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This list of Florida State University people includes notable graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Florida State University (FSU). Florida State alumni are generally known as Seminoles. Florida State University is a public space-grant and sea-grant research university in Tallahassee, Florida. Founded in 1851, it is located on the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state of Florida.[1] It is a founding member of the State University System of Florida. Florida State University is divided into 16 colleges and independent schools including the Colleges of Applied Studies, Arts & Sciences, Business, Communication & Information, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Human Sciences, Law, Medicine, Motion Picture Arts, Music, Nursing, Social Sciences & Public Policy, and Social Work, plus the Graduate School, Dedman School of Hospitality, and the Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship. Florida State University has produced five Rhodes Scholars, the highest in Florida.[2][3] Since its founding in 1851, Florida State has graduated 167 classes of students and today has approximately 372,025 alumni.[4]

Over 15 FSU graduates have served in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, including senators Thomas Gallen, Mel Martinez and Kay Hagan in addition to representatives Jason Altmire and Allen Boyd. FSU has 4 alumni that have been governors including Governors of Florida Charlie Crist and Reubin Askew and Governors of Maryland Parris Glendening and Larry Hogan. Over 12 alumni have been mayors, including Teresa Jacobs, Art Agnos and John Marks. congressional chiefs of staff Benjamin McKay and B. Dan Berger.[5][6] Foreign FSU politicians include Mokgweetsi Masisi, the current President of Botswana, Briton Mo Mowlam, and Vietnamese dissident Doan Viet Hoat. Among the many notable lawyers and jurists that have attended FSU are judges Susan Black and Ricky Polston, along with lawyer Bruce Jacob. Notable military alumni include generals Frank Hagenbeck and Kenneth Minihan and U.S. Army officer Col. William Wood, the highest ranking United States military casualty in Iraq combat as well as administrator and former POW Orson Swindle.

Florida State University alumni have served as the executive leaders of such diverse and important institutions as the United States Treasury, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Hurricane Center, Pfizer, Raytheon, University of Michigan, the United States Air Force Academy, the United States Military Academy, the State University System of Florida, and Washington University in St. Louis. In addition, FSU graduates have held leadership positions at the National Academy of Science, the United Nations, the United States Department of Defense, the New York Yankees, the Detroit Lions, the Los Angeles Raiders, the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Orlando Magic, Bank of America, Scottrade, Sandia Laboratories, NOAA, Columbia University, Omnicom Group, Outback Steakhouse, and General Electric. Major corporations run by alumni include the Federal Reserve Bank, Texaco, Deloitte & Touche, Welch's, Flowers Foods, and the National Cancer Institute. Major regulatory bodies such as the General Services Administration, the Federal Reserve Bank and the American Council on Education have had Florida State University alumni at the helm in recent years.

Among the most notable figures in the entertainment industry who have attended or graduated from Florida State are musicians Ellen Taaffe Zwillich, Marcus Roberts, Jim Morrison, Scott Stapp, Luis Fonsi, and Mark Tremonti. Other entertainers include actors Burt Reynolds, Paul Gleason, Cheryl Hines, Traylor Howard and Robert Urich as well as directors Colleen Clinkenbeard and Greg Marcks; cartoonists Bud Grace and Doug Marlette; television director Chip Chalmers; television writer/producer Steven L. Sears; playwright and television writer/producer Alan Ball. In addition, WWE superstars Michelle McCool and Ron Simmons attended the University. Writers and journalists have included authors Charles Ghigna, Sharon Lechter and Dorothy Allison, reporters Stephanie Abrams and Jamie Dukes, sportscaster Lee Corso, and novelist Gwyn Hyman Rubio. Other notables include fitness guru Richard Simmons; ecologist Thomas Ray; astronauts Norman Thagard and Winston Scott; scientists Sylvia Earle, Anne Rudloe and Eric J. Barron; inventor Robert Holton. In 1996, Carla Gopher, daughter of FSU's Westcott award winner Louise Gopher, became the first Seminole to graduate as a Seminole.[7]

Academia and research[edit]

Educators[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
James Ammons Former President of Florida A&M University [8]
J. David Armstrong Current President of Broward College [9]
Eric J. Barron Former President of Florida State University, Current President of Pennsylvania State University [10]
Judith A. Bense Current President of the University of West Florida [11]
John Grosskopf Current President of North Florida Community College [12]
Franklin L. Hagenbeck Former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy [13]
Mark R. Hamilton Former President of the University of Alaska System [14]
Carl Hite Current President of Cleveland State Community College [15]
Marvalene Hughes Current President of Dillard University [16]
Ronald R. Ingle Former President of Coastal Carolina University [17]
John P. Johnson Current President of Embry–Riddle Aeronautical University [18]
A. James Kerley Current President of Gulf Coast State College [19]
Anne B. Kerr Current President of Florida Southern College [20]
Carl M. Kuttler, Jr. Former President of St. Petersburg College [21]
Charlie LaPradd Former President of St. Johns River Community College [22]
William D. Law Current President of St. Petersburg College [23]
Terrence Leas Current President of Riverland Community College [24]
Aubrey K. Lucas Former President of the University of Southern Mississippi [25]
E. Ann McGee Current President of Seminole State College of Florida [26]
Robert McLendon Former President of St. Johns River Community College [27]
Charles R. Middleton Current President of Roosevelt University [28]
Albert A. Murphree Former President of Florida State College for Women and the University of Florida [29]
William L. Proctor Former Chancellor of Flagler College, and former Athletic Director for Florida State University [30]
James C. Renick Former Chancellor of University of Michigan-Dearborn, and current Vice President for the American Council on Education [31]
Clyda Stokes Rent Former President of Mississippi University for Women [32]
Martha Dunagin Saunders Current President of the University of West Florida [33]
Betty L. Siegel Former President of Kennesaw State University, and the University System of Georgia [34]
Paul E. Stein Former Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy [35]
Glenn Terrell Former President of Washington State University [36]
John E. Thrasher Current President of Florida State University [37]
Jim Towey Current President of Ave Maria University Former President Saint Vincent College, and director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives [38]
John Kenneth Waddell Former President of Allen University, and current President of Denmark Community College [39]
E. Jean Walker Former President of Virginia Highlands Community College [40]
T. K. Wetherell Former President of Florida State University [41]
Mark S. Wrighton Current Chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis [42]

