70 Notable alumni of
University of Rhode Island

The University of Rhode Island is 730th in the world, 276th in North America, and 256th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 70 notable alumni from the University of Rhode Island sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Lamar Odom

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    Lamar Odom
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Lamar Joseph Odom is an American former professional basketball player. As a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA), he won championships in 2009 and 2010 and was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2011.

  2. Candace Owens

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    Candace Owens
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    political activistYouTuberpolitical punditwriter
    Biography

    Candace Amber Owens Farmer is an American conservative author, talk show host, political commentator, and activist. Initially critical of United States President Donald Trump and the Republican Party, Owens eventually became known for her pro-Trump activism as a black woman, in addition to her criticism of Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Party. She worked for the conservative advocacy group Turning Point USA between 2017 and 2019 as its communications director. In 2021, she joined The Daily Wire, and hosts Candace, a political podcast.

  3. Michael Flynn

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    Michael Flynn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in management science
    Occupations
    military officerpoliticianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Michael Thomas Flynn is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who was the 25th United States National Security Advisor for the first 22 days of the Trump administration until his resignation in light of reports that he had lied regarding conversations with Sergey Kislyak. Flynn's military career included a key role in shaping U.S. counterterrorism strategy and dismantling insurgent networks in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, and he was given numerous combat arms, conventional, and special operations senior intelligence assignments. He became the 18th Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in July 2012 until his forced retirement from the military in August 2014. During his tenure he gave a lecture on leadership at the Moscow headquarters of the Russian military intelligence directorate GRU, the first American official to be admitted entry to the headquarters.

  4. Christiane Amanpour

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    Christiane Amanpour
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    In 1983 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in journalism
    Occupations
    journalistwritercorrespondentprogram host
    Biography

    Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour is a British-Iranian journalist and television host. Amanpour is the Chief International Anchor for CNN and host of CNN International's nightly interview program Amanpour. She is also the host of Amanpour & Company on PBS.

  5. John King

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    John King
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    John King is an American news anchor. He is CNN's chief national correspondent, based in Washington, D.C., and is the weekday anchor of its roundtable political discussion program Inside Politics. He is the former anchor of State of the Union, as well as John King, USA, which appeared weeknights at 7pm/ET on CNN before being canceled.

  6. Robert Ballard

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    Robert Ballard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    In 1974 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in geophysics and marine geology
    Occupations
    naval officeroceanographernon-fiction writeracademicgeologist
    Biography

    Robert Duane Ballard is an American retired Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in 2002 and visited Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, who saved its crew. He leads ocean exploration on E/V Nautilus.

  7. Cuttino Mobley

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    Cuttino Mobley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Cuttino Rashawn Mobley is an American former professional basketball player who played from 1998 to 2008 in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

  8. Tony Horton

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    Tony Horton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Anthony Sawyer Horton Jr., known professionally as Tony Horton, is an American personal trainer, author, and former actor. He is best known as the creator of the commercial home exercise regimen P90X.

  9. Mat Franco

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    Mat Franco
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    magician
    Biography

    Mat Franco is an American magician best known for his personality driven, skill-based sleight of hand magic. He gained fame as the first magician to win America's Got Talent in the show’s ninth season. Franco went on to produce and star in his own primetime TV specials on NBC, Mat Franco’s Got Magic. In 2015 he created and debuted his live stage show in Las Vegas, Mat Franco - Magic Reinvented Nightly, and he is currently headlining at The LINQ Hotel + Experience at the Mat Franco Theater. In addition to winning "Best Magic Show" at the Best of Vegas Awards, Franco's live production is the top-rated magic show in Las Vegas according to Billboard.com in 2021.

  10. Masta Ace

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    Masta Ace
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    musicianrappersinger
    Biography

    Duval Clear, known better by his stage name Masta Ace, is an American rapper and record producer from Brownsville, Brooklyn. He appeared on the classic 1988 Juice Crew posse cut "The Symphony". He is noted for his distinct voice and rapping proficiency, and has influenced several MCs.

