List of The Evergreen State College people
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This is a list of notable people related to The Evergreen State College, an accredited public liberal arts college and a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges that is located in Olympia, Washington, USA.
- Thomas Herndon, economist
- Matthew Frye Jacobson, historian, professor
- Douglas Kahn, historian of sound, media arts, and science and technology studies
- Robert W. McChesney, university professor - communications and media studies
- Russell Potter, novelist and college professor
- David Price, anthropologist
- Douglas Robinson, professor of English, dean, best known as a translation scholar
- Roger Stritmatter, professor of Humanities and one of the leading modern-day advocates of the Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship
- Rachel Corrie (1979–2003), International Solidarity Movement political activist, killed in Gaza by Israel Defense Forces
- Saab Lofton, author, activist
- Don Price, Deputy Head of Darfur for the United Nations
- Bre Pettis, Entrepreneur. Co-Founder MakerBot Industries, NYC Resistor
- Bruce Pavitt, founder of Sub Pop Records
- Noah Maffitt, Executive Vice President, Global Digital of Live Nation
- Dan Tishman, Vice Chairman, AECOM Technology Corporation; Chairman and CEO of Tishman Construction Corp. of New York  and Chair of Natural Resources Defense Council Board of Trustees 
Entertainment and media
- Lynda Barry, cartoonist and author
- Craig Bartlett, cartoonist and animator for Rugrats and Hey Arnold! Married to Lisa Groening, Matt Groening's sister.
- Josh Blue, stand-up comedian, winner of Last Comic Standing, member of U.S. Men's Paralympic Soccer Team
- Charles Burns, cartoonist
- Steve De Jarnatt, director of cult films Miracle Mile and Cherry 2000
- Colleen Frakes, cartoonist
- Matt Groening, cartoonist, creator of Life in Hell, The Simpsons, and Futurama
- Byron Howard, Director/Story Artist at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Best known as lead character animator on Lilo & Stitch/Brother Bear and the Director on Bolt and Tangled.
- Noname Jane, an adult film star
- Clayton Kauzlaric, artist, animator, game designer noted for work on Total Annihilation, Voodoo Vince and "DeathSpank."
- Megan Kelso, cartoonist
- Sarah Larson, Season 5 Fear Factor winner, ex-girlfriend of George Clooney
- Audrey Marrs, Academy Award winning film producer and Sundance Film Festival award winner
- Nikki McClure, illustrator of New York Times best-selling children's book "All in a Day."
- Heather Rae, filmmaker
- Michael Richards, actor, most famous for portraying the popular character Cosmo Kramer on the TV show Seinfeld.
- Don Roff, writer and filmmaker.
- Dana Simpson, cartoonist, creator of Ozy and Millie, and I Drew This.
- John Taylor, star of the reality television series Too Fat for 15 on the Style Network
- Steve Thomas, host of the PBS show This Old House
- Tay Zonday, internet personality, musician, voice actor
- Bill (possible alumnus), Charlie's advanced English teacher in Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower, "studied undergraduate work at some college in the West that doesn't give grades, which [Charlie] thought was peculiar, but Bill said it was the best education he ever got."
- Dan Humphrey, a character from the young adult novel series Gossip Girl, attends Evergreen before transferring to Columbia University.
- Elizabeth Furse, former U.S. Congresswoman
- Dennis Heck, Washington State Representative, 17th District. Founder of TVW.
- Judge Christine Quinn-Brintnall, Washington State Court of Appeals Judge
- Sharon Tomiko Santos, Washington State Representative, 37th District
- John Stocks, Idaho State Senate 1989-1990, Deputy Executive Director NEA 2004-
- Terry Oliver, Bonneville Power Administration's Chief Technology Innovation Officer 2005-
- Kevin Ranker, Washington State Senator, 40th Legislative District-
- Timi Vann, Western Regional Coordinator National Weather Service (NOAA) 
- Thorn Kief Hillsbery, author
- Benjamin Hoff, writer, The Tao of Pooh
- Steve House, Piolet d’Or Award Recipient
- John Bellamy Foster, co-editor, Monthly Review
- Tom Maddox, science fiction writer
- Robert W. McChesney, co-editor, Monthly Review
- Judith Moore, author of the novel Fat Girl: A True Story
- Inga Muscio, author of book Cunt: A Declaration of Independence
- Leslie Rule, non-fiction author, novelist, paranormal writer
- Ken Silverstein, investigative journalist
- Carrie Brownstein, musician in band Sleater-Kinney and co-star in the television series Portlandia (TV series)
- Kimya Dawson, musician
- Heather Duby, musician
- Martin Courtney, musician in the band Real Estate
- Timo Ellis, musician
- Phil Elverum, musician
- Steve Fisk, musician, audio engineer, and producer
- Jeff Fuccillo, musician and member/founder of the band Irving Klaw Trio
- Ben Haggerty, rapper known as Macklemore
- Kathleen Hanna, musician in band Bikini Kill and Le Tigre
- Calvin Johnson, composer, musician, audio producer and founder of K Records
- Conrad Keely, vocalist/guitarist of indie rock band …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
- Nomy Lamm, singer, songwriter, activist, accordionist
- Sara Lund, musician in band Unwound and Corin Tucker
- Lois Maffeo, musician
- Jeff Miller, musician and founder of Folk School, St. Louis,Missouri
- Casey Neill, musician, singer, songwriter, leader of the band Casey Neill & the Norway Rats
- David Rovics, musician, political folk
- Corin Tucker, musician in band Sleater-Kinney
- Justin Trosper, musician in band Unwound
- Tobi Vail, musician in band Bikini Kill
- Kathi Wilcox, musician in band Bikini Kill
- John Wozniak, musician in band Marcy Playground, record producer
- Mirah Zeitlyn, recording artist
- Paul Stamets, mycologist
- Tim Girvin, calligrapher and designer
- Jared Pappas-Kelley, artist
- Cappy Thompson, artist
- Tom Anderson, artist
Faculty and staff
- Stephanie Coontz Historian
- Daniel J. Evans past WA State Governor
- Bill Ransom Science Fiction Author
- Gail Tremblay Poet and Artist
- Willi Unsoeld Mountaineer (deceased)
- Michael Vavrus Educator
- Sean Williams Ethnomusicologist
- Michael Zimmerman Biologist
- Betty Kutter Biologist 
- Professor of American Studies, African American Studies, and History
- personal website
- "Class Notes". Evergreen Magazine (Olympia, Washington: The Evergreen State College). Spring 2010. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
- Chbosky, Stephen. The Perks of Being a Wallflower. p. 107. 1999.