79 Notable alumni of
Kent State University at Kent

Kent State University at Kent is 613th in the world, 234th in North America, and 215th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 79 notable alumni from Kent State University at Kent sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Michael Keaton

    Michael Keaton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    dub actorsingerfilm directorfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Michael John Douglas, professionally known as Michael Keaton, is an American actor. He is best known for portraying the DC Comics superhero Bruce Wayne / Batman in the films Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992), and is set to reprise the role in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) films The Flash (2023) and Batgirl. Keaton is also known for his work as Jack Butler in Mr. Mom (1983), Betelgeuse in Beetlejuice (1988), and Adrian Toomes / Vulture in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Morbius (2022).

  2. Steve Harvey

    Steve Harvey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorscreenwriterstand-up comediansinger
    Biography

    Broderick Stephen Harvey, Sr. is an American television host, actor, writer, producer, and comedian. He hosts The Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, Celebrity Family Feud, the Miss Universe competition, Family Feud Africa, and arbitration-based court comedy, Judge Steve Harvey.

  3. Nick Saban

    Nick Saban
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Nicholas Lou Saban Jr. is an American football coach who has been the head football coach at the University of Alabama since 2007. Saban previously served as head coach of the National Football League's Miami Dolphins and at three other universities: Louisiana State University (LSU), Michigan State University, and the University of Toledo. Saban is considered by many to be the greatest coach in college football history.

  4. Joe Walsh

    Joe Walsh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    singersongwriterguitaristpercussionistactor
    Biography

    Joseph Fidler Walsh is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter. In a career spanning more than 50 years, he has been a member of three successful rock bands: James Gang, Eagles, and Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band. Walsh was also part of the New Zealand band Herbs. In the 1990s, he was a member of the short-lived supergroup The Best.

  5. Julian Edelman

    Julian Edelman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in Kent State University at Kent
    2006-2019 graduated with bachelor's degree in business management
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Julian Francis Edelman is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons with the New England Patriots. He played quarterback at Kent State and was selected in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Patriots, where he transitioned to a return specialist and wide receiver. Edelman became a primary offensive starter in 2013 and was a staple of the Patriots' receiving corps until his retirement after the 2020 season.

  6. Dolph Ziggler

    Dolph Ziggler
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    film actorprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Nicholas Theodore Nemeth is an American professional wrestler and stand-up comedian. He is currently signed to WWE under the ring name Dolph Ziggler, where he performs on the Raw brand.

  7. Drew Carey

    Drew Carey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    singerphotographerscreenwriterfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Drew Allison Carey is an American actor, comedian, and game show host. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and making a name for himself in stand-up comedy, he gained stardom in his own sitcom, The Drew Carey Show, and as host of the U.S. version of the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, both of which aired on ABC. He then appeared in several films, television series, music videos, a made-for-television film, and a computer game. He has hosted the game show The Price Is Right since October 15, 2007 on CBS.

  8. Chrissie Hynde

    Chrissie Hynde
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    singertelevision actorguitaristrestaurateurcomposer
    Biography

    Christine Ellen Hynde is an American singer-songwriter and musician. She is a founding member and the lead vocalist, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band the Pretenders, and one of the band's two remaining original members alongside drummer Martin Chambers.

  9. David Sedaris

    David Sedaris
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    writeressayistcomedian
    Biography

    David Raymond Sedaris is an American humorist, comedian, author, and radio contributor. He was publicly recognized in 1992 when National Public Radio broadcast his essay "Santaland Diaries". He published his first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, in 1994. He is the brother and writing collaborator of actor Amy Sedaris.

  10. Bruno Kirby

    Bruno Kirby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-2006 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    television actorcomedianfilm actor
    Biography

    Bruno Kirby was an American actor, singer, voice artist, and comedian. He was known for his roles in City Slickers, When Harry Met Sally..., Good Morning, Vietnam, The Godfather Part II, and Donnie Brasco. He voiced Reginald Stout in Stuart Little.