  11. Vladimir Duthiers

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    Vladimir Duthiers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Vladimir Duthiers is an American television journalist who has been a correspondent for CBS News since 2014 following five years at CNN. He was a member of the CNN team that won two Emmy Awards for its coverage of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and he won a Peabody Award for his coverage from Nigeria of the kidnapping of the schoolgirls by Boko Haram.

  12. Sage Francis

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    Sage Francis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    Graduated with journalism
    Occupations
    singerrapperwriterpoetsongwriter
    Biography

    Paul William "Sage" Francis is an American independent underground rapper from Providence, Rhode Island. He is the founder and CEO of Strange Famous Records.

  13. Leila Goldkuhl

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    Leila Goldkuhl
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    model
    Biography

    Leila Marie Goldkuhl Masterson is an American fashion model. She is known for competing on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 19, finishing third overall. She has worked as the face for fashion brands such as Givenchy, Dolce & Gabanna, Herve Leger and Calvin Klein.

  14. Xavier Munford

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    Xavier Munford
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Xavier Tyler Jerome Munford is an American professional basketball player for the Frutti Extra Bursaspor of the Turkish Super League (BSL). He played two seasons of college basketball for the Rhode Island Rams.

  15. Jorge Elorza

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    Jorge Elorza
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jorge O. Elorza is an American law professor and mayor of Providence, Rhode Island. He defeated former mayor Buddy Cianci in the 2014 mayoral election and on January 5, 2015 was sworn in as mayor of the city.

  16. Mary Testa

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    Mary Testa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    actorstage actor
    Biography

    Mary Testa is an American stage and film actress. She is a three-time Tony Award nominee, for performances in revivals of Leonard Bernstein's On the Town (1998), 42nd Street (2001) and Oklahoma (2019).

  17. Ron Rothstein

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    Ron Rothstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Ronald L. Rothstein is an American former professional basketball coach and college basketball player, who has led many different NBA teams. He served as the first head coach for the Miami Heat, and later coached the Detroit Pistons. He has also coached in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). In 2007-08, he also filled in for Pat Riley as an interim coach for the Heat.

  18. Mick McDermott

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    Mick McDermott
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Michael McDermott is a Northern Irish former professional football player, and current manager of Glentoran. McDermott has held various coaching roles in professional football clubs as well as at the international level.

  19. Lincoln Almond

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    Lincoln Almond
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Lincoln Carter Almond is an American attorney and politician who served as the 72nd Governor of Rhode Island from 1995 to 2003. A member of the Republican Party, he previously was the United States Attorney for the District of Rhode Island from 1969 to 1978 and again from 1981 until 1993.

  20. Nancy McKinstry

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    Nancy McKinstry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    manager
    Biography

    Nancy McKinstry, is an American businesswoman, now living in the Netherlands, and is CEO and chairman of the executive board of Wolters Kluwer since September 2003, and a member of the executive board since June 2001.

  21. Hassan Martin

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    Hassan Martin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Hassan Martin is an American professional basketball player for Olympiacos of the Greek Basket League and the EuroLeague.

  22. Stephen Aiello

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    Stephen Aiello
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Stephen Aiello is an American songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is best known for touring and recording with American rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars. He was one of the founding members of Monty Are I, a band he formed in 1998 with some friends. Aiello has also worked with artists such as Mumford & Sons, Cheyenne Jackson, Lana Del Rey, Junkie XL, Young Guns, Cobra Starship, Every Avenue, Starset, and The Knocks, among others.

  23. Jeremy Michael Boorda

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    Jeremy Michael Boorda
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-1996 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Jeremy Michael Boorda was a United States Navy admiral who served as the 25th Chief of Naval Operations. Boorda is notable as the first person to have risen from the enlisted ranks to become Chief of Naval Operations, the highest-ranking billet in the United States Navy.

  24. Jared Terrell

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    Jared Terrell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jared Terrell is an American professional basketball player for Dnipro of the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague. He played college basketball for the University of Rhode Island.

