List of California State University, Fullerton people

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The following is a list of people associated with California State University, Fullerton.

Alumni[edit]

Name Known for Relationship to Fullerton
Josh Akognon professional basketball player
Damon Allen Canadian football, all-time leading passer in professional football history
Nicholas Arciniaga Long distance runner
Paul Barnes Artistic Director/Founder, Great River Shakespeare Festival Theatre
James Blaylock author M.A. in English, 1974
Bruce Bowen former professional basketball player 1989-1993
Bobby Brown professional basketball player Majored in Communications
Gerald Brown former professional basketball player
Tracy Caldwell NASA Astronaut B.S. in Chemistry, 1993
James Cameron film director / writer Studied physics[1]
Charles Castronovo opera singer / tenor Studied music 1993-1995 [2]
Cedric Ceballos former professional basketball player
Marc Cherry Television writer/producer B.A. in Theatre Arts, 1995[2]
Mark Collins Professional football player. New York Giants (1986-1993) Kansas City Chiefs (1994-1996) Green Bay Packers (1997) Seattle Seahawks (1998)
Chad Cordero professional baseball player
Lou Correa CA State Senator Graduated with a degree in Economics
Shane Costa baseball player did not graduate
Kevin Costner film actor / director B.A. in Business, 1978[3]
Marcelino Bautista Sifuentes Master Paper Cutter B.A. in Ethnic Studies with an emphasis in Chicano Studies and History, 2011[4]
Mara Davi Broadway Actress (A Chorus Line, Drowsy Chaperone)
Scott Douglas author B.A. in Comparative Religion & Literature
Brian Dunseth soccer player
Joey DiGiamarino soccer player
T.J. Dillashaw Professional Mixed Martial Artist Current UFC Bantamweight Champion[5]
Danielle Fishel actress (Boy Meets World) B.A. Psychology, 2012
Joe Franchino soccer player
Ashley Force drag racer B.A., 2003
Courtney Force drag racer B.A. in Communications
Elizabeth George author
Jeremy Giambi former professional baseball player
Grant Geissman musician did not graduate
Rod Gilfry opera baritone B.A. Music Education
Mary Gray-Reeves Episcopal bishop of El Camino Real B.A., history, 1987
Mike Harkey former professional baseball player
Dan Henderson Olympic Wrestler/Professional Mixed Martial Artist Former Pride/UFC Champion[6]
K. W. Jeter author B.A., sociology, 1973
Reed Johnson professional baseball player
Ross Johnson Republican leader in both the California State Senate and California State Assembly
Gabe Kapler professional baseball player did not graduate
Bobby Kemp Professional football player Cincinnati Bengals (1981-1986) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987)
Kozue and Dan Kitchens (a.k.a. Kozyndan) artist/illustrator team
Mark Kotsay professional baseball player
Giovanni Lanaro Olympian Track & Field. Pole Vaulter, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijeng Graduated in 2004
Elita Loresca Meteorologist for KNBC-TV B.A. in Broadcast Journalism
Danella Lucioni runway/fashion model and actress B.A. in Communications, RTVF, 2007[7]
Carl Macek anime producer (Robotech)
Antonio Martínez soccer player
Steve Mariucci football coach
James D. McCaffrey software development B.A. in math
José Mota Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim broadcaster for KCAL-TV
Patrick Nagel artist / illustrator
Phil Nevin former professional baseball player
Chris Norby California State Assemblyman M.A. in History, 1989
Jack O'Connell California State Superintendent of Public Instruction B.A.
Duncan Oughton soccer player did not graduate
Vinnie Pestano professional baseball player
Allen Pitts professional Canadian football player
Brett Pill Professional baseball player
Cynthia J. Popp television director/producer
Monique Powell lead singer of ska punk band Save Ferris
Tim Powers author
Mike Pringle professional Canadian football player
Bao Quach wrestler; professional Mixed Martial Artist [8][9]
Tony Reagins General Manager, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim B.A. in Marketing, 1991
Jessica Rey Actress B.A. in Business[10]
Neil Patel entrepreneur, angel investor
Greg Robinson current head football coach Syracuse University
Mike Rouse baseball player
Terry Rossio screenwriter B.A. in Communications, 1984[11]
Aaron Rowand professional baseball player
Edward R. Royce United States congressman B.A. in Accounting and Finance, 1977
Vida Samadzai Miss Afghanistan in 2003
Kirk Saarloos professional baseball player did not graduate
Antoine Sanchez Producer, television personality (Roadtrip Nation season 8), public speaker, MMA aficcionado, Los Angeles socialite Sigma Phi Epsilon
Josh Saunders soccer player
Michael Shermer author and founder of The Skeptics Society M.A. in Psychology, 1978[12]
Pape Sow professional basketball player
Gwen Stefani singer for No Doubt
Marc Stein Senior NBA writer for ESPN.com Class of 1991
Jason Stewart "Jay Stew" on The Jim Rome Show and a member of SAG Class of 1995. B.A. in Communications-Broadcast Journalism
Nadya Suleman Octomom
Kurt Suzuki professional baseball player
Jesse Taylor NCAA Division I qualifier for wrestling; current MMA fighter [13]
Jenny Topping USA National softball player
Justin Turner professional baseball player [citation needed]
Deborah Voigt international opera singer Music: Vocal Performance
Tim Wallach former professional baseball player
Brent Whitfield soccer player
Jason Windsor baseball player
Leon Wood Olympian, former professional basketball player, NBA referee
Linda Woolverton screenwriter (Disney's Beauty and the Beast)

