh Landweber is John P. Morgridge Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Leanne Rivlin Leanne Rivlin is an originator of the Environmental Psychology Doctoral Program at the CUNY Graduate Center in the late 1960s.
Lee Israel Leonore Carol "Lee" Israel was a noted author who was later discovered to be a literary forger and thief.
Leo Bogart Leo Bogart was an American sociologist, media and marketing expert.
Leonard Mirman Leonard Jay Mirman is an American mathematician and economist. He is the Paul G. McIntire Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia. Mirman is known for his contributions to economics of uncertainty.
Lester Persky Lester Persky was an American film, television, and theatre producer.
Lewis Colick Lewis Colick in an American screenwriter born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Baruch College in New York and got his MFA in Theatre Arts from the UCLA Film School.
Lillie Pope Lillie Pope, PhD was a pioneer in Special Education, with a focus on Literacy, Learning Problems, Learning and Reading Disabilities. She was the founding director of the earliest Learning Center as part of the Mental Health Service at a public hospital.
Lisa Staiano-Coico Lisa Staiano-Coico, or Lisa S. Coico, was the twelfth president of City College of New York from August 2010 until October 2016. A graduate of Brooklyn College in 1976, Coico was the first alumna of City University of New York to head City College.
Lou Johnson (singer) Lou Johnson is an American soul singer and pianist who was active as a recording artist in the 1960s and early 1970s.
Lucy Shapiro Lucy Shapiro is an American developmental biologist. She is a professor of Developmental Biology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. She is the Ludwig Professor of Cancer Research and the director of the Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine.
Madeline Amgott Madeline Rochelle Amgott was an American television news producer. A pioneer of early television news, Amgott was one of the first, and only, women to producer television news shows during the 1950s and 1960s.
Malcah Zeldis Malcah Zeldis is a Jewish American folk painter. She is known for work that draws from a mix of biblical, historical, and autobiographical themes.
Manuel F. Cohen Manuel F. Cohen served as chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission between 1964 and 1969 and also served as a member from 1961-1969.
Marc Frons Marc Frons is the Chief Technology Officer for News Corp. He was named to the role in May 2017 after serving in an interim capacity since October 2016. Prior to that he was SVP, Deputy Head of Technology and Global Head of Mobile Platform at the company.
Marcia Citron Marcia Judith Citron is an American professor of musicology at Rice University in Houston, Texas. She is a leading musicologist specializing in issues regarding women and gender, opera and film.
Margia Kramer Margia Kramer is an American documentary visual artist, writer and activist living in New York.
Mario Amaya Mario Amaya was an American art critic, museum director, magazine editor and former director of the New York Cultural Center and the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, Virginia. He was also the chief curator of the Art Gallery of Ontario and the founding editor of London's Art and Artists Magazine.
Marjorie Magner Marjorie Magner is an American business executive. She is the co-founder of Brysam Global Partners, a private equity firm, and she serves as the Chairman of the Gannett Corporation.
Mark Lane (author) Mark Lane was an American attorney, New York state legislator, civil rights activist, and Vietnam war-crimes investigator. He is best known as a leading researcher, author, and conspiracy theorist on the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.
Mark Treyger Mark Treyger is the Council member for the 47th District of the New York City Council. He is a Democrat. The district includes portions of Bath Beach, Bensonhurst, Borough Park, Brighton Beach, Coney Island, Gravesend, Sea Gate and Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn.
Marni Kotak Marni Kotak is an American artist best known for her durational performance/exhibition The Birth of Baby X, in which she gave birth to her son Baby X as a live performance at Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, USA, on October 25, 2011.
Marshall Brement Marshall Brement was a career United States Foreign Service officer, who served as United States Ambassador to Iceland in 1981-1985 and after retirement was a professor at the University of Virginia a.
Martha Rosler Martha Rosler is an American artist. She works in photography and photo text, video, installation, sculpture, and performance, as well as writing about art and culture. Rosler's work is centered on everyday life and the public sphere, often with an eye to women's experience.
Martin Summerfield Martin Summerfield, Ph.D. was an American physicist and rocket scientist, a co-founder of Aerojet, head of Princeton University propulsion and combustion laboratory, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Marty Markowitz Martin "Marty" Markowitz is a former Borough President of Brooklyn, New York City. He was first elected in 2001 after serving 23 years as a New York State Senator. His third and final term ended in December 2013.