  25. Andy McKean

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    Andy McKean
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrew John McKean is an American politician and retired attorney in the state of Iowa. He represents District 58 in the Iowa House of Representatives. McKean represented District 23 from 1979 to 1983 and District 44 from 1983 to 1993. Afterward, he served in the Iowa Senate, representing District 28 from 1993 to 2003. He served as a supervisor of Jones County from 2003 to 2011. McKean returned to the Iowa House in 2016 after being elected to District 58, defeating Jessica Kean. In 2018, he was reelected, defeating Joe Oclon.

  26. Steve Furness

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    Steve Furness
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-2000 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Stephen Robert Furness was an American defensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions of the National Football League, and a member of the Steelers' famed Steel Curtain defense. He earned four Super Bowl rings as a professional player and ranks 12th on the Steelers' all-time sack list. He was of English and Armenian descent.

  27. Wei Kuo-yen

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    Wei Kuo-yen
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Wei Kuo-yen is a Taiwanese politician. He was the Minister of the Environmental Protection Administration since 3 March 2014 until 20 May 2016.

  28. Giovanni Feroce

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    Giovanni Feroce
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    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Giovanni Feroce is a 2018 Rhode Island gubernatorial election primary candidate, retired American military officer, former Rhode Island State Senator, and the former CEO of Alex and Ani and Benrus.

  29. Will Daniels

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    Will Daniels
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Will Daniels is an American professional basketball player for Brujos de Guayama of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional. He played college basketball for Rhode Island.

  30. Nicola Akele

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    Nicola Akele
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    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Nicola Akele is an Italian-Congolese professional basketball player for Universo Treviso of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA). He played college basketball for the Rhode Island Rams.

  31. Claudine Schneider

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    Claudine Schneider
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Claudine Schneider is a former Republican U.S. representative from Rhode Island. She was the first, and to date only, woman elected to Congress from Rhode Island. She is founder of Republicans for Integrity, which describes itself as a network of "Republican former Members of Congress who feel compelled to remind Republican voters about the fundamentals of our party and to provide the facts about incumbents' voting records."

  32. Peter Courtney

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    Peter Courtney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
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    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter C. Courtney is an American politician, lawyer, and professor who is currently a Democratic member of the Oregon State Senate, representing the 11th District (in Marion County and including parts of Salem, Woodburn, and Gervais) since 1999. He is currently President of the Senate, serving since 2003. He was a member of the Oregon House of Representatives in 1981, 1983, and from 1989 through 1998. Courtney previously taught at Western Oregon University.

  33. Robert Weygand

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    Robert Weygand
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    In 1971 graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts
    In 1976 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianlandscape architectentrepreneur
    Biography

    Robert A. "Bob" Weygand is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1997 until 2001. He is a member of the Democratic Party from Rhode Island.

  34. Frank Edelblut

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    Frank Edelblut
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    In 1983 graduated with Bachelor of Science in business
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Frank Edelblut is an American businessman and politician who is the Commissioner of the New Hampshire Department of Education. Edelblut formerly served as a Republican member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. During his term in the House, Edelblut represented the people of Hillsborough County District 38, which includes the towns of Antrim, Bennington, Francestown, Greenville, Greenfield, Hancock, Hillsborough, Lyndeborough, Wilton and Windsor. He served on the New Hampshire House of Representatives' Finance Committee, Special Committee on Pensions and the Child and Family Law Committee. He was a Republican candidate for Governor of New Hampshire in 2016.

  35. J. Joseph Garrahy

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    J. Joseph Garrahy
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2012 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Joseph Garrahy, known to Rhode Islanders as J. Joseph Garrahy or just "Joe", was an American politician. He served as the 69th Governor of Rhode Island from 1977 to 1985.

  36. Olivier Pastré

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    Olivier Pastré
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    France Flag France
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    economistbanker
    Biography

    Olivier Pastré is a French banker and economist. He serves as Chairman of IM Bank and as a Professor of Economics at Paris 8 University.

