University At Buffalo Alumni

University at Buffalo alumni

  • Aaron Cassidy
    Aaron Cassidy is an American composer.
  • Abbe Raven
    Abbe Raven is the current chairman emeritus of A+E Networks. Raven retired from her role as chairman on February 2, 2015. She is also the former president and CEO of A+E Networks. Raven is one of the original founders of The History Channel and is the longest running employee at the company.
  • Abiola Ajimobi
    Abiola Adeyemi Ajimobi is a Nigerian politician from Oyo State in south-western Nigeria. He was formerly the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Oil and Chemical Marketing Company a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum, Nigeria.
  • Adam D. Weinberg
    Adam D. Weinberg is an art museum curator and director.
  • Adam Storch
    Adam Storch served as the first Managing Executive of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement, having been hired on October 16, 2009.
  • A. Kenneth Pye
    August Kenneth Pye was the President of Southern Methodist University from 1987 to 1994.
  • Alan Soble Alan Soble
    Alan Gerald Soble is an American philosopher and author of several books on the philosophy of sex. He taught at the University of New Orleans from 1986 to 2006. He is currently Adjunct Professor of philosophy at Drexel University in Philadelphia.
  • Alan Zweibel Alan Zweibel
    Alan Zweibel is an American producer and writer who has worked on such productions as Saturday Night Live, PBS' Great Performances, and It's Garry Shandling's Show.
  • Albert F. Case Jr.
    Albert F. Case Jr. is an American software engineer and one of the leaders in the development of computer-aided software engineering technologies and system development methodologies.
  • Albert F. Case, Jr.
    Albert F. Case, Jr. is an American software engineer and one of the leaders in the development of Computer-Aided Software Engineering technologies and system development methodologies.
  • Albert J. Myer Albert J. Myer
    Albert James Myer was a surgeon and United States Army general. He is known as the father of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, as its first chief signal officer just prior to the American Civil War, the inventor of wig-wag signaling, and also as the father of the U.S. Weather Bureau.
  • Alexis De Veaux
    Alexis De Veaux is a black, lesbian American writer and illustrator. She chaired the Department of Women's Studies, at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her surname also appears as DeVeaux.
  • Alex Marello
    Alexander Marello is a Canadian professional soccer player, who is currently playing for Vancouver Metro Soccer League club Inter FC.
  • Alfred A. Sanelli
    Brigadier General Alfred A. Sanelli, Pennsylvania Guard. Brigadier General Sanelli was a graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy, Class of 1939.
  • Alfred S. Evans
    Alfred Spring "Al" Evans was an American viral epidemiologist and professor of epidemiology at the Yale University School of Medicine.
  • Alison Jaggar
    Alison Mary Jaggar is an American feminist philosopher born in England.
  • Allison A. Campbell
    Allison A. Campbell is an American chemist who is known in the areas of biomineralization, biomimetics and biomaterials for her innovative work on bioactive coatings for medical implants.
  • Amanda L. Meredith
    Amanda L. Meredith is an American lawyer who currently serves as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. Prior to becoming a judge, she served as the deputy staff director and general counsel of the United States Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
  • Angelo F. Coniglio Angelo F. Coniglio
    Angelo F. Coniglio is an American civil engineer, educator, genealogist and author. He was in the first graduating class of the School of Civil Engineering established by Robert L. Ketter at the University of Buffalo in 1956. He also earned a master's degree from UB.
  • Anthony H. Gioia Anthony H. Gioia
    Anthony Horace Gioia was a United States State Department official and former United States Ambassador to Malta. Before becoming an ambassador, Gioia served as the president of Gioia Macaroni Company and as Chairman of the National Pasta Association.
  • Anthony P. Capozzi Anthony P. Capozzi
    Anthony Patrick "Tony" Capozzi is an American trial attorney and political consultant and participant.
  • Anthony Petrosky
    Anthony Petrosky is an American poet, and professor.
  • Arnold Rosner
    Arnold Rosner was an American composer of classical music.
  • Ashutosh Sharma
    Ashutosh Sharma is an Institute Chair Professor and C V Seshadri Chair Professor at the Department of chemical engineering of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
  • Babak Falsafi
    Babak Falsafi from the EPFL Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland was named Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in 2012 for contributions to multiprocessor architecture and memory systems.