Marvin Kratter Marvin Kratter was a New York-based real estate developer who was the head of the Kratter Corporation, National Equities, Countrywide Realty, Knickerbocker Brewery, Rom-American Pharmaceuticals, and the Boston Celtics.
Mathilda B. Canter Mathilda Bushel Canter was an American psychologist and leader in state and national psychological organizations.
Mel Brooks Mel Brooks is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and composer. He is known as a creator of broad film farces and comic parodies. Brooks began his career as a comic and a writer for the early TV variety show Your Show of Shows.
Mel Hirsch Melvin M. Hirsch was an American professional basketball player. He played for the Boston Celtics of the Basketball Association of America, which would later become the National Basketball Association, for 13 games in the 1946–47 season.
Mel Miller Melvin H. Miller is an American lawyer and politician.
Melvin Konner Melvin Joel Konner is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology and of Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology at Emory University. He studied at Brooklyn College, CUNY, where he met Marjorie Shostak, whom he later married and with whom he had three children.
Merle S. Goldberg Merle S. Goldberg was an American journalist and an abortion activist. She was head of the National Women's Health Coalition which later became the International Women's Health Coalition. Goldberg also founded the first legal outpatient abortion clinic in the United States.
Michael Benjamin Nigrin Michael Benjamin Nigrin is a musician and music composer at large who has scored the music for numerous independent and experimental films and is a double bassist with the Grammy Award winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, a not-for-profit, symphonic orchestra based in Buffalo, New York.
Michael McKenzie (artist) Michael McKenzie is an American artist and writer. His mother a fourth generation Irish/German and his father of recent Scottish immigrants.
Michael Waxman Michael Waxman is American director and producer of film and television. He is best known for his collaborations with film director Michael Mann, as well as for directing episodes of: Friday Night Lights, Trauma, The Event and Prime Suspect.
Michael Weitzman Michael Weitzman is an American pediatrician specializing in public health and policy. He is known for his research focusing on the social and environmental determinants of child health.
Mike Garson Michael David Garson is an American pianist, who has worked, among others, with David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails, Billy Corgan, Free Flight, and The Smashing Pumpkins.
Milton Heumann Milton Heumann is Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. He received his B.A. from Brooklyn College and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He taught at the University of Michigan before joining the Rutgers faculty in 1981.
Milton J. Rosenberg Milton J. "Milt" Rosenberg is a prominent social psychologist who was professor of psychology at the University of Chicago and was the host of a long-running radio program in Chicago, Illinois.
Miriam Rafailovich Miriam Rafailovich is a materials engineering researcher. She is the director of the Garcia Materials Research Science and Engineering Center at SUNY Stony Brook as well as co-director of the Chemical and Molecular Engineering program at the University.
Mort Künstler Mort Künstler is an American artist known for his illustrative paintings of historical events, especially of the American Civil War. He was a child prodigy, who, with encouragement from his parents, became a skilled artist by the time he was twelve.
Nadine Winter Nadine P. Winter was a community activist and a Democratic politician in Washington, D.C.
Naren Weiss Naren Weiss is an actor, playwright, and model. He is best known for his portrayal of Osama bin Laden in Kamal Haasan's film on terrorism, Vishwaroopam.
Nari Ward Nari Ward is an artist based in New York City. Nari Ward received a BA from Hunter College, CUNY in 1991 and a MFA from Brooklyn College, CUNY in 1992. His work is often composed of found objects from his neighborhood, and "address issues related to consumer culture, poverty, and race".
Nat Finkelstein Nathan Louis "Nat" Finkelstein was an American photographer and photojournalist.
Nat Frankel Nathan "Nat" Frankel was a professional basketball player. He spent one season in the Basketball Association of America as a member of the Pittsburgh Ironmen during the 1946–47 season, but he spent the majority of his playing career as a member of teams in the American Basketball League.
Nat Sternberg Nat L. Sternberg was an American molecular biologist and bacteriophage researcher, particularly known for his work on DNA recombination and the phage P1.
Necro (rapper) Ron Raphael Braunstein, better known by his stage-name Necro, is an American rapper from Brooklyn.
Neil Meron Neil Meron is an American film producer known for producing the 2002 film Chicago and the 2007 film Hairspray. With partner Craig Zadan he runs the production company Storyline Entertainment.