Academic administrators[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Lawrence G. Abele Former Provost of Florida State University [43]
Debra D. Austin Former Chancellor of the State University System of Florida and former Provost of FAMU [44]
Gordon C. Bond Former Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University [45]
Todd Britsch Former Vice President at Brigham Young University, and currently emeritus professor of humanities [46]
Jered Carr Current Director of the L.P. Cookingham Institute of Urban Affairs [47]
Thomas A. Desjardin Current Commissioner of Education for the State of Maine
Steve Edwards Former Deputy Provost of Florida State University [48]
Marc H. Ellis Current Director of Jewish Studies at Baylor University [49]
Leonard Erickson Current Deputy Director of the Indiana University Cancer Center [50]
Wayne Flynt Writer, historian, and University Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University. [51]
Dwight Gustafson Former Dean of Fine Arts at Bob Jones University [52]
Patrick C. Kennell Current Director of the Center for Intensive English Studies at Florida State University [53]
Hilal Khashan Current Administrator at the American University of Beirut [54]
Aquila Berlas Kiani Former President of the Pakistan Federation of University Women [citation needed]
Stephen MacNamara Current Vice President at Florida State University [55]
Robert Millet Current Emeritus Dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University [56]
William L. Proctor Former Athletic Director for Florida State University [57]
James C. Renick Current Vice President for the American Council on Education [58]
Xavier Serra Founder and Director of the Music Technology Group at the Pompeu Fabra University [59]
Betty Siegel Former President of the University System of Georgia [60]
Dale Thorn Ph.D. from FSU in higher education administration; vice president of academic affairs at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana; associate commissioner for higher education for the Louisiana Board of Regents, journalism professor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge [61]

Professors and researchers[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Masood Ashraf Raja Associate professor of postcolonial literature and theory at the University of North Texas. He is also the editor of Pakistaniaat: A Journal of Pakistan Studies, an open access journal that he founded in 2009. [62][63][64][65][66]
Virginia Spencer Carr Biographer, professor at Columbia State University and Georgia State University.
Ricardo Dominguez Artist, activist, and associate professor of visual arts at UC San Diego. He has been the subject of controversy over a number of acts of electronic civil disobedience on his own and with the Electronic Disturbance Theater, which he founded.
Skip Horack Writer and professor. He is a former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, and is currently an assistant professor at Florida State University.
Fiona Kelleghan Science fiction scholar and critic. Associate professor at the University of Miami.
Jesse Lee Kercheval Academic, poet, memoirist, translator and fiction writer. She is a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the author of numerous books, notably Building Fiction, The Museum of Happiness, and The Dogeater.
Margaret Keyes American academic and heritage preserver. She was a professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and is a nationally recognized leader in the field of heritage conservation, best known for her work to preserve the Iowa Old Capitol Building. [67]
Leonard Skinner American high school gym teacher, basketball coach, and businessman. He is known in popular culture as the namesake of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
David Ward-Steinman Composer and music professor. Became Distinguished Professor of Music Emeritus at San Diego State University and was a professor at Indiana University. [68][69]

Science, space, technology, and math[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Brent A. Barlow Former professor at Brigham Young University and author [70]
Eric J. Barron Former director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado and former Dean of the College of Geosciences at the University of Texas-Austin [71]
Justin Brown Professional aquanaut with the University of North Carolina Wilmington [citation needed]
Antonio Busalacchi Jr. Current Chairman of World Climate Research Programme and a committee for the National Academy of Science, professor at the University of Maryland [72][73]
Suzy Covey Pioneer in XML encoding, and librarian emerita at the George A. Smathers Libraries [citation needed]
Joseph W. Cullen Former Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute in Washington, D.C. [74]
Sylvia Earle Former chief scientist for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [75]
Steve Edwards Physicist [76]
Mostafa El-Sayed Current Julius Brown Chair and Regents Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology; Member of the National Academy of Sciences [77]
Marc H. Ellis Theologian and philosopher [78]
Leonard Erickson Deputy Director of the Indiana University Cancer Center, and professor at IUPUI [citation needed]
Jaime Escalante Former Bolivian educator [citation needed]
A. Wilson Greene Civil War historian and author; former executive director of Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier [79]
Carolyn S. Griner Former Director of the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center [80]
Steven Hebert Nephrologist [81]
Robert A. Holton Scientist who created Taxol, current professor at Florida State University [82]
Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh Food scientist and fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists [83]
Mujaddid Ahmed Ijaz Experimental physicist, early pioneer in developing Pakistan's nuclear deterrence program [84]
Dan Jones Professor of English studies at University of Central Florida [85]
Jesse Lee Kercheval Academic and writer, and on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison [86]
Margaret Keyes Scholar in heritage conservation [87]
Hilal Khashan Professor of Political Science at the American University of Beirut [88]
Jim Kuypers Communications expert, professor at Virginia Tech [89]
William Leap Anthropologist and professor at American University [90]
Deborah Mash Professor of neurology, and Director of the Brain Endowment Bank at the University of Miami [91]
Warren P. Mason Electrical engineer and physicist, founder of the field of distributed element circuits [92]
Charles T. Meide Underwater and maritime archaeologist [citation needed]
Jason Moore Translational bioinformatics scientist and human geneticist [93]
Anthony Nicholls English physicist [94]
Harold O'Neil Experimental psychologist, and currently a professor at the University of Southern California [95]
Orrin H. Pilkey Geologist, and Professor Emeritus at Duke University [96]
Alan R. Price Former Associate Director for Investigative Oversight for the National Institute of Health [97]
Thomas S. Ray Ecologist who created and developed the Tierra project, a computer simulation of artificial life [citation needed]
Dušan Repovš Slovenian mathematician, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia for Science [98]
Matthew Barnett Robinson Criminologist [99]
Landon T. Ross Environmental biologist [100]
Anne Rudloe Marine biologist, writer, environmentalist, cofounder of Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory Environmental Law Institute National Wetlands Award Winner [101][102]
James A. Shymansky Science educator [103]
Dewey Smith Professional aquanaut and underwater diver [104]
Gregg Steinberg Sports psychologist [citation needed]
Nyayapathi Swamy Mathematical physicist [105]
Maria Zemankova Computer scientist, created the theory of Fuzzy Relational Database System, recipient of the SIGMOD Contributions Award [106]

Astronauts[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Winston Scott Former NASA astronaut [107]
Norman Thagard Former NASA astronaut and currently a tenured professor of engineering at Florida State University [108]

Meteorology[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Stephanie Abrams Meteorologist, The Weather Channel [109]
Neil Frank Former Director of the National Hurricane Center [110]
Stanley Goldenberg Current meteorologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [111]
Thomas Grazulis Meteorologist, worked for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission [112]
Janice Huff Meteorologist, currently works for WNBC, and the Today Show [113]
Rich Johnson Meteorologist, The Weather Channel and Fox 5 Atlanta [114]
Richard Knabb Current Director of the National Hurricane Center [115]
Roy Leep Meteorologist, worked for WTVT [116]
Jennifer Lopez Meteorologist, currently works for The Weather Channel [citation needed]
Max Mayfield Former Director of the National Hurricane Center [117]
Bryan Norcross Meteorologist, currently a hurricane specialist for The Weather Channel [citation needed]
Bill Proenza Former Director of the National Hurricane Center and current Director of the National Weather Service's Southern Region [118]
Dallas Raines Meteorologist, currently works for KABC-TV [119]
George Winterling Former meteorologist with WJXT [120]