  11. Lou Holtz

    Lou Holtz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    American football playerAmerican football coach
    Biography

    Louis Leo Holtz is a former American football player, coach, and analyst. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1969–1971), North Carolina State University (1972–1975), the New York Jets (1976), the University of Arkansas (1977–1983), the University of Minnesota (1984–1985), the University of Notre Dame (1986–1996), and the University of South Carolina (1999–2004), compiling a career record of 249–132–7. Holtz's 1988 Notre Dame team went 12–0 with a victory in the Fiesta Bowl and was the consensus national champion. Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings.

  12. Jeff Richmond

    Jeff Richmond
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    television producertelevision directorcomposerfilm score composeractor
    Biography

    Jeffrey Wayne Richmond is an American composer, actor, director, and producer. He composed the music for, and directed multiple episodes of 30 Rock, a sitcom created by and starring his wife, Tina Fey. He also executive produced and composed the music for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, another sitcom created by his wife. Richmond has won three Emmy awards for his production of the first three seasons of 30 Rock. He has also been nominated for an Emmy for his composition of 30 Rock's theme song. He was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Original Score in 2018 for Mean Girls.

  13. Mark Mothersbaugh

    Mark Mothersbaugh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    musicianfilm score composersingerrecord producersinger-songwriter
    Biography

    Mark Allen Mothersbaugh is an American composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. He came to prominence in the late 1970s as co-founder, lead singer and keyboardist of the new wave band Devo, whose "Whip It" was a top 20 single in the US in 1980, peaking at 14, and which has since maintained a cult following. Mothersbaugh is one of the main composers of Devo's music.

  14. Kaitlin Bennett

    Kaitlin Bennett
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    activist
    Biography

    Kaitlin Marie Bennett, also known as the Kent State gun girl, is an American gun rights activist and conservative social media personality. Bennett received media attention in 2018 for open-carrying an AR-10 rifle at Kent State University after graduating.

  15. Darrell Issa

    Darrell Issa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinesspersonpolitician
    Biography

    Darrell Edward Issa is an American businessman and politician who has served as the U.S. representative for California's 50th congressional district since 2021. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 2001 to 2019, representing two districts primarily covering North County in the San Diego area, first the 48th district for one term and then the 49th district. From January 2011 to January 2015, he chaired the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

  16. Thurman Munson

    Thurman Munson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-1979 (aged 32)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Thurman Lee Munson was an American professional baseball catcher who played 11 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the New York Yankees, from 1969 until his death in 1979. A seven-time All-Star, Munson had a career batting average of.292 with 113 home runs and 701 runs batted in (RBIs). Known for his outstanding fielding, he won the Gold Glove Award in three consecutive years (1973–75).

  17. Andrew Puzder

    Andrew Puzder
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    businesspersonlawyer
    Biography

    Andrew Franklin Puzder is an American attorney, author, and businessman. He is the former chief executive officer of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., a position he held from September 2000 to March 2017. He was previously a commercial trial lawyer in private practice from 1978 to 1995 who handled many high-profile cases and was active in the pro-life movement.

  18. Quinton Flynn

    Quinton Flynn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    musicianstage actorvoice actorsinger-songwriterwriter
    Biography

    Quinton Flynn is an American voice actor and comedian, who has provided the English voices of video game characters such as Raiden in the Metal Gear series, Marcus Damon in Digimon Data Squad, Lea and Axel in the Kingdom Hearts series.

  19. Irwin Keyes

    Irwin Keyes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-2015 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    film actoractortelevision actorvoice actor
    Biography

    Irwin Keyes was an American actor and comedian, best known for his recurring role as Hugo on The Jeffersons. He appeared in several films and several television series.

  20. Stephen R. Donaldson

    Stephen R. Donaldson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    karatekanovelistscience fiction writerwriter
    Biography

    Stephen Reeder Donaldson is an American fantasy, science fiction and mystery novelist, most famous for The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, his ten-novel fantasy series. His work is characterized by psychological complexity, conceptual abstractness, moral bleakness, and the use of an arcane vocabulary, and has attracted critical praise for its "imagination, vivid characterizations, and fast pace". He earned his bachelor's degree from The College of Wooster and a Master's degree from Kent State University. He currently resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

  21. Steve Stone

    Steve Stone
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Steven Michael Stone is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) player, and current sportscaster and author.

