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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Shimer College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Shimer College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Shimer College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Shimer College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Shimer College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Shimer College.

List features graduates like Phoebe Snow, Stephen Dobyns and more!

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Shimer College?” and “Which celebrities are Shimer College alumni?”
Phoebe Snow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Shimer College Alumni
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Phoebe Snow was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for her chart-topping 1975 hit "Poetry Man". She was described by The New York Times as a "contralto grounded in a bluesy growl and capable of sweeping over four octaves." ...more

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Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Singer

Age: Died at 61 (1950-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Credits: Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom

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Robert Owen Keohane is an American academic, who, following the publication of his influential book After Hegemony, became widely associated with the theory of neoliberal institutionalism in international relations. He is currently a Professor of Political Science at the Woodrow Wilson School at ...more

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Profession: Professor, Political scientist, Writer

Age: 75

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Nicholas John Pippenger is a researcher in computer science. He has produced a number of fundamental results many of which are being widely used in the field of theoretical computer science, database processing and compiler optimization. He has also achieved the rank of IBM Fellow at Almaden IBM ...more

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Profession: Computer scientist

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Daniel J. Sandin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Shimer College Alumni
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Daniel J. Sandin is a video and computer graphics artist/researcher. He is a Professor Emeritus of the School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Co-director of the Electronic Visualization Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is an internationally recognized ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Rockford, Illinois, United States of America