N. Nick Perry Noah Nicholas "Nick" Perry is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly. He currently represents District 58, which comprises East Flatbush, as well as portions of Canarsie and Brownsville, among other neighborhoods located in the borough of Brooklyn.
Norman Rosten Norman Rosten was an American poet, playwright, and novelist.
Novella Nelson Novella Christine Nelson was an American actress and singer. She established her career as a singer, both on the off-Broadway and Broadway stage and in cabaret-style locales.
Obafemi Lasode Obafemi Lasode is a Nigerian veteran film actor, songwriter, playwright, film producer and director. He is the chief executive officer of Even-Ezra Nigeria Limited, the stable that produced an award-winning movie titled Sango in 1997.
Oberia Dempsey Oberia D. Dempsey was a Baptist pastor in Harlem, New York City, primarily known for his activism against drug trafficking and addiction.
Ocean Vuong Ocean Vuong is an American poet and essayist. He is a recipient of the 2014 Ruth Lilly/Sargent Rosenberg fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and a 2016 Whiting Award for his poetry.
Oheneba Boachie-Adjei Oheneba Boachie-Adjei is a Ghanaian orthopaedic surgeon. He specializes in spinal reconstruction and the treatment of kyphosis and scoliosis.
Oscar Brand Oscar Brand was a Canadian-born American folk singer-songwriter and author. In his career, spanning 70 years, he composed at least 300 songs and released nearly 100 albums, among them Canadian and American patriotic songs.
Oscar Handlin Oscar Handlin was an American historian. As a professor of history at Harvard University for over 50 years, he directed 80 PhD dissertations and helped promote social and ethnic history, virtually inventing the field of immigration history in the 1950s.
Pamela Talkin Pamela T. Talkin is the Marshal of the United States Supreme Court and the first woman to hold this position.
Patricia DiMango Patricia Mafalda DiMango is a retired justice of the Supreme Court of Kings County, New York.
Paul Beatty Paul Beatty is an American author and an associate professor of writing at Columbia University. In 2016, he won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout. It was the first time a writer from the United States was honored with the Man Booker.
Paul Cohen Paul Joseph Cohen was an American mathematician. He is best known for his proofs that the continuum hypothesis and the axiom of choice are independent from Zermelo–Fraenkel set theory, for which he was awarded a Fields Medal.
Paule Marshall Paule Marshall is an American author, best known for her 1959 novel Brown Girl Brownstones. In 1992, at the age of 63, Marshall was awarded a Macarthur Fellowship Grant.
Paul Mazursky Irwin Lawrence "Paul" Mazursky was an American film director, screenwriter, and actor.
Peter Nero Peter Nero is an American pianist and pops conductor.
Phil Goldfeder Phil Goldfeder is a former Democratic New York State Assembly member from the 23rd district in Queens representing the communities of Ozone Park, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Hamilton Beach, Broad Channel and Rockaway.
Philip S. Goodman Philip Solomon Goodman was an American screenwriter, producer, and director. He was perhaps best known for directing the drama film We Shall Return, starring Cesar Romero.
Philip Zimbardo Philip George Zimbardo is a psychologist and a professor emeritus at Stanford University.
Raphael Miranda Raphael Miranda is an American meteorologist and weather producer at WNBC television in New York City, New York.
Raul Hilberg Raul Hilberg was an Austrian-born Jewish-American political scientist and historian. He was widely considered to be the world's scholar of the Holocaust, and his three-volume, 1,273-page magnum opus, The Destruction of the European Jews, is regarded as a seminal study of the Nazi Final Solution.
Regina Bogat Regina Bogat is an American abstract artist currently living and working in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Married to artist Alfred Jensen, her own artwork was often overlooked in favor of her husband's, although her work has experienced renewed interest from the art world during the past decade.
Richard and Clara Winston Richard Winston and Clara Winston, were prominent American translators of German works into English.
Richard E. Bellman Richard Ernest Bellman was an American applied mathematician, who introduced dynamic programming in 1953, and important contributions in other fields of mathematics.
Richard Goldstein (writer born 1942) Richard Goldstein is an American journalist and writer. Beginning in 1980, he wrote four baseball books. He has also written in several other fields.
Richard J. Smith Richard Jay Smith, an American anthropologist, is Ralph E. Morrow Distinguished Professor of Physical Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is now Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.