  22. Gary Pinkel

    Gary Pinkel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    American football playerhead coach
    Biography

    Gary Robin Pinkel is a former American college football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Toledo from 1991 to 2000 and the University of Missouri from 2001 to 2015, compiling career record of 191–110–3. Pinkel has the most wins of any head coach in the history of the Toledo Rockets football program and led the 1995 team to a Mid-American Conference championship. He also holds the record for most wins by a head coach of the Missouri Tigers football program.

  23. Connie Schultz

    Connie Schultz
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    writerjournalist
    Biography

    Connie Schultz is an American writer and journalist. Schultz is a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate. She worked at The Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper from 1993 to 2011. She won the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary for "her pungent columns that provided a voice for the underdog and underprivileged". She is married to Sherrod Brown, Democratic U.S. Senator from Ohio, and resigned from the paper to avoid a conflict of interest. She teaches journalism at Kent State University.

  24. Paul Warfield

    Paul Warfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    American football playersports commentator
    Biography

    Paul Dryden Warfield is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) from 1964 to 1977 for the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins, except for a year in the World Football League (WFL) with the Memphis Southmen. He was known for his speed, fluid moves, grace, and jumping ability. A consistent big-play threat throughout his career, his 20.1 average yards per reception is the highest in NFL history among players with at least 300 receptions.

  25. Joshua Seth

    Joshua Seth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    voice actorcomedianmagician
    Biography

    Joshua Seth is a former American voice actor, motivational speaker, magician, comedian, mentalist, and entertainer. He was born in Kent, Ohio, and graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts. As a child, Seth attended several experimental programs at Kent State University where he was admitted at the age of 8. Later, he attended Hampshire College as well as the New York University's film school Tisch School of the Arts where he trained as a performing artist. He has lent his voice to many popular anime characters, probably best known for voicing as Taichi "Tai" Kamiya in Digimon Adventure series. He was also the announcer of "Kids WB's Aftertoons Show" block and "Saturdays: Unleashed" block. He has also recently stated on "Did You Know Anime?" on YouTube that he would reprise his starring role as Tai Kamiya's English voice actor in Digimon Fusion. He starred in all of the new Digimon tri movies, recorded in Hollywood, CA, Digimon Adventure tri.

  26. Josh Kline

    Josh Kline
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Josh Kline is a former American football offensive guard. He played college football for Kent State.

  27. Brenda Frese

    Brenda Frese
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Enrolled in Kent State University at Kent
    1993-1995 graduated with master's degree
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Brenda Sue Frese is an American women's basketball head coach and former player. Since 2002, she has served as the head coach of the University of Maryland women's basketball team. In her fourth year as head coach, she won the 2006 Women's National Championship. She won the 2009 ACC Regular Season and Tournament Championships – the women's first ACC Championship since 1989. She won another ACC Championship in 2012 and reached another Final Four in 2014. Maryland moved to the Big Ten for the 2014–15 season and Frese led the Terrapins to an undefeated 18–0 conference record and a Big Ten Regular Season Championship in their first year in the Big Ten. She was voted AP National Coach of the Year in 2002 and 2021, ACC Coach of the Year in 2013, Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2002, 2015, 2019, and 2021, and MAC Coach of the Year in 2000. At Maryland, she's coached four ACC Players of the Year and four ACC Freshmen of the Year.

  28. Isaac Arthur

    Isaac Arthur
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    television producerYouTuber
    Biography

    Isaac Albert Arthur is a science communication YouTuber and futurist. He is best known as producer of his YouTube channel, Science & Futurism With Isaac Arthur (SFIA), where he discusses a broad variety of topics on futurism and space colonization.

  29. Andrew Chafin

    Andrew Chafin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Andrew Gregory Chafin, nicknamed "Big Country" and "The Sheriff", is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played in MLB for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, and Oakland Athletics.

