List of Rhodes Scholars
Below is a list of Rhodes Scholars covering notable people who are also Rhodes Scholarship recipients, sorted by year and surname. See also: Category:Rhodes scholars
Key to the columns in the main table:
Column label Description of Column contents Name The name of the scholarship recipient, including link to their Wikipedia page. (As this is a list of notable people, all are eligible for a Wikipedia page.) University The University where the eligible studies were performed. Note that under the terms of Rhodes' will, there are only 14 regions which nominate candidates - see Rhodes Scholarship#Allocations. Oxford College The Oxford College where the studies supported by the scholarship were performed. Year The year in which the scholarship was awarded. Notability A brief summary (max. 2 lines) of the recipient's notability - detailed information appears on the recipient's Wikipedia page. Name University Oxford
Year Notability John Behan Melbourne Hertford 1904 Lawyer and academic (University and Trinity Colleges) Norman Jolly Adelaide Balliol 1904 Forester who played First-class cricket for Worcestershire John J. Tigert Vanderbilt Pembroke 1904 U.S. Commissioner of Education (1921–1928), President of the University of Florida (1928–1947) Philip Robertson Victoria (NZ) Trinity 1905 New Zealand chemist, university professor and writer Roy Robinson Adelaide Magdalen 1905 The first Baron Robinson, regarded as the chief architect of state forestry in Great Britain Carl Brinkmann  Queen's 1904 German sociologist and economist Warren Ault Baker Jesus 1907 Historian, who taught at Boston University from 1913 to 1957, becoming Huntington Professor of History Clarence H. Haring Harvard New College 1907 American historian Alain LeRoy Locke Harvard Hertford 1907 Philosopher, writer, educator and Harlem Renaissance patron Neal Macrossan Queensland Magdalen 1907 Chief Justice of Queensland 1946–1955 Frank E. Holman Utah Exeter 1908 President of the American Bar Association (1948) Henry Fry Adelaide Balliol 1909 Physician and anthropologist Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff Germany Trinity 1909 German diplomat, executed for conspiracy against Hitler in 1945 Marius Barbeau Laval Oriel 1910 Canadian ethnographer and folklorist Elmer Davis Franklin College Queen's 1910 American newsman, Director of the U.S. Office of War Information during World War II Ralph Hartley Utah St John's 1910 Inventor of the Hartley oscillator, Mathematician, and winner of the IRE Medal of Honor (1946) Jan Hofmeyr Cape Town Balliol 1910 Academic, public administrator, and South African liberal politician Earnest Hooton Lawrence University 1910 American physical anthropologist Edwin Hubble Chicago Queen's 1910 American astronomer John Ransom Vanderbilt Christ Church 1910 Poet Frank Aydelotte Indiana Brasenose 1911 President of Swarthmore College (1921–1940) Cecil Madigan Adelaide Magdalen 1911 Explorer and geologist Edmund Herring Melbourne New College 1912 Australian Army general, barrister, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Lieutenant governor of Victoria Frido von Senger  St John's 1912 German General in WWII Brand Blanshard Michigan Merton 1913 Philosopher Henry Brose Adelaide Christ Church 1913 Physicist, academic, pathologist, biochemist Charles R. Clason Bates College Christ Church 1914 U.S. Congressman (Massachusetts) (1937–1949) Wilfrid Kent Hughes  Christ Church 1914 Australian soldier, Olympian and Olympic Games organiser, author, and federal and state government minister Norman Manley Jamaica Jesus 1914 Chief Minister of Jamaica 1955–1959, Premier of Jamaica 1959–1962 Wilder Penfield Princeton Merton 1914 Canadian neurosurgeon Fred Paterson Queensland Merton 1918 The only Australian Communist politician ever to win an election John Monk Saunders Washington University in St. Louis Magdalen 1918 Screenwriter of Wings and The Dawn Patrol Roland Michener Alberta Hertford 1919 Governor General of Canada (1967–1974), lawyer, politician John Marshall Harlan II Princeton Balliol 1920 Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1955–1971) Howard Florey Adelaide Magdalen 1921 Australian pharmacologist, Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1945 (for penicillin) Keith Hancock Melbourne Balliol 1921 Historian, academic, biographer William Stevenson Princeton Balliol 1922 American Olympic gold medalist in 1924 (Paris), President of Oberlin College (1946–1961), U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines (1961–1965) Leonard Huxley Tasmania New College 1923 Australian physicist Arthur Porritt Otago Magdalen 1923 New Zealand physician, military surgeon, statesman, athlete, Governor-General of New Zealand (1967–1972) Hervey M. Cleckley Georgia University 1924 Psychiatrist, pioneer in the field of psychopathy, co-author of The Three Faces of Eve John Niemeyer Findlay Pretoria Balliol 1924 Philosopher, Gifford lecturer. Meinong, Hegel, Husserl and Wittgenstein scholar John Eccles Melbourne Magdalen 1925 Australian scientist (neurophysiologist), Nobel Prize in Medicine, 1963, for his work on the synapse J. William Fulbright Arkansas Pembroke 1925 U.S. Senator for Arkansas (1945–1974), originator of the Fulbright Fellowship program William Vaughn Vanderbilt University Christ Church College 1925 Chairman and CEO of Eastman Kodak Robert J. Van de Graaff Alabama Queen's 1925 Physicist, Inventor, Academic (M.I.T. & Princeton), Inventor of the eponymous Van de Graaff generator George Paton Melbourne Magdalen 1926 Vice Chancellor University of Melbourne (1951–1968) Wilfrid Kalaugher Victoria (NZ) Balliol 1927 New Zealand athlete, scholar and teacher Holbrook Mann MacNeille Swarthmore Balliol 1928 Mathematician, Academic, Scientific Director Office of Scientific Research and Development John Platts-Mills Victoria (NZ) Balliol 1928 New Zealand Barrister, QC, British Labour Party politician Robert Penn Warren Vanderbilt New College 1928 American poet and critic Cleanth Brooks Vanderbilt & Tulane Exeter 1929 American literary critic George Stanley Alberta Keble 1929 Canadian historian, designer of Canadian flag, Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick Emory Lindquist Bethany Jesus 1930 historian, President of Bethany College (Kansas) and Witchita State University Charles Herbert Little Toronto Brasenose 1930 Director of Canadian Naval Intelligence during World War II "Fritz" Schumacher Bonn and Berlin New College 1930 Economist, statistician, author, social theorist, public speaker Carl Albert Oklahoma St Peter's 1931 Speaker of U.S. House of Representatives (1971–1977), U.S. Congressman (Oklahoma), 1947–1977 Bram Fischer Bloemfontein New College 1931 Anti-apartheid activist and lawyer Ted Jolliffe Toronto Christ Church 1931 Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (1943–1945, 1948–1951) Jack Lovelock Otago Exeter 1931 1500 metre Olympic Gold medallist in 1936 Berlin Olympics Dean Rusk Davidson St John's 1931 U.S. Secretary of State, 1961–1969 Adam von Trott zu Solz Göttingen Balliol 1931 German diplomat and anti-Nazi patriot, executed in 1944 James Munro Bertram Auckland New College 1932 New Zealand journalist, writer, relief worker, prisoner of war and university professor Geoffrey Cox Otago Oriel 1932 New Zealand newspaper and television journalist David Lewis McGill Lincoln 1932 Member of parliament and leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada (1971–1975) W. L. Morton Manitoba St John's 1932 Canadian historian Ivan A. Getting M.I.T. Merton 1933 American weapons scientist and co-inventor of GPS technology Daniel Boorstin Harvard Balliol 1934 U.S. Librarian of Congress (1975–1987) Max Gluckman Transvaal Exeter 1934 South African-British-Israeli social anthropologist Wilbur Jackett Saskatchewan Queen's 1934 Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Canada (1971–1979) George C. McGhee SMU Queen's 1934 U.S. Ambassador to Turkey (1952–1953) and to Germany (1963–1968) John Templeton Yale Balliol 1934 Businessman and founder of Templeton College, Oxford Arnold Smith Ontario Christ Church 1935 First Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Walter H. Stockmayer M.I.T. Jesus 1935 American polymer chemist Mervyn Austin Melbourne Christ Church 1936 Australian Headmaster (Newington College) and Professor of Classics and Ancient History (UWA) Gordon A. Craig Princeton Balliol 1936 American historian and OSS veteran Dan Davin Otago Balliol 1936 New Zealand novelist and head of Oxford University Press George Ignatieff University of Toronto Trinity 1936 Russian born Canadian diplomat, President of the UN Security Council (1968–69) Philip Mayer Kaiser Wisconsin Balliol 1936 U.S. Ambassador to Mauritania (1961–1964), Hungary (1977–1980), and Austria (1980–1981), ASL for International Affairs (1949–1953), Special Assistant to Governor Averell Harriman (1955–1959) John B. Oakes Princeton Queen's 1936 New York Times editor of the editorial page, 1961–1976 Walt Whitman Rostow Yale Balliol 1936 Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (1966–1969), Deputy Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, 1961 Richard Luyt Cape Town Trinity 1937 Soldier, statesman and principal and vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town Howard K. Smith Tulane Merton 1937 Broadcast journalist Byron White Colorado Hertford 1938 Football player, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1962–1993 Dominic Mintoff Malta Hertford 1939 Prime Minister of Malta, 1955–1957 & 1971–1984 Jack Davis British Columbia St. John's 1939 Canadian Minister of the Environment (1968–1974), B.C. Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources (1986–1991) Ossie Newton-Thompson Cape Town Trinity 1940 Member of South African parliament and England rugby union international Zelman Cowen Melbourne New College 1941 Australian jurist and academic, Governor General of Australia (1977–1982) John Ridley Canterbury University 1946 New Zealand civil engineer and Member of Parliament Paul J. Bohannan Arizona Queen's 1947 American social anthropologist Alastair Gillespie McGill Queen's 1947 Canadian politician, cabinet minister James Hester Princeton Pembroke 1947 First Rector of the United Nations University, President of New York University Nicholas Katzenbach Princeton Balliol 1947 U.S. Attorney General (1965–1966), U.S. Under-Secretary of State (1966–1969) Robert Q. Marston Virginia Military Institute 1947 Director, National Institutes of Health (1968–1973), President of University of Florida (1974–1984) Bernard W. Rogers U.S. Military Academy University 1947 American general, Supreme Allied Commander, NATO William Jay Smith Washington University in St. Louis  1947 United States Poet Laureate (1968–1970) Stansfield Turner U.S. Naval Academy Exeter 1947 American admiral, Director of Central Intelligence (1977–1981) Guy Davenport Duke Merton 1948 American writer and man of letters Renfrey Potts Adelaide Queen's 1948 Applied mathematician, defined the Potts model Eric Prabhakar India Christ Church 1948 Indian representative in the 1948 Olympic Games Men's 100 metres. Robert Burchfield Victoria (NZ) Magdalen 1949 New Zealand lexicographer, editor of the Oxford English Dictionary Peter Durack Western Australia Lincoln 1949 Australian politician, Commonwealth Attorney General, author Gérard La Forest University of New Brunswick St. John's 1949 Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada from January 16, 1985 to September 30, 1997. CC, QC, FRSC. John Turner British Columbia Magdalen 1949 Liberal Party of Canada leader and Prime Minister of Canada, 1984 James H. Billington Princeton Balliol 1950 Academic, Historian, Librarian of U.S. Congress, 1987- John Brademas Harvard Brasenose 1950 U.S. Congressman (Indiana) 1959–1981, President of New York University 1981–1992 Tanjore R. Anantharaman India Trinity 1951 Indian metallurgist Thomas A. Bartlett Oregon University 1951 President, American University in Cairo, 1963–1969, Interim President 2002–2003; Chancellor University of Alabama System, 1981–1989; Chancellor State University of New York, 1994–1996 Richard N. Gardner Harvard and Yale Balliol 1951 U.S. Ambassador to Italy (1977–1981) and Spain (1993–1997), Academic Stuart Hall Jamaica Merton 1951 British cultural theorist A. Walton Litz Princeton Merton 1951 Professor of English Literature at Princeton (1956–1993), literary historian and critic, author, editor James Gobbo Melbourne Magdalen 1952 Victorian Supreme Court Judge and Governor of Victoria John Searle Wisconsin Christ Church 1952 American philosopher Charles Taylor McGill Balliol 1952 Philosopher. Winner of the Kyoto and Templeton prizes Hugh Templeton Otago Balliol 1952 New Zealand diplomat, politician and member of parliament Guido Calabresi Yale Magdalen 1953 American legal academic, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, Professor and Dean at Yale Law School Ronald Dworkin Harvard Magdalen 1953 American legal philosopher, Academic Edward de Bono Malta Christ Church 1953 Maltese writer; psychologist; author Julian Ogilvie Thompson Diocesan College Worcester 1953 South African Businessman, former chairman of De Beers and Anglo American Frank Wells Pomona College St. John's 1953 President of Warner Brothers and The Walt Disney Company Bob Hawke Western Australia University 1953 World record for the fastest consumption a yard glass of beer, President ACTU 1969–1979, Prime