100 Notable alumni of
University of Tulsa

The University of Tulsa is 506th in the world, 195th in North America, and 181st in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the University of Tulsa sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Phil McGraw

    Phil McGraw
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politicianpsychologistwriterfilm producerfilm actor
    Biography

    Phillip Calvin McGraw, better known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, and the host of the television show Dr. Phil. He holds a doctorate in clinical psychology, though he ceased renewing his license to practice psychology in 2006.

  2. Rue McClanahan

    Rue McClanahan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-2010 (aged 76)
    Enrolled in the University of Tulsa
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in cum laude
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorautobiographerwriterstage actor
    Biography

    Eddi-Rue McClanahan was an American actress and comedian best known for her roles on television as Vivian Harmon on Maude (1972–78), Aunt Fran Crowley on Mama's Family (1983–84), and Blanche Devereaux on The Golden Girls (1985–92), for which she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 1987.

  3. Jeanne Tripplehorn

    Jeanne Tripplehorn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actordisc jockeystage actor
    Biography

    Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn is an American actress. She began her career on stage, acting in several plays throughout the early 1990s, including Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters on Broadway. Her film career began with the role of a police psychologist in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct (1992). Her other film roles include The Firm (1993), Waterworld (1995) and Sliding Doors (1998). On television, she starred as Barbara Henrickson on the HBO drama series Big Love (2006–2011) and as Dr. Alex Blake on the CBS police drama Criminal Minds (2012–2014), and she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her performance as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the 2009 HBO movie Grey Gardens.

  4. Jordan Clarkson

    Jordan Clarkson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jordan Taylor Clarkson is a Filipino-American professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for two seasons with Tulsa before transferring to Missouri, where he earned second-team all-conference honors in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). After foregoing his senior year in college to enter the 2014 NBA draft, Clarkson was selected by the Washington Wizards in the second round with the 46th overall pick and was immediately traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. In his first year, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team, a rarity for a second-round pick. Clarkson was traded to the Cavaliers in 2018. In December 2019 he was traded to the Jazz. On March 24, 2015, Clarkson along with Jeremy Lin, became the first Asian-American starting back court in NBA history. In 2021, Clarkson was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year.

  5. Wade Williams

    Wade Williams
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorvoice actorstage actoractor
    Biography

    Wade Andrew Williams is an American actor. He is known for his various character roles, and for a major supporting role as correctional officer Brad Bellick on the Fox television series Prison Break and Father Cronin on The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2004). Williams also voiced Two-Face in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns (2012-2013).

  6. Lovie Smith

    Lovie Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Lovie Lee Smith is an American football coach who is the head coach of the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He was previously the head coach of the Chicago Bears and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, as well as the Illinois Fighting Illini. Smith has been to the Super Bowl twice, as the defensive coordinator for the St. Louis Rams in 2001 and as head coach for the Bears in 2006.

  7. Scott Pruitt

    Scott Pruitt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Edward Scott Pruitt is an American lawyer, lobbyist and Republican politician from the state of Oklahoma. He served as the fourteenth Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from February 17, 2017, to July 9, 2018. He was nominated for the EPA position by President Donald Trump and was confirmed by the United States Senate to lead the EPA in a 52–46 vote. Pruitt rejects the scientific consensus on climate change.

  8. Paul Harvey

    Paul Harvey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1918-2009 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    radio personalityjournalistaircraft pilot
    Biography

    Paul Harvey Aurandt was an American radio broadcaster for ABC News Radio. He broadcast News and Comment on mornings and mid-days on weekdays and at noon on Saturdays and also his famous The Rest of the Story segments. From 1951 to 2008, his programs reached as many as 24 million people per week. Paul Harvey News was carried on 1,200 radio stations, on 400 American Forces Network stations, and in 300 newspapers.

  9. Doug McMillon

    Doug McMillon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurchief executive officer
    Biography

    Carl Douglas McMillon is an American businessman, and the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Walmart Inc. He sits on the retailer's board of directors. Having first joined the company as a summer associate in high school, he became the company's fifth CEO in 2014. He previously led the company's Sam's Club division, from 2005 to 2009, and Walmart International, from 2009 to 2013.