Rhodes Scholars[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Frederick William Buchholz 1905 Rhodes Scholar
Caroline Alexander 1976 Rhodes Scholar
Garrett Johnson 2006 Rhodes Scholar
Joseph O'Shea 2007 Rhodes Scholar
Myron Rolle 2009 Rhodes Scholar [121]

Architecture, engineering and building industry[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Lex Hester Consolidation architect, former chief administrative officer in Orlando, Broward County and Jacksonville
Margaret Keyes American academic and heritage preserver. She was a professor of Home Economics at the University of Iowa and is a nationally recognized leader in the field of heritage conservation, best known for her work to preserve the Iowa Old Capitol Building. [67]

Arts and humanities[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Martin Eichinger American sculptor. Deemed one of the few 'Living Masters' by the Art Renewal Center, Eichinger is known for his bronze narrative sculptures. [122]
Alyson Fox Artist and illustrator
Bud Grace Cartoonist, who has worked on the comic strip Ernie, whose title was later changed to Piranha Club in the United States. He also drew the Babs and Aldo comic strip for King under the pseudonym Buddy Valentine.
Masumi Hayaski Photographer and Fulbright fellow
James F. Hutchinson Painter, member of the Florida Artists Hall of Fame
Ted Studebaker Christian missionary to Vietnam
Lynne Taetzsch Abstract painter and writer

Business and finance[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Sandon Berg Film producer, actor, and screenwriter; co-founder of the United Gay Network
Sara Blakely President and founder of Spanx; judge on ABC's former reality television series American Inventor
Bob Bowman Current CEO of the North Baltimore Aquatic Club; mentor to Michael Phelps
Jose Ceballos Current Director for the National Air Traffic Controllers Association
Timothy Cole Executive Vice President for Sales of Del Monte Foods
Todd Combs Hedge fund manager who has been tapped as a potential successor of Warren Buffett as the chief investment officer of Berkshire Hathaway
R. Clarke Cooper Executive Director of Log Cabin Republicans
Todd Crannell Current President of Q2 Sports and Entertainment
Meg Crofton Current President, the Walt Disney World Resort
John Culver Current Executive Vice President of Starbucks
James Dahl Former Senior Vice President of Drexel Burnham Lambert
Jeff Galloway Current CEO of Galloway Productions
Michael Genevie Current executive director of the Abbeville Opera House
James W. Grant Former Executive Vice President of Worldwide Chemical,; former U.S. Representative
Chuck Hardwick Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Pfizer Inc.
Gordon S. Holder Currently a Vice President at Booz Allen Hamilton, and Retired Vice Admiral in the United States Navy
Glenda Hope Head of the San Francisco Network Ministries, and minister with the Presbyterian Church
Gary Huff Former CFO for the Los Angeles Raiders, and also worked with the IBM Corporation
Patricia Ireland Former President of the National Organization for Women, and writer
Manuel H. Johnson Current Co-Chairman of Johnson Smick International; former Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank
Donald E. Kiernan Former CFO of Southwestern Bell Corporation
Richard Legendre Current Vice President of Montreal Impact
Daryl Logullo Marketing expert
Marjorie Matthews Former Bishop for the United Methodist Church
Martin Mayhew Current General Manager and Senior Vice President for the Detroit Lions
Marc Middleton Current CEO and founder of Growing Bolder
Virginia Montes Former Secretary of the National Organization for Women, and civil rights activist
Jane Mouton Management theorist
Gregory Parkes Current Bishop for the Catholic Church
Tom Petway Current minority partner of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Chairman of the Board for Zurich Insurance Services
Bobby Pittman Current Vice President with African Development Bank
Richard W. Rahn Current Chairman of the Institute for Global Economic Growth
Gary Rogers Former Vice Chairman and Executive Officer of General Electric
Jeff Rosenthal Current President and CEO of Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc.
Peter F. Romero Current CEO of Experior Advisory, and former United States Ambassador
Robert Sanborn Current President and CEO of Children At Risk
Gary A. Sanders Former CEO of Wackenhut
Harry Sargeant III Owner of International Oil Trading Company; billionaire
Bob Sasser Current CEO of Dollar Tree Inc.
Jeffrey Stoops Current CEO of SBA Communications
Brian Sussman Current Managing Partner of 34 Pictures Entertainment
Orson Swindle Former Executive Director of United We Stand America, and former Assistant Secretary of Commerce
Carlos O. Torano Current President of Toraño Cigars and Central America Tobacco
Irita Van Doren Former editor of the New York Herald Tribune
Mike Vasilinda Former executive with Florida's News Channel
Woody Woodward Former General Manager for the New York Yankees
Ed Young Founder and Senior Pastor for Fellowship Church
R. Eugene Taylor Chairman and CEO Capital Bank Financial Corp.; former Vice Chairman of Bank of America

Entertainment[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Valorie Burton Life coach, author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur. Author of Listen to Your Life, What's Really Holding You Back?, Rich Minds, Rich Rewards She is the founder of the Coaching and Positive Psychology Institute (CaPP). [citation needed]
Matt Chapman American writer, voice actor, director, producer, and composer. Best known as the co-creator of the animated series Homestar Runner.
Colleen Clinkenbeard Director, writer, and producer for the English-language dub of Fullmetal Alchemist
William A. Dawson American football player and assistant coach for Marshall University. He was nicknamed "Red" for his red hair. Coach who was portrayed by Matthew Fox in the film We Are Marshall
Memphis Garrett Runner-up in Big Brother 10
Courtney Hansen Syndicated columnist, TV personality, and model
Allan Havey HBO stand-up comic and host
Ron Hazelton Home improvement television personality
Barry Horowitz Former wrestler with the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling
Kevin Kelly Professional wrestling manager, pundit, sportscaster and ring announcer
Jonathan King Producer and Vice President for Focus Features, Dreamgirls, I, Robot, and Finding Forrester
Bert Kreischer Stand-up comedian and television host; real-life inspiration for the movie Van Wilder
Michael James Nelson Comedian, writer, producer, The Bachelor, MTV Movie Awards, Betty White's Off Their Rockers
Heather Parcells Dancer, singer, and actress
Catherine Joy Perry Model, actress, dancer, singer, and professional wrestler currently signed to WWE under the ring name Lana
Gabrielle Reece Sports presenter, former fashion model, and professional volleyball player
Alli Speed Celebrity from the Internet Killed Television web series
Jenn Sterger Model, television personality, and former online columnist for Sports Illustrated. She was an original member of the FSU Cowgirls.