Minister of Australia 1983–1991 Laurie Ackermann Cape Province Worcester 1954 Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Leonard Hoffmann Cape Town Queen's 1954 UK Lord of Appeal in Ordinary Norman Cantor Manitoba and Princeton Oriel 1954 Canadian historian of the Middle Ages Richard Lugar Denison Pembroke 1954 U.S. Senator for Indiana, 1977- Paul Sarbanes Princeton Balliol 1954 U.S. Senator for Maryland, 1977–2007 Robert Paxton Washington & Lee Merton 1954 Historian, academic Ranjit Roy Chaudhury India Magdalen 1955 Medical scientist John H. Morrison New Mexico University 1955 Senior partner, Kirkland & Ellis, and President of the Association of American Rhodes Scholars Reynolds Price Duke Merton 1955 Poet and novelist Johan Steyn Cape Province University 1955 UK Lord of Appeal in Ordinary Ian Wilson Adelaide Magdalen 1955 Solicitor, company director, former Australian politician, Minister for Home Affairs and Environment, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Neal Blewett Tasmania Jesus 1956 Australian academic, professor of politics, politician, cabinet minister, UK High Commissioner, etc. Virendra Dayal India University 1956 Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Willie Morris Texas New College 1956 Author, Editor Harper's Magazine (1967-1971) Chula De Silva Ceylon Trinity 1956 Lawyer and politician Elliott H. Levitas Emory University 1956 U.S. Congressman (Georgia), 1975–1985 Neil Leon Rudenstine Princeton New College 1956 Educator, President of Harvard University, 1991–2001 Arthur Kroeger Alberta Pembroke 1956 Canadian civil servant and diplomat, Chancellor of Carleton University, 1993–2002 Ranjit Bhatia India Jesus 1957 Indian Olympic athlete Erich S. Gruen Columbia Merton 1957 Austrian-American classical scholar Rex Nettleford Jamaica Oriel 1957 Vice-Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, author, dance director Robert I. Rotberg Princeton University 1957 American political scientist Aaron Sloman Cape Town Balliol 1957 Philosopher, AI researcher, Cognitive Scientist. Michael Fried Princeton Merton 1958 American art historian and critic Kris Kristofferson Pomona Merton 1958 American actor and musician Joseph Nye, Jr. Princeton Exeter 1958 American political scientist; Chairman National Intelligence Council (1993–1994); ASD for International Security Affairs (1994–1995); Dean, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard Jonathan Kozol Harvard Magdalen 1958 American writer and social activist Manmohan Malhoutra Delhi Balliol 1958 Assistant Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Richard Deane Terrell Adelaide Magdalen 1959 Econometrician and Vigneron, Vice-Chancellor, Australian National University, 1994–2000, Chairman, IELTS (Aust.) Pty Ltd 2002–2007, Chairman AARNET Pty Ltd 2002-, Chairman General Sir John Monash Foundation Investment Committee 2003-, CEO Quarry Hill Wines 2000- Desmond Morton Royal Military College of Canada Keble 1959 Historian and author Peter M. Dawkins U.S. Military Academy Brasenose 1959 1958 Heisman Trophy Winner, Brigadier General, US Army (Ret. 1983), Chairman and CEO of Diversified Distribution Services, Travelers Group Shahid Javed Burki Government College Christ Church 1960 Economist, Finance Minister of Pakistan Richard F. Celeste Yale Exeter 1960 Governor of Ohio (1983–1991), Director of the Peace Corps, U.S. Ambassador to India, President of Colorado College Girish Karnad Karnatak Lincoln and Magdalen 1960 Indian Kannada-language playwright, film actor and director, screenwriter Lester C. Thurow Williams Balliol 1960 American economist and author, professor of economics at MIT Paul B. Van Buren South Dakota University 1960 A principal attorney for Pacific Telesis Group during the breakup of the Bell System, former chairman of The University of South Dakota Foundation David Souter Harvard Magdalen 1961 Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, 1990–2009 Rex Adams Duke Merton 1962 Chairman of the Board of PBS, Dean of the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University David B. Frohnmayer Harvard Wadham 1962 President of the University of Oregon, 1994-; Attorney General of Oregon, 1980–1991 Bryan Gould Auckland Balliol 1962 New Zealand born British politician, academic, Vice-Chancellor University of Waikato David Hodgson Sydney University 1962 Australian judge Paul Bamberg Harvard Balliol 1963 Senior Lecturer of Mathematics and Physics at Harvard University, Co-founded Dragon