23 Notable alumni of
Eastern Washington University

Eastern Washington University is 1576th in the world, 557th in North America, and 523rd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 23 notable alumni from Eastern Washington University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Todd McFarlane

    Todd McFarlane
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    businesspersoncomics artistscreenwriterfilm directorsculptor
    Biography

    Todd McFarlane is a Canadian comic book creator, artist, writer, filmmaker and entrepreneur, best known for his work as the artist on The Amazing Spider-Man and as the writer and artist on the superhero horror-fantasy series Spawn.

  2. Colin Cowherd

    Colin Cowherd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    radio personalityauthorjournalist
    Biography

    Colin Murray Cowherd is an American sports media personality. Cowherd began his broadcasting career as sports director of Las Vegas television station KVBC and as a sports anchor on several other stations before joining ESPN in 2003, where he hosted a radio show on the ESPN Radio network and also became one of the original hosts of ESPN's television program SportsNation, as well as Colin's New Football Show. Cowherd is the host of The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports 1. The Herd is FS1's top-rated studio program. He was also a host of Speak For Yourself on FS1. Cowherd also founded and launched his own podcast network "The Volume" in 2021.

  3. Jim McElwain

    Jim McElwain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    James Frank McElwain is an American football coach who is currently the head coach at Central Michigan University. He previously served as the head coach at Florida from 2015 to 2017, and Colorado State from 2012 to 2014, where he was named the Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year in 2014. He also served as offensive coordinator for the Alabama Crimson Tide from 2008 to 2011.

  4. Bo Levi Mitchell

    Bo Levi Mitchell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Bo Levi Mitchell is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He signed with the Stampeders in 2012 and became the team's starting quarterback for the 2014 season, setting a number of club and league records including best record for a first time starting quarterback in league history (12 wins, 1 loss). He won the 102nd Grey Cup in 2014, the CFL's Most Outstanding Player Award in 2016 and 2018, and the 106th Grey Cup in 2018. With his second Grey Cup win as starter, he became the first QB to start and win multiple Grey Cup games with the Stampeders organization.

  5. Rodney Stuckey

    Rodney Stuckey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Rodney Norvell Stuckey is an American former professional basketball player. He played seven seasons for the Detroit Pistons and three seasons for the Indiana Pacers and played college basketball for Eastern Washington University.

  6. Thomas Hampson

    Thomas Hampson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Thomas Walter Hampson is an American lyric baritone, a classical singer who has appeared world-wide in major opera houses and concert halls and made over 170 musical recordings.

  7. Derrick Jensen

    Derrick Jensen
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    philosophernovelistenvironmentalistwriter
    Biography

    Derrick Jensen is an American ecophilosopher, writer, author, teacher and environmentalist in the anarcho-primitivist tradition. Democracy Now! has referred to him as "the poet-philosopher of the ecology movement". Utne Reader named Jensen among "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing the World" in 2008. Jensen lives in Crescent City, California. He is a co-founder of Deep Green Resistance.

  8. Edward Kienholz

    Edward Kienholz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-1994 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    drawerphotographersculptorinstallation artistpainter
    Biography

    Edward Ralph Kienholz was an American installation artist and assemblage sculptor whose work was highly critical of aspects of modern life. From 1972 onwards, he assembled much of his artwork in close collaboration with his artistic partner and fifth wife, Nancy Reddin Kienholz. Throughout much of their career, the work of the Kienholzes was more appreciated in Europe than in their native United States, though American museums have featured their art more prominently since the 1990s.

  9. Gary J. Volesky

    Gary J. Volesky
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Gary J. Volesky is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who commanded of I Corps from 2017 to 2020. He previously served as commander of the 101st Airborne Division and commander of the American ground forces in Iraq as part of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve. Volesky retired in February 2020, after being succeeded by Lieutenant General Randy George as commander of I Corps.

  10. Tyler Harvey

    Tyler Harvey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Tyler Jordon Harvey is an American professional basketball player for the Illawarra Hawks of the Australian National Basketball League (NBL). He played college basketball for the Eastern Washington Eagles, where he led Division I in scoring as a senior. He primarily plays the point guard and shooting guard positions. Harvey graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School of Torrance, California in 2011. According to Eagles head coach Jim Hayford, Harvey was the player the team was "building their basketball program on" as a sophomore.