  • Bahgat G. Sammakia
    Bahgat G. Sammakia is a Distinguished SUNY Professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Small Scale Systems Packaging Center at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York.
  • Becky Birtha
    Becky Birtha is an American poet and children's author who lives in the greater Philadelphia area.
  • Becky Yee
    Becky Yee is an American portrait photographer.
  • Belle Adler
    Belle Adler is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University School of Journalism. Adler specializes in television news. Before teaching at the university, Adler was a local television news executive where she was an investigative producer and tape editor.
  • Benjamin Radford Benjamin Radford
    Benjamin Radford is an American writer and skeptic.
  • Bertrand M. Bell
    Bertrand Monroe Bell was an American physician and Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, best known for his lifelong efforts to regulate resident work hours.
  • Bil Zelman Bil Zelman
    Bil Zelman is an American photographer and director known for his powerful, candid portraiture and spontaneous, photojournalistic style.
  • Blair A. Rudes
    Blair A. Rudes was an American linguist known for his work on Native American languages.
  • Bob Budiansky Bob Budiansky
    Bob Budiansky is an American comic book writer, editor, and penciller, best known for his work on Marvel's Transformers comic. He also created the Marvel character Sleepwalker and wrote all 33 issues of that comic.
  • Bobby Previte Bobby Previte
    Bobby Previte is a drummer, composer, and bandleader. He earned a degree in Economics from the University at Buffalo, where he also studied percussion. He moved to New York City in 1979 and began professional relationships with John Zorn, Wayne Horvitz, and Elliott Sharp.
  • Bolaji Aluko
    Mobolaji E. Aluko is a professor of Chemical Engineering at Howard University,.
  • Boria Sax Boria Sax
    Boria Sax is an American author and lecturer and a teacher at Mercy College.
  • Brad Grey
    Brad Alan Grey was an American television and film producer. He co-founded the Brillstein-Grey Entertainment agency, and afterwards became the chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, a position he held from 2005 until 2017.
  • Bram Cohen Bram Cohen
    Bram Cohen is an American computer programmer, best known as the author of the peer-to-peer BitTorrent protocol, as well as the first file sharing program to use the protocol, also known as BitTorrent.
  • Brian Levin-Stankevich
    Brian Levin-Stankevich is the former president of Westminster College. He previously served as the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
  • Bunita Marcus
    Bunita Marcus, began studying composition at the age of sixteen and worked in both electronic and instrumental mediums while at the University of Wisconsin.
  • Burton C. Andrus Burton C. Andrus
    Colonel Burton C. Andrus was a career U.S. Army Officer who served from 1917 through 1952. He was an armor officer for most of his career and his most noted assignment was as the Commandant of the Nuremberg Prison which housed the accused during the Nuremberg Trials after World War II.
  • Carl Levy (political scientist)
    Carl Levy is professor of politics at Goldsmith's College, University of London. He is a specialist in the history of modern Italy and the theory and history of anarchism.
  • Catherine Tufariello
    Catherine Tufariello is an American poet.
  • Chang Young-hee
    Jang Yeong-hui was a South Korean professor, scholar, translator, and essayist.
  • Charles Baxter (author) Charles Baxter (author)
    Charles Baxter is an American novelist, essayist, and poet.
  • Charles Bernstein Charles Bernstein
    Charles Bernstein is an American poet, essayist, editor, and literary scholar. Bernstein holds the Donald T. Regan Chair in the Department of English at the University of Pennsylvania. He is one of the most prominent members of the Language poets.
  • Charles Desmarais
    Charles Desmarais is the Art Critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. An American art scholar and administrator, he is the former president of the San Francisco Art Institute, and has been Director of several art museums.
  • Charles Martin (poet)
    Charles Martin is a poet, critic and translator. He grew up in the Bronx. He graduated from Fordham University and received his Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.
  • Charles O. Burney, Jr.
    Charles Orson Burney, Jr. was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
  • Chris Jacobs (politician)
    Christopher L. "Chris" Jacobs is a former Secretary of State of New York and New York State Senator. Until December 31, 2016, he was the County Clerk of Erie County, New York, having defeated Maria Whyte in the November 2011 elections.
