The Classical World

Famous Classics Students

List of Famous Classics Students (with URL of source of information)

Jane Addams, social worker, founder of Hull House, winner Nobel Peace Prize-1931

James A. Baker III, White House Chief of Staff and Treasure Secretary under Pres. Ronald Reagan and Secretary of State under Pres. George H. Bush.

Bill Bradlee, former editor of the Washington Post

Jerry Brown [a.k.a. Edmund G. Brown] (1938 - ) former governor of California

Rita Mae Brown, animal enthusiast and author

Willa Cather, teacher, journalist, critic, and author

William S. Cohen (1940 - ), former Secretary of Defense

Lian Dolan (1966 - ) public radio talk show host

Dr. Charles M. "Chuck" Geschke, former CEO and Co-founder of Adobe Systems

W.E.B. DuBois, sociologist, co-founder of NAACP, and author

Sigmund Freud, pioneer in psychoanalysis and author

Betty Friedan, found of NOW and author Goss, head of the CIA

Robert Graves, poet

Bruce H. Johnson, former Commissioner for the Minnesota Dept. of Children, Families, and Education (originally listed by Dr. Margaret Cook at the URL early in 2005, but no longer accessible on the Internt. The academic and professional background of Judge Johnson can be found at the URL, but there is no specific reference to undergraduate work in the Classics.)

David Karp, Fruit Detective

Gerda Lerner, pioneer in teaching women's history and author J. O'Donnell, provost of Georgetown University

Jim Manzi, former CEO of Lotus Development Corp.

Karl Marx (1818-1883), philosopher, political thinker, journalist, and author of the Manifesto of the Communist Party (1848) and The Capital (1867-83)

Toni Morrison (1931 - ), author and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature (1993)

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), philosopher

Joanne Kathleen "Jo" Rowling (1965 - ), best-selling author and multimillionaire and

Matthew Santirocco, Dean of Arts and Sciences, New York University

Dorothy L. Sayers, Britsh author (Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries) and translator (Dante's Divine Comedy), Christians humanist

Carl Schurz (1829-1906), Revolutionary Hero, Journalist, and German-American Statesman

Lynn Sherr, correspondent, ABC-TV's "20-20"

John Silber, former Chancellor of Boston University

Teller of Penn and Teller, Magicians

Robert Edward "Ted" Turner III (1938 - ), media-mogul and billionaire

Nancy Vickers, president of Bryn Mawr College

William F. "Bill" Weld, former governor of Massachusetts

Nancy Vickers, president of Bryn Mawr College

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