Film[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Josephine Abady Director and producer [123]
Alan Ball Academy Award-winning screenwriter and creator of Six Feet Under, True Blood, American Beauty [124]
Ricou Browning Film director, actor, producer and underwater cinematographer [125]
Kat Candler Award-winning independent filmmaker
Steven Conrad Screenwriter, The Pursuit of Happyness
Ron J. Friedman Screenwriter, films Brother Bear, Chicken Little, and Open Season
Barry Jenkins Academy Award-winning director, producer, and screenwriter. Film director, known for Medicine for Melancholy and Moonlight
Christine Lahti Academy Award-winning director, and actress, Chicago Hope, Jack & Bobby
Jamie Linden Screenwriter, Money Monster, We Are Marshall
James Laxton Cinematographer, Moonlight
Greg Marcks Film director and screenwriter, 11:14 and Lector
Joi McMillon Film editor, Moonlight
Drew McWeeny Film critic
Lauren Miller Actress and screenwriter
David Robert Mitchell Film director, It Follows
Nancy Oliver Screenwriter
Adele Romanski Film producer, Moonlight
Nat Sanders Film editor
Steven L. Sears Television producer and screenwriter; author of novels and graphic novels
Robin Swicord Screenwriter and film director

Actors[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Frankie J. Alvarez Actor, Looking
Senait Ashenafi Actress, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and General Hospital
King Bach Actor/Comedian/Youtuber, Fifty Shades of Black, Wild 'N Out and Meet the Blacks
Vanessa Baden Actress, Gullah Gullah Island, Rosewood, and Kenan & Kel
Dan Bakkedahl Actor, improvisor, and teacher
Trenesha Biggers Actress, former wrestler for WWE and TNA
Ricou Browning Actor, Creature from the Black Lagoon
Cody Burger Actor, Heavyweights, and Christmas Vacation
Matt Cohen Actor, South of Nowhere, The O.C., and Boogeyman 2
Gregor Collins Actor, Ocean's Thirteen
Chris Conrad Actor, The Next Karate Kid and Young Hercules
Mekia Cox Actress, My Brother and Me and Kenan & Kel
Valerie Cruz Actress, Nip/Tuck, The Dresden Files, and The Devil's Tomb
Dimitri Diatchenko Actor and musician
Faye Dunaway Academy Award-winning actress
Tiffany Fallon Actress, Playboy Playmate of the Year 2005, co-host of the International Fight League, and former cheerleader for the Atlanta Falcons
Luis Fonsi Puerto Rican singer,singer-songwriter, composer, and actor.
Suzanne Friedline Actress and voice artist
Joanna García Actress, Reba, Boston Public, Dawson's Creek, American Pie 2
Paul Gleason Actor, The Breakfast Club, Die Hard, Not Another Teen Movie
Montego Glover Actress, Smash and on Broadway
Jennifer Hammon Actress
Joey Haro Actor, Awkward
Cheryl Hines Actress, producer, director, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Campus Ladies, RV
Andre Holland Actor, The Knick, Moonlight
Polly Holliday Actress, Golden Globe winner, nominated for an Emmy Award
Traylor Howard Actress, Monk on USA Network, Son of the Mask
Kevin Kelly Former ring announcer and manager for the World Wrestling Federation
Nancy Kulp Actress, The Beverly Hillbillies
Billy Lane Actor on the Discovery Channel and Biker Build-Off; owner of Choppers Inc.
Jon Locke Actor, Land of the Lost, Highway Patrol, Bonanza, Gunsmoke
DeLane Matthews Actress, Dave's World
Michelle McCool Actress and former WWE wrestler
Gerald McCullouch Actor, director, screenwriter, and singer
Joshua Mikel Actor, The Walking Dead, Nashville, and Independence Day: Resurgence
Vic Morrow Actor, Combat! and Twilight Zone: The Movie
Henry Polic II Actor, Super Password and Webster
John G. Preston Stage and film actor
Burt Reynolds Actor, Boogie Nights, The Longest Yard, The Dukes of Hazzard, Deliverance
Chay Santini Actress and model, Nightstalker, Seeing Other People
Sonny Shroyer Actor, The Dukes of Hazzard, Forrest Gump, The Rainmaker
Richard Simmons Actor and fitness expert
Ron Simmons Professional wrestler with WCW and WWE; former football player for the Cleveland Browns in the NFL and the Ottawa Rough Riders in the CFL
Pat Skipper Actor, American Summer, Wall Street, Lethal Weapon 2, and Predator 2
J. Smith-Cameron Actress, Crimes of the Heart, Lend Me a Tenor, Our Country's Good, and The First Wives Club
Tonea Stewart Actress, In the Heat of the Night
Erik Stolhanske Actor and director, Super Troopers; co-founder of the comedy troupe Broken Lizard
Gabriel Traversari Actor, director, writer, and singer
Robert Urich Actor, Vega$, Spenser: For Hire
Casper Van Dien Actor, Saved by the Bell, Starship Troopers, and Sleepy Hollow
Joseph Will Actor, NYPD Blue, Will & Grace
Henry Zebrowski Actor, comedian, and podcast host, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell, Heroes Reborn, The Last Podcast on the Left

Government, law, and public policy[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Chris Anyanwu Current Senator for the Nigerian National Assembly delegation from Imo
Mohammed Nadir Atash Former Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Transport for Afghanistan
Michael Berenbaum Current Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
David Bibb Former Deputy Administrator of the General Services Administration, served as Acting Administrator for a short period
Richard Blankenship Former United States Ambassador to the Bahamas
Jose Ceballos Government Affairs advocate in the Democratic Party
William D. Clay, Jr. Current special adviser to the United Nations
Bradley Cooper Former Minister of Recreation for the Bahamas; Olympic discus thrower
Pearl Long Cullen First woman to hold a constitutional office in the state of Florida
Charles J. Cunningham Former Director of the Defense Security Service; former Lieutenant General in the U.S. Air Force
Val Demings Former Chief of the Orlando Police Department
Richard L. Dugger Former Secretary for the Florida Department of Corrections
Carl Ford Former Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research and head of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research
Eleanor J. Hill Former Inspector General to the U.S. Department of Defense
Benedikt Jóhannesson[126] Icelandic Minister of Finance, Member of the Althing, and Founder of Reform Party
Manuel H. Johnson Former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury
LeAlan Jones Former United States Senate candidate in Illinois; journalist
Mark E. Kaplan Former Secretary Florida Department of Transportation and Chief of Staff to Governor Jeb Bush
Brian Kelley Former CIA officer
Jeff Kottkamp Former Lt. Governor of Florida
Al Lamberti Current Sheriff of Broward County, Florida
Richard Legendre Former member of National Assembly of Quebec; former Quebec Minister of Sports; former professional tennis player
Mel Martinez Former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Mokgweetsi Masisi Current President of Botswana
Harold O'Neil Former Director with the United States Department of Defense
Bobby Pittman Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs to the Bush Administration
Aleksandar Popović Current Serbian Minister of Energetics
Roger A. Powell Retired major general in the Australian Army and a Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations
Pete Romero Former U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador, and the Assistant Secretary of State
John Rutherford Current Sheriff of Jacksonville, Florida
Ion Sancho Current Supervisor of Elections for Leon County, Florida, gained notoriety in the 2000 presidential recount
Frank Sanchez Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the Department of Commerce
Dana Seetahal Current member of the Senate of Trinidad and Tobago
James C. Smith Former Florida Attorney General; former Florida Secretary of State; current Chairman of the Florida State University Board of Trustees
Orson Swindle Former Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission
Jim Towey Former Director of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
Vic Vickers Former United States Senate candidate in Alaska
Doan Viet Hoat Vietnamese academic and dissident, winner of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award [127]
Dale Watson Former Assistant Director for the Counterterrorism Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; current consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton

