FAMOUS UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO GRADUATES
GRADUATES OF THE HUTCHINS COLLEGE Luis W. Alvarez S.B. 1932 Nobel Prize, Physics 1968 Studs Terkel PhB 1932 oral historian of Americana, radio host Martin Kamen S.B. 1933 radiochemist, U. of California (Carbon 14 dating) Herman Goldstine S.B. 1933 mathematician, Moore School (1st electronic computer) Paul A. Samuelson A.B. 1935 Nobel Prize, Economics 1970 Herbert C. Brown S.B. 1936 Nobel Prize, Chemistry 1979 Herbert A. Simon A.B. 1936 Nobel Prize, Economics 1978 Martin Gardner A.B. 1936 columnist, Scientific American Joseph Axelrod A.B. 1937 humanities, education, SFSU William H. McNeill A.B. 1938 historian, Univ. of Chicago Katharine Graham A.B. 1938 publisher, Washington Post Saul Bellow Ex. 1939 Nobel Prize, Literature 1976 John Paul Stevens A.B. 1941 justice, Supreme Court Jack Steinberger S.B. 1942 Nobel Prize, Physics 1988 George J. Stigler S.B. 1942 Nobel Prize, Economics 1982 John Johnson Ex. 1942 founder, Ebony Patrick Suppes S.B. 1943 logician, Stanford Bernard Sahlins A.B. 1943 founder, Second City actors troup Richard Collins PhB 1946 composer, author Edward C. Hobbs PhB 1946 theologian, Berkeley, Radcliff, Harvard James Watson PhB 1946 Quiz Kid; Nobel Prize, Physiology 1962 (DNA) David Broder A.B. 1947 journalist, Washington Post Robert McCormick Adams PhB 1947 secretary, Smithsonian Inst. Harry M. Markowitz PhB 1947 Nobel Prize, Economics 1990 Irwin Rose A.B. 1948 Nobel Prize, Chemistry 2004 Richard C. Atkinson PhB. 1948 president, Univ. of California George Steiner A.B. 1948 essayist Don Finkel Ex. 1948 poet, George Washington Univ. in St. Louis Robert H. Bork A.B. 1948 federal judge Donald Osterbrock PhB 1948 astronomer, Lick Observatory Anil Nerode A.B. 1949 mathematician, logician, Cornell (Myhill-Nerode theorem) Allan Bloom A.B. 1949 social critic, student of Leo Strauss Seth Benardete A.B. 1949 scholar of Plato & Greek drama, student of Leo Strauss, NYU Richard Rorty A.B. 1949 philosopher, Stanford Leo Treitler A.B. 1950 musicologist, CUNY Alan Fern A.B. 1950 director, National Portrait Gallery John Schultz A.B. 1950 superintendent, Lick Observatory Severn Darden A.B. 1950 actor ("The President's Analyst") Eunice Kennedy Ex. 1950 the president's sister Jerome I. Friedman A.B. 1950 Nobel Prize, Physics 1990 Amélie Oksenberg Rorty A.B. 1951 philosopher, Brandeis Susan Sontag A.B. 1951 novelist, filmmaker Gerald Wasserburg S.B. 1951 scientist, Cal Tech & NASA Emanuel Savas A.B. 1951 ass. sec. of HUD; prof. CUNY Paul Sills A.B. 1951 co-founder Compass Players, Second City Gonzalo de Lozada A.B. 1952 president of Bolivia Howard Howland A.B. 1952 vision physiologist, Cornell A. Steven McGrade A.B. 1953 philosophy, Cambridge Univ., expert on Wm. of Ockham Skee Farnsworth Ex. 1953 pop musician, audio engineer Mike Nichols Ex. 1953 actor, director Elaine May Ex. 1953 actress, movie director Joel Kupperman A.B. 1954 Quiz Kid; philosophy, Univ. of Connecticut Carl Sagan A.B. 1954 astronomer