Richard L. Sandor Richard L. Sandor is an American businessman, economist, and entrepreneur. Sandor is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Environmental Financial Products LLC, which specializes in inventing, designing and developing new financial markets with a special emphasis on investment advisory services.
Richard Minsky Richard P. Minsky is an American scholar of bookbinding and a book artist. He is the founder of the Center for Book Arts in New York City.
Richard Portnow Richard Portnow is an American actor known for such films and television series as Good Morning, Vietnam, Barton Fink, Kindergarten Cop, Seven, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, The Spirit, Law Abiding Citizen, Private Parts, Fallen Arches, Double Down, Poolhall Junkies, Spring Break '83, The...
Richard Slotkin Richard Slotkin is a cultural critic and historian. He is the Olin Professor of English and American Studies at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, and in 2010 was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Rilla Askew Rilla Askew is an American novelist and short story writer who was born in Poteau, in the Sans Bois Mountains of southeastern Oklahoma, and grew up in the town of Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Robert A. Daly Robert A. Daly is an American business executive who has led organizations such as CBS Entertainment, Warner Bros., Warner Music Group, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Robert Beiner (Sports Producer) Robert Beiner was an American television sports producer and director, producing thousands of shows over a career which spanned over four decades, with a specialty in television championship boxing.
Robert Beiner (sports producer) Robert Beiner was an American television sports producer and director, producing thousands of shows over a career which spanned over four decades, with a specialty in television championship boxing.
Robert M. Kaufman Robert Kaufman is a New York City attorney, a partner with the law firm Proskauer Rose, and a former president of the New York City Bar Association.
Robert Rosenthal (USAAF officer) Lieutenant Colonel Robert "Rosie" Rosenthal was a highly decorated pilot in the Eighth Air Force of the United States Army Air Forces in World War II, receiving sixteen awards including the Distinguished Service Cross for "extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against the...
Robert Ubell Robert Ubell is the former Vice Dean of Online Learning at New York University Tandon School of Engineering, where he headed the school's e-learning unit, NYU Tandon Online, formerly known as NYU-ePoly. He is currently the Vice Dean Emeritus, Online Learning at NYU Tandon Online.
Ronald Tavel Ronald Tavel was an American screenwriter, director, novelist, poet and actor, best known for his work with Andy Warhol and The Factory.
Rosemary S. Pooler Rosemary S. Pooler is a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Roya Hakakian Roya Hakakian; born 1966 in Tehran, Iran is an Iranian-American poet, journalist and writer living in the United States. A lauded Persian poet turned television producer with programs like 60 Minutes, Hakakian became well known for her memoir, Journey from the Land of No in 2004.
Ruth Leaf Ruth Leaf was an American artist and a pioneer in the discipline of printmaking, specifically etching. She studied at the New School for Social Research, Art Students League of New York and Brooklyn College, and Atelier 17.
Saladin Ahmed Saladin Ahmed is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and poet. His 2012 book Throne of the Crescent Moon was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel and won the Locus Award for Best First Novel.
Salvatore J. Stolfo Salvatore J. Stolfo is a tenured professor of computer science at Columbia University in New York and a leading expert in computer security.
Sam Abrams Sam Abrams is an American poet.He was a Fulbright Professor of American Literature at the University of Athens and is a Professor Emeritus of Language and Literature in the College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology. He traveled extensively. He resides in Rochester NY.
Sam Levenson Samuel Levenson was an American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist.
Sam Nahem Samuel Ralph "Subway Sam" Nahem, born in New York City, was a pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, and Philadelphia Phillies. His professional baseball playing was interrupted by military service with the Army in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.
Sam Schwartz Samuel I. Schwartz, a.k.a. Gridlock Sam, is an American transportation engineer, most notable for popularizing the phrase "gridlock". Educated at Brooklyn College and the University of Pennsylvania, he originally worked as a New York City cabbie.
Samuel Baskin Samuel Baskin was a psychologist and educational reformer who served on the faculty of Stephens College, Antioch College and was the first president of the Union Institute & University.
Sandra Feldman Sandra Feldman was an American civil rights activist, educator and labor leader who served as president of the American Federation of Teachers from 1997 to 2004.
Sara Shepard Sara Shepard is an American author. She is known for the bestselling Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game book series, both of which have been turned into television shows on Freeform.
Satsvarupa dasa Goswami Satsvarupa das Goswami is a senior disciple of A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, better known in the West as the Hare Krishna movement.