Systems and headed the research department that created Dragon NaturallySpeaking David Boren Yale Balliol 1963 Governor of Oklahoma, 1975–1979); U.S. Senator for Oklahoma, 1979–1994; President of the University of Oklahoma Walter B. Slocombe Princeton Balliol 1963 U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, 1994–2001, Senior Advisor for National Defense for the CPA, Baghdad, 2003 John Edgar Wideman Pennsylvania New College 1963 American writer, two-time recipient of PEN/Faulkner award Marcel Massé McGill Unknown 1963 Canadian civil servant and politician. Clerk of the Privy Council, president of the Treasury Board and member of cabinet. David R. Woods Rhodes University University 1963 Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University R. James Woolsey Stanford St John's 1963 Director of Central Intelligence, 1993–1995 Montek Singh Ahluwalia St. Stephen's Magdalen 1964 Indian economist, first independent evaluator of IMF, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India Robin Boadway Royal Military College of Canada Exeter 1964 Canadian economist and author Dyson Heydon Sydney University 1964 High Court Judge of Australia Shaukat Hameed Khan University of the Punjab Balliol 1964 Rector, GIK Institute, Director General Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission, Pride of Performance Recipient Larry Pressler South Dakota St Edmund 1964 American politician, U.S. Senator for South Dakota, 1979–1997 Wasim Sajjad Army Burn Hall College Wadham 1964 Pakistani politician and lawyer, Interim President of Pakistan, Chairman of the Senate J. Gustave Speth Yale Balliol 1964 Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, 1993–1999, Dean of School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale Bill Bradley Princeton Worcester 1965 American politician, NBA star, U.S. Senator for New Jersey, 1979–1997, and Democratic presidential candidate, 2000 Aftab Seth India Christ Church 1965 Indian Ambassador to Japan Daryl Williams Western Australia Wadham 1965 Australian politician, Liberal Member of the House of Representatives, 1993–2004, Attorney-General of Australia 1996–2003 Wesley Clark U.S. Military Academy Magdalen 1966 United States Army general, Supreme Allied Commander, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1997–2000; Democratic presidential candidate, 2004 A. Michael Spence Princeton Magdalen 1966 Canadian economist, Nobel Prize in Economics for 2001 Thomas Frerking Harvard Trinity 1966 Abbot, Abbey of St. Mary and St. Louis David E. Kendall Wabash Worcester 1966 American lawyer, President Clinton's personal lawyer Terrence Malick Harvard Magdalen 1966 American film director of Days of Heaven, The Thin Red Line, Badlands, The New World, and The Tree of Life Thomas H. Allen Bowdoin Wadham 1967 American politician, U.S. Congressman (Maine), 1997–2009 John Doyle Adelaide Magdalen 1967 Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Australia, 1995- Karl Marlantes Yale University 1967 American Author, Matterhorn A Novel of the Vietnam War Deepak Nayyar India Balliol 1967 Vice Chancellor of Delhi University Stephen A. Oxman Princeton New College 1967 U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Canadian Affairs, 1993–1994, President of the Board of Trustees of Princeton University, 2006–present. Dennis C. Blair U.S. Naval Academy University 1968 Retired 4-star Admiral, current Director of National Intelligence, President of the Institute for Defense Analyses and former Commander in Chief of U.S. Pacific Command Colin Bundy University of the Witwatersrand Merton 1968 Vice Chancellor Witwatersrand (1997–2001); Principal SOAS (2001–06); Deputy Vice Chancellor London (2003–06); Warden Green College (2006–08); Principal Green Templeton College (2008-) Peter Cameron Queensland Balliol 1968 Mathematician, academic Peter Conrad Tasmania New College 1968 Academic (English literature) Robert McCallum, Jr. Yale Christ Church 1968 American lawyer, U.S. Associate Attorney General, 2003- Rex Murphy Memorial University St Edmund 1968 Canadian commentator Robert Reich Dartmouth University 1968 American commentator and author, U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1993–1997 Boisfeuillet Jones, Jr. Harvard Exeter 1968 Publisher and CEO of The Washington Post Bill Clinton Georgetown University 1968 American politician, 42nd President of the United States, 1993–2001, Governor of Arkansas, 1979–1981 & 1983–1993 G. L. Peiris Colombo University 1968 Sri