  10. Jim Inhofe

    Jim Inhofe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in the University of Tulsa
    In 1973 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politicianpresidentbusinesspersonaircraft pilot
    Biography

    James Mountain Inhofe is an American businessman, politician, and soldier serving as the senior United States senator from Oklahoma, a seat he was first elected to in 1994. A member of the Republican Party, he chaired the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) from 2003 to 2007 and again from 2015 to 2017. Inhofe served as the U.S. representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district from 1987 to 1994 and as mayor of Tulsa from 1978 to 1984.

  11. Steve Largent

    Steve Largent
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the University of Tulsa
    In 1976 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    Occupations
    politicianAmerican football player
    Biography

    Stephen Michael Largent is an American former professional football player, enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and a former Republican politician, having served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Oklahoma, from 1994 until 2002. Prior to his political career, Largent was a wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League for his entire 14-season professional football career. He held several all-time receiving records when he retired and is considered one of the greatest wide receivers of all time.

  12. Tareq Al-Suwaidan

    Tareq Al-Suwaidan
    Born in
    Kuwait Flag Kuwait
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Tareq Mohammed Al-Suwaidan is a Kuwaiti writer and businessman. According to Forbes magazine (Arabic edition: Forbes Arabia), Al-Suwaidan ranks second in annual net income among Islamic speakers in the Muslim world with an estimated net profit of $1 million in 2007.

  13. Nancy Lopez

    Nancy Lopez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Nancy Marie Lopez is a retired American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1977 and won 48 LPGA Tour events, including three major championships.

  14. Richard Young

    Richard Young
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    American football playerprofessional wrestlerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Richard Young is an American professional wrestler and former football player. He is best known for his time with WWE performing under the ring name Ricky Ortiz.

  15. Gus Frerotte

    Gus Frerotte
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Gustave Joseph Frerotte is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulsa.

  16. Kendra Horn

    Kendra Horn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Kendra Suzanne Horn is an American lawyer and politician who served as the U.S. representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district from 2019 to 2021. A member of the Democratic Party, her district included almost all of Oklahoma City.

  17. Shaquille Harrison

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

    Shaquille Harrison is an American professional basketball player for the Delaware Blue Coats of the NBA G League. Harrison played college basketball at Tulsa.

  18. Charles Clay

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

    Charles Clay is an American football tight end who is a free agent. He played college football at Tulsa and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the sixth round (174th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Buffalo Bills and Arizona Cardinals.

  19. Jamel McLean

    Jamel McLean
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jamel McLean is an American professional basketball player for Skyliners Frankfurt of the Basketball Bundesliga. Standing at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m), he plays at the power forward and center positions.

  20. Drew Edmondson

    Drew Edmondson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    William Andrew Edmondson is an American lawyer and politician from the state of Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, Edmondson served as the 16th Attorney General of Oklahoma from 1995 to 2011. Prior to his election as state attorney general, he served as district attorney for Muskogee County, Oklahoma, from 1983 to 1992. He was defeated twice in campaigns for U.S. Congress in Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district, where his father Ed Edmondson served from 1953 to 1973.

  21. Jerome Jordan

    Jerome Jordan
    Born in
    Jamaica Flag Jamaica
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Jerome Adolphus Jordan is a Jamaican professional basketball player for Real Betis of the Liga ACB. He played college basketball for the University of Tulsa and represents the Jamaica national team in international competition.

  22. Suhail Al Mazroui

    Suhail Al Mazroui
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    engineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Suhail Mohammed Faraj Al Mazroui is an Emirati businessman and politician, who has been serving as the minister of energy in the United Arab Emirates since March 2013.

  23. Joyce Compton

    Joyce Compton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1907-1997 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Olivia Joyce Compton was an American actress.

  24. Paul Pressey

    Paul Pressey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Paul Matthew Pressey is an American former professional basketball player who previously was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Pressey is widely credited as being one of the initial point forwards, combining the attributes of a point guard and forward.

