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Radcliffe College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Part of Harvard University since 1 October 1999, now known as the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Location:
Cambridge, MA

Founding Date:
1879

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alice Adams
Novelist
14-Aug-1926 27-May-1999 Superior Women
Tenley Albright
Figure Skating
18-Jul-1935   Olympic figure skater, Gold Medal in 1956
Elizabeth E. Bailey
Educator
1938   Professor, the Wharton School
Emily Greene Balch
Activist
8-Jan-1867 9-Jan-1961 Peace activist, Nobel Prize recipient
Emily Morison Beck
Editor
c. 1916 28-Mar-2004 Editor of Bartlett's Quotations
Marsha S. Berzon
Judge
17-Apr-1945   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Avis Bohlen
Diplomat
20-Apr-1940   US Ambassador to Bulgaria, 1996-99
Annie Jump Cannon
Astronomer
11-Dec-1863 13-Apr-1941 Census-taker of the sky
Stockard Channing
Actor
13-Feb-1944   The First Lady on The West Wing
Lindsay Crouse
Actor
12-May-1948   House of Games
Kathleen Foley Feldstein
Economist
c. 1941   Economics Studies, Inc.
Rachel Field
Author
19-Sep-1894 15-Mar-1942 Hitty, Her First Hundred Years
Mary Parker Follett
Business
3-Sep-1868 18-Dec-1933 Community centers and conflict resolution
Carol Gilligan
Psychologist
28-Nov-1936   In a Different Voice
Laurie H. Glimcher
Educator
c. 1950   Professor of Immunology at Harvard
Ellen Goodman
Journalist
11-Apr-1941   Retired columnist for The Boston Globe
Mary Graham
Author
c. 1944   Wife of Donald Graham
Judith M. Gueron
Administrator
c. 1941   President of MDRC, 1986-2004
Ursula K. Le Guin
Novelist
21-Oct-1929   The Left Hand of Darkness
Lani Guinier
Educator
19-Apr-1950   The Tyranny of the Majority
Amy Gutmann
Educator
19-Nov-1949   President, University of Pennsylvania
Virginia Hall
Spy
6-Apr-1906 14-Jul-1982 American spy
Margaret A. Hamburg
Government
1955   FDA Commissioner
Elizabeth Holtzman
Politician
11-Aug-1941   Congresswoman from New York, 1973-81
Josephine Hull
Actor
3-Jan-1886 12-Mar-1957 Harvey
Rona Jaffe
Author
12-Jun-1932 30-Dec-2005 Mazes & Monsters
Nancy Johnson
Politician
5-Jan-1935   Congresswoman from Connecticut, 1983-2007
Mary Karr
Author
16-Jan-1955   The Liars' Club
Helen Keller
Activist
27-Jun-1880 1-Jun-1968 Deaf and blind activist
Caroline Kennedy
Relative
27-Nov-1957   Daughter of John F. Kennedy
Maxine Kumin
Poet
6-Jun-1925   Up Country
Lisa Lampanelli
Comic
19-Jul-1961   Insult Comic
Mary Lasker
Activist
30-Nov-1900 21-Feb-1994 Health care advocate
Henrietta Swan Leavitt
Astronomer
4-Jul-1868 12-Dec-1921 Cepheid variable
Ann Lewis
Activist
19-Dec-1937   Clinton advisor
Alison Lurie
Novelist
3-Sep-1926   Foreign Affairs
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Government
1946   Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Anne McCaffrey
Author
1-Apr-1926 21-Nov-2011 Pern series
Ferrell P. McClean
Business
c. 1947   JP Morgan Global Energy Group
Mary S. Metz
Educator
c. 1937   President of Mills College, 1981-90
Karen Nelson Moore
Judge
19-Nov-1948   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Soledad O'Brien
Journalist
19-Sep-1966   CNN newscaster
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin
Astronomer
10-May-1900 7-Dec-1979 Hydrogen in the Sun
Deborah E. Powell
Doctor
1939   Dean of UMN Medical School
Olive Higgins Prouty
Novelist
10-Jan-1882 24-Mar-1974 Stella Dallas
Bonnie Raitt
Singer
8-Nov-1949   Redhaired blueswoman
Adrienne Rich
Poet
16-May-1929 27-Mar-2012 An Atlas of the Difficult World
Alice Rivlin
Economist
4-Mar-1931   Founding director, Congressional Budget Office
Judith W. Rogers
Judge
27-Jul-1939   US Court of Appeals, DC Circuit
Vicki L. Sato
Business
c. 1947   President of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, 2000-05
Phyllis Schlafly
Activist
15-Aug-1924   Opponent of women's liberation
Pippa Scott
Actor
10-Nov-1935   Cold Turkey
Edie Sedgwick
Socialite
20-Apr-1943 16-Nov-1971 Warhol factory girl
Nicole K. Seligman
Attorney
1957   General Counsel of Sony
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Susan Sontag
Author
16-Jan-1933 28-Dec-2004 Novelist, critic, intellectual
Gertrude Stein
Author
3-Feb-1874 27-Jul-1946 Avant-garde writer, salon
Helen B. Taussig
Doctor
24-May-1898 20-May-1986 Mother of pediatric cardiology
Diana Trilling
Critic
21-Jul-1905 23-Oct-1996 Literary critic, The Nation
Barbara Tuchman
Historian
30-Jan-1912 6-Feb-1989 A Distant Mirror
Barbara D. Underwood
Attorney
16-Aug-1944   Solicitor General of New York
Marina v.N. Whitman
Economist
6-Mar-1935   Council of Economic Advisers, 1972-73
Deborah C. Wright
Business
c. 1957   CEO of Carver Bancorp

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roger Adams
Chemist
2-Jan-1889 6-Jul-1971 Organic chemist at Illinois
Eileen Chang
Author
30-Sep-1920 8-Sep-1995 Lust, Caution
Charles Olson
Poet
27-Dec-1910 10-Jan-1970 The Maximus Poems

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ann E. Berman
Business
c. 1952   CFO of Harvard University, 2002-06
Drew Gilpin Faust
Educator
18-Sep-1947   President of Harvard University
Patricia A. Graham
Educator
1935   Dean of Harvard GSE, 1982-91
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Government
1946   Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Margaret A. McKenna
Educator
c. 1946   President of Lesley University, 1985-2007
Karen Nelson Moore
Judge
19-Nov-1948   6th Circuit Court of Appeals
Joseph S. Nye
Government
19-Jan-1937   Chairman, National Intelligence Council, 1993-94


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