  30. Nancy Hollister

    Nancy Hollister
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nancy Putnam Hollister is an American politician from the U.S. state of Ohio. Hollister was the first and, to date, only female governor of Ohio, serving briefly from December 1998 to January 1999. She attended Kent State University, and upon leaving college she became a housewife. She began her political career in the 1980s. She is a member of the Republican Party.

  31. Betty Sutton

    Betty Sutton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in Kent State University at Kent
    In 1985 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    lawyercity councilpolitician
    Biography

    Betty Sue Sutton is an American politician who currently serves as a Judge of Ohio's 9th District Court of Appeals. She previously served as a U.S. Representative for Ohio's 13th congressional district from 2007 to 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Sutton lost her 2012 re-election campaign after she was redistricted to the 16th District, losing to fellow incumbent Jim Renacci in the Republican-leaning district.

  32. Brad Warner

    Brad Warner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    Oshōwriter
    Biography

    Brad Warner is an American Sōtō Zen monk, author, blogger, documentarian and punk rock bass guitarist.

  33. Paul Steigerwald

    Paul Steigerwald
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    sports commentator
    Biography

    Paul Steigerwald is an Emmy award winning American sportscaster, who through the 2016-17 NHL hockey season worked as the Pittsburgh Penguins' primary television announcer on Root Sports Pittsburgh (now AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh).

  34. Cece Bell

    Cece Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    writercomics artistchildren's writer
    Biography

    Cecelia Carolina Bell is an American author and illustrator born in Richmond, Virginia. She attended College of William and Mary as an art major and went on to get a graduate degree in illustration and design at Kent State University. She became a freelance illustrator and designer for an array of projects before beginning her career as a full-time author illustrator. Bell is married to children's author Tom Angleberger. She won the Newbery Medal Honor and Eisner Award for her book El Deafo.

  35. Emmanuel Burriss

    Emmanuel Burriss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Emmanuel Allen Burriss is an American former professional baseball utility player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the San Francisco Giants, Washington Nationals, and Philadelphia Phillies. He is a switch-hitter who throws right-handed. While primarily a second baseman, Burriss played a variety of positions during his career.

  36. Mike Polk

    Mike Polk
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    voice actortelevision actoractor
    Biography

    Michael G. Polk Jr. is an American comedian, actor, and newspaper columnist, known primarily for his sketch comedy and viral videos.

  37. Usama Young

    Usama Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Usama Young is a former American football safety. He played college football at Kent State University. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He also played for the Cleveland Browns.

  38. Thomas M. Reynolds

    Thomas M. Reynolds
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Thomas M. Reynolds is an American politician from the U.S. state of New York, formerly representing the state's 27th and 26th Congressional districts in the United States House of Representatives. Reynolds was chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, the official Republican House campaign organization, for the 2006 election cycle. He retired amid scandal at the end of the 110th Congress. Chris Lee was elected to succeed him.

  39. Nate Reinking

    Nate Reinking
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Nate James Reinking is a British-American former professional basketball point guard and current assistant coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is also the coach of the senior men's Great Britain national team.

  40. Lawrence Schick

    Lawrence Schick
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    role-playing game designerwriter
    Biography

    Lawrence Schick is a game designer and writer associated with role-playing games.

  41. Dan Horrigan

    Dan Horrigan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dan Horrigan is an American politician and educator serving as the 62nd mayor of Akron, Ohio, having been elected on November 3, 2015, following eight years as the Clerk of Summit County's Common Pleas Courts.

  42. Andy Sonnanstine

    Andy Sonnanstine
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Andrew Michael Sonnanstine is an American former professional baseball starting pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays / Rays. Sonnanstine is a graduate of Wadsworth High School in Wadsworth, Ohio, and attended Kent State University. He also pitched for the Sanford Mainers of the New England Collegiate Baseball League.

  43. Matt Guerrier

    Matt Guerrier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Matthew Olson Guerrier is an American former professional baseball relief pitcher. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs.

  44. Brian Bell

    Brian Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Brian Bell is a former American football fullback and tight end. He is currently the Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Tennessee Titans. He previously filled this role with the Nittany Lions and the Texans.

