List of University of Tennessee people

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The following is a list of people associated with the University of Tennessee system in all its campuses. The list does not include personnel associated with Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Politics and law[edit]

Education[edit]

Actors, directors, and entertainers[edit]

Artists and musicians[edit]

Authors[edit]

Business and economy[edit]

Military[edit]

Athletics and sportscasters[edit]

Journalists and newscasters[edit]

Rhodes Scholars[edit]

  • Bernadotte E. Schmitt, Merton College, B.A 1908. M.A 1913. Distinguished professor, largely at Western Reserve University (1910-1925), and the University of Chicago (1925-1946). When Schmitt retired from Chicago, he held the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professorship of Modern History.He held a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1927, was elected President of the American Historical Association in 1960, and was named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.Served briefly in World War I as a 2nd Lieutenant of Field Artillery, and during World War II, he acted as a special consultant on history in the Department of State's Division of Research and Publications and its Division of Historical Policy Research.[128]
  • Matthew Glenn Smith, Hertford College, B.A. 1914. Served in WW l as Captain of Coast Artillery in France. Following discharge in 1918, went on to a prominent legal career in Texas.[128]
  • Arthur Preston Whitaker, Awarded Rhodes Scholarship in 1917 but prevented from actualizing it by WW l. Graduated from Harvard University with an M.A in 1917 and a Ph.D. in 1924.Distinguished academic career as a professor at Amherst, Vanderbilt, New York University, Cornell, Princeton, and the University of Pennsylvania. At Penn he held the first chair in Latin American History in 1936. During WW ll, he served as a consultant to the State Department on Latin America.[128]
  • William Everett Derryberry,St. John's College, B.A 1932 M.A 1940. At Oxford, he captained the St. John's tennis team, was a member of the university's international championship lacrosse team, and played doubles at Wimbledon. Went on to a distinguished 34 year academic career as president of Tennessee Technological University, where he oversaw the transformation of the school from a campus of a few acres and a few buildings with seven hundred students and thirty-one faculty members to a university comprising six colleges and schools on 235 acres of property with a student body of close to seven thousand and a faculty of more than 350.[128]
  • Nancy-Ann Min DeParle, Balliol College, B.A. 1981 M.A 1986. Graduated from Harvard Law School in 1983 with a J.D Degree. Went on to serve in the cabinet of Tennessee Governor Ned McWherter, sit on several corporate boards, and most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy under President Obama and Director of White House Office of Healthcare Reform.[128]
  • Jennfier Santoro, DPhil. 1999.[128]
  • Lindsay E. Lee, MSc. 2014.[129]

Nobel laureates[edit]

  • James Buchanan, winner of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Economic Science, received an M.S. degree from UT in 1941.[130]
  • Peter C. Doherty, faculty member in the UT Health Science Center in Memphis

Science and technology[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

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