List of University of Washington people

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This page lists notable students, alumni and faculty members of the University of Washington.

Notable alumni

Nobel laureates

Academic administration and teaching

Aeronautics and astronautics

Michael P. Anderson, NASA Astronaut and crew member of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
Scott Crossfield, test pilot

Art and architecture

Facade showing the signature style of architect Minoru Yamasaki

Business and law

Diplomacy

  • Darryl N. Johnson (B.A., 1960) – former U.S. Ambassador to Thailand (2001 - 2004) and Lithuania (1992 - 1994)
  • John M. Koenig – former U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus (2012 - 2015)
  • Allan Phillip Mustard (B.A., 1978) – U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan (2014–Present)
  • Robin Raphel (B.A., 1969) – former U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia (1997 - 2000), Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs (1993 - 1997)

Literature

Pulitzer Prize winners

National Book Award

  • Beverly Cleary (1939) – Children's Books, Fiction, Paperback 1981
  • Timothy Egan (1981) – Non-fiction 2006 for The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

General

If no class year is listed, author may not have graduated.

Robert Zubrin, science fiction writer

Politics

Henry M. Jackson, United States Senator[5]

Military

Prominent officers

Monument to the Abraham Lincoln Brigade on campus
Active duty
Spanish Civil War
World War II
Other

Medal of Honor recipients

Religion

Science and technology

Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, PhD 1982, science-fiction writer and professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology

Social science and humanities

Sports

Olympic medal winners

Baseball

Basketball

Nate Robinson

Football

Warren Moon, Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback

Soccer

Track and field

  • Brad Walker (2003) – two-time NCAA pole vault champion; gold medalist at the 2006 World Indoor Championships and 2007 World Championships

Other sports

Music

Television, film, and other arts

Crime

  • Theodore Robert Bundy – commonly known as "Ted" Bundy; serial killer, 1974–1978; admitted to killing 30 people; some sources say he could have killed as many as 100

Notable faculty

Nobel Laureates

Pulitzer Prize winners

Biology and medicine

Business and law

Politics and administration

Science and technology

Social science, arts and humanities

Athletics

  • Hiram Boardman Conibear – rowing coach
  • Gil Dobie – undefeated (58-0-3) football coach of the University of Washington from 1908 to 1916, whose tenure largely comprised the NCAA Division I-A record for an unbeaten streak (64 games) and who oversaw the entirety of the NCAA Division I-A's second longest winning streak (40 games); elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951
  • Marv Harshman – head basketball coach of the University of Washington from 1971 to 1985
  • Don James – head football coach from 1974 to 1992
  • Lorenzo Romar – former head basketball coach of the University of Washington
  • Steve Sarkisian – former head football coach at the University of Washington
  • Tyrone Willingham – former head football coach at the University of Washington

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