24 Notable alumni of
Eastern Washington University

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Eastern Washington University is 1293rd in the world, 469th in North America, and 441st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 24 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 62)
    Occupations
    film actorsculptorfilm directorscreenwritercomics artist
    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 creator, writer, and artist on the superhero horror-fantasy series Spawn, as well as being the current President and a co-founder of Image Comics.

  2. Colin Cowherd

    Colin Cowherd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    radio personalityjournalistauthor
    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 currently the host of The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Fox Sports Radio and Fox Sports 1.

  3. Jim McElwain

    Jim McElwain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    American football playercoach
    Biography

    James Frank McElwain is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at Central Michigan University, a position he has held since 2019. McElwain served as the head football coach at the University of Florida from 2015 to 2017, and Colorado State University from 2012 to 2014, where he was named the Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year in 2014. He was the offensive coordinator at the University of Alabama from 2008 to 2011.

  4. Bo Levi Mitchell

    Bo Levi Mitchell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football playergridiron football player
    Biography

    Bo Levi Mitchell is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He originally signed with the Calgary 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 quarterback 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 37)
    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 68)
    Occupations
    opera singersinger
    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 63)
    Occupations
    novelistphilosopherwriterenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Derrick Jensen is an American ecophilosopher, writer, author, teacher and environmentalist in the anarcho-primitivist tradition, though he rejects the label "anarchist". Utne Reader named Jensen among "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing the World" in 2008, and Democracy Now! says that he "has been called the poet-philosopher of the ecology movement".

  8. Edward Kienholz

    Edward Kienholz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-1994 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    conceptual artistpainterinstallation artistsculptorphotographer
    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 62)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Gary J. Volesky is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who commanded 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, 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 30)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Tyler Jordan 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 junior. He primarily plays the point guard and shooting guard positions. Harvey graduated from Bishop Montgomery High School of Torrance, California, in 2011.

  11. Tom Sneva

    Tom Sneva
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    racing automobile driver
    Biography

    Tom 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 58)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistnovelist
    Biography

    Jess Walter is an American author of seven novels, two collections of short stories, and a non-fiction book. He is the recipient of the Edgar Allan Poe Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2006.

  13. Dave Christensen

    Dave Christensen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    head coach
    Biography

    David John Christensen is an American Football coach and former player. He is currently head coach for the Wroclaw Panthers. He was assistant coach at Arizona State. He previously worked as the offensive line coach and run-game coordinator for the Texas A&M Aggies. He previously served as the offensive coordinator for the University of Utah. He was previously the head coach at the University of Wyoming from 2009 to 2013, where he compiled a record of 27 wins and 35 losses (.435). Prior to Wyoming, Christensen was the offensive coordinator for the University of Missouri and the University of Toledo.

  14. Chris Crutcher

    Chris Crutcher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    writerfamily therapistchildren's writerauthornovelist
    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.

  15. Fouad al-Farhan

    Fouad al-Farhan
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    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.

  16. Jill Bakken

    Jill Bakken
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    bobsleddercoach
    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.

  17. 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.

  18. Bruce Barnum

    Bruce Barnum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    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.

  19. Lee Watkinson

    Lee Watkinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

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

  20. Adris Deleon

    Adris Deleon
    Born in
    Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic
    Years
    1984-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Adris Geraldo De León Jiménez is a Dominican professional basketball player for Metros de Santiago of the Liga Nacional de Baloncesto. He has previously played in Canada, Spain, Puerto Rico and Poland, 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.

  21. Leslie E. Wong

    Leslie E. Wong
    Years
    1949-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Leslie Eric Wong is an American academic, university administrator, and psychology professor. He was President of Northern Michigan University and San Francisco State University.

  22. Paul Butorac

    Paul Butorac
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 40)
    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).

  23. Dario Romero

    Dario Romero
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    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.

  24. Wendy J. Fox

    Wendy J. Fox
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 44)
    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.