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Brandeis University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Waltham, MA

Founding Date:
1948

Motto:
Emet

Mascot:
Ollie (owl)

Enrollment:
4400

Official Website:
http://www.brandeis.edu/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jack Abramoff
Government
28-Feb-1958   Casino Jack
Kathy Acker
Author
18-Apr-1947 30-Nov-1997 Blood and Guts in High School
Mitch Albom
Novelist
23-May-1958   Tuesdays with Morrie
Stephen Berger
Business
c. 1937   Chairman of Odyssey Investment Partners
Stanley Bing
Columnist
20-May-1951   Columnist for Fortune
Sidney Blumenthal
Government
6-Nov-1948   Advisor to Bill and Hillary Clinton
Rosellen Brown
Author
12-May-1939   Before and After
David Brudnoy
Radio Personality
5-Jun-1940 8-Dec-2004 Boston talk radio host
Mitchell Caplan
Business
c. 1957   CEO of E-Trade, 2003-07
Joe Conason
Journalist
c. 1954   New York Observer political columnist
Steven Culp
Actor
3-Dec-1955   Clayton Webb on JAG
Tyne Daly
Actor
21-Feb-1946   Lacey on Cagney and Lacey
Stuart Damon
Actor
5-Feb-1937   Alan Quartermaine on General Hospital
Angela Davis
Activist
26-Jan-1944   Black Panther, teacher, professor
Loretta Devine
Actor
21-Aug-1949   Marla Hendricks on Boston Public
Fredric Dicker
Journalist
1944   New York Post
Moses Feldman
Business
c. 1940   President of AeroMed, Inc.
Thomas Friedman
Journalist
20-Jul-1953   New York Times
Robert Gallucci
Diplomat
11-Feb-1946   President, MacArthur Foundation
Tony Goldwyn
Actor
20-May-1960   From the Earth to the Moon
Marc Goodman
Computer Programmer
?   The Bilestoad
Geir Haarde
Head of State
8-Apr-1951   Prime Minister of Iceland, 2006-09
Christie Hefner
Business
8-Nov-1952   CEO of Playboy, 1988-2009
Marshall Herskovitz
Film/TV Producer
23-Feb-1952   Executive Producer, thirtysomething
Abbie Hoffman
Activist
30-Nov-1936 12-Apr-1989 Steal This Book
Gary N. Jacobs
Business
12-Jul-1945   General Counsel for MGM Mirage
Joette Katz
Judge
3-Feb-1953   Justice, Connecticut Supreme Court
Marta Kauffman
Film/TV Producer
21-Sep-1956   Co-Creator of Friends
Dennis M. Kelleher
Government
c. 1962   President and CEO, Better Markets
Louise Lasser
Actor
11-Apr-1939   Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Mark Leyner
Author
1956   The Tetherballs of Bougainville
Allan J. Lichtman
Historian
4-Apr-1947   The Keys to the White House
Alvin Lucier
Composer
14-May-1931   I Am Sitting In A Room
Roderick MacKinnon
Biologist
19-Feb-1956   Ion channels of cell membranes
Daniel Marcus
Attorney
5-Jan-1941   Wilmer Cutler & Pickering
Gates McFadden
Actor
2-Mar-1949   Dr. Crusher on Star Trek: TNG
Debra Messing
Actor
15-Aug-1968   Grace on Will & Grace
Walter Mossberg
Columnist
27-Mar-1947   Technology columnist, Wall Street Journal
Josh Mostel
Actor
21-Dec-1946   Jesus Christ Superstar
Barry Newman
Actor
7-Nov-1938   Petrocelli
Stephen A. Novick
Business
c. 1941   Grey Global Group
Tonye Patano
Actor
1961   Heylia James on Weeds
Marty Peretz
Publisher
c. 1937   Co-Owner, The New Republic
Jehuda Reinharz
Educator
1944   President, Brandeis University
Joseph Ruben
Film Director
10-May-1950   The Forgotten
Bill Schneider
Pundit
8-Oct-1944   CNN senior political analyst
Judith Shapiro
Educator
24-Jan-1942   President, Barnard College
David Shire
Composer
3-Jul-1937   It Goes Like It Goes
Elaine Showalter
Critic
21-Jan-1941   Lead alpha Gynocritic
Bob Simon
Journalist
29-May-1941   60 Minutes
Paul L. Smith
Actor
5-Feb-1939   Midnight Express
Stephen Solarz
Politician
12-Sep-1940 29-Nov-2010 Congressman from New York, 1975-93
Paul Solman
Journalist
1944   PBS News Hour Economics Correspondent
Christina Hoff Sommers
Author
1950   Who Stole Feminism?
Susan Stamberg
Radio Personality
7-Sep-1938   NPR
Neil J. Sullivan
Author
24-Feb-1948   The Diamond in the Bronx
Murray Turoff
Scientist
13-Feb-1936   Computer conferencing and instant messaging
Michael Walzer
Philosopher
3-Mar-1935   Just and Unjust Wars
Edward Witten
Physicist
26-Aug-1951   String theorist at Princeton
David B. Yoffie
Business
?   Competing on Internet Time
Robert J. Zimmer
Educator
5-Nov-1947   President, University of Chicago

