List of Boston University people

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This is a list of notable faculty members and alumni of Boston University.

Notable alumni or attendees[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

Academia[edit]

Business[edit]

Clergy[edit]

International government, politics, royalty[edit]

United States government, politics[edit]

Governors[edit]

United States Senators[edit]

Senators may have served in other capacities, such as a governor. In such cases, the name is left unlinked, but the description will indicate the location of a linked entry.

United States House of Representatives[edit]

[20]

William Cohen, Defense Secretary, Senator, Congressman
  • Joseph E. Casey, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[21]
  • Antonio Colorado, (BS 1962) Resident Commissioner in US Congress from Puerto Rico[22]
  • Paul Cronin, former U.S. Congressman (MA)[23]
  • John Crosby, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[24]
  • Emilio Q. Daddario, (law), former U.S. Congressman (CT)[25]
  • Norman D'Amours, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (NH)[26]
  • Louise Day Hicks, former U.S. Congresswoman (MA)[27]
  • Brian J. Donnelly, (BS 1970), former U.S. Congressman (MA), former US Ambassador to Trinidad and Tobago,[28]
  • Charles Douglas III, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (NH)[29]
  • Forrest Goodwin, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (ME)[30]
  • Daniel Granger, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (RI)[31]
  • Arthur Daniel Healey, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA), and U.S. federal judge[32]
  • John Patrick Higgins, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[33]
  • Joe Hoeffel, (BS ), former U.S. Congressman (PA[34] )
  • Barbara Jordan, (JD), former U.S. Congresswoman (TX)[35]
  • Charles Joyce, (Newbury Seminary, pre-1850), former U.S. Congressman (VT)
  • Ambrose Kennedy, (JB LAW 1906), former U.S. Congressman (RI)[36]
  • James Maloney, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (CT)[37]
  • Jim Marshall, (JD), U.S. Congressman (GA)[38]
  • Connie Morella, former U.S. Congresswoman (MD), former Maryland State Senator[39]
  • Frank Morse, former U.S. Congressman (MA)[40]
  • Henry Naphen, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[41]
  • Jeremiah O'Connell, former U.S. Congressman (RI)[42]
  • Ernest W. Roberts, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[43]
  • Ferdinand St. Germain, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (RI)[44]
  • Charles Sprague, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[45]
  • Robert Stafford, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (VT)[46]
  • Walter Stiness, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (RI[47] )
  • John Sullivan, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)
  • Joseph Walsh, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[48]
  • Edward Wason, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (NH)[49]
  • George Williams, (JD), former U.S. Congressman (MA)[50]

United States Executive Departments and Agencies[edit]

Gary Locke, US Ambassador, Commerce Secretary, Governor

Other[edit]

Film, performing arts, television, radio, popular culture[edit]

Howard Stern, King of All Media
Academy Award winner, Faye Dunaway in trailer for Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Journalism, non-fiction film and broadcasting[edit]

See also: Pulitzer Prize winners

Bill Simmons, grantland.com, editor-in-chief

Literature[edit]

Sports[edit]

Stephanie McMahon as WWF Women's Champion at King of the Ring in 2000.

Miscellaneous[edit]

Notable faculty members[edit]

Nobel laureates[edit]

Fulbright Scholars[edit]

Guggenheim Fellows[edit]

MacArthur Fellows[edit]

  • Jim Collins, fellow, MacArthur Foundation, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Nancy Kopell, fellow, MacArthur Foundation, Professor of Mathematics

Rhodes Scholars[edit]

Film, performing arts, television, radio[edit]

Other[edit]

Robert Pinsky, U.S. Poet Laureate (1997–2000)

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  40. ^ "Frank Morse". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  41. ^ "Henry Naphen". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  42. ^ "Jeremiah O'Connell". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  43. ^ "Ernest W. Roberts". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  44. ^ "Ferdinand St. Germain". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  45. ^ "Charles Sprague". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  46. ^ "Robert Stafford". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
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  49. ^ "Edward Wason". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
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