  • Chris Kanyon Chris Kanyon
    Christopher Morgan Klucsarits was an American professional wrestler. He was best known for his appearances with the professional wrestling promotions World Championship Wrestling and the World Wrestling Federation from 1995 to 2004 under the ring names Chris Kanyon, Kanyon, and Mortis.
  • Chris Sacca Chris Sacca
    Christopher Sacca is a former American venture investor, company advisor and entrepreneur as well as a former lawyer.
  • Christel Haeck
    Christel Haeck is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. She was a New Democratic Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1990 to 1995 who represented the riding of St. Catharines—Brock.
  • Christopher Bollas
    Christopher Bollas is a British psychoanalyst and writer. He is a leading figure in contemporary psychoanalytic theory.
  • Christopher Jacobs (politician)
    Christopher L. Jacobs was Secretary of State of New York and was twice a candidate for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor of New York as the running mate of both former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld in 2006 and Steve Levy in 2010.
  • Christopher Scolese Christopher Scolese
    Christopher J. Scolese is director of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. He was named to the position effective March 5, 2012.
  • Christopher S. Friend
    Christopher S. "Chris" Friend is an American chemist and politician who represents the 137th Assembly District of the New York State Assembly. He is a Republican and represents parts of Schuyler and Chemung Counties.
  • Christos Hatzis Christos Hatzis
    Christos Hatzis is a Greek-Canadian composer who is currently a professor at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.
  • Claire M. Fraser
    Claire M. Fraser PhD is an American microbiologist who launched a new field of study, microbial genomics, and through her research and leadership in this field, has contributed to understanding of the diversity and evolution of microbial life on Earth.
  • C. L. Max Nikias C. L. Max Nikias
    Chrysostomos Loizos "Max" Nikias became the University of Southern California's eleventh president in August 2010. He holds the Robert C. Packard President's Chair and the Malcolm R. Currie Chair in Technology and the Humanities, and chairs the USC Health System Board.
  • Cordell Schachter
    Cordell Schachter is an American technology manager who has held positions in both public service and commercial firms. He has been the Chief Technology Officer of the New York City Department of Transportation since 2008.
  • Cynthia M. Rufe
    Cynthia M. Rufe is a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
  • Dana Beth Ardi Dana Beth Ardi
    Dr. Dana Beth Ardi is an American entrepreneur, venture capitalist, human capitalist, author, and contemporary art collector.
  • Daniel Barwick Daniel Barwick
    Daniel Workman Barwick is the President of Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas.
  • Daniel Burling Daniel Burling
    Daniel J. "Dan" Burling was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly representing Assembly District 147, which comprises a number of communities located in Upstate New York, including Allegany County, Genesee County, Livingston County, and Wyoming County.
  • Dave Hahn
    David Allen Hahn is a professional mountain guide, ski patroller, journalist and lecturer. In May 2013, he reached the summit of Mount Everest for the 15th time - the most for a non-Sherpa climber, according to Outside Magazine contributor and climber Alan Arnette.
  • Dave Schiavone
    Dave Schiavone is a Jazz Saxophonist from Buffalo, NY.
  • Dave Weldon Dave Weldon
  • David H. Wells
    David H. Wells is a freelance publication photographer and video maker. He is affiliated with Aurora Photos and specializes in intercultural communication and visual narratives.
  • David Koepsell David Koepsell
    David R. Koepsell is an American author, philosopher, attorney, and educator whose recent research focuses on how ethics and public policy deal with emerging science and technology.
  • David O. Cooke David O. Cooke
    David O. "Doc" Cooke was a United States Department of Defense civilian administrator who served under twelve Secretaries of Defense over a period of 45 years.
  • David Wood (environmental campaigner)
    David Wood was an attorney and environmental activist. Best known for his work in the field of electronics recycling, he was Executive Director of the GrassRoots Recycling Network in Madison, Wisconsin and organizing director of the nationwide Computer TakeBack Campaign.
  • Deborah Meadows
    Deborah Meadows is an American poet and playwright and essayist.