  45. Scott Stricklin

    Scott Stricklin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    head coach
    Biography

    Scott Stricklin is an American college baseball coach, the head coach of the Georgia Bulldogs baseball team since the start of the 2014 season. Stricklin was the head coach at Kent State from 2005–2013. Before serving as Kent State's head coach, Stricklin played for Kent State from 1991–1993 and played minor league baseball from 1993–1997. He began his coaching career as a volunteer assistant under former Kent State head coach Danny Hall at Georgia Tech from 1998–1999. In 2000–2001, he served as an assistant at Vanderbilt, and he returned to Georgia Tech as an assistant from 2002–2004.

  46. Daniel Muir

    Daniel Muir
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Daniel Travanti Muir is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Kent State. Muir has also been a member of the Indianapolis Colts, St. Louis Rams, and New York Jets.

  47. Sarah Deal

    Sarah Deal
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Lieutenant Colonel Sarah Deal Burrow, United States Marine Corps, is the first female Marine who selected for Naval aviation training in 1993, and subsequently became the Marine Corps' first female aviator in 1995.

  48. Danniel Thomas

    Danniel Thomas
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Danniel Thomas-Dodd is a Jamaican athlete whose specialty is the shot put. She finished 4th in the shot put finals at London's 2017 World Championships in Athletics and the following year she won silver at the Indoor World Championships. In addition, she finished fifth at the 2015 Pan American Games.

  49. DeAndre Haynes

    DeAndre Haynes
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    DeAndre Lamount Haynes is an assistant basketball coach under Coach Shaka Smart at Marquette University. He is a former American basketball player and former assistant coach at the University of Maryland.

  50. Henry Waszczuk

    Henry Waszczuk
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    Canadian football player
    Biography

    Henry Waszczuk is a former all star offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League. The six-time divisional All-Star played from 1975 to 1984 for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

  51. Young Hee Lee

    Young Hee Lee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Lee Young-hee is a South Korean physicist. He is currently professor in physics and energy science at Sungkyunkwan University as a SKKU fellow. He is also director of the Center for Integrated Nanostructure Physics in the Institute for Basic Science (IBS). He has been a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in the cross-field category in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

  52. Kelu Chao

    Kelu Chao
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Kelu Chao is a Taiwanese American journalist. She is acting interim CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM), appointed on January 20, 2021.

  53. Terrence O'Donnell

    Terrence O'Donnell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Terrence O'Donnell is a former associate justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio.

  54. Domenic Recchia

    Domenic Recchia
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Domenic Michael Recchia, Jr. is an American attorney and politician from New York City. A member of the Democratic Party, Recchia formerly represented the 47th district of the New York City Council, which included areas of Bensonhurst, Brighton Beach, Coney Island, and Gravesend in south Brooklyn.

  55. Patricia Haynes Smith

    Patricia Haynes Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Patricia Haynes Smith is an American politician who served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 2008 to 2020, representing District 67. Smith is affiliated with the Democratic party. Her platform focused on promoting access to healthcare and other resources for underprivileged communities and improving education in public schools.

  56. David D. Busch

    David D. Busch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    photographer
    Biography

    David D. Busch is a photographer and well-known award-winning author and publisher of more than 300 books with a total of more than three million copies in print, and thousands of photography- and technology-related articles for Popular Photography, Rangefinder, Professional Photographer, Computer Shopper, and other magazines. He is best known for the classic imaging handbook Digital Photography All in One Desk Reference for Dummies, which, along with Mastering Digital Photography, was named by About.com as the top two of five recommended books for digital photography beginners. He is the main author and series editor of David Busch's Quick Snap Guides, David Busch's Pro Secrets, David Busch's Fast Track Guides, and David Busch's Guides to Digital SLR Photography, and founder/publisher of Laserfaire Press.

  57. Yadav Pandit

    Yadav Pandit
    Born in
    Nepal Flag Nepal
    Occupations
    scientistnuclear physicistphysicist
    Biography

    Dr. Yadav Pandit is a research scholar from Nepal, working in the field of Experimental Nuclear Physics.

