List of Tufts University people

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The list of Tufts University people includes alumni, professors, and administrators associated with Tufts University. For a list of Tufts' presidents, see List of Presidents of Tufts University. It includes alumni and affiliates of the acquired Jackson College for Women and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts.

Nobel laureates[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]

  • Leslie Gelb (B.A. 1959), former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations
  • Maxine Kumin, poet and Poet Laureate of the United States 1981–1982
  • Philip Levine, poet and National Book Award recipient
  • April Saul, photojournalist, awarded Pulitzer Prize in Exploratory Journalism in 1997
  • Edward Schumacher-Matos (M.A.), American-Colombian journalist, part of staff of Philadelphia Inquirer who won Pulitzer in 1980
  • Martin Sherwin, Walter S. Dickson professor of English and American History, Pulitzer Prize winner for biography on J. Robert Oppenheimer
  • Gordon S. Wood (B.A. 1955), professor of American history

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics[edit]


Law and politics[edit]

Heads of state[edit]

U.S. Cabinet secretaries[edit]

U.S. governors[edit]

U.S. senators[edit]

U.S. representatives[edit]

Other federal positions[edit]


Foreign officials[edit]

Judges and attorneys[edit]

State officials[edit]

City officials[edit]





Film, theater, and television[edit]


Art and architecture[edit]



Fictional alumni[edit]


College and university presidents[edit]

Professors and scholars[edit]


Nobel Laureates[edit]

Pulitzer Prize winners[edit]


Honorary degree recipients[edit]

Tufts awards honorary degrees to outstanding people since 1858; among them:[12]



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