  25. Camille Herron

    Camille Herron
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    marathon runnerultramarathon runner
    Biography

    Camille Herron is an American ultramarathon runner. She is the first and only athlete to win all three of the International Association of Ultrarunners' 50K, 100K, and 24 Hour World Championships. She won the 2017 Comrades Marathon and holds several World Record times at ultramarathon distances, along with the Guinness World Record for the fastest marathon in a superhero costume. She is known for running with her hair down, drinking beer, and eating tacos during ultramarathons. In November 2017, she broke Ann Trason's 100-mile Road World Record by over an hour in 12:42:40. She broke her 12-Hour and 100 Mile World Records in February 2022 at the Jackpot 100/US Championship, winning the race outright and beating all of the men. In April 2022, she became the youngest woman to reach 100,000 lifetime miles. She is the first and only woman to run under 13 hours for 100 miles, exceed 150 km for 12-Hours, and to reach 270km for 24Hrs.

  26. Todd Hays

    Todd Hays
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    bobsledderkickboxermixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Todd Dennys Hays is a former American bobsledder who competed from 1994 to 2006. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won the silver medal in the four-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002, breaking a 46-year medal drought for the US national bobsleigh team.

  27. Hank Haney

    Hank Haney
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Hank Haney is an American professional golf instructor best known for coaching Tiger Woods and two-time major championship winner Mark O'Meara. A graduate of the University of Tulsa, Haney owns and operates four teaching facilities in the Dallas, Texas area.

  28. Daniel H. Wilson

    Daniel H. Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    writerengineerjournalistscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Daniel H. Wilson is a New York Times bestselling author, television host and robotics engineer. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon. His books include the award-winning humor titles How to Survive a Robot Uprising, Where's My Jetpack? and How to Build a Robot Army and the bestseller Robopocalypse.

  29. Sam Rutigliano

    Sam Rutigliano
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    Sam William Rutigliano is a former American football coach and current television football analyst for WEWS, the ABC affiliate in Cleveland. He served as the head coach for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) from 1978 to 1984, compiling a record of 47–50. Rutigliano was the head football coach at Liberty University from 1989 to 1999, tallying a mark of 67–53.

  30. Jim Finks

    Jim Finks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1927-1994 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    coachAmerican football playerCanadian football playerbasketball player
    Biography

    James Edward Finks was an American football and Canadian football player, coach, and executive.

  31. Steve Rogers

    Steve Rogers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Stephen Douglas Rogers is a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Montreal Expos. He batted and threw right-handed.

  32. Bob St. Clair

    Bob St. Clair
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2015 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politicianAmerican football player
    Biography

    Robert Bruce St. Clair was a professional American football player. Because of his eccentricities, his teammates nicknamed him "The Geek".

  33. Carin Koch

    Carin Koch
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Anna Carin Pernilla Hjalmarsson Koch is a Swedish professional golfer who previously played on the Ladies European Tour and on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She was captain of the 2015 European Solheim Cup team.

  34. Michael Ruffin

    Michael Ruffin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Michael David Ruffin is an American former professional basketball player currently working as an assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA). At 6'8" and 248 lbs, he played as a forward/center.

  35. Steve Logan

    Steve Logan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    coachoffensive coordinator
    Biography

    Steve Logan is an American football coach who was recently the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Birmingham Iron of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). Logan was also the head football coach at East Carolina University from 1992 to 2002, compiling a record of 69–58.

  36. David Hall

    David Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1930-2016 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officerlawyer
    Biography

    David Hall was an American Democratic politician. He served as the 20th governor of Oklahoma from January 11, 1971, to January 13, 1975. Prior to winning election as governor, Hall served as county attorney for Tulsa County and as a law professor at the University of Tulsa.

  37. Ron Luce

    Ron Luce
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Ronald Allan Luce, is the co-founder and president of Teen Mania Ministries which was located in Garden Valley, Texas. Together with his wife Katie, Ron founded Teen Mania in 1986 and led the organization until its bankruptcy in 2015. Luce is now CEO of a new ministry called Generation Next.

  38. Dexter McCoil

    Dexter McCoil
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Dexter McCoil Sr. is an gridiron football safety for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Tulsa. McCoil has also been a member of the Los Angeles Kiss, Edmonton Eskimos, Los Angeles Chargers, San Francisco 49ers, Calgary Stampeders, and St. Louis BattleHawks.