United States Congress[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Kathy Castor Current congresswoman for Florida's 11th congressional district
Matt Gaetz Current Congressman for Florida's 1st congressional district
John Rutherford Current Congressman for Florida's 4th congressional district
Al Lawson Current Congressman for Florida's 5th congressional district
Val Demings Current Congresswoman for Florida's 10th congressional district
Charlie Crist Current Congressman for Florida's 13th congressional district
Jason Altmire Former congressman for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district
Jim Bacchus Former congressman for Florida's 11th congressional district and Florida's 15th congressional district, current justice and chairman of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization
Allen Boyd Former congressman for Florida's 2nd congressional district
William Carney Former congressman for New York's 1st congressional district
James W. Grant Former congressman for Florida's 2nd congressional district
Kay Hagan Former United States Senator from North Carolina
Mel Martinez Former United States Senator from Florida
Dina Titus Current congresswoman for Nevada's 1st congressional district; former congresswoman for Nevada's 3rd congressional district; former member of the Nevada Senate
Emmett Wilson Former congressman for Florida's 3rd congressional district

Governors[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Reubin O'Donovan Askew Former Governor of Florida, member of the Florida Senate, United States Trade Representative, and former candidate for President of the United States
Charlie Crist Former Governor of Florida; former Florida Attorney General; Florida Secretary of Education; member of the Florida Senate
Parris N. Glendening Former Governor of Maryland and former city councilman in the town of Hyattsville, Maryland
Larry Hogan Current Governor of Maryland

State Senators[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Dempsey J. Barron Former President of the Florida Senate
Dennis K. Baxley Current member of the Florida Senate and former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Oscar Braynon Current member of the Florida Senate and former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Michael Brennan Former member of the Maine Senate and former member of the Maine House of Representatives
W. D. Childers Former member of the Florida Senate
Charles S. Dean, Sr. Former member of the Florida Senate
Gary Farmer Current member of the Florida Senate
Steven Geller Former member for the Florida Senate
Audrey Gibson Current member of the Florida Senate, and former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Mike Haridopolos Former President of the Florida Senate
Ken Jenne Former member for the Florida Senate
Jim King Former President of the Florida Senate
Alfred Lawson, Jr. Former member of the Florida Senate
John McKay Former President of the Florida Senate
Bill Montford Current member of the Florida Senate
Steve Oelrich Former member of the Florida Senate
Bobby Powell Current member of the Florida Senate
Chris Smith Former member of the Florida Senate
Geraldine F. Thompson Former member of the Florida State and former member of the Florida House of Representatives
John E. Thrasher Former member of the Florida Senate, former Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
J. Alex Villalobos Former member of the Florida Senate
Dana Young Current member of the Florida Senate

State Representatives[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Martha Alexander Former member of the North Carolina General Assembly
J. Keith Arnold Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Frank Artiles Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Robert Barton Former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
Halsey Beshears Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Dennis Baxley Former member of the Florida House of Representatives, current member of the Florida Senate
Leonard L. Bembry Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Allan Bense Former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
Mack Bernard Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Jim Boyd Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Cynthia M. Chestnut Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Marti Coley Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Neil Combee Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Kimberly Daniels Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Carl J. Domino Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Byron Donalds Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Terry Fields Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Erik Fresen Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Matt Gaetz Former member of the Florida House of Representatives, current member of the United States House of Representatives
Greg Gay Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Joe Geller Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Tom Goodson Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Tom Grady Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Joe Gruters Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Chris Hart IV Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Adam Hasner Former Majority Leader for the Florida House of Representatives
Deborah J. Horan Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Clay Ingram Current member of the Florida House of Representative
Evan Jenne Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Bolley Johnson Former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
Everett A. Kelly Former member of the Florida House of Representative
Kurt Kelly Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Marcelo Llorente Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Mark Mahon Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Anne McGihon Former member of the Colorado House of Representatives
Sharon J. Merchant Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Larry Metz Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Chesley V. Morton Former member of the Georgia House of Representatives [128]
Jimmy Patronis Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Juan-Carlos Planas Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Mel Ponder Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Elizabeth W. Porter Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Holly Raschein Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Dan Raulerson Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Curtis B. Richardson Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Beryl D. Roberts Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Ray Sansom Former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
Michael Scionti Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Ken Sorensen Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Ross Spano Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Beverly Burnsed Spencer Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
John K. Stargel Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Jason Steele Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Jim K. Tillman Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Trey Traviesa Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Carlos Trujillo Current member of the Florida House of Representatives
Leslie Waters Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Mike Weinstein Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Wayne Westmark Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
John Wood Former member of the Florida House of Representatives
Dana Young Former member of the Florida House of Representatives, current member of the Florida Senate

Mayors[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Art Agnos Former Mayor of San Francisco, California
Rick Baker Former Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida
Michael F. Brennan Current Mayor of Portland, Maine
Rich Crotty Former Mayor of Orange County, Florida
Mike Halfacre Current Mayor in New Jersey and attorney
Frank Hibbard Current Mayor of Clearwater, Florida
Teresa Jacobs Current Mayor of Orange County, Florida
Ken Keechl Current Mayor of Broward County, Florida
David T. Kennedy Former Mayor of Miami, Florida
Scott Maddox Former Mayor of Tallahassee, Florida, former Chairman of the Florida Democratic Party, ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Florida
John Marks Former Mayor of Tallahassee, Florida
Morgan McPherson Current Mayor of Key West, Florida

Law[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Jose Baez Lead attorney for Casey Anthony in the Death of Caylee Anthony trial
Thomas E. Baker Attorney, writer, and currently a professor at Florida International University College of Law
Barry Cohen Personal injury and criminal attorney
Angela Corey Former State Attorney for Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit Court
Benjamin Crump Lead attorney for the family of Trayvon Martin
Jerry Demings Sheriff of Orange County Florida
Michael Feiler Trial lawyer, former president of Miami-Dade Trial Lawyers Association, Chair of Florida Bar Civil Trial Certification Committee
Mike Halfacre Director of the New Jersey Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Tim Howard Current Director of the Northeastern University's Executive Doctorate Program in Law and Policy; former Assistant Attorney General of Florida
Bruce Jacob Former Assistant Attorney General for Florida, prosecuted in Gideon v. Wainwright
Craig McCarthy Attorney on a number of high-profile cases and candidate for the Florida House of Representatives
Mark O'Mara Defense attorney
Marlins Man Nickname of Laurence Leavy, attorney and well known sports fan
Gary Pajcic Attorney and philanthropist
Daryl Parks Attorney and former president of the National Bar Association