  • Denise Landis
    Denise Landis is a British-born American food writer, editor, cookbook author, and recipe tester and developer. She is a recipe tester for the New York Times, a position she has been holding for over twenty-five years.
  • Dennis Gabryszak
    Dennis H. Gabryszak was a member of the New York State Assembly, for the 143rd district from 2007 to 2014. He resigned his position on January 12. He is a Democrat. Prior to his election he served as trustee on the Board of Trustess for Depew, New York in 1981.
  • Dominic Oppong
    Dominic Oppong is a Ghanaian-born Canadian soccer player who last played for the Atlanta Silverbacks in the North American second tier NASL.
  • Donald Barthelme Donald Barthelme
    Donald Barthelme was an American short story writer and novelist known for his playful, postmodernist style of short fiction.
  • Donald R. Miller Donald R. Miller
    Donald R. "Don" Miller is a former Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 121st Assembly District, which encompasses Cicero, Clay, Manlius, Pompey, and Lafayette. He was elected November 2, 2010 after defeating incumbent assemblyman Al Stirpe.
  • Earl Brydges Earl Brydges
    Earl William Brydges was an American lawyer and politician from New York. He was Temporary President and Majority Leader of the State Senate from 1966 to 1972.
  • Edward Nathaniel Brush
    Edward Nathaniel Brush, M.D. was an American physician, a mental hospital administrator, and an editor of psychiatric journals.
  • Edward Shanbrom
    Edward Shanbrom was an American medical researcher and hematologist, best known for the development of the process allowing the clotting protein Factor VIII to be made to treat hemophilia.
  • Edward Snow
    Edward A. Snow is an American poet and translator.
  • Elizabeth Willis Elizabeth Willis
    Elizabeth Willis is an American poet and literary critic. She currently serves as Professor of Poetry at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. Willis has won several awards for her poetry including the National Poetry Series and the Guggenheim Fellowship.
  • Ellen S. Baker Ellen S. Baker
    Ellen Louise Shulman Baker, M.D., M.P.H. is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. Baker serves as Chief of the Education/Medical Branch of the NASA Astronaut Office.
  • Ellen Spiro Ellen Spiro
    Ellen Spiro is an American documentary filmmaker. She is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Fulbright Fellow, a two-time Rockefeller Fellow, and an Emmy Award winner. She won the National Board of Review's Best Documentary award.
  • Elliott Sharp Elliott Sharp
    Elliott Sharp is an American contemporary classical composer, multi-instrumentalist, and performer.
  • Emily Chang (web designer) Emily Chang (web designer)
    Emily Yee Chang is an American web designer, businesswoman, and blogger currently living in San Francisco. She is the co-founder of Ideacodes, a web design consultancy in San Francisco and the creator of the blog and web resource, and eHub.
  • Endi E. Poskovic Endi E. Poskovic
    Endi Poskovic is a Bosnian-born American visual artist and printmaker whose graphic work merges visual representation with text, often shifting the reading of the imagery through continuous representation and re-contextualization.
  • E. Ogden Bush
    Elmer Ogden Bush was an American dentist and politician from New York.
  • Ernesto Morgado
    Ernesto M. Morgado is Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering in Instituto Superior Técnico since 1992.
  • Eugene G. Hoitt
    Eugene G. Hoitt was a Massachusetts surgeon and politician who served as the sixth mayor of Marlborough, Massachusetts.
  • Felix Pollak
    Felix Pollak was an American librarian, translator, and poet.
  • Fern Mallis Fern Mallis
    Fern Mallis was the executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America from 1991–2001, and created 7th on Sixth productions or New York Fashion Week as it is known today. She was also senior vice president of IMG Fashion from 2001 to 2010.
  • François Paré
    François-Rosaire Paré BA, PhD is a Québécois author and academic specialising in the literature of cultural minorities, though He started his career as a professor of French Renaissance literature.
  • Frank Rauscher III
    Frank J. Rauscher III, Ph.D. is a researcher at The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia. Rauscher is also a professor of genetics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He graduated from Moravian College in 1979.
  • Fran Striker Fran Striker
    Francis Hamilton "Fran" Striker was an American writer for radio and comics, best known for creating the Lone Ranger, Green Hornet, and Sgt. Preston of the Yukon characters.