  39. Chris O'Hare

    Chris O'Hare
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    middle-distance runner
    Biography

    Chris O'Hare is a Scottish middle-distance runner who competes in the 1500 metres. He has represented Scotland at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and Great Britain at the 2016 Olympic Games.

  40. Lou Spanos

    Lou Spanos
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    coachAmerican football coach
    Biography

    Louis G. Spanos is an American football coach who was recently the interim head coach for the Connecticut Huskies football team. He was a defensive quality control and assistant linebackers coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers for many years, the linebackers coach for the Washington Redskins, and the defensive coordinator for the UCLA Bruins football team.

  41. Harry Volkman

    Harry Volkman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2015 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    scientistweather presenter
    Biography

    Harry Volkman was an American meteorologist and the first weatherman to issue a televised tornado warning.

  42. Tony Rocha

    Tony Rocha
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Antonio Rocha is a professional footballer who currently plays for Orange County SC in the USL Championship. Born in the United States, he represents the Belize national football team.

  43. Perry Moss

    Perry Moss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2014 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football player
    Biography

    Perry Lee Moss was an American football player, coach, and executive. Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa and quarterback at Illinois during the 1940s. As a Tulsa tailback, he was on the Orange Bowl team that beat Georgia Tech, 26–12, in the 1945 Orange Bowl and later as an Illinois T-quarterback, he directed a Rose Bowl team which routed UCLA, 45–14, in 1947. Moss served two years in the United States Air Force between his playing time at Tulsa and Illinois. At Illinois, he was named to All-Big Ten Conference and All-American teams. He was drafted in 1948 by the Green Bay Packers in the 13th round (111th pick overall) and played at the professional level for one year before returning to Illinois as an assistant. He started one game at quarterback for the Packers.

  44. Lee-Anne Pace

    Lee-Anne Pace
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Lee-Anne Pace is a South African professional golfer.

  45. Dominic Cervi

    Dominic Cervi
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Dominic Cervi is an American former professional soccer player who played as a goalkeeper.

  46. David Rader

    David Rader
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    American football playerpoliticiancoach
    Biography

    David Rader is an Oklahoma State Senator and former American football coach and player. He served as the head football coach at the University of Tulsa from 1988 to 1999, compiling a record of 49–80–1.

  47. Godfried Toussaint

    Godfried Toussaint
    Years
    1944-2019 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    Godfried Theodore Patrick Toussaint was a Canadian Computer Scientist, a Professor of Computer Science, and the Head of the Computer Science Program at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He is considered to be the father of computational geometry in Canada. He did research on various aspects of computational geometry, discrete geometry, and their applications: pattern recognition (k-nearest neighbor algorithm, cluster analysis), motion planning, visualization (computer graphics), knot theory (stuck unknot problem), linkage (mechanical) reconfiguration, the art gallery problem, polygon triangulation, the largest empty circle problem, unimodality (unimodal function), and others. Other interests included meander (art), compass and straightedge constructions, instance-based learning, music information retrieval, and computational music theory.

  48. Tommy Hudspeth

    Tommy Hudspeth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1931-2015 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football coach
    Biography

    Tommy Joe Hudspeth was an American and Canadian football coach and executive at both the collegiate and professional levels. He was the head coach at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 1964 to 1971, and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) from 1972 through 1973, compiling an overall college football record of 40–56–1. Hudspeth served in the same capacity for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL) from 1976 until 1977, and Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL) in 1981, posting a mark of 13–17.

  49. Pooh Williamson

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

    Alvin "Pooh" Williamson is a former college basketball player who is currently an assistant coach at the University of Oklahoma. Williamson was interim head coach at the University of Tulsa and was an assistant coach at Texas Tech University.

  50. Tommy Thompson

    Tommy Thompson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1916-1989 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Thomas Pryor Thompson was an American football quarterback in the National Football League and Canadian Football League.

  51. Rod Smith

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

    Rodney Warren Smith is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. A Democrat, Smith was a member of the Florida Senate from Gainesville from 2001 until 2006. Smith ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor of Florida in the 2006 election but lost to Congressman Jim Davis. In 2010, Smith was the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Florida as the running mate of Alex Sink in her campaign for Governor of Florida. From November 2010 through January 2013 Smith served as chairman of the Florida Democratic Party. In 2016, Smith again ran for a seat in the Florida Senate but was ultimately defeated by Keith Perry, a Republican and former state representative.