Judges[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
John Antoon Current United States District Judge
Kenneth B. Bell Former Florida Supreme Court Justice
Susan H. Black Current U.S. Court of Appeals Judge
Susan C. Bucklew Current United States District Judge
Raoul G. Cantero, III Former Florida Supreme Court Justice
Lacey A. Collier Current United States District Judge
Rudolph Contreras Current United States District Judge
Gerald B. Cope, Jr. Former judge for the Florida Third District Court of Appeal
W. Thomas Cumbie Current Senior Judge for the United States Air Force; Colonel
Paul Danielson Current Justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court
George Greer Judge; presided over the Terri Schiavo case; presided over Hulk Hogan's divorce case in January 2008
Kim Hammond Current circuit court judge, and former football player for the Florida State Seminoles
Robert L. Hinkle Current United States District Judge
James E. Joanos Former judge for the Florida First District Court of Appeal
David L. Middlebrooks Former United States District Judge
Kevin Michael Moore Current United States District Judge
Ricky Polston Former Chief Justice for the Florida Supreme Court [129]
Mary Stenson Scriven Current United States District Judge

Journalism and media[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Cathy Areu News analyst and as of 2018 she is the "Liberal Sherpa" on Fox News's Tucker Carlson Tonight. She is also the founder and publisher of Catalina magazine.
Doug Bandow Political writer and former columnist and fellow for the Cato Institute [130]
Dayle Hinman FBI-trained criminal profiler
Anne Hull National staff writer for the Washington Post
LeAlan Jones Journalist
Danny Kanell Currently the host of ESPNU's late-night sports and humor show UNITE, and former professional football player with the NFL
Eric Lyman Journalist
Mike McQueen Journalist
Carol Marbin Miller Senior Investigative Reporter, Miami Herald
Jeffrey Scott Shapiro Practicing American attorney and nationally recognized investigative journalist.
Peter Tom Willis Former commentator for the Florida State Seminoles

Anchors and correspondents[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Dan Bakkedahl Correspondent on Comedy Central's The Daily Show
Jackie Bange Anchor and reporter for CW affiliate and cable superstation WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois
Moni Basu Former CNN reporter, former reporter and Assistant International Editor with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, former National Desk news editor with The Tallahassee Democrat, and former editor at the Florida Flambeau
Shannon Bream Correspondent on the Fox News Channel, covers the U.S. Supreme Court
Max Bretos Current sports anchor for ESPN
Diem Brown Entertainment reporter for Sky Living and a recurring cast member on MTV's reality television series The Challenge
Lee Corso Sports broadcaster for ESPN, starred on College GameDay since its inception, and was the former head coach of Louisville and the Indiana University
Donna Deegan Current weekday anchor for WTLV/WJXX
Arnold Díaz Correspondent on WNYW-TV in New York City
Jamie Dukes Sports broadcaster for ESPN and host of Put Up Your Dukes
Dave Neal American sportscaster for ESPN
Gary Parris Current commentator for the University of Central Florida
Stephen Parry Commentator for the BBC Sport
Eduardo Pérez Current commentator for ESPN's Baseball Tonight
Cecile Reynaud Commentator for Fox Sports Net, the Sunshine Network, and ESPN
Chris Rix Current football analyst for ABC and Fox Sports Radio
Spencer Ross Former sports broadcaster
Deion Sanders Current commentator for the NFL Network
Danyelle Sargent Current anchor for ESPN
Gayle Sierens Current news anchor, WFLA-TV, Tampa
Bailey White Current commentator for the NPR program All Things Considered
Matt Yocum NASCAR reporter and sportscaster

Literature, writing, and translation[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Dorothy Allison Writer [131]
John Bensko Poet [132]
Michael Berenbaum Writer and former Professor of Theology [133]
Matt Bondurant (PhD) Writer, The Wettest County in the World [134]
Christopher Buehlman Playwright, poet and comedian [135]
Anthony J. Bryant Author and editor [136]
Lela E. Buis Author, poet and playwright [citation needed]
Jesse Bullington Author, Enterprise of Death, Sad Tale of the Brothers Grossbart [citation needed]
Jessica Burkhart Author, Canterwood Crest [citation needed]
Brigitte Byrd French-born poet and author
Doug Bandow Political writer and former columnist and fellow for the Cato Institute [130]
Virginia Spencer Carr Biographer, professor at Columbia State University and Georgia State University.
Sandra M. Castillo Poet
Ryan Van Cleave Writer, creative writing instructor
John Crawford Author of the Iraq War memoir The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell
Thomas A. Desjardin Historian and author
Jeff Galloway Author and Olympian
Charles Ghigna Children's author and poet
John Earl Haynes American historian who worked as a specialist in 20th-century political history in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress.
Rebecca Hazelton Award-winning poet, editor, and critic
Skip Horack Writer and professor. He is a former Stegner Fellow and Jones Lecturer at Stanford University, and is currently an assistant professor at Florida State University.
Stephen Graham Jones Author of experimental fiction, horror fiction, crime fiction, and science fiction
Juan Gutiérrez Colombian author
Fiona Kelleghan Science fiction scholar and critic. Associate professor at the University of Miami.
Jesse Lee Kercheval Academic, poet, memoirist, translator and fiction writer. She is a professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She is the author of numerous books, notably Building Fiction, The Museum of Happiness, and The Dogeater.
David Kirby Guggenheim Fellowship (English)
Arthur Kurzweil Author, educator, editor, writer, and publisher
Sharon Lechter Author, Rich Dad Poor Dad
D. S. Lliteras Author
Jean Lorrah Science fiction novelist and contributor to Star Trek series
Richard Lukas Author and historian
Brooke Magnanti Research scientist, blogger and writer who goes by the pen name Belle de Jour
Charles Martin Author
Jenna McCarthy Author
Jen McClanaghan Poet
Janisse Ray Writer, naturalist, and environmental activist
Emilie Richards Author of romance and mystery novels
Jordan S. Rubin Novelist
Gwyn Hyman Rubio Novelist
Linnea Sinclair Award-winning writer of science fiction romance, fantasy romance and paranormal romance
Jeff Shaara Novelist
Art Smith Chef and author
Jane Springer Award-winning poet
Leon Stokesbury Poet
Hunter S. Thompson Author and journalist
Ann VanderMeer Editor of Weird Tales magazine and several anthologies of fantasy and sci-fi literature; wife of author Jeff VanderMeer

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

The Pulitzer Prize is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions.

