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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Alaska Fairbanks and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Mike Phillips, Tom Emmer and more.

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

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John Peterson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
John Peterson Lecturer John Peterson is academic staff in the Program in Writing and Rhetoric at Stanford University.

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Aaron Voros is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Aaron Voros Ice Hockey Player Aaron Voros is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Voros played 162 games in the National Hockey League with the Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers and Anaheim Ducks. He served two ...more

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Gerard C. Bond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Gerard C. Bond Gerard Clark Bond was a widely published and highly respected American geologist. Bond received his Bachelor of Science degree at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio, where his father Ralph ...more

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Bob Bartlett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Bob Bartlett Politician, Journalist Edward Lewis "Bob" Bartlett was an American politician and a member of the Democratic Party. Bartlett was born in Seattle, Washington. After graduating from the University of Alaska in ...more

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Jay Hammond is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Jay Hammond Pilot, Politician Jay Sterner Hammond was an American politician of the Republican Party, who served as the fourth Governor of Alaska from 1974 to 1982.

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Nicholas Hughes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Nicholas Hughes Marine biologist, Professor, Potter Nicholas Farrar Hughes was a fisheries biologist known as an expert in stream salmonid ecology. Hughes was the son of the American poet Sylvia Plath and English poet Ted Hughes and the younger ...more

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Tom Emmer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Tom Emmer Politician, Legislator, Lawyer Thomas Earl "Tom" Emmer, Jr. was a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives from 2005 until 2011 and the Republican nominee for governor in the 2010 election. He represented ...more

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Mike Phillips is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Mike Phillips Biologist Mike Phillips is a Democratic Party member of the Montana House of Representatives, representing District 66 since 2007.

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Margaret Murie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Margaret Murie Environmentalist, Author Margaret Thomas "Mardy" Murie was a naturalist, author, adventurer, and conservationist. Dubbed the "Grandmother of the Conservation Movement" by both the Sierra Club and the ...more

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Kim Elton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Kim Elton Journalist Kim Steven Elton is a journalist, commercial fisherman, government official and Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Alaska. Elton represented Juneau in the Alaska House of Representatives ...more

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Syun-Ichi Akasofu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Syun-Ichi Akasofu Professor Syun-Ichi Akasofu is the Founding Director of the International Arctic Research Center of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, serving in that position from the center's establishment in 1998 ...more

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Scott Kawasaki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Scott Kawasaki Politician Scott Jiu Wo Kawasaki is a healthcare professional and politician from Alaska. A Democrat, he is a member of the Alaska House of Representatives representing the state's ninth district, which ...more

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Ashraf Choudhary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Ashraf Choudhary Dr Ashraf Choudhary, QSO, is a Pakistani-New Zealand scientist in agricultural engineering and a member of the Parliament in New Zealand. He is a member of the Labour Party, and was New ...more

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Woodie Salmon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Woodie Salmon Pilot Woodie W. Salmon was a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 6th District from 2005 to 2011.

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Sven Haakanson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Sven Haakanson Alutiiq Curator, Anthropologist Sven Haakanson, Jr. is an American anthropologist who has specialized in documenting and preserving the language and culture of the Alutiiq. He is former Executive Director of the Alutiiq Museum ...more

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Terry Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Terry Miller Terrence B. "Terry" Miller was an American businessman and politician. Miller served as the sixth Lieutenant Governor of Alaska from 1978 to 1982. His political career, which began ...more

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Tom Sexton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Tom Sexton Writer Tom Sexton is an Alaskan poet and scholar who became the state's Poet Laureate in 1995

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Brad Oleson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Brad Oleson Basketball player Bradley Scott Oleson is an American-born professional basketball player for Spanish League club Barcelona. He is a 6 ft 3 in tall point guard-shooting guard. His hometown of North Pole, Alaska ...more

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Lyman Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Lyman Hoffman Politician Lyman F. Hoffman is a Democratic member of the Alaska Senate, representing the S district since 1995, and from 1991 through 1992 previously. He was a member of the Alaska House of ...more

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Lyda Green is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Lyda Green Lyda N. Green is a retired educator and Republican politician in the U.S. state of Alaska. Green, as a political newcomer, was elected to the Alaska Senate in 1994, defeating a 22-year ...more

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Tom Albanese is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Tom Albanese Businessperson Tom Albanese is the chief executive officer of Vedanta Resources and was the former chief executive officer and a board member of the Rio Tinto Group. He was asked to resign from Rio Tinto on 17 ...more

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Mary Sattler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Mary Sattler Legislator Mary K. Sattler, is a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Alaska, best known for serving five terms in the Alaska House of Representatives. Sattler represented the 39th District, and ...more

