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List of famous people who majored in social studies, including photos when available. This list of famous social studies majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in social studies. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in social studies you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

Examples of people on this list include Robert L. Johnson and Jesper B. Sørensen.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were social studies majors?" and "Which famous people studied social studies?"
Robert L. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Social Studies
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Robert L. Johnson is an American businessman and the founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET). He is currently the chairman of RLJ Development which he is also founder and majority-owner of the Charlotte Bobcats along with rapper Nelly and NBA legend Michael Jordan, a National Basketball Association franchise. Robert Johnson was the first African American billionaire. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Hickory, Mississippi, United States of America

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Maya Payne Smart

Maya Smart is a journalist and writer who is married to basketball coach Shaka Smart. ...more on Wikipedia

Jesper B. Sørensen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Social Studies
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Jesper B. Sørensen specializes in the dynamics of organizational and strategic change, and their implications for individuals and their careers. His research on firm outcomes has focused on the impact of organizational structure and culture on organizational learning, performance and innovation. His work of the dynamics of teams has led to new insights concerning how people respond to changes in the racial composition of their workgroups. Currently, Sørensen is engaged in a large-scale project on the determinants of entrepreneurial behavior that examines several previously unanswered questions, such as how work environments shape rates of entrepreneurship. Jesper B. Sørensen received his AB ...more on Wikipedia

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Sewell Chan is an American journalist. He has worked for The New York Times since 2004. In February 2011, he was named deputy opinion page editor of the Times. He was previously a Washington correspondent covering economic policy. From 2007 to 2009, he was the founding bureau chief of City Room, the newspaper's local news blog. Chan is a member of the National Advisory Board of the Poynter Institute and has been honored with a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

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

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