  58. Carlton Guyton

    Carlton Guyton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Carlton Guyton is an American professional basketball player for ZTE of the Hungarian Nemzeti Bajnokság I/A (NB I/A). Standing at 1.93 m (6'4"), he plays at the shooting guard position. He played college basketball at Mineral Area College and Kent State.

  59. Curt Cacioppo

    Curt Cacioppo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    composerpianistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Curtis Cacioppo is an American composer of contemporary classical music and pianist. He is of Sicilian ancestry on his father's side, and Anglo-Saxon ancestry on his mother's side. He is distantly related to the avant-garde composer George Cacioppo and the Dixieland trumpeter and bandleader Tony Almerico.

  60. Saleh Uddin

    Saleh Uddin
    Born in
    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Mohammad Saleh Uddin, "Badal" is a Bangladeshi architect, professor, author and artist.

  61. Haraz Ghanbari

    Haraz Ghanbari
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Haraz N. Ghanbari is an American Republican member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 3rd district. Having previously sought appointment in 2016, he was successfully appointed to the post in March 2019 to replace Theresa Gavarone who was appointed State Senator for the 2nd District of the Ohio Senate.

  62. John Balistreri

    John Balistreri
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    sculptorceramicist
    Biography

    John Balistreri is an American ceramic artist best known for his large-scale sculptures. He is currently a Professor of Art and the head of the ceramic art program at Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA.

  63. Arun Rai

    Arun Rai
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Arun Rai is an Indian born American scientist. Arun Rai is permanent Regents' Professor at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University and holds J. Mack Robinson Chair of IT-Enabled Process Innovation and Supply Chains and the Harkins Chair of Information Systems. He served as an Editor-in-chief of Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ) for five years between 2016 and 2020. He has previously served as Senior Editor for Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, and Journal of Strategic Information Systems and as Associate Editor for several journals (e.g., Journal of Management Information Systems, Management Science, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly and Journal of the Association for Information Systems).

  64. Robert E. Cook

    Robert E. Cook
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-1988 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Robert Eugene Cook was an American attorney, politician, and judge. A Democrat, he is most notable for his service as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1959 to 1963 and a judge of the Ohio Eleventh District Court of Appeals from 1969-1988

  65. Kevin Zabo

    Kevin Zabo
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1995-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Kevin Zabo is a Canadian professional basketball player for the CB Ciudad de Ponferrada of the LEB Plata. He completed his college basketball career with Kent State.

  66. Emma Johnson

    Emma Johnson
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    softball player
    Biography

    Emma Johnson, is an American softball pitcher. She was the starting pitcher for Kent State University from 2012 to 2015, where she wore the #11. Johnson is currently a free agent.

  67. Danny Pippen

    Danny Pippen
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Daniel Pippen is an American professional basketball player who last played for Lavrio of the Greek Basket League and the Basketball Champions League. He played college basketball for the Kent State Golden Flashes.

  68. Eric Vanderburg

    Eric Vanderburg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    writercomputer security consultantIT consultant
    Biography

    Eric Vanderburg is an American cyber security, storage networking and information technology professional and writer living in Cleveland, Ohio.

  69. Kim Kreiner

    Kim Kreiner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    javelin thrower
    Biography

    Kimberly "Kim" A. Kreiner is a female javelin thrower from the United States. Her personal best throw is 64.19 meters, achieved in May 2007 in Fortaleza.

  70. Adam Christopher Earnheardt

    Adam Christopher Earnheardt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    university teachercommunication scholar
    Biography

    Adam Christopher Earnheardt is an American academic and author, sports and communication researcher, and social media critic. He is professor and former chair of the Department of Communication at Youngstown State University, located in Youngstown, Ohio. He researches the effects of communication devices and social media on society, and studies the media uses and psychology of sports fans and families. Earnheardt is a columnist with Mahoning Matters, a news outlet with the Google-McClatchy Compass Project where he writes with his partner, Dr. Mary Beth Earnheardt, about family and parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Earnheardt was a weekly columnist for The Vindicator and Tribune Chronicle newspapers from 2014 to 2021, where he focused on the impact of technology and media on relationships and society.