Philip Glass A.B. 1956 composer Lynn Margulis A.B. 1957 evolutionary biologist Seymour Hersh A.B. 1958 investigative reporter (My Lai, Perle, Abu Ghraib), NYT, New Yorker Philip Kaufman A.B. 1958 movie director, The Right Stuff Leon Kass S.B. 1958 [neo-con] chair, President's Council on Bioethics Robert E. Lucas A.B. 1959 Nobel Prize, Economics 1995 Adamantios Androutsopoulos Ex. 1959 prime minister of Greece Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi A.B. 1960 psychologist Ferdinand Sax A.B. 1962 professional student
TOO EARLY - GRADUATES OF THE COLLEGE (BEFORE IT WAS HUTCHINS-IZED) Clinton Joseph Davisson S.B. 1909 Nobel Prize, Physics 1937 Edwin Hubble S.B. 1910 astronomer Robert Redfield A.B. 1920 anthropologist Roy Grinker, Sr. S.B. 1921 psychoanalist John Gunther PhB 1922 journalist ("Inside Europe") H. D. Lasswell S.B. 1922 political scientist Henry Steele Commager PhB 1923 historian Perry Miller A.B. 1928 historian, Harvard ("The New England Mind") James T. Farrell S.B. 1929 novelist Joseph Schwab PhB 1930 teacher in Hutchins College (philosophy, natural science) Robert R. Palmer PhB 1931 historian John Scopes Ex. 1931 high-school science teacher ("Monkey Trial"), geologist Edward Levi A.B. 1932 U.S. attorney general Studs Terkel PhB 1932 author, radio host TOO LATE - GRADUATES OF THE COLLEGE (AFTER HUTCHINS ERA) Larry Ellison Ex. 1966 CEO, Oracle Michael Powell Ex. 1968 founder, Powell's Books Dan Hertzberg A.B. 1968 managing editor, Wall Street Journal Karen Katen A.B. 1970 president of Pfizer Frank Wilczek A.B. 1970 Nobel Prize, Physics 2004 Paul Volberding A.B. 1971 AIDS researcher Robert Pirsig "Zen and Art of Motorcycle" novelist Tom Campbell A.B. 1973 congressman, California Casey Cowell A.B. 1975 founder U.S. Robotics David Axelrod A.B. 1976 political consultant, top adviser to Barack Obama 2004 & 2008 Michael Sugrue A.B. 1979 historian, Princeton John Podhoretz A.B. 1982 [neo con] editor, New York Post, student of Leo Strauss David Brooks A.B. 1983 columnist, NYT and NPR David Auburn A.B. 1991 playwright ("Proof") Joshua Cooper Ramo A.B. 1992 senior editor, Time NOT COLLEGE - GRADUATES BUT ONLY ADVANCED DEGREES Robert S. Mulliken Ph.D. 1921 Nobel Prize, Chemistry 1966 William Sheldon Jr. Ph.D. 1926, M.D. 1934 theory of body types Saunders Mac Lane S.M. 1931 mathematician (category theory) Milton Friedman S.M. 1933 Nobel Prize, Economics 1976 Norman Maclean Ph.D. 1940 author David Rockefeller Ph.D. 1940 banker Roger W. Sperry Ph.D. 1941 Nobel Prize, Physiology 1981 Fred Ikle M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1950 U.S. undersecretray of state for policy Marvin L. Goldberger Ph.D. 1948 dir., Institute for Advanced Study Chen Ning Yang Ph.D. 1948 Nobel Prize, Physics 1957 Owen Chamberlain Ph.D. 1949 Nobel Prize, Physics 1959 Andrew Marshall A.M. 1949 dir., Office of Net Assessment, Dept. of Defense James M. Buchanan Jr. Ph.D. 1948 Nobel Prize, Economics 1986 Daniel E. Koshland Ph.D. 1949 editor, Science Ramsey Clark A.M. 1950, J.D. 1951 U.S. attorney general Tsung-Dao Lee Ph.D. 1950 Nobel Prize, Physics 1957 Peter G. Peterson MBA 1951 U.S. secretary of commerce Abner J. Mikva J.D. 1951 congressman, Illinois Patsy Mink J.D. 1951 congresswoman, Hawaii F. Sherwood Rowland S.M. 1951, Ph.D. 1952 Nobel Prize, Chemistry 1995 Beryl Sprinkel MBA 1952 chair, Council of Economic Advisors James Cronin S.M. 1953, Ph.D. 1955 Nobel Prize, Physics 1980 Gary Becker A.M. 1953, Ph.D. 1955 Nobel Prize, Economics 1992 Paul Cohen S.M. 1954, Ph.D. 1958 mathematician (indep. of continuum hyp.) Philip Roth A.M. 1955 novelist William Dement M.D. 1955, Ph.D. 1958 physiologist (REM sleep) Kenneth Dam J.D. 1957 dep. secretary, U.S. Treasury and State Dept. James Hormel J.D. 1958 U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg Mildred Dresselhaus Ph.D. 1959 carbon physicist, MIT George E. Smith S.M. 1956, Ph.D. 1959 Nobel Prize, Physics 2009 (CCD imaging chip) James F. Hoge Jr. A.M. 1961 editor, Foreign Affairs Henry Bienen A.M. 1962, Ph.D. 1966 president, Northwestern Univ. Daniel C. Tsui S.M. 1963, Ph.D. 1967 Nobel Prize, Physics 1998 Myron Scholes MBA 1964, Ph.D. 1970 Nobel Prize, Economics 1997 Abram Shulsky M.A. 1966, Ph.D. 1972 [neo-con] dir., Pentagon Off. of Special Plans, student of Leo Strauss & Allan Bloom John Ashcroft J.D. 1967 [neo-con] U.S. attorney general Ahmed Chalabi Ph.D. 1969 [neo-con] leader, Iraqi Nat. Cong., student of Wolfstetter Donald Carl Johanson A.M. 1970, Ph.D. 1974 anthropologist, discovered "Lucy" Ronald Calinger Ph.D. 1971 historian of mathematics Kurt Vonnegut Jr. A.M. 1971 novelist Ralph Neas J.D. 1971 president, People for the American Way Robert Barnett J.D. 1971 top Washington lawyer, book agent, advisor to politicians Paul D. Wolfowitz Ph.D. 1972 [neo-con] U.S. dep. sec. of def., student of Wohlstetter, Leo Strauss, & Allan Bloom Carol Moseley Braun J.D. 1972 U.S. senator Jon S. Corzine MBA 1973 U.S. senator Brad Cox Ph.D. 1973 computer scientist (Objective-C language) Marc Seifer M.A. 1974 biographer of Nikola Tesla Michael Mobbs J.D. 1974 advisor, Dept. of Defense Detainee Policy Group Jeremiah Wright A.M. 1975 Paster of Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago William J. Bennett J.D. 1975 [neo-con] U.S. secretary of education Gary Schmitt M.A. 1976, Ph.D. 1980 [neo-con] exec. dir., Project for the New American Century (PNAC) David Kessler J.D. 1978 commissioner, U.S. Food & Drug Admin. Zalmay Khalilzad Ph.D. 1978 [neo-con] counsellor to Sec. Rumsfeld, ambas. Afghanistan, student of Wohlstetter Daniel Levin J.D. 1981 senior lawyer, Dept. of Justice, fought W.H. on legalization of torture (2004) Gary Edson J.D. 1982 Deputy National Security Advisor to Pres. Bush John Grunsfeld S.M. 1984, Ph.D. 1988 NASA astronaut James Comey J.D. 1985 Dep. Attorney-General, refused to certify NSA domestic surveillance (2004) James C. Ho J.D. 1999 [neo-con] Justice Dept., wrote opinion that Taliban/al-Qaeda outside Geneva Conv.
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