  • Frederick J. Bancroft
    Frederick J. Bancroft was a surgeon during the Civil War before he settled in Colorado, where he was considered to be "one of the most prominent physicians", according to a San Francisco Chronicle obituary.
  • Frederick Peterson Frederick Peterson
    Frederick Peterson was an American neurologist and poet. Peterson was at the forefront of psychoanalysis in the United States, publishing one of the first articles of Freud and Jung's theories of Free Association in 1909.
  • Fred Isabella
    Fred Isabella was an American dentist and politician.
  • Fred Wah
    Frederick James Wah, OC, is a Canadian poet, novelist, scholar and former Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate.
  • Gabor Herman
    Gabor T. Herman is a pioneer in the field of computed tomography, an important medical diagnostic procedure. He is also author of books on digital geometry and digital topology, 3D rendering in medicine and discrete tomography.
  • Garry Kennedy
    Garry Neill Kennedy, CM is a Canadian conceptual artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is currently based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
  • Gary Barwin Gary Barwin
    Gary Barwin is a Canadian poet, writer, composer, multimedia artist, performer and educator who lives in Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Gary Chaison
    Gary N. Chaison is an industrial relations scholar and labor historian at Clark University.
  • Gary L. Sharpe
    Gary Lawrence Sharpe is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York.
  • George E. Killian
    George Ernest Killian is an American sports administrator, former president of the International University Sports Federation and the International Basketball Federation After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the Ohio Northern University in 1949, Killian obtained a...
  • George Emerson Brewer
    George Emerson Brewer was an American surgeon and urologist remembered for the eponymous Brewer infarcts.
  • George Fell
    George Edward Fell was an American surgeon and inventor. He was an early developer of artificial ventilation and also investigated the physiology of electrocution, a line of research that led to Fell creating the final design for the first electric chair.
  • George H. Calkins
    George H. Calkins was an American physician and politician.
  • George M. Baird
    George M. Baird was an American physician and politician from New York.
  • George W. Thorn
    George W. Thorn was an American physician whose contributions lead to new treatments of kidney diseases and adrenal gland disorders, most notably Addison's disease. Thorn was Chief of Medicine at Boston's Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, presently known as Brigham and Women's Hospital.
  • Gerry Philbin
    Gerald John Philbin is a former American collegiate football defensive tackle and four-year starter from the University at Buffalo where he earned several honors including Second- team All-American, Little All-America, and All-American Academic team.
  • Gordon A. Haaland
    Gordon Arthur Haaland is an American academic. He was the president of the University of New Hampshire from 1984 to 1990, and of Gettysburg College from 1990 to 2004.
  • Gordon F. Allen
    Gordon F. Allen was a professor and administrator at the State University of New York at Brockport. He was born in Gainesville, New York and received his bachelor's degree from Houghton College, his master's degree from Cornell University and his doctorate from the University at Buffalo.
  • Graham Foust
    Graham W. Foust is an American poet and currently is an associate professor at the University of Denver.
  • Greg D'Alba Greg D'Alba
    Greg D'Alba is the current president of CNN News Networks and Turner Digital Ad Sales and Marketing. D'Alba oversees all advertising sales, marketing strategies, and business operations for the CNN series of networks and Turner's digital news operations.
  • Gregory Jarvis Gregory Jarvis
    Gregory Bruce "Greg" Jarvis was an American engineer who died during the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger on mission STS-51-L, where he was serving as Payload Specialist for Hughes Aircraft.
  • Hamid Naweed
    Hamid Naweed is an Afghan-American writer and art historian.
  • Harold Smith (scientist)
    Harold C. Smith Jr. is a scientist, researcher, professor, founder and CEO of OyaGen. Smith has written over 100 publications on his research in RNA editing, AIDS, oncology, and immunodeficiency, among others.
  • Harry Bronson
    Harry B. Bronson is an attorney and politician from Rochester, New York who serves as a member of the New York State Assembly. A former member of the Monroe County legislature, he was elected to the Assembly in 2010. He is a Democrat.