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Arthur Berger
Composer
15-May-1912 7-Oct-2003 Ideas of Order
Sissela Bok
Scholar
2-Dec-1934   Ethicist
Nelson Goodman
Philosopher
7-Aug-1906 25-Nov-1998 Fact, Fiction, and Forecast
Anita Hill
Victim
30-Jul-1956   Former colleague of Clarence Thomas
Irving Howe
Critic
11-Jun-1920 5-May-1993 Editor of Dissent
George Kelly
Psychologist
28-Apr-1905 6-Mar-1967 Personal Construct Theory of personality
Robert O. Keohane
Scholar
3-Oct-1941   After Hegemony
Max Lerner
Sociologist
20-Dec-1902 5-Jun-1992 Ideas Are Weapons
Ann Lewis
Activist
19-Dec-1937   Clinton advisor
Alvin Lucier
Composer
14-May-1931   I Am Sitting In A Room
Herbert Marcuse
Philosopher
19-Jul-1898 29-Jul-1979 One-Dimensional Man
Lynn Margulis
Biologist
5-Mar-1935 22-Nov-2011 Origin of eukaryotic organelles
Abraham Maslow
Psychologist
1-Apr-1908 8-Jun-1970 Hierarchy of Needs
Arno J. Mayer
Historian
19-Jun-1926   Marxist Jew, quasi-revisionist
Philip Rahv
Critic
10-Mar-1908 22-Dec-1973 Co-Founder, Partisan Review
Jehuda Reinharz
Educator
1944   President, Brandeis University
Adrienne Rich
Poet
16-May-1929 27-Mar-2012 An Atlas of the Difficult World
Bill Schneider
Pundit
8-Oct-1944   CNN senior political analyst
Fred Sommers
Philosopher
1-Jan-1923   The Logic of Natural Language
Leo Szilard
Physicist
11-Feb-1898 30-May-1964 Nuclear chain reaction
Stephan Thernstrom
Scholar
1934   Neoconservative thinker

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Stephen Berger
Business
c. 1937   Chairman of Odyssey Investment Partners
Stuart Eizenstat
Diplomat
15-Jan-1943   US Ambassador to the EU, 1993-96
Alan D. Feld
Attorney
c. 1937   Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld
Steve Grossman
Politician
c. 1946   DNC Chairman, 1997-99
Abraham Maslow
Psychologist
1-Apr-1908 8-Jun-1970 Hierarchy of Needs
Jehuda Reinharz
Educator
1944   President, Brandeis University
E. John Rosenwald, Jr.
Business
c. 1930   Former Vice Chairman of Bear Stearns
Alan D. Solomont
Business
1957   DNC National Finance Chairman, 1997
Samuel O. Thier
Doctor
23-Jun-1937   CEO of Massachusetts General, 1996-2002


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