  52. Kevin Shaffer

    Kevin Shaffer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Kevin Carl Shaffer is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulsa.

  53. Shana Dale

    Shana Dale
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shana L. Dale is an American politician and lawyer. She served as the Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the George W. Bush administration from 2005 to 2009.

  54. Douglas Merrill

    Douglas Merrill
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Douglas Clark Merrill is an American technologist and fintech entrepreneur. He grew up in Arkansas and graduated from the University of Tulsa, majoring in social and political organization. Merrill attended Princeton University, where he received master's and doctoral degrees in cognitive science. He was the CEO of ZestFinance until October 2019.

  55. Lex Frieden

    Lex Frieden
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Biography

    Lex Frieden is an American educator, researcher, disability policy expert and disability rights activist. Frieden has been called "a chief architect of the Americans with Disabilities Act." He is also regarded as a founder and leader of the independent living movement by people with disabilities in the U.S.

  56. Don Blackmon

    Don Blackmon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Donald Kirk Blackmon is an American football coach and former linebacker. Most recently he was the defensive coordinator for the New York Sentinels of the United Football League.

  57. Paul Smith

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

    Paul Smith is an American professional gridiron football quarterback. He played college football at Tulsa.

  58. Garrett Mills

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

    Michael Garrett Mills is a former American football tight end. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulsa.

  59. Chris Thurmond

    Chris Thurmond
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    head coachAmerican football coach
    Biography

    David Christopher Thurmond is an American football coach. He is an offensive analyst at Oklahoma State University, a position he has held since 2017. Thurmond served as the interim head football coach at the University of Houston for the final game of the 2007 season, the 2007 Texas Bowl.

  60. Craig Campbell

    Craig Campbell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Tulsa
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in political science
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officer
    Biography

    Craig Eaton Campbell is an American politician and businessman who is the president and CEO of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC). He joined the corporation as chief operating officer in February 2011, and was appointed president and CEO by the board of directors in October 2012.

  61. Terry Boss

    Terry Boss
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Terrence Boss is a retired professional soccer goalkeeper and a collegiate soccer coach. He is currently the head coach of the Oregon State Beavers men's soccer team.

  62. James Woodard

    James Woodard
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    James Woodard is an American professional basketball player for Riesen Ludwigsburg of the German Basketball Bundesliga and the Basketball Champions League. He played college basketball at Tulsa from 2012 to 2016.

  63. Vu Tran

    Vu Tran
    Born in
    Vietnam Flag Vietnam
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    novelist
    Biography

    Vu Hoang Tran is a Vietnamese American writer. His debut novel, Dragonfish, was released in 2015.

  64. Stacy Prammanasudh

    Stacy Prammanasudh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Stacy Prammanasudh is a retired American professional golfer who played on the LPGA Tour from 2004 to 2013.

  65. Ron Jirsa

    Ron Jirsa
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Ronald Howard Jirsa is an American college basketball coach who is currently an assistant coach at UNC Greensboro. He was previously the head coach at Georgia and Marshall.

  66. Jake McGuire

    Jake McGuire
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Jake McGuire is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper for Miami FC in the USL Championship.

  67. Mark Pais

    Mark Pais
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Mark Gregory Pais is an American soccer player who plays as a goalkeeper.

  68. Sarah Haskins

    Sarah Haskins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    triathlete
    Biography

    Sarah Haskins is an American triathlete from St. Louis, Missouri. She competed in triathlon at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and is the 2011 Pan American Games Gold medalist.

  69. Bradley Bourgeois

    Bradley Bourgeois
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Bradley Bourgeois is an American soccer player who plays for FC Tulsa in the USL Championship.

  70. Chad "Corntassel" Smith

    Chad "Corntassel" Smith
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Chadwick "Corntassel" Smith is a former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. He was first elected in 1999. Smith was re-elected to a second term as Chief in 2003 and a third term in June 2007 with 59% of the vote. He was defeated in his attempt to get elected to a fourth term in office by Bill John Baker 54% to 46% in the 2011 election and he lost again to Baker in 2015, receiving 28% of the vote. Prior to being elected Principal Chief, he worked as a lawyer for the tribe and in private practice.