  • Harvey Weinstein Harvey Weinstein
    Harvey Weinstein, CBE is an American film producer and film studio executive. He is best known as co-founder of Miramax, which produced several popular independent films including Pulp Fiction, Sex, Lies and Videotape, The Crying Game and Clerks.
  • Herbert A. Hauptman Herbert A. Hauptman
    Herbert Aaron Hauptman was an American mathematician and Nobel laureate. He pioneered and developed a mathematical method that has changed the whole field of chemistry and opened a new era in research in determination of molecular structures of crystallized materials.
  • Herbert J. Hoelter
    Herbert J. Hoelter is an American criminal justice consultant and prison consultant. The Associated Press and Boston Globe recognized him as a pioneer in the field of federal sentencing mitigation.
  • Herman K. van Dijk
    Herman Koene van Dijk is a Dutch economist, Adjunct professor at the Vrije Universiteit, and Professor Emeritus at the Econometric Institute of the Erasmus University Rotterdam, known for his contributions in the field of Bayesian analysis with Teun Kloek.
  • H. James Birx
  • Howard Arenstein
    Howard Arenstein is an award-winning news correspondent for CBS Radio and the radio bureau manager for CBS News in Washington, D.C.
  • Howard Kurtz Howard Kurtz
    Howard Alan "Howie" Kurtz is an American journalist and author with a special focus on the media. He is the host of Fox News Channel's Media Buzz program, and the successor to Fox News Watch.
  • Hsiao Yeh
    Li Yuan, better known by his pen name Hsiao Yeh, is a Taiwanese novelist and screenwriter.
  • Ian Bruce Eichner
    Ian Bruce Eichner is an American real estate developer and founder of The Continuum Company, LLC.
  • Ilza Nogueira
    Ilza Nogueira is a Brazilian composer, music educator and musicologist with speciality in the area of music analysis.
  • Ira Flatow Ira Flatow
    Ira Flatow is a radio and television journalist and author who hosts Public Radio International's popular program, Science Friday. On TV, he hosted the Emmy Award-winning Newton's Apple, a television science program for children and their families.
  • Ishmael Reed Ishmael Reed
    Ishmael Scott Reed is an American poet, novelist, essayist, songwriter, playwright, editor and publisher, who is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture.
  • Jack Davis (industrialist) Jack Davis (industrialist)
    John "Jack" Davis is an American industrialist and politician from Newstead, New York. Davis ran four times for New York's 26th congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives between 2004 and 2011, three times as a Democrat and once as an independent.
  • Jack Quinn III
    John Francis "Jack" Quinn III is a former Republican New York State Assembly Member, representing Erie County.
  • Jacob A. Marinsky Jacob A. Marinsky
    Jacob Akiba Marinsky was a chemist who was the co-discoverer of the element promethium.
  • Jacob Kassay Jacob Kassay
    Jacob Kassay is an American painter based in Los Angeles.
  • James Foley (director)
    James Foley is an American film director. His 1986 film At Close Range was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival.
  • James Privitera James Privitera
    James R. Privitera, Jr., M.D. is an American physician who has been involved in several controversial forms of alternative medicine and nutrition, and a pioneer in Live Blood Analysis, and Olive Leaf Extract.
  • Jason Riley (journalist)
    Jason L. Riley is an American journalist, a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board. He is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and frequently appears at the Journal Editorial Report, other Fox News programs and occasionally on C-SPAN.
  • Jay Beckenstein Jay Beckenstein
    Jay Beckenstein is a saxophonist, composer, producer, and co-founder of the band Spyro Gyra. He owned BearTracks Studios in Suffern, New York.
  • Jeanine Pirro Jeanine Pirro
    Jeanine Ferris Pirro is a former judge and District Attorney from the state of New York. Pirro hosts Fox News Channel's television program Justice with Judge Jeanine and contributes on other Fox News programs and NBC's Today.
  • Jean Pruitt Jean Pruitt
    Jean Pruitt was an American Maryknoll Sister operating in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She was best known for her activism in promoting Tanzanian art and defending Tanzanian children's rights.
  • Jeff Jacobson (CEO)
    Jeff Jacobson is the CEO of Xerox Corporation.