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Bharath Sriraman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Bharath Sriraman Mathematician Bharath Sriraman is an Indian-born academic editor, mathematician, and educator, best known for his interdisciplinary contributions to the intersection of math-science-arts and theory ...more

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Morris Thompson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Morris Thompson Morris "Morrie" Thompson was an Alaska Native leader, American businessman and political appointee working on matters related to Alaska Natives. Thompson was best known as the official ...more

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Mark Myers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Mark Myers Geologist Mark D. Myers is an American geologist who served as the fourteenth Director of the U.S. Geological Survey. He was nominated by President George W. Bush on May 3, 2006, confirmed by the U.S. ...more

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T. Neil Davis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
T. Neil Davis Writer T. Neil Davis is a professor emeritus of geophysics from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the author of several books. Born in Greeley, Colorado, Davis received his B.S in geophysics from ...more

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Neil Brown is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Neil Brown Judge Dr. Roderick Neil Brown is a lawyer, biologist, Canadian politician and current Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, representing the constituency of Calgary-Nose Hill as a Progressive ...more

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George A. Lingo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
George A. Lingo George Archibald Lingo, was a Democratic politician from the U.S. territory of Alaska, commemorated as "a pioneer Alaskan in the true sense of the word." A native of Anaconda, Montana, ...more

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Jamie Lynn Gray is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Jamie Lynn Gray Athlete Jamie Gray is a sport shooter.

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Richard Foster is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Richard Foster Neal Richard Foster was a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing various districts centered on Nome, Alaska from 1989 until his death. Though a Democrat, he ...more

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John Binkley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
John Binkley Businessperson John Emerson "Johne" Binkley is a riverboat pilot, businessman and Republican politician from the U.S. state of Alaska. Binkley served for one term apiece in the Alaska House of ...more

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Sharon Cissna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Sharon Cissna Sharon Marie Cissna was a Democratic member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 22nd District from 1999 to 2013.

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John Annarumma is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
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Anna Fairclough is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Anna Fairclough Anna MacKinnon is a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, representing District M since 2013. Prior to that, she served in the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 17th district, ...more

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DeeDee Jonrowe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
DeeDee Jonrowe DeeDee Ann Jonrowe is an American kennel owner and dog musher who is a three-time runner up in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and holds the fastest time ever recorded for a woman. She is a ...more

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Jamie Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Jamie Smith Cartoonist Jamie Smith, born circa 1965, in New York, is an Alaskan painter, printmaker, and cartoonist and creator of the strips "freeze-frame" and "Nuggets". He received his Bachelor ...more

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Reggie Joule is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Reggie Joule Reginald L. "Reggie" Joule, Jr. is a politician in the U.S. state of Alaska. Joule currently serves as mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough, having been elected to that position in ...more

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Mike Kelly is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Mike Kelly Michael P. "Mike" Kelly was a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 7th District from 2005 until 2011. In the 26th Alaska State Legislature, he ...more

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Linda Menard is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Linda Menard Linda K. Menard is a former Republican member of the Alaska Senate. She represented the G District from 2009 through 2012. She had previously served for over a decade on the Matanuska-Susitna ...more

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Bill Thomas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Bill Thomas Politician Bill Thomas is a politician.

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Bill Stoltze is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Bill Stoltze Donald William "Bill" Stoltze is a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, representing District F. He was elected in 2014 after serving since 2003 as a member of the Alaska House of ...more

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John Smelcer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni

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Joe Paskvan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Joe Paskvan Lawyer Joseph L. "Joe" Paskvan is an attorney and a former Democratic member of the Alaska Senate. He represented the residents of District E, which includes the entire city limits of ...more

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Gene Therriault is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Gene Therriault Gene Therriault was a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, representing the F district from 2000 to 2009. He most recently served as the Senate Minority Leader. Previously he was a member of ...more

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Marjorie Kowalski Cole is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Marjorie Kowalski Cole Marjorie Kowalski Cole was a writer of poetry, short stories and novels. She won the 2004 Bellwether Prize with her first novel Correcting the Landscape.

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Alan Boraas is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Alan Boraas Professor Alan S. Boraas is a professor of anthropology at Kenai Peninsula College in Alaska. He is known for his research into the culture, history, and archaeology of the peoples of the Cook Inlet area ...more

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Schaeffer Cox is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Schaeffer Cox Francis August Schaeffer Cox, known as Schaeffer Cox, is an American political activist, convicted felon, and founder of the Alaska Peacemakers Militia.

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Wes Keller is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Wes Keller Wes Keller is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 14th District. He is currently serving as Co-Chair of the Health & Social Services Committee, Chair ...more

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Matthew Emmons is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
Jake P added Matthew Emmons Athlete Matthew D. Emmons is an American sport shooter.

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Dan Jordan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Alaska Fairbanks Alumni
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