  71. Brett Chapman

    Brett Chapman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Brett Chapman is an American attorney, a direct lineal descendant of Chief White Eagle (1840 - 1914), and a public figure who frequently is interviewed and speaks on Native American civil rights and self-determination.

  72. Ryan Pore

    Ryan Pore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ryan Pore is an American former professional soccer player and the current head men's soccer coach of he Kansas City Roos men's soccer team at the University of Missouri–Kansas City.

  73. K. D. Wentworth

    K. D. Wentworth
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-2012 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    authornovelistwriterscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Kathy Diane Wentworth, known as K. D. Wentworth, was an American science fiction author. A University of Tulsa graduate, she got her start winning the Writers of the Future Contest in 1988, and then later won Field Publications' "Teachers as Writers" Award in 1991. Wentworth served two terms as secretary of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in the early 2000s. She served as the editor for the Writers of the Future Contest from 2009 until her death. One of her novelettes, "Kaleidoscope" (2008), and three of her short stories, "Burning Bright" (1997). "Tall One" (1998), and "Born Again" (2005) have been Nebula Award finalists. Wentworth died on April 18, 2012, from complications with pneumonia and cervical cancer.

  74. Joseph Shore

    Joseph Shore
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
    Biography

    Joseph Shore was an American operatic Baritone and voice teacher. He has excelled particularly in the operas of Giuseppe Verdi.

  75. Rodger Randle

    Rodger Randle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rodger Allen Randle is a retired American politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. He served twice as President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate and was a member of the Oklahoma Senate from 1972 to 1988. He also served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 1970-1972 and as mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1988-1992.

  76. Ruthe Blalock Jones

    Ruthe Blalock Jones
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    painterteacher
    Biography

    Ruthe Blalock Jones is a Delaware-Shawnee-Peoria painter and printmaker from Oklahoma.

  77. Tyler Holmes

    Tyler Holmes
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    Canadian football playerAmerican football player
    Biography

    Tyler Holmes is a professional Canadian football offensive lineman who is currently a free agent. He most recently played for the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.

  78. Dante Swanson

    Dante Swanson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Dante Swanson is an American former professional basketball player.

  79. John E. Dowdell

    John E. Dowdell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudge
    Biography

    John Edward Dowdell is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

  80. André Bossert

    André Bossert
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    André Robert Bossert is a Swiss professional golfer.

  81. Lowell Rose

    Lowell Rose
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Lowell Rose is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He signed with the San Francisco 49ers as undrafted free agent in 2013. He played college football at Tulsa.

  82. Mike Morgan

    Mike Morgan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Mike Morgan is an American politician from the U.S. state of Oklahoma. A Democrat, Morgan served as the President pro tempore of the Oklahoma Senate during the 51st Oklahoma Legislature.

  83. John Green

    John Green
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-1989 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    John Lincoln Green was an American football defensive end in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles (1947–1951). He went to one Pro Bowl during his five-year career. Green played college football at the University of Tulsa and was drafted in the sixteenth round of the 1944 NFL Draft.

  84. Brian Haas

    Brian Haas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    jazz musicianpianist
    Biography

    Brian Roy Haas is an American jazz pianist and founding member of the band Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey.

  85. Justin Chavez

    Justin Chavez
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Justin Chavez is an American professional soccer player.

  86. Lance Henson

    Lance Henson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Lance Henson is a Cheyenne poet. Henson was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up near Calumet, Oklahoma, where his grandparents raised him in the traditions of the Cheyenne tribe. He has published 28 volumes of poetry, which have been translated into 25 languages. He has been described as the "foremost Cheyenne poet now writing."

  87. Nick Graham

    Nick Graham
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    American football playerCanadian football player
    Biography

    Nicholas Donnell Graham is a former American football cornerback and current Cornerbacks coach at University of Texas–San Antonio. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2007 and has also been a member of the Indianapolis Colts and the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Tulsa. He signed with the Ti-Cats on August 28

  88. Bradley M. Berkson

    Bradley M. Berkson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Brad Berkson is an American businessman and former government official who served as the Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation in the United States Department of Defense. Berkson also served as the Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Logistics and Materiel Readiness, now termed Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment. Berkson led Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Task Force. Berkson served in the Bush Administration and remained in the Obama Administration until April, 2009.