  71. Lisa Gralnick

    Lisa Gralnick
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Kent State University at Kent
    Studied in 1977
    Occupations
    artistjewelry designersculptoruniversity teacherinstallation artist
    Biography

    Lisa Gralnick is an American contemporary metalsmith, studio jeweler and academic. She works in the field of craft and art jewelry. Gralnick says: "I have chosen to make jewelry, which is traditionally considered 'craft', and I do enjoy the processes and techniques that allow me to execute my work without technical faults. But 'craft' is only a means to an end for me, as it is for many artists. My desire to push the limits of jewelry and expand on them, to comment on its traditions and associations, is more the concern of any artist."

  72. Antonio Williams

    Antonio Williams
    Years
    1997-.. (age 25)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Antonio "Booman" Williams is an American professional basketball player for the Plymouth City Patriots of the British Basketball League. In the summer of 2020, he signed his first professional contract for Vevey Riviera Basket in Switzerland but has never played there because the club had to be demoted to 3rd division because of administrative failures and hazardous financial management on the part of the president. Beginning in 2021, he signed with BC Tallinna Kalev in Estonia. He played college basketball for Indian Hills Community College and Kent State.

  73. Shahd Alshammari

    Shahd Alshammari
    Born in
    Kuwait Flag Kuwait
    Occupations
    university teacheracademicwriterresearcher
    Biography

    Shahd Alshammari is a Kuwaiti writer, academic scholar and assistant professor of the English language. She is well known for her researches that focus on human and women's rights, disability issues and, recently, illness narrative. She published six books, in total, three of which she was the author, and the other three co-author. Additionally, she participated in over 15 conference, both as attendee and Keynote speaker, and discussed different topics in the fields of literature and culture. In 2019, she was nominated for the British Council Alumni Awards – Social Impact. In 2021 she won Outstanding Monograph of the Year from the National Communication Association's (NAC).

  74. Peter Makuck

    Peter Makuck
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Peter Makuck is an American poet, short story writer, and critic. He is distinguished professor emeritus of English at East Carolina University, where he was also the first distinguished professor of arts and sciences; he has also served as visiting writer in residence at Brigham Young University, visiting distinguished professor at North Carolina State University, and visiting distinguished writer-in-residence at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. In 1993 Makuck received the Charity Randall Citation from the International Poetry Forum. Poems, stories, and reviews by Makuck have been published in many leading journals, including Poetry, The Southern Review, The Hudson Review, Ploughshares, and others, and his work has been featured on the Poetry Daily website and on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac. Makuck was the founding editor of the journal Tar River Poetry. He lives with his wife, Phyllis, on Bogue Banks, one of North Carolina's barrier islands.

  75. Doug Sims

    Doug Sims
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Hollis Douglas Sims is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the NBA for the Cincinnati Royals in four games at the beginning of the 1968–69 season. He recorded four points and four rebounds.

  76. Donald V. DeRosa

    Donald V. DeRosa
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Biography

    Donald V. DeRosa was the 23rd president of the University of the Pacific, serving from 1995 to 2009. In July 2009 he was named President Emeritus by the Board of Regents.

  77. Troy Simons

    Troy Simons
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1996-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Troy Simons is an American professional basketball player for Plymouth City Patriots of the British Basketball League. He played college basketball for Polk State College, New Mexico and Kent State.

  78. Mary Ann Scherr

    Mary Ann Scherr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2016 (aged 95)
    Occupations
    dancerfashion designerjewelry designerartistgame designer
    Biography

    Mary Ann Scherr was an American designer, metalsmith, and educator. She was known for her jewellery design, and industrial design, but she also worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, game designer, fashion and costume designer, and silversmith.

  79. John Matsko

    John Matsko
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    American football playerAmerican football coach
    Biography

    John Matsko is an American football offensive line coach for the Washington Commanders of the National Football League (NFL).