  • Jeffrey Fagan
    Jeffrey Alan Fagan is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School. He is also the director of that institution's Center for Crime, Community and Law, and a professor of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health.
  • Jeffrey P. Nadler Jeffrey P. Nadler
    Jeffrey P. Nadler is a Jewish American Infectious Diseases and HIV/AIDS expert.
  • Jeffrey Umland
    Jeffrey Umland is the Chief Mechanical Engineer of NASA's InSight mission. He previously served as the Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Curiosity Rover at NASA's Mars Science Laboratory.
  • Jeffrey Wigand Jeffrey Wigand
    Jeffrey S. Wigand is an American biochemist and former vice president of research and development at Brown & Williamson in Louisville, Kentucky, who worked on the development of reduced-harm cigarettes.
  • Jena Osman Jena Osman
    Jena Osman is an American poet and editor, who graduated from Brown University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo, with a Ph.D. She teaches at Temple University. Osman's work has appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Conjunctions, Hambone, Verse, and XCP: Cross-Cultural Poetics.
  • Jeremy Jacobs Jeremy Jacobs
    Jeremy Maurice Jacobs Sr. is the owner of the Boston Bruins and is also chairman of Delaware North. Forbes magazine ranks him as 481st richest person in the world. He was listed by Forbes for his philanthropic endeavors.
  • J. Francis Harter
    John Francis Harter was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.
  • Jiebing Chen Jiebing Chen
    Jiebing Chen is a Chinese musician based in the United States who specializes in the erhu.
  • Jim Britton
    James Allan Britton is a retired Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1967 to 1971 with the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He was tall and weighed 225 pounds.
  • J. Joseph Garrahy
    John Joseph Garrahy, known to Rhode Islanders as J. Joseph Garrahy or just "Joe," was an American politician. He served as the 69th Governor of Rhode Island from 1977 to 1985.
  • Jody Lafond
    Jody Lafond is an American video artist and documentary filmmaker, and a co-founder of the Squeaky Wheel Film & Media Art Center in Buffalo, NY. Lafond began producing work in the 1980s, and from 1990-91 was the producer of Artwaves, a weekly public-access cable television program in Buffalo.
  • Joe Hesketh
    Joseph Thomas Hesketh is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1984 through 1994 for the Montreal Expos, Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox. Listed at 6' 2", 170 lb., Hesketh batted right-handed and threw left-handed.
  • John F. Cowell
    John Francis Cowell was an American botanist. He was the first director of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Cowell was born in Wrentham, Massachusetts and studied law in Boston.
  • John Hewitt (entrepreneur)
    John T. Hewitt is an American entrepreneur, the co-founder of Jackson Hewitt and sole founder of Liberty Tax Service. As of late 2006 Hewitt served as CEO, chairman of the board and president of the latter.
  • John Kapoor
    John Nath Kapoor is an Indian American billionaire pharmaceutical entrepreneur. He is the founder and executive chairman of Insys Therapeutics. He also owns a large stake in the generic drugmaker Akorn.
  • John McGowan (professor)
    John McGowan is the John W. and Anna H. Hanes Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  • John Morgan (Wisconsin)
    John Morgan was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
  • John Patterson (director)
    John Tiffin Patterson was a television director known for his work on drama series, who also made television films. He directed thirteen episodes of The Sopranos, including the first five season finales. Patterson was born in Buffalo, New York.
  • John R. Alm
    John R. Alm was a former President and Chief Executive Officer for Coca-Cola Enterprises.
  • John Stofa
    John Carl Stofa is a former professional American football quarterback.
  • John Walsh (television host) John Walsh (television host)
    John Edward Walsh Jr. is an American television personality, criminal investigator, human rights, victim rights advocate, and the host/creator, of America's Most Wanted.
  • John Wawrzynek
    John Wawrzynek is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California at Berkeley.
  • John Wieners John Wieners
    John Joseph Wieners was an American poet.
  • John Wrench
    John William Wrench, Jr. was an American mathematician who worked primarily in numerical analysis. He was a pioneer in using computers for mathematical calculations, and is noted for work done with Daniel Shanks to calculate the mathematical constant pi to 100,000 decimal places.
  • Jolene Rickard
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