Faculty[edit]

Name Known for Relationship to CSU Fullerton
Jeremy Beck composer Associate Professor of Music (1999-2002)
Michael H. Birnbaum mathematical psychologist Professor of Psychology and Director, Decision Research Center
Edward Castronova Associate Professor of Telecommunications
John R. Clymer Systems engineering expert Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Daniel R. Crary Bluegrass guitarist Professor of Speech Communication, Emeritus
William Cunliffe Jazz pianist, composer Associate Professor of Music
Eduardo Delgado pianist Professor of Music
Edwin Duerr director Professor of Theater, Emeritus
Robert Engels Writer, producer, director Assistant Professor of Radio-TV-Film
Judi Garman Women's softball coach Coach (1980-1999)
Ananda W.P. Guruge Buddhism Expert Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies
Richard Hellesen author/playwright Professor of Theatre Arts
Gregory Ivy Artist Professor of Art (1965-1971)
David Keirsey Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Paul Martin Lester author/photojournalist Professor of Communications
Willis E. McNelly science fiction scholar Professor of English, Emeritus
Kye Palmer trumpeter Instructor in Music
Mark Perakh Scientist Lecturer in Physics, Emeritus
Håkan O. Rosengren clarinetist Professor of Music
Otto von Sadovszky Anthropologist Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus
David M. Sandner Fantasy and science fiction writer Associate Professor of English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics
Nancy L. Segal Psychologist, twin researcher Professor of Psychology, and Director, Twin Studies Center
Mark H. Shapiro Physicist Professor Of Physics, Emeritus
Muzammil Siddiqi Adjunct Professor of Comparative Religion
Raphael Sonenshein Professor of Political Science
Lara Teeter actor, theatre director Associate Professor in Theatre and Dance
Emory Tolbert historian Professor of History 1984-1991
Betty Miller Unterberger historian Professor and head of graduate studies in history, 1961-1968

University Presidents[edit]

Name Years served
Dr. William B. Langsdorf 1957-1971[14]
Dr. L. Donald Shields 1971-1980
Dr. Miles D. McCarthy 1981
Dr. Jewel Plummer Cobb 1981-1989
Dr. Milton Andrew Gordon 1990-2012[15]
Dr. Willie Hagan (interim) January 9, 2012-[16]
Dr. Mildred Garcia 2012-[17]

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