Saul Kassin Saul Kassin is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. and Massachusetts Professor of Psychology at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Saul Katz Saul Katz is the President of the New York Mets.
Saul Weprin Saul Weprin was an American attorney and politician. He was a Democratic member from Queens County of the New York State Assembly, and served as its Speaker from December 1991 until his death.
Selna Kaplan Selna Lucille Kaplan was an American pediatric endocrinologist and a professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. She led the first American clinical trials of growth hormone treatment.
Seymour Fromer Seymour Fromer was an American co-founder of the Judah L. Magnes Museum in Berkeley, California. Fromer co-founded the museum, which houses 11,000 Jewish artifacts, one of the largest collections in the United States, with his wife, Rebecca Fromer, in a Berkeley mansion in 1962.
Seymour Pine Seymour Pine was an American deputy police inspector with the New York City Police Department who served on the force from 1941 to 1976. As deputy inspector, he led the police raid on the Stonewall Inn, which took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969.
Seymour P. Lachman Seymour Paul Lachman is an American university professor, political historian, book author and politician from New York.
Seymour R. Thaler Seymour R. Thaler was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
Sharon Mesmer Sharon Mesmer is a Polish-American poet, fiction writer, essayist and professor of creative writing. Her poetry collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch, The Virgin Formica, Vertigo Seeks Affinities, Half Angel, Half Lunch and Crossing Second Avenue.
Sheldon H. Harris Sheldon Howard Harris was a historian and Professor Emeritus of History at California State University.
Sheldon Krimsky Sheldon Krimsky is Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, and adjunct professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Shirley Chisholm Shirley Anita Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author. In 1968, she became the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, and she represented New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983.
Shosha Goren Shosha Goren is an Israeli actress and comedian of Iraqi Jewish descent.
Shraga Silverstein Rabbi Shraga Silverstein was a Rabbi, author, and translator. He translated a number of books, including seventeen that were not published by 2014, and wrote three books himself. He lived in Jerusalem until his death in 2014.
Sibyl Kempson Sibyl Kempson is an American playwright, and performer.
Sidney Mintz Sidney Wilfred Mintz was an anthropologist best known for his studies of the Caribbean, creolization, and the anthropology of food. Mintz received his PhD at Columbia University in 1951 and conducted his primary fieldwork among sugar-cane workers in Puerto Rico.
Sol Yurick Solomon Yurick was an American novelist. He was known for his book The Warriors which became a major motion picture.
Stanley Cohen (biochemist) Stanley Cohen is an American biochemist who, along with Rita Levi-Montalcini, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986 for the isolation of nerve growth factor and the discovery of epidermal growth factor.
Stanley Ellin Stanley Bernard Ellin was an American mystery writer. Ellin was born in Brooklyn, New York. After a brief tenure in the Army, at the insistence of his wife, Ellin began writing full time. While his novels are acclaimed, he is best known for his short stories.
Stanley Fink Stanley Fink was an American Lawyer and politician.
Stanley Milgram Stanley Milgram was an American social psychologist, best known for his controversial experiment on obedience conducted in the 1960s during his professorship at Yale. Milgram was influenced by the events of the Holocaust, especially the trial of Adolf Eichmann, in developing the experiment.
Stephen Balch Stephen H. Balch is an American conservative scholar and higher education reformer. He was the founding president of the National Association of Scholars from 1987 to 2009.
Sterling Johnson Jr. Sterling Johnson Jr. is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Before his appointment to the bench in 1991, Johnson was an attorney for 25 years, specializing in drug enforcement and the prosecution of narcotics cases.
Sterling Johnson, Jr. Sterling Johnson Jr. is a senior United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Before his appointment to the bench in 1991, Johnson was an attorney for 25 years, specializing in drug enforcement and the prosecution of narcotics cases.
Steve Kowit Steve Kowit was an American poet, essayist, educator, and human rights advocate.
Steve Malzberg Stephen D. Malzberg is an American television and radio host, syndicated columnist, and political commentator. He is the host of The Steve Malzberg Show, a cable news and opinion show on Newsmax TV. He has also hosted The Steve Malzberg Show on various talk radio outlets.
Steve Mariotti Steve Mariotti is the founder of Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship, a social entrepreneur and educator. He previously worked in the private corporate sector before moving into youth education.