  37. Leon J. LaPorte

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    Leon J. LaPorte
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Leon J. LaPorte is a retired United States Army General who served as Commander, 1st Cavalry Division from 1995 through 1997 and as Commander, United States Forces Korea until 2006.

  38. Ree Morton

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    Ree Morton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-1977 (aged 41)
    Occupations
    sculptorpainter
    Biography

    Ree Morton was an American visual artist who was closely associated with the postminimalist and feminist art movements of the 1970s.

  39. Akeem Richmond

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    Akeem Richmond
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Akeem Richmond is an American professional basketball player who last played for the NW Tasmania Thunder of the South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL). He played college basketball for the University of Rhode Island and East Carolina University, where he was a premier three-point shooter, recording the most three-pointers in the 2013–14 season among all college players.

  40. E. C. Matthews

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    E. C. Matthews
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1995-.. (age 26)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Elbert Clark Matthews is an American professional basketball player for Oliveirense of the Liga Portuguesa de Basquetebol (LPB). He played college basketball for the Rhode Island Rams.

  41. Pat Abbruzzi

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    Pat Abbruzzi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-1998 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    Canadian football playerAmerican football player
    Biography

    Pasquale "Pat" Abbruzzi was an American college and professional Canadian football running back and a successful high school football coach. Abbruzzi played collegiately for the University of Rhode Island (Class of 1955), and professionally for the Canadian Football League Montreal Alouettes for four years (1955–1959).

  42. Charles A. Flynn

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    Charles A. Flynn
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in marketing
    Biography

    Charles A. Flynn is a United States Army general who serves as commanding general of United States Army Pacific since June 4, 2021. He previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans and Training of the Army Staff from June 2019 to May 2021. He is the younger brother of Lieutenant General Michael T. Flynn, the 25th United States National Security Advisor, and first to Donald Trump.

  43. Ed Lopez

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    Ed Lopez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eduardo Jesus Lopez-Reyes, of Greenwich, Connecticut, is an American Republican Party activist and former National Vice Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus. A member of Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry, he has supported same-sex marriage. He participated in a national tour to advocate for third-party presence in national presidential debates. He is a former resident and was active in politics and community programs in Rhode Island and New Hampshire.

  44. Daniel Harple

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    Daniel Harple
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    inventor
    Biography

    Daniel Harple is an American entrepreneur, investor, inventor and engineer best known for his role in the creation of several Internet standards, among them, Real Time Streaming Protocol used in entertainment and communications systems such as YouTube, RealPlayer, QuickTime, Skype, and others. Harple has been called a visionary, an Internet pioneer, and a "serial entrepreneur", founding multiple technology start-ups and playing a key role in the development of technologies like collaborative groupware, Voice over IP, and interactive screen sharing whiteboards. Harple also holds a number of core technology patents for inventions in VoIP, media streaming, real time web communications, collaborative computing, and location-based social media.

  45. Theo Martins

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    Theo Martins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterrapperrecord producer
    Biography

    Theophilus Martins, known professionally as Theo Martins, is an American musician, songwriter, record producer, actor, DJ, designer and artist. His artistic output has drawn praise from outlets including The LA Times, GQ magazine, The Washington Post and Wallpaper Magazine. Martins began his career landing a role in Steven Spielberg's Academy Award-nominated film, Amistad. He was street cast by Debbie Allen, the film's producer.

  46. Daryl Justin Finizio

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    Daryl Justin Finizio
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Daryl Justin Finizio is an American politician, and was the first strong mayor of New London, Connecticut. As a Democrat, he won the mayoral election in November 2011 with 46% of the vote in a 6-way race (an almost 2:1 margin to the next highest vote getter).

  47. Þórunn Helga Jónsdóttir

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    Þórunn Helga Jónsdóttir
    Born in
    Iceland Flag Iceland
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Þórunn Helga Jónsdóttir is an Icelandic footballer who currently plays for KR as a defensive midfielder. Þórunn Helga is part of Iceland's national team and has played professional football in Brazil.