Lankan politician, 11th Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka, 2010–present William A. Fletcher Harvard Merton 1968 Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit Chris Laidlaw Otago Merton 1968 New Zealand All Black, diplomat, MP, talk radio host, author, Human Rights Commissioner and Race Relations Conciliator Strobe Talbott Yale Magdalen 1968 American diplomat and journalist, U.S. Deputy Secretary of State (1994–2001), President of the Brookings Institution Ira Magaziner Brown Balliol 1969 White House Senior Aide, 1993–1999, originator of ICANN Selwyn Maister Canterbury Magdalen 1969 New Zealand Olympic field hockey player (1976) Bob Rae Toronto Balliol 1969 Canadian politician, former Premier of Ontario Danny Williams Memorial University Keble 1969 Lawyer and businessman, Canadian politician, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador David Vernon Williams Victoria (NZ) Balliol 1969 New Zealand barrister, solicitor and academic James Fallows Harvard Queen's 1970 American writer (The Atlantic Monthly) Kenneth Hayne Melbourne Exeter 1970 Australian barrister, solicitor and judge: Supreme Court of Victoria (1992–95); Court of Appeals division of the Supreme Court of Victoria (1995–97); Puisne Justice of the High Court of Australia (1997-) Eric Redman Harvard Magdalen 1970 Staffer, US Senator Warren G. Magnuson (ca.1971); author, "The Dance of Legislation" (1973, 2000); lawyer and businessman Geoffrey Robertson Sydney University 1970 Barrister and international human rights activist Richard H. Trainor Brown and Princeton Merton 1970 Principal of King's College London Franklin Raines Harvard Magdalen 1971 Chairman and CEO of Fannie Mae, 1999–2004; Director of the Office of Management and Budget, 1996–1998 Kurt Schmoke Yale Balliol 1971 Mayor of Baltimore, 1987–1999; Dean of Howard University School of Law James R. Atlas Illinois New College 1971 American writer (The New Yorker) Geoff Gallop Western Australia St John's 1972 Academic, Premier of Western Australia, 2001–2006 Michael Kinsley Harvard Magdalen 1972 American journalist (Los Angeles Times), founder of Slate magazine, editor of The New Republic Don Siegelman Georgetown and University of Alabama TBD 1972 Governor of Alabama Tom Birmingham Harvard Exeter 1972 President of the Massachusetts Senate, Candidate for Democratic nomination for Governor of Massachusetts, 2002 Kim Beazley Western Australia Balliol 1973 Australian politician, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia and Leader of the Opposition Paul Blustein Wisconsin Merton 1973 American author and journalist (The Washington Post) E. J. Dionne Harvard Balliol 1973 American journalist and Washington Post columnist Richard N. Haass Oberlin Wadham & St. Anthony's 1973 President of the Council on Foreign Relations, Director of the Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, 2001–2003 Frank Klotz U.S. Air Force Academy Trinity 1973 U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General, first Commander Air Force Global Strike Command Alex Sceberras Trigona Malta Oriel 1973 Foreign Minister of Malta 1981–1987 T. A. Barron Princeton . 1974 American author Rod Eddington Western Australia Lincoln 1974 Former CEO of British Airways, Director of News Corporation Charles Thomas McMillen Maryland University 1974 U.S. Olympian, NBA basketball player, U.S. Congressman (Maryland), 1987–1993 Walter Isaacson Harvard Pembroke 1974 Author, President of the Aspen Institute, Managing Editor of Time magazine (1995–2001), Chairman and CEO of CNN Elliot F. Gerson Connecticut Magdalen 1974 American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust, Vice President of the Aspen Institute, Deputy Attorney General of Connecticut Edwin Cameron Stellenbosch University Keble 1975 Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, African National Congress lawyer and AIDS activist Mike Fitzpatrick Western Australia St. John's 1975 Australian businessman, sporting administrator and former Australian rules footballer Larry Sabato Virginia and Princeton Queen's 1975 American political scientist and director of the University of Virginia Center for Politics Russ Feingold Wisconsin Magdalen 1975 U.S. Senator for Wisconsin, 1993-2011 Michael L'Estrange Sydney 1975 Australian diplomat and senior public servant Michael Sandel Brandeis Balliol 1975 American political philosopher and professor at Harvard University Mel Reynolds Illinois Lincoln 1975 U.S. Congressman (Illinois), 1993–1995 Hans-Paul Bürkner University of Bochum St. Catherine's 1976 The current President and CEO of The Boston Consulting Group, a global management consulting firm with annual revenue of US$2.75 billion John Hood Auckland Worcester 1976 New Zealand businessman, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford 2004–2009 Clayton Christensen BYU Queens 1977 Harvard Business School Professor, author Randall Kennedy Princeton Balliol 1977 Harvard Law School Professor James Belich Victoria (NZ) Nuffield 1978 New Zealand revisionist historian Eric Lander Princeton St John's 1978 Chair of U.S. President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Founder of the Human Genome Project, Biology Professor at MIT Pat Haden USC University 1978 Won Rose Bowl MVP as quarterback at USC, played with the Los Angeles Rams, currently the Athletic Director at his Alma Mater- USC Jack Phillips McGill Balliol 1978 American Political Advisor and Inventor Malcolm Turnbull Sydney Brasenose 1978 Australian lawyer, banker and politician. Former Minister for Environment and Water Resources. Former Leader of the Australian Liberal party. David Naylor Toronto Hertford 1979 Canadian medical researcher, President of the University of Toronto Nancy-Ann Min DeParle Tennessee Balliol 1979 Administrator of the U.S. Health Care Financing Administration, 1997–2000, director of White House Office of Health Reform, 2009- Stephen Gumley Tasmania St. Catherine's 1979 Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation (Australia) Robert Maloney Harvard Magdalen 1979 Ophthalmologist, LASIK specialist, Extreme Makeover ophthalmologist John MacBain McGill Wadham 1980 Canadian multi-billionaire, President and CEO of Trader Classified Media, one of the world's largest classified advertising companies Don Elder Canterbury Wolfson 1980 New Zealand engineer and businessman Clark Ervin Harvard St Catherine's 1980 Former Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Elsdon Storey Melbourne Magdalen & Wolfson 1980 Australian neurologist Tony Abbott Sydney Queen's 1981 Australian politician, Former Minister of health and aging. Leader of Australian Liberal Party Nicholas D. Kristof Harvard Magdalen 1981 New York Times reporter and columnist, 2-time Pulitzer Prize winner Simon Upton Auckland Wolfson 1981 New Zealand politician and member of Parliament Benedict Kingsbury Canterbury Balliol 1982 New Zealand legal scholar, author and researcher, Professor at New York University Heather Wilson U.S. Air Force Academy Jesus 1982 U.S. Congresswoman (New Mexico), 1998-2009 Christopher Eisgruber Princeton University 1983 Provost of Princeton University David Frederick Pittsburgh 1983 Successful Appellate Attorney who has argued over 21 cases before the United States Supreme Court Bill Halter Stanford St John's 1983 Arkansas Lt. Governor Elizabeth Kiss Davidson Balliol 1983 President of Agnes Scott College David Vitter Harvard Magdalen 1983 U.S. Senator (Louisiana), 2005- Richard Flanagan Tasmania Worcester 1984 Australian author, winner of the 2002 Commonwealth Writers Prize Dominic Barton British Columbia Brasenose 1984 the current President/Head and Managing Director of McKinsey & Company, a multi-billion revenue consulting firm Brian Greene Harvard Magdalen 1984 American physicist and string theorist Christopher Hedrick Stanford Magdalen 1984 Peace Corps/Senegal Country Director, former President and CEO of Intrepid Learning Solutions Robert Malley Yale Magdalen 1984 Director for Near East and South Asian Affairs, National Security Council, 1997–2001 George Stephanopoulos Columbia Balliol 1984 Moderator of ABC's This Week and communications director for Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign Roosevelt Thompson Yale St John's 1984 Community activist, Little Rock, Arkansas Peter Rathjen Adelaide New College 1985 Australian stem cell scientist, Vice-Chancellor, University of Tasmania 2011- Ronald J. Tenpas Michigan State Balliol 1985 Associate Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, 2005- Naomi Wolf Yale New College 1985 American author and feminist social critic Bryan Horrigan Queensland University 1986 Australian researcher, consultant, commentator and professional speaker on specialised legal, business, and governmental topics Susan Rice Stanford New College 1986 U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, 1997–2001, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations, (2009–present) Graham