Alumni Notability Reference
Adam Johnson Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and short story writer, The Orphan Master's Son
Doug Marlette Cartoonist who won the Pulitzer Prize; novelist who wrote The Bridge and Magic Time; former professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kathleen Parker Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper columnist, The Washington Post
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Composer and the first woman Pulitzer Prize winner

Military[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Norma Elaine Brown Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force
John Crawford Former Specialist in the U.S. Army National Guard; Iraq War veteran; author of the memoir The Last True Story I'll Ever Tell
Charles J. Cunningham Retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force
Jay Garner Retired general in the U.S. Army and the former director of the Office for Reconstruction and Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq
William H. Ginn Jr. Retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Air Force
Franklin L. Hagenbeck Active lieutenant general in the U.S. Army and the current Commandant of the U.S. Military Academy
Mark R. Hamilton Retired major general in the U.S. Army
Winfield S. Harpe Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force
Richard S. Heyser Pilot during the Cuban missile crisis; retired Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force
Gordon S. Holder Retired vice admiral in the U.S. Navy
J. Adrian Jackson Retired rear admiral and Naval Aviator in the U.S. Navy
Paul David Miller Retired admiral and Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy; current Chairman of the Alliant Techsystems company
Kenneth Minihan Retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Air Force; former director of the National Security Agency (NSA)
Polly A. Peyer Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force
John L. Piotrowski Retired general in the U.S. Air Force
Steven H. Ratti Active rear admiral in the U.S. Coast Guard
Michael K. Sheridan Retired brigadier general in the U.S. Marine Corps
Scott Speicher Captain in the U.S. Navy pilot, who was shot down in the Persian Gulf War
Lawrence W. Steinkraus Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force
Paul E. Stein Retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Air Force
William D. Sullivan Active vice admiral in the U.S. Navy
LeRoy W. Svendsen, Jr. Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force
H. Marshal Ward Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force
W. Thomas West Retired major general in the U.S. Air Force

Music[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Lily Afshar First woman in the world to be awarded a Doctorate of Music in guitar performance, and musician [137]
Cristian Amigo Chilean composer, improviser, guitarist, and ethnomusicologist
Kim Barlow Canadian folk music singer-songwriter
Sam Beam Sole member of Iron & Wine
Ryland Blackinton Guitarist for the band Cobra Starship
Khari Cain Record producer, engineer and composer. Also known by his stage name Needlz.
Ricardo Cobo Colombian guitar player
Rita Coolidge Grammy Award-winning singer
Frank Cooper Pianist, conductor, founder of the Festival of Neglected Romantic Music, Research Professor of Music at the University of Miami
Glenn Crytzer Composer, guitarist, banjoist, and singer
Dimitri Diatchenko Actor and musician
Jonny Diaz Contemporary Christian artist
Ernst von Dohnányi composer and conductor of classical music
Virgil Roger du Pont III Vocals for The Crüxshadows
Luis Fonsi Singer and songwriter
Thomas G. Glenn Canadian opera singer
Marvin Goldstein Professional pianist and performer
John Driskell Hopkins Member of the Zac Brown Band
Brian Kelley Country singer, Florida Georgia Line
Frank Kelley Tenor and faculty member at Boston University
Ryan Key Vocals and guitar player for the band Yellowcard
Peter Kurau Principal Horn of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; professor at the Eastman School of Music
Justin Long Guitar player for No Address
Sean Mackin Vocals and violin player for the band Yellowcard
Martha Mier Composer, "Seventh Street Blues" and "Jackson Street Blues"
Stephen Montague American composer, conductor and recording artist living in London
David Morris Vocals for Cold Water Army
Jim Morrison Singer and songwriter for The Doors
Jake Owen Country singer
Rosephanye Powell Choral composer, singer, professor, and researcher
R.LUM.R Alternative R&B artist and classical guitarist
Daniell Revenaugh Composer and pianist
Marcus Roberts Jazz pianist
Alex Sadkin Record producer and saxophonist
Leonard Skinner American high school gym teacher, basketball coach, and businessman. He is known in popular culture as the namesake of the Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Morgan Sorne Singer-songwriter and multi-media artist
Tori Sparks Singer and songwriter
Scott Stapp Singer for the band Creed
William Takacs Principal trumpet for the Amarillo Symphony Orchestra; professor at West Texas A&M University
Mark Tremonti Guitarist for the bands Creed and Alter Bridge
Butch Trucks Drummer, The Allman Brothers Band
Charles Turner Jazz trumpeter
Will Turpin Bassist for Collective Soul
Nancy Van de Vate Composer
Balint Vazsonyi Hungarian pianist
T. Edward Vives Trombonist and composer
David Ward-Steinman Composer for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Stella Zambalis Spinto soprano
Richard Zarou Contemporary composer of concert and film music

Pageantry[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Valorie Burton Miss Black Texas USA
Tara Dawn Holland Christensen Miss America 1997, Miss Kansas 1996, and National Sweetheart 1995
Tiffany Fallon Miss Georgia USA 2001
Lea Mack Miss Ohio 1994, and motivational speaker
Shauna Pender Miss Florida 2003
Kylie Williams Miss Florida 2007

Social Reform[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Leslie Cochran Peace activist, cross-dresser, urban outdoorsman and outspoken critic of police treatment of the homeless. Cochran was known in Austin as Leslie. Cochran was considered the man who personified "Keep Austin Weird". [138][139][140][141]
Ricardo Dominguez Artist, activist, and associate professor of visual arts at UC San Diego. He has been the subject of controversy over a number of acts of electronic civil disobedience on his own and with the Electronic Disturbance Theater, which he founded.

Sports[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Bruce Bochy Current baseball manager for the San Francisco Giants and former manager of the San Diego Padres
Ron Fraser Former baseball coach for the University of Miami
Dick Howser Former baseball coach for the Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees, and Florida State University
Terry Kennedy Former baseball coach for the Iowa Cubs
Tony La Russa Former baseball manager for the Chicago White Sox, Oakland A's, and St. Louis Cardinals
Carlos Lezcano Current baseball coach for the Lake Elsinore Storm
Mike Martin Current baseball coach for Florida State University
Larry Rothschild Former baseball coach for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays

Basketball[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Dave Cowens Former basketball coach for the Charlotte Hornets, Golden State Warriors, Chicago Sky
Hugh Durham Former basketball coach for the University of Georgia and Florida State University
Cliff Ellis Former basketball coach for Clemson University and Auburn University
Tom Nissalke Former basketball coach for the Utah Jazz, Cleveland Cavaliers, and San Antonio Spurs