  48. Chris Holm

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    Chris Holm
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Christopher George Holm is an American former professional basketball player in Japan. He is an assistant coach for the Kyoto Hannaryz.

  49. Dr. Gregory S. Stone

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    Dr. Gregory S. Stone
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    oceanographer
    Biography

    Gregory Schofield Stone is an ocean scientist, explorer, and marine conservationist. He has published research on marine mammals in Antarctica, on ice ecology, and on New Zealand's Hector's dolphin. Stone is also an undersea technology and exploration specialist, particularly in his use of deep-sea submersibles, and has produced a series of marine conservation films.

  50. Rick Baccus

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    Rick Baccus
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Army Brigadier General Rick Baccus received a regular Army commission in 1974 as an Infantry Officer through the Reserve Officers Training Corps program and immediately entered active duty. He is most noted for commanding the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 2002.

  51. Walter Fillmore

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    Walter Fillmore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-2017 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Brigadier General Walter Daniel Fillmore was a general officer in the United States Marine Corps.

  52. Dóra María Lárusdóttir

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    Dóra María Lárusdóttir
    Born in
    Iceland Flag Iceland
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dóra María Lárusdóttir is an Icelandic football player who predominantly plays as a winger for Icelandic Úrvalsdeild club Valur. Since 2003 Dóra María has been part of the Iceland women's national team and she participated at the 2009 and 2013 editions of the UEFA Women's Championships. Having played for Valur for a decade and been voted national Player of the Year in 2008 and 2010, Dóra María has for many years been one of Iceland's leading female footballers. After a spell abroad she returned to Valur in 2012.

  53. Antonio Mignucci

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    Antonio Mignucci
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Antonio A. Mignucci is a biological oceanographer and veterinary technician specializing in the biology, management and conservation of marine mammals. He is the founder of the international non-profit conservation organization Red Caribeña de Varamientos (Caribbean Stranding Network) dedicated to the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of injured or stranded marine mammals, sea turtle and sea birds. As a scientist, Mignucci is an expert in endangered tropical marine mammals and a specialist in the West Indian manatee, and since 2009, the director of the Puerto Rico Manatee Conservation Center.

  54. William Latimer

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    William Latimer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    scientistepidemiologist
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    William W. Latimer is an infectious disease epidemiologist. He is the Vice President of the Bronx Campus of Mercy College and Extraordinary Professor of Psychology, School of Humanities at the University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa.

  55. Robert Craven

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    Robert Craven
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Robert E. Craven, Sr. is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives representing District 32 since January 1, 2013. He serves as Chairman of the House Municipal Government Committee and member of the House Judiciary Committee. Craven also serves on the R.I. Governor's "Justice Reinvestment Working Group," which advises on ways to improve Rhode Island's criminal justice system, with the overarching goals of protecting public safety, reducing recidivism, addressing racial disparities, promoting stronger, healthier communities, and reducing cost.

  56. Daniel G. Aldrich

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    Daniel G. Aldrich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-1990 (aged 72)
    Biography

    Daniel Gaskill Aldrich, Jr. was the founding chancellor at the University of California, Irvine from 1962 to 1984. He also served as acting chancellor at the University of California, Riverside from 1984 to 1985, and acting chancellor at the University of California, Santa Barbara from 1986 to 1987.

  57. Mary M. Lisi

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    Mary M. Lisi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
    Biography

    Mary Mona Lisi is an inactive Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

  58. Kimberly Kowal Arcand

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    Kimberly Kowal Arcand
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    1993-1997 graduated with Bachelor of Science in molecular biology
    Occupations
    science communicatorfilm producerastronomer
    Biography

    Kimberly Kowal Arcand is a data visualizer and science communicator for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. She is also the visualization coordinator for the Aesthetics and Astronomy image response project at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

  59. Alexandra Miller

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    Alexandra Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alex Miller is a Republican politician and businesswoman from Florida. She served half of her two-year term in the Florida House of Representatives, representing parts of Sarasota in District 72.

  60. Matilene Berryman

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    Matilene Berryman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1920-2003 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    lawyeroceanographerenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Matilene Spencer Berryman was an American oceanographer and attorney. Originally from Prince Edward County, Virginia, Berryman had a passion for reading and mathematics since childhood.

  61. Virgil Carl Gray

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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    Canadian football player
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    Virgil Carl Gray is an arena football defensive back who is a free agent. He played college football for the University of Rhode Island.

  62. Jose B. Gonzalez

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    Jose B. Gonzalez
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    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    poet
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    Jose B. Gonzalez is a Latino poet and educator.

  63. Stuart Vyse

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    Stuart Vyse
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    psychologist
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    Stuart Vyse is an American psychologist, teacher, speaker and author who specializes in belief in superstitions and critical thinking. He is frequently invited as a speaker and interviewed by the media as an expert on superstitious behavior. His book Believing in Magic: The Psychology of Superstition won the American Psychological Association's William James Book Award.

  64. Francis D. Moran

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    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1935-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    geologistmathematicianaircraft pilot
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    Rear Admiral Francis D. "Bill" Moran is a retired career officer who served in the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey Corps, its successor, the Environmental Science Services Administration Corps (ESSA Corps), and the ESSA Corps's successor, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps). He served as the third Director of the NOAA Corps.

  65. Peter B. de Menocal

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    Occupations
    oceanographerpaleoanthropologist
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    Peter B. de Menocal is an oceanographer and paleoclimatologist. He is the president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a research facility in Massachusetts.

  66. James F. McNulty

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    James F. McNulty
    Years
    1929-2006 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    James Francis McNulty was a U.S Maritime Service (USMS) Rear Admiral, a United States Navy Captain, and an educator of both Naval Officers and Merchant Marine Officers. He began his naval career in 1953 shortly after graduating from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.with a B.S. in Marine Engineering. He served as a Naval Surface Warfare Officer for twenty-two years, which included service as Commanding Officer on destroyers,lead speechwriter for the Chief of Naval Operations (Zumwalt), and culminated in his final position as Chief of Staff of the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He was a veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War. and retired from the U.S. Navy in 1977. As a firm believer in "giving back", he went on to serve the next generation as an educator and administrator in the United States Maritime Service, as Academic Dean at Maine Maritime Academy, Head of the Marine Transportation Department at Texas A&M University Maritime Academy, and ultimately as Superintendent of Great Lakes Maritime Academy.

  67. Mel Schrieberg

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    Years
    1942-2017 (aged 75)
    Biography

    Melvin Schrieberg was an American businessman, best known for co-founding Election.com, where he acted as the project manager for the first major political election ever run over the internet, the Arizona Democratic Primary of 2000, won by Al Gore. He later served as acting Chief Executive Officer of SpiralFrog, one of the first ad-supported free music services during 2007-2008.

  68. James C. Zachos

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    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    In 1988 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in oceanography
    Occupations
    oceanographer
    Biography

    James Zachos is an American paleoclimatologist, oceanographer, and marine scientist. He is currently a professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Planetary sciences at University of California, Santa Cruz where he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2017. He has conducted research on a wide variety of topics related to biological, chemical, and climatic evolution of late Cretaceous and Cenozoic oceans, and he is recognized for transforming our understanding of long-term climate change and climate transitions in the past 65 million years. His investigations of past climatic conditions are intended to improve our ability to understand the consequences of anthropogenic carbon emissions on future climate change.

  69. Edward F. Welch, Jr

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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2008 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    military officersubmariner
    Biography

    Edward F. Welch Jr. was a rear admiral of the United States Navy active during much of the Cold War. His career included service as a submarine officer, positions related to nuclear warfare planning, arms control, and North Atlantic Treaty Organization affairs, and a tour as president of the Naval War College.

  70. Mary Kolar

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    Mary Kolar
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Enrolled in the University of Rhode Island
    Graduated with Master of Arts in adult education
    Occupations
    military personnelpolitician
    Biography

    Mary Masters Kolar is an American retired military officer and politician who is the Wisconsin Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the Administration of Governor Tony Evers.