Steele Manitoba St Edmund 1986 Minister of Finance of Nova Scotia (July 2009–Present), Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly (2001–Present) Joseph M. Torsella Pennsylvania New College 1986 President and CEO of the National Constitution Center 2006- David Chalmers Adelaide Lincoln 1987 Australian philosopher of mind Jim Collins Holy Cross Balliol 1987 Founder of Synthetic Biology; MacArthur "genius" bioengineer and inventor Atul Gawande Stanford Balliol 1987 Surgeon and New Yorker medical writer Sagarika Ghose-Sardesai St. Stephen's College, Delhi Magdalen and St. Antony's 1987 Indian journalist David Kirk Otago Worcester 1987 Captain of the New Zealand All Blacks who won the inaugural Rugby (Union) World Cup in 1987; CEO of Fairfax Media, 2005–2008 Jacob Weisberg Yale New College 1987 Journalist and editor of Slate magazine Ngaire Woods Auckland Balliol 1987 New Zealand-born British academic Richard Drayton Harvard Balliol 1988 Historian, Rhodes Professor of Imperial History Ceri Evans Otago Worcester 1988 New Zealand football (soccer) player, forensic psychiatrist Brad Carson Baylor Trinity 1989 U.S. Congressman (Oklahoma), 2001–2005 Michael Szonyi Canada Merton 1990 Professor of Chinese history at Harvard University Arthur Mutambara Zimbabwe Merton 1991 Zimbabwean politician who became President of one faction of the Movement for Democratic Change in 2006 Cory Booker Stanford Queen's 1992 Mayor of Newark, New Jersey Noah Feldman Harvard Christ Church 1992 American author, Harvard University law professor, constitutional adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, 2003–2005 Nikolas Gvosdev Florida St Antony's 1992 Editor of The National Interest Piyush "Bobby" Jindal Brown New College 1992 Governor of (Louisiana) 2008-, U.S. Congressman (Louisiana), 2005–2007, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2001–2004, President of the University of Louisiana System, 1999–2001 Sanjeev Sanyal Delhi St John's 1992 Asian economist, banker and conservationist Peter Beinart Yale University 1993 Editor of The New Republic Eric Garcetti Columbia Queen's 1993 President of the Los Angeles City Council Siddhartha Mukherjee Stanford Magdalen College, Oxford 1993 Physician, scientist and author, winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, Professor at Columbia University Randal Pinkett Rutgers Keble 1994 President and CEO of BCT Partners, and winner of The Apprentice 4 Rachel Maddow Stanford Lincoln 1995 Host of The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC Alexander Straub Darmstadt and Cornell St John's 1996 London-based German Entrepreneur and Financier Simon Chesterman Melbourne Magdalen 1997 International law professor and author Michael Fullilove Sydney and NSW Balliol 1997 Australian author and foreign policy commentator Simon Hollingsworth Tasmania Exeter 1997 Australian Olympic (1992, 1996) and Commonwealth Games (1990, 1994) athlete (400m hurdles) Annette Salmeen UCLA St John's 1997 1996 American Olympic gold medalist in swimming Rachel Simmons Vassar Lincoln 1998 American author of Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls (Harcourt, 2002) Ben Cannon Washington University Corpus Christi 1999 Oregon State Representative Marc Kielburger Harvard University 1999 Canadian humanitarian and activist, Free The Children Meghana Narayan Bangalore Oriel 2000 International Swimming Champion Fasi Zaka Peshawar Somerville 2001 Pakistani Political Columnist, Satirical TV Show Host, Radio Talkshow Host and Award Winning Advertiser Jonah Lehrer Columbia Wolfson 2003 Editor of Seed. Author of Proust Was a Neuroscientist and The Decisive Moment Jared Cohen Stanford St John's 2004 Youngest member of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's Policy Planning staff Rosara Joseph Canterbury St John's 2005 New Zealand Commonwealth Games (2006) and Olympic (2008) cyclist Pete Buttigieg Harvard Pembroke 2005 Mayor-elect of South Bend, Indiana Myron Rolle Florida State St Edmund Hall 2008 All-ACC defensive back for Florida State Seminoles; selected by the Tennessee Titans in the 6th round of the 2010 NFL Draft Kingwa Kamencu University of Nairobi Wolfson 2009 2012 Presidential candidate for Kenya Justine Schluntz Arizona St. John's 2010 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year Mari Rabie Stellenbosch St Catherine's College 2010 2008 Beijing Olympian and 2006 Commonwealth Games Triathlete
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