Football[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Joe Avezzano Former football coach of Oregon State University
Mike Bloomgren Current head football coach, Rice University
Terry Bowden Former football coach for Auburn University, and current football coach for the University of Akron
Mack Brown Former football coach for the University of Texas at Austin
Lee Corso Former football coach for the University of Louisville and Indiana University
Gene Cox Former football coach of Leon High School and member of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame
William A. Dawson American football player and assistant coach for Marshall University. He was nicknamed "Red" for his red hair. Coach who was portrayed by Matthew Fox in the film We Are Marshall
Bobby Frazier Former football coach for the University of the District of Columbia and Bethune-Cookman University
Vince Gibson Former football coach for Kansas State University, Tulane University, and University of Louisville
Reggie Herring Former football coach for the University of Arkansas
Niles Nelson Current football coach for Husson University
Kirby Smart Current football coach for the University of Georgia
Rick Stockstill Current football coach for Middle Tennessee State University
Jim Yarbrough Current football coach for Southeastern Louisiana University

Other[edit]

Alumni Notability Reference
Bob Bowman Former swimming coach for the University of Michigan, and mentor to Michael Phelps
John Cernuto Professional poker player
Kathy Flores Current head coach for the United States women's national rugby union team
Cecile Reynaud Former volleyball coach for Florida State University, current analyst for ESPN

Notable faculty and staff[edit]

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Florida State University presidents[edit]

President Year Reference
George Edgar 1887–1892
Alvin Lewis 1892–1897
Albert A. Murphree 1897–1909, subsequently president of the University of Florida, 1909–1927
Edward Conradi 1909–1947
Doak S. Campbell 1947–1957
Robert M. Strozier 1957–1960[142]
Talbot D'Alemberte 1994–2003
T. K. Wetherell 2003–2009, and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
Eric J. Barron 2009–2014
John E. Thrasher 2014–present

Faculty winners of major honors[edit]

Name Notability Reference
Lawrence G. Abele American Association for the Advancement of Science (Biological Science)
Roy Baumeister Institute for Scientific Information highly cited researcher (Psychology/Psychiatry)
Konrad E. Bloch 1964 Nobel Prize in Medicine[143]
James M. Buchanan 1986 Nobel Prize in Economics[144]
Robert Olen Butler Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; Guggenheim Fellowship (English)
Donald Caspar National Academy of Sciences (Biophysics); American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology); Guggenheim Fellowship (Biological Science)
Donald A. Crosby Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Colorado State University
Timothy Cross American Association for the Advancement of Science (Chemistry)
Naresh Dalal American Association for the Advancement of Science (Chemistry)
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac 1933 Nobel Prize in Physics,[145]
Dean Falk American Association for the Advancement of Science (Anthropology)
Carlisle Floyd 1956 Guggenheim Fellowship (Music)
Lev Gor'kov National Academy of Sciences (Physics)
Max Gunzburger 2008 SIAM W.T. and Idalia Reid Prize in Mathematics
Frances James American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Evolutionary and Population Biology and Ecology); American Association for the Advancement of Science (Biology)
Thomas Joiner Guggenheim Fellowship (Psychology)
Michael Kasha National Academy of Sciences (Chemistry); American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology); Guggenheim Fellowship (Physical Chemistry)
John Kelsay Guggenheim Fellowship (Religion)
David V Kerns Jr National Academy of Engineering 2013 Gordon Prize
Sir Harold W. Kroto 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry;[146] National Academy of Sciences (Chemistry); Institute for Scientific Information highly cited researcher (Chemistry)
David Larbalestier National Academy of Engineering (Superconducting Materials)
Alan Marshall American Association for the Advancement of Science (Chemistry)
Robert Sanderson Mulliken 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry[147][148]
Simon Ostrach National Academy of Engineering (Space Science/Mechanical Engineering); American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Space Science/Mechanical Engineering)
Jill Quadagno Guggenheim Fellowship (Sociology)
Michael Ruse Guggenheim Fellowship (Philosophy); American Association for the Advancement of Science (Philosophy)
Shridhar Sathe Institute for Scientific Information highly cited researcher (Agricultural Sciences)
John Robert Schrieffer 1972 Nobel Prize Physics[149]
Melvin Stern National Academy of Sciences (Geophysics); American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Astronomy and Earth Sciences); Guggenheim Fellowship (Oceanography)
Gary Taylor Guggenheim Fellowship (English)
R. Jay Turner Institute for Scientific Information highly cited researcher (Social Sciences)
Sherwood Wise American Association for the Advancement of Science (Geological Sciences)
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Pulitzer Prize for Music; American Academy of Arts & Sciences (Visual and Performing Arts); Guggenheim Fellowship (Music)

Other notable faculty[edit]

Faculty Notability Reference
Abdus Suttar Khan Chemist and aerospace researcher
Carrie Ann Baade Painter
Richard Burgin Violinist and concertmaster of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Yvonne Ciannella Coloratura soprano
Dean Falk Lead scientist in research team mapping the brain shape of the LB1 Hobbit
Gerald R. Ferris Scholar of management and psychology
Charles Figley Traumatologist, American Psychological Association Fellow, and Fulbright Fellow
Robert Gellately Historian known for research on Nazi-era Germany and the Cold War
Paul G. Halpern Historian known for research and documentary publications on the naval history of the First World War
Barbara Hamby Poet in residence
William H. Heard Expert on freshwater mollusks
Toussaint Hocevar Economic historian
Randall Holcombe Co-founder of BuchananHolcombe Branch of economists,[150] past President of the Society for Development of Austrian Economics[151] and the Public Choice Society[152]
Robert A. Holton Inventor of the synthetic process for making taxol
R. Mark Isaac Scholar of experimental economics
Kelly Jemison Geologist specializing in Antarctic diatoms
Frederick L. Jenks 2002 TESOL Heinle & Heinle Excellence in Teaching Award
Gary Kleck Criminologist known for empirical work on guns and violence
Vadim Komkov Mathematician and physicist
T. N. Krishnamurti Recipient of the Carl Gustav Rossby Medal from the American Meteorological Society and developer of the FSU "Superensemble" hurricane prediction model
Justin Leiber Philosopher and science fiction writer
Dan Markel Law professor known for work on criminal justice
Alan G. Marshall Society for Applied Spectroscopy fellow (2004)
Alfred Mele Philosopher in practical reason
Doron Nof Fridtjof Nansen Medal winner
Victor Nuñez Film director
Ruth Posselt Classical violinist
Per Arne Rikvold 2004 Foreign member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Michael Ruse Philosopher of science, known for his work on the relationship between creationism and evolution
Michael Shaara Writer of science fiction, sports fiction, and historical fiction
Friedrich Stephan Discovered the suprachiasmatic nucleus (circadian "clock")
Stephan von Molnár 1986 Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award
Mark Winegardner Novelist
Kun Yang 2003 Outstanding Young Researcher Award of the Overseas Chinese Physics Association

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