  89. Mark McCullough

    Mark McCullough
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mark McCullough is an American businessman, lawyer, and Republican politician from Oklahoma. McCullough represented the 30th district in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from 2006 until 2017. House District 30 encompasses Sapulpa, Mounds, Kiefer, Glenpool, Bixby, and outlying areas. McCullough has been appointed chairman of the Appropriations and Budget Judiciary for the First Regular Session of the 54th Oklahoma Legislature.

  90. Justin Hurtt

    Justin Hurtt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Justin Edward Hurtt is an American professional basketball player for Slávia Žilina of the Slovak Basketball League (SBL). He played college basketball for the University of Tulsa before playing professionally in Italy, Belgium, the NBA G League, Greece, Latvia, Israel, Canada and Argentina.

  91. Kyle Brown

    Kyle Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Kyle Brown is an American soccer player, currently without a club.

  92. Walt Stickel

    Walt Stickel
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1922-1987 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Walt Stickel was a professional American football player who played offensive lineman for six seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears.

  93. Betty Boyd

    Betty Boyd
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1924-2011 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Betty Carman Boyd was a longtime Tulsa television personality and a member of the Oklahoma State House of Representatives. Considered a pioneer for women in both fields, Boyd began her career in television in 1955 and was elected as a state legislator in 1990, serving until 2000.

  94. Mike Anderson

    Mike Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball playerhead coach
    Biography

    Michael Andre Anderson is an American basketball coach, currently the head coach of the St. John's Red Storm. He came to St. John's after previously serving as head coach at UAB, Missouri and Arkansas. He also served as an assistant/associate head coach under Nolan Richardson at Arkansas for 17 years. Over his 20 seasons as a head coach, Anderson has compiled a 414–235 record, 11 20-win campaigns, 9 NCAA Tournament appearances, two Sweet 16 berths and a run to the 2009 Elite Eight. Anderson is one of just 4 current Division I head coaches with 15+ years of experience and no losing seasons, along with Mark Few, Tom Izzo, and Jim Boeheim*.

  95. Kevin Easley

    Kevin Easley
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kevin Easley is an American oil and gas executive who was a leading legislator in the Oklahoma House of Representatives and the Oklahoma Senate for 18 years and the top executive at the Grand River Dam Authority for seven years in the U.S. State of Oklahoma. He is the President and Chief Executive Officer of New Dominion, LLC, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

  96. Charles Finkel

    Charles Finkel
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    businesspersondesigner
    Biography

    Charles Finkel is a designer, entrepreneur, artist and founder of Bon-Vin, Merchant du Vin, and The Pike Brewing Company in Seattle, Washington. Charles began marketing wines from small family owned California wineries in the 1970s and was the first to market the wines of Washington state throughout the country. In an article in Wines and Vines Magazine in 1970, Finkel was the first to use the term "boutique wines" to describe small, family owned wines of quality.

  97. Chris Clements

    Chris Clements
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Chris Clements is an American soccer player.

  98. Stephen Cortright

    Stephen Cortright
    Years
    1941-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Major General Stephen Phelps Cortright USAF, is an American military officer and attorney from Oklahoma who served as the Adjutant General of Oklahoma under Governor Frank Keating from 1995 to 2003. Concurrent with his service as adjutant general, Cortright served in Keating's cabinet as the Oklahoma Secretary of the Military.

  99. Gary Tennis

    Gary Tennis
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gary Tennis is a drug and alcohol policy expert who served as president and chief executive officer of the National Alliance for Model State Drug Laws from 2017 to 2021. Before that, he served as Pennsylvania's first Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs from 2012 to 2017. He was appointed by Governor Tom Corbett, re-appointed by Governor Tom Wolf in 2015 and was dismissed by Wolf in 2017.

  100. Paul Barry

    Paul Barry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-2014 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Paul F. Barry was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, Washington Redskins, and Chicago Cardinals. He played college football at the University of Tulsa and was drafted in the thirteenth round of the 1949 NFL Draft.