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University of California at Santa Barbara

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1909, Santa Barbara State College in 1935, joined the UC system in 1944. UCSB's Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) was founded by Walter Kohn in 1979.

Location:
Santa Barbara, CA

Founding Date:
1909

Team:
Gauchos

Enrollment:
20,500

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gregg Araki
Film Director
17-Dec-1959   Mysterious Skin
Beverly Archer
Actor
19-Jul-1948   Iola on Mama's Family
Barbara Bodine
Diplomat
1948   US Ambassador to Yemen, 1997-2001
Grady Booch
Computer Programmer
27-Feb-1955   Unified Modeling Language
Benjamin Bratt
Actor
16-Dec-1963   Hunk from Law & Order
Lou Cannon
Journalist
3-Jun-1933   Reagan biographer
Lois Capps
Politician
10-Jan-1938   Congresswoman, California 23rd
Michael Douglas
Actor
25-Sep-1944   Wall Street
Josh Elliott
TV Personality
6-Jul-1971   Good Morning America
Raymond C. Fisher
Judge
12-Jul-1939   9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Carol W. Greider
Scientist
15-Apr-1961   Co-Discoverer of telomerase
Marc Grossman
Diplomat
23-Sep-1951   US Under Secy. for Political Affairs, 2001-05
Roger Hedgecock
Politician
2-May-1946   Mayor of San Diego, 1983-85
W. Scott Hedrick
Business
c. 1945   InterWest Partners
Jeffrey O. Henley
Business
?   Chairman of Oracle
Duncan Hunter
Politician
31-May-1948   Congressman from California, 1981-2009
Jack Johnson
Musician
18-May-1975   Brushfire Fairytales
Phil Karlton
Computer Programmer
28-Feb-1947 20-Jun-1997 Netscape Principal Curmudgeon
Moshe Kasher
Comic
6-Jul-1979   Kasher in the Rye
Robert J. Lagomarsino
Politician
4-Sep-1926   Congressman from California, 1974-93
Harvey Levin
TV Personality
2-Sep-1951   Prince of the paparazzi
John W. Marren
Business
c. 1963   Partner, Texas Pacific Group
Kevin S. McClatchy
Baseball
13-Jan-1963   CEO of the Pittsburgh Pirates, 1996-2007
Peter W. Mullin
Business
c. 1940   Mullin Consulting, Inc.
Richard Nanula
Business
9-May-1960   CFO of Amgen
Marc B. Nathanson
Business
c. 1946   Billionaire, Falcon Cable TV
Stephen Neal
Politician
7-Nov-1934   Congressman from North Carolina, 1975-95
Sara Jane Olson
Criminal
16-Jan-1947   Symbionese Liberation Army
Gwyneth Paltrow
Actor
27-Sep-1972   Shakespeare in Love
Tera Patrick
Pornstar
25-Jul-1976   Nuttin' Hunnies
John D. Petersen
Educator
21-Nov-1947   President, University of Tennessee System
Stephen Reno
Educator
c. 1943   Chancellor, University System of New Hampshire
Heinrich Rohrer
Physicist
6-Jun-1933   Co-Inventor, scanning tunneling microscope
Jim Rome
Radio Personality
14-Oct-1964   Jim Rome is Burning
Brad Silberling
Film Director
8-Sep-1963   City of Angels
Lee Smolin
Physicist
1955   The Trouble with Physics
Wesley B. Taylor
Military
1944   President, Marshall Foundation
Laurie Walters
Actor
8-Jan-1947   Joannie Bradford on Eight Is Enough
Jon Whitmore
Educator
22-Mar-1945   President, San Jose State University
Joseph Wilson
Diplomat
6-Nov-1949   Ambassador to Gabon, Valerie Plame's husband
Barry Zito
Baseball
13-May-1978   SF Giants pitcher

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edgar Bowers
Poet
2-Mar-1924 4-Feb-2000 For Louis Pasteur
Walter Capps
Politician
5-May-1934 28-Oct-1997 Congressman from California, 1997
Napoleon Chagnon
Anthropologist
27-Aug-1938   Yanomamö: The Fierce People
France A. Córdova
Educator
5-Aug-1947   President, Purdue University
Patrick T. Harker
Educator
19-Nov-1958   President, University of Delaware
Alan J. Heeger
Physicist
22-Jan-1936   Metallic polymers
Evelyn Hu
Physicist
c. 1947   Nanoscale device fabrication
Hugh Kenner
Critic
7-Jan-1923 24-Nov-2003 The Poetry of Ezra Pound
Walter Kohn
Chemist
9-Mar-1923   Density-functional theory
Herbert Kroemer
Physicist
25-Aug-1928   Pioneer in laser technology
Finn E. Kydland
Economist
Dec-1943   Dynamic macroeconomics
Paul Orfalea
Business
28-Nov-1947   Founder of Kinko's
Edward C. Prescott
Economist
26-Dec-1940   Dynamic macroeconomics
Robert Schrieffer
Physicist
31-May-1931   BCS Theory of Superconductivity
Daniel P. Sheehan
Activist
1946   Christic Institute
Leslie A. White
Anthropologist
19-Jan-1900 31-Mar-1975 The Science of Culture
Frank Wilczek
Physicist
15-May-1951   Deep structure of matter

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
France A. Córdova
Educator
5-Aug-1947   President, Purdue University
David J. Gross
Physicist
19-Feb-1941   Deep structure of matter
Alan J. Heeger
Physicist
22-Jan-1936   Metallic polymers
Jeffrey O. Henley
Business
?   Chairman of Oracle
Evelyn Hu
Physicist
c. 1947   Nanoscale device fabrication
Walter Kohn
Chemist
9-Mar-1923   Density-functional theory
Robert Mehrabian
Business
31-Jul-1941   CEO of Teledyne
Robert Schrieffer
Physicist
31-May-1931   BCS Theory of Superconductivity

COACHES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ben Howland
Basketball
28-May-1957   Head Coach of UCLA, 2003-13


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