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List of famous alumni from Clark University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Clark University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Clark University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Clark University 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 Clark University.

List includes Padma Lakshmi, John Heard and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Clark University?” and “Which celebrities are Clark University alumni?”

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Padma Lakshmi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Model, Author, Actor
Padma Lakshmi is an American cookbook author, actress, model, television host and executive producer. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 ...more

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Robert H. Goddard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Inventor
Robert Hutchings Goddard was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, which he successfully ...more

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Jeffrey Lurie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Television producer, Entrepreneur, Professor
Jeffrey Lurie is the owner of the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.

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John Granville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
John M. Granville was an American diplomat who worked in South Sudan. On January 1, 2008, he was assassinated in a shooting in Khartoum, Sudan at the age of 33.

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J. Ross Mackay is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Geologist
John Ross Mackay, OC, FRSC was a Canadian geographer. He is most noted for his explorations of permafrost phenomena in the western Canadian Arctic. His 40 plus years of study has enabled the ...more

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Levi L. Conant is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Mathematician
Levi Leonard Conant was an American mathematician specializing in trigonometry.

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Miriam Van Waters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Miriam Van Waters was an early American feminist social worker and Episcopalian leader of the Social Gospel movement. She served as superintendent of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women at ...more

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Alan Kotok is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Programmer, Electrical engineer, Engineer
Alan Kotok was an American computer scientist known for his work at Digital Equipment Corporation and at the World Wide Web Consortium. Steven Levy, in his book Hackers: Heroes of the Computer ...more

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Edward B. Titchener is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Psychologist, Science writer
Edward Bradford Titchener D.Sc., PhD, LL.D., Litt.D. was a British psychologist who studied under Wilhelm Wundt for several years. Titchener is best known for creating his version of psychology ...more

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Hugh Llewellyn Keenleyside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Diplomat
Hugh Llewellyn Keenleyside, CC was a Canadian university professor, diplomat, and civil servant. He was the Canadian ambassador to Mexico from 1944 to 1947, and Commissioner of the Northwest ...more

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Joseph I. France is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Politician
Joseph Irwin France was a Republican member of the United States Senate, representing the State of Maryland from 1917–1923.

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Grayson L. Kirk is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Political scientist
Grayson Louis Kirk was president of Columbia University during the Columbia University protests of 1968. He was also a Professor of Government, advisor to the State Department, and instrumental ...more

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Santiago Ramón y Cajal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Scientist, Physician, Pathologist
Santiago Ramón y Cajal was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel laureate. His original pioneering investigations of the microscopic structure of the brain have ...more

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L. S. Stavrianos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Leften Stavros Stavrianos was a Greek-Canadian historian. His most influential books are considered to be A Global History: From Prehistory to the 21st Century and The Balkans since 1453. He was ...more

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John Irwin Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Mathematician, Science writer
John Irwin Hutchinson was an American mathematician born in Bangor, Maine. He was educated at Bates College, Clark University, and the University of Chicago. With Virgil Snyder he was coauthor ...more

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Beth Edmonds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Librarian, Politician
Betheda G. "Beth" Edmonds is a librarian and former Democratic member of the Maine Senate, representing the 10th District from 2001 to 2009. She became the President of the Maine ...more

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Floyd McKissick, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Floyd Bixler McKissick, Jr. is a North Carolina attorney and member of the North Carolina Senate. He was appointed to the Senate by Governor Mike Easley on April 18, 2007 to replace the late ...more

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Henry Goddard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Psychologist
Henry Herbert Goddard was a prominent American psychologist and eugenicist in the early 20th century. He is known especially for his 1912 work The Kallikak Family: A Study in the Heredity of ...more

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Solomon Lefschetz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Mathematician, Scientist
Solomon Lefschetz was an American mathematician who did fundamental work on algebraic topology, its applications to algebraic geometry, and the theory of non-linear ordinary differential

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Mildred Allen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Physicist
Mildred Allen was an American physicist.

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Donald Keough is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Businessperson, Theatrical producer
Donald R. Keough was an Irish-American businessman and was the Chairman of the Board of Allen & Company Incorporated, a New York investment-banking firm. He was elected to that position in ...more

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E. Franklin Frazier is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Sociologist
Edward Franklin Frazier, was an American sociologist and author. His 1932 Ph.D. dissertation titled The Negro Family in Chicago, later released in book form as The Negro Family in the United ...more

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Albert Potter Wills is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Physicist
Albert Potter Wills was an American physicist who researched magnetic materials and was the PhD advisor of the Nobel Prize winner Isidor Isaac Rabi. During his career he investigated magnetic ...more

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Arnold Gesell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Psychologist
Arnold Lucius Gesell was a psychologist and pediatrician who helped develop the field of child development. Gesell was born in Alma, Wisconsin, whose dysgenic qualities Gesell later analysed in ...more

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Michael Marcus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Clark University Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Michael Marcus is a commodities trader who, in less than 20 years, is reputed to have turned his initial $30,000 into $80 million.