Steven Schwartz (psychologist) Steven Schwartz is an American and Australian academic and, until late 2012, the Vice Chancellor of Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He was previously Vice Chancellor of Brunel University in the UK and of Murdoch University in Western Australia.
Suzanne Anker Suzanne Anker is an American visual artist and theorist. Considered a pioneer in Bio Art., she has been working at the relationship of art and the biological sciences for more than twenty five years. Her practice investigates the ways in which nature is being altered in the 21st century.
Syed Fahad Hashmi Syed Fahad Hashmi is a Pakistani American and U.S. citizen. He was arrested in London, England on June 6, 2006 based on an indictment from the United States charging him with conspiracy to provide material support to Al-Qaeda.
Sylvan Fox Sylvan Fox was an American journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize. He worked as a reporter at several newspapers in upstate New York before he came to the New York City-based World-Telegram newspaper.
Theodore Draper Theodore H. "Ted" Draper was an American historian and political writer. Draper is best known for the 14 books he completed during his life, including work regarded as seminal on the formative period of the American Communist Party, the Cuban Revolution, and the Iran-Contra Affair.
Thomas Kessner Thomas Kessner is an American historian, currently a Distinguished Professor at City University of New York and also a published author.
Timothy Caughman The stabbing of Timothy Caughman was a murder that took place on March 20, 2017 in Manhattan, New York City.
Tina Satter Kristina "Tina" Satter is a New York City-based playwright and director of Downtown theater. She is the founder and artistic director of the theater company Half Straddle, which has produced several of her plays. Her work largely deals with subjects of gender, sports, and adolescence.
Tom Kahn Tom David Kahn was an American social democrat known for his leadership in several organizations. He was an activist and influential strategist in the Civil Rights Movement. He was a senior adviser and leader in the U.S. labor movement.
Tom Sealy Tom Sealy was a former professional basketball player. He was a member of the Harlem Globetrotters. He also played for the Dayton Rens of the National Basketball League.
Tracy Kendler Tracy Kendler, née Sylvia Seedman was an American research psychologist known for her research in discrimination learning.
Tuli Kupferberg Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg was an American counterculture poet, author, singer, cartoonist, pacifist anarchist, publisher, and co-founder of the band the Fugs.
Vera Katz Vera Katz is an American Democratic politician in the state of Oregon. She was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives and was the 49th mayor of Portland, Oregon's most populous city.
Victor Gotbaum Victor H. Gotbaum was an American labor leader. From 1965 to 1987, he was president of AFSCME District Council 37, the largest municipal union in New York City.
Victoria Law Victoria Law, who is familiarly known as Vikki, is an anarchist activist, writer, freelance editor, photographer and mother.
Victor Lasky Victor Lasky was a conservative columnist in the United States who wrote several best-selling books. He was syndicated by the North American Newspaper Alliance.
Vladimir Padunov Vladimir Padunov is an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department and also serves as the associate director of the Film Studies Program.
Walter Block Walter Edward Block is an American Austrian School economist and anarcho-capitalist theorist. He currently holds the Harold E. Wirth Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Economics at the J. A. Butt School of Business at Loyola University New Orleans.
Walter Yetnikoff Walter Yetnikoff is an American music industry executive who was the president of CBS Records International from 1971 to 1975 and then president and CEO of CBS Records from 1975 to 1990. He is also known for his memoir, the New York Times-acclaimed Howling at the Moon.
William C. Thompson (judge) William C. Thompson Sr. is a former New York State Senator, and Justice of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division.
William E. Paul William Erwin Paul was an American immunologist. He and Maureen Johnson discovered interleukin 4, while an independent team led by Ellen Vitetta did the same in 1982. Paul worked on AIDS research for much of his career at the National Institutes of Health.
William L. Taylor William Lewis Taylor was an American attorney and lobbyist who advocated on behalf of African Americans during the Civil Rights Movement and played a major role in drafting civil rights legislation.
Young Jean Lee Young Jean Lee is a Korean-American playwright, director, and filmmaker. She is the Artistic Director of Young Jean Lee's Theater Company, a not-for-profit theater company dedicated to producing her work.
Zena Tsarfin Zena Tsarfin is an American journalist best known as managing editor of the magazines High Times, XXL, and Cracked. As a journalist, her work has appeared in publications including Revolver, Alternative Press, Terrorizer, Guitar World, and Playgirl.