  11. Tom Sneva

    Tom Sneva
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    racing automobile driver
    Biography

    Thomas E. Sneva is a retired American race car driver who won the Indianapolis 500 in 1983. He primarily raced in Indy cars, and was named to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in 2005.

  12. Jess Walter

    Jess Walter
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writernovelistjournalist
    Biography

    Jess Walter is an American author of seven novels, a collection of short stories, and a non-fiction book. His books have been published in twenty-six countries and translated into twenty-eight languages. He is the recipient of the Edgar Allan Poe Award, among others, and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2006.

  13. Chris Crutcher

    Chris Crutcher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    authorchildren's writerfamily therapistwriternovelist
    Biography

    Chris Crutcher is an American novelist and a family therapist. He received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association in 2000 for his lifetime contribution in writing for teens.

  14. Fouad al-Farhan

    Fouad al-Farhan
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    blogger
    Biography

    Fouad Ahmad Alfarhan is a popular Saudi Arabian blogger and political commentator noted for his advocacy of political reforms on his blog. Farhan is unusual among Saudi Arabian bloggers because he uses his real name rather than blogging under a pseudonym. Farhan had stopped blogging for a period after being told by government officials to "tone down" his commentary. He resumed posting in July 2007. On Tuesday, December 10, 2007 Farhan was arrested in Jeddah. The arrest was reported by other Arab bloggers, and Saudi authorities confirmed he was being held for "interrogation." No official charges were relayed. He was held in solitary confinement without charges. He was released from prison on April 26, 2008.

  15. Jill Bakken

    Jill Bakken
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    coachbobsledder
    Biography

    Jill Bakken is an American Olympic bobsledder who has competed since 1994. As the driver, she and partner Vonetta Flowers won the gold medal in Bobsleigh at the 2002 Winter Olympics for the U.S. Bakken's best Bobsleigh World Cup season finish was second in the two-woman event in 1999–2000. Bakken was a Specialist in the Utah Army National Guard and sponsored by the Army World Class Athlete Program at the time she won gold.

  16. Clarence D. Martin

    Clarence D. Martin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1886-1955 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Clarence Daniel Martin was an American politician who served as the 11th governor of Washington from 1933 to 1941. A member of the Democratic Party, he was appointed to fill a vacancy in the Washington House of Representatives in 1944 and was the first governor born in the territory of the state.

  17. Bruce Barnum

    Bruce Barnum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    head coach
    Biography

    Bruce Eugene Barnum is an American football coach who is the current head coach for the Portland State Vikings college football team.

  18. Lee Watkinson

    Lee Watkinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Lee Watkinson is an American professional poker player, originally from Longbranch, Washington.

  19. Adris Deleon

    Adris Deleon
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Adris Geraldo De León Jiménez is a Dominican professional basketball player, who lastly played for Spójnia Stargard of the PLK, who splits his time playing in multiple leagues in his home country. He has previously played in Canada, Spain and Puerto Rico, and is well known in Australia, having played for the Gold Coast Blaze, Wollongong Hawks and Adelaide 36ers while claiming the NBL Best Sixth Man Award in 2013.

  20. Leslie E. Wong

    Leslie E. Wong
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Leslie Eric Wong is an American academic who was president of Northern Michigan University and San Francisco State University.

  21. Paul Butorac

    Paul Butorac
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Paul Butorac is an American former professional basketball player. He currently coaches Lilac City Legends of the American Basketball Association (ABA).

  22. Dario Romero

    Dario Romero
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Dario Romero is a former Canadian football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League as a free agent in 2001. He played college football at Eastern Washington.

  23. Wendy J. Fox

    Wendy J. Fox
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Wendy J. Fox is an American author born in Washington. She is most known as a writer of fiction and has twice been a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards. In 2015, she was nominated for her collection "The Seven Stages of Anger and Other Stories" and in 2020, she was a finalist in literary fiction for "If the Ice Had Held." Fox has published short stories in ZYZZYVA, Tampa Review, The Pinch, and Washington Square Review, among others. She has also written for popular magazine outlets like Self, Business Insider, and The Rumpus. She was included in 2006's Tales from the Expat Harem, an anthology of female writers based on the experiences of living in Turkey. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado.