The list of University of Houston people includes notable alumni, former students, and faculty of the University of Houston. Class years usually indicate the year of a graduation unless an entry is denoted by an asterisk (*). In this case, the student did not graduate from the university, and the class year indicates the last known year a former student attended. In the case of alumni with multiple graduation years, the earliest graduation year is shown.

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  • The list of University of Houston people includes notable alumni, former students, and faculty of the University of Houston. Class years usually indicate the year of a graduation unless an entry is denoted by an asterisk (*). In this case, the student did not graduate from the university, and the class year indicates the last known year a former student attended. In the case of alumni with multiple graduation years, the earliest graduation year is shown.(This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.) (en)
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  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Photography
  • Theatre
  • Communication
  • Computer science
  • Space systems
  • Arts leadership
  • Biology, mechanical engineering
  • Biosciences & Nutrition
  • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Decision and Information Sciences
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  • Future studies
  • Health and Human Performance
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  • Writer, critic
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  • Poet, memoirist
  • Conductor
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  • Volleyball
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  • Board of Regents
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  • Evolutionary biologist
  • Jazz saxophonist
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  • Cornerback
  • Wide receiver
  • Opera singer
  • Beauty queen
  • Media personality
  • Poet, professor
  • Talk-show host
  • Linebacker, New York Jets/Denver Broncos/Kansas City Chiefs
  • Assistant professor of the Lynch School of Education, Boston College
  • Former CFO of Shell Oil Company; former President and CEO of Shell Chemical Company
  • Director of marching bands at UH and other universities; composer, arranger , and marching innovator
  • Lineman, Buffalo Bills/Miami Dolphins/Green Bay Packers
  • Lineman, Denver Broncos, 1973 Pro Bowl, 1974 Pro Bowl, 1975 Pro Bowl, and 1978 Pro Bowl player
  • Lineman, Pittsburgh Steelers/Houston Oilers/Miami Dolphins
  • Golf instructor; coached Tiger Woods and many other PGA champions
  • Set 3 US national junior finswimming records at the 2000 CMAS World Fin Swimming Championships in Majorca, Spain; holds three USA national senior records in finswimming; competed for Houston as a backstroker and individual medley specialist, 2006–2008
  • Hugh and Lillie Roy Cranz Cullen Distinguished Chair of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, UH; research in grid computing
  • Player for Kansas City Kings/New Jersey Nets/Boston Celtics
  • Texas state representative from Anderson County and former Texas Secretary of State
  • Arizona Diamondbacks, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Houston Astros catcher
  • Texas State Representative; first and only Vietnamese American to be elected to the Texas Legislature
  • Player for San Antonio Spurs/Milwaukee Bucks/New Jersey Nets/Denver Nuggets/Detroit Pistons/Atlanta Hawks
  • Sound artist, conceptual artist, filmmaker; was awarded a Rome Prize
  • Former Texas State Representative; former U.S. Congressman
  • Former president of the American Psychological Association
  • Longtime San Antonio television sports reporter and columnist
  • Defensive back, New York Giants/St. Louis Cardinals
  • Founding developer of WordPress; founder of Automattic
  • Wide receiver/tight end, Chicago Bears/St. Louis Cardinals/Houston Oilers
  • Biochemist, scholar; later president of Idaho State University
  • Actor; winner of Golden Globe Award; nominated for Emmy and Academy Awards
  • Player for Houston Rockets/Toronto Raptors; 1994 NBA MVP, 1994 NBA Finals and 1995 NBA Finals Champion, 1994 and 1995 NBA Finals MVP, NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team; Gold Medal, 1996 Olympic Games; 2008 Hall of Fame inductee
  • Historian; former President of the Texas State Historical Association, professor at Houston Baptist University
  • Associate Professor of Optometry at Indiana University
  • Nobel laureate, professor of Social Work and Global Justice
  • Television journalist, Emmy Award-winning producer of Cristina's Court
  • Education professor; former chancellor of UH System and president or chancellor of several other colleges and universities
  • Bodybuilder, nutritionist; IFBB Mr. Universe weight-class world champion 1985, twice runner-up in Mr. Olympia international competition
  • World record-breaking sprinter, replaced track coach Tom Tellez
  • Former NASA astronaut; first African-American to walk in space
  • Playwright; Kennedy Center Honoree, three Pulitzer Prizes, Tony Award, etc.
  • Wide receiver, Kansas City Chiefs/New England Patriots/Houston Oilers, inventor of the touchdown victory dance
  • Denver Broncos, Super Bowl XXXII and Super Bowl XXXIII champion
  • Houston developer and Republican political activist
  • Dean and Professor of School of Business at Houston Baptist University
  • Head track coach 1976–1998, volunteer assistant track coach 1998–present; legendary coach of numerous world champions and Olympic gold medalists, head coach of U.S. national team for World Championships and Pan American Games, namesake of UH's Tom Tellez Track at Carl Lewis International Complex
  • Defensive back, New York Yankees (AAFC)/New York Giants, 1956 NFL Championship winner; coach, Dallas Cowboys, Super Bowl VI and Super Bowl XII champion, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach inductee , inventor of the 4-3 defense formation
  • Bank of America research associate professor at the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia
  • Catcher for San Francisco Giants, Florida Marlins, Colorado Rockies, Anaheim Angels
  • Film critic, essayist, fiction writer, poet, teacher
  • Head basketball coach at Sul Ross State University, Texas State University
  • Engineer; Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives from Harris County; earlier worked to clean up Armand Bayou
  • Classical string bassist; principal, Philadelphia Orchestra and National Symphony Orchestra
  • Former United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security and Former United States Deputy Secretary of Transportation
  • Founder, Peregrine Systems; co-founder, BMC Software; owner, San Diego Padres; major contributor to University of Houston and San Diego State University
  • Player for San Diego/Houston Rockets, Baltimore/Capital/Washington Bullets; player in the "NCAA Game of the Century", 1978 NBA Finals Champion, 1990 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Player Inductee, NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team member
  • Contemporary performance, conceptual, visual artist
  • Player for Boston Celtics/Spirits of St. Louis /Los Angeles Lakers; Head Coach of the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, and Los Angeles Clippers; 1969 NBA Finals and 1974 NBA Finals champion, 1991 NBA Coach of the Year Award winner
  • Quarterback; has also played as receiver and return specialist
  • Violinist, conductor; concertmaster, New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Classical pianist and 2004 National Scrabble Championship winner
  • Player for Atlanta Hawks/Houston Rockets/Chicago Bulls/Los Angeles Lakers
  • Contestant, Season 3 of the television show Project Runway
  • Former member of the Texas House of Representatives from Harris County; county judge of Harris County from 1995 to 2007, president of Lone Star High Speed Rail
  • Quarterback, Oakland Raiders/Detroit Lions/CFL, Recipient of the 1989 Heisman Trophy and Davey O'Brien Award
  • Country singer; winner of multiple Grammy, American Music, Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, and CMT Awards; USA Today "Favorite Singer of All Time"
  • Head baseball coach 1950–1974, assistant football coach 1949–1961
  • Wide receiver, Detroit Lions/Los Angeles Rams/New England Patriots
  • Running back, San Diego Chargers/Denver Broncos/Houston Oilers
  • Player for Detroit Pistons/Atlanta Hawks/Indiana Pacers; coach for Toronto Raptors; scout for New York Knicks
  • Actress, NAACP Image Award recipient
  • Architect, professor
  • Assistant baseball coach 2010–2012
  • Assistant baseball coach 2013–present
  • Assistant basketball coach 1986
  • Assistant basketball coach 2014–present
  • Assistant football coach 1950–1954
  • Assistant football coach 1955
  • Assistant football coach 1957–1958
  • Assistant football coach 1962–1965
  • Assistant football coach 1963–1986
  • Assistant football coach 1964–1965
  • Assistant football coach 1965–1966
  • Assistant football coach 1965–1971, 1991–1993
  • Assistant football coach 1969
  • Assistant football coach 1972–1985
  • Assistant football coach 1985–1989
  • Assistant football coach 1986
  • Assistant football coach 1986–1989
  • Assistant football coach 1988–1989
  • Assistant football coach 1990
  • Assistant football coach 1991–1996
  • Assistant football coach 1993–1997
  • Assistant football coach 1996–1999
  • Assistant football coach 1997
  • Assistant football coach 1999
  • Assistant football coach 2001–2004
  • Assistant football coach 2003–2005
  • Assistant football coach 2005
  • Assistant football coach 2005–2006
  • Assistant football coach 2005–2007
  • Assistant football coach 2008–2009
  • Assistant football coach 2008–2010
  • Assistant football coach 2008–2011
  • Assistant football coach 2010–2011
  • Assistant football coach 2011–2012
  • Assistant football coach 2012
  • Assistant football coach 2012–2013
  • Assistant football coach 2012–2014
  • Assistant football coach 2014–present
  • Assistant football coach 2015–present
  • Assistant football coach 2016–present
  • Assistant track coach 2014–present
  • Athletic Director 1946–1979
  • Athletic Director 1979–1982
  • Athletic Director 1993–1997
  • Athletic Director 1997–2001
  • Athletic Director 2002–2009
  • Athletic Director 2009–2015
  • Australian National Volleyball Team
  • Author and co-founder of Creative Writing School
  • Author of Space Moose
  • Author of chick lit and historical romance novels
  • Author, UH professor
  • Author, editor, teacher
  • Author, poet, and professor of English
  • Author; professor at University of Florida
  • Authority on Ancient Greece and Rome
  • Bass player for Trout Fishing in America
  • Bassoonist; principal, Houston Symphony
  • Best career start for a relief pitcher
  • Broadway dancer, actor, Tony Award winner
  • Broadway singer and actress, rock/jazz singer
  • Leader in superconductivity research, U.S. National Medal of Science
  • U.S. Senate nominee, Texas Attorney General candidate
  • CBS broadcaster
  • CEO, Brinker International
  • CEO, Delta Air Lines
  • CFO, United States Chess Federation
  • Casting director
  • Catcher for Seattle Mariners
  • Cellist; principal, New York Philharmonic
  • Chairman and CEO, EOG Resources
  • Chairman and CEO, East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • Chairman and Global CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Chairman of Board of Regents
  • Chairman, CEO, and President, Dynegy
  • Chicano activist
  • Chief Evangelist, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Christian evangelist and writer
  • Christian speaker, author
  • Church of Christ minister
  • Classical composer
  • Classical saxophonist, educator
  • Co-founder, Compaq
  • Comedian, actor, and writer
  • Comedian, social critic
  • Concert organist, educator
  • Conservative activist, writer
  • Cornerback, Oakland Raiders
  • Correspondent for 20/20 and ABC's evening news
  • Country and folk music singer-songwriter
  • Criminal Defense attorney
  • Cullen Professor
  • Current UH head baseball coach
  • Dean of UH Law School
  • Dean, Hines College of Architecture
  • Defensive back, Baltimore Ravens
  • Defensive back, Buffalo Bills
  • Defensive back, Chicago Bears
  • Defensive back, Dallas Texans (AFL)/New York Jets
  • Defensive back, Denver Broncos/Atlanta Falcons
  • Defensive back, Denver Broncos/New York Jets
  • Defensive back, Green Bay Packers
  • Defensive back, Houston Oilers
  • Defensive back, Houston Oilers/Minnesota Vikings
  • Defensive back, Indianapolis Colts
  • Defensive back, New Orleans Saints
  • Defensive back, Oakland Raiders
  • Defensive back, San Francisco 49ers
  • Defensive back/linebacker, San Francisco 49ers
  • Defensive lineman, Houston Texans
  • Defensive specialist, Dallas Desperados
  • Defensive tackle, Atlanta Falcons
  • Developed Graffiti computer program
  • Developed an identity verification system
  • Director of Bands at Texas A&M University
  • District judge
  • Diving coach 2014–2015
  • Nationally ranked diver at UH; had been an Olympic medalist and US junior all-around champion in gymnastics as a teen
  • Player for Charlotte Hornets/Denver Nuggets/San Antonio Spurs/Washington Wizards/New Jersey Nets/Minnesota Timberwolves/Detroit Pistons/Milwaukee Bucks/Los Angeles Clippers
  • ESPN anchor
  • Educational psychologist
  • Electronic music composer and performance artist
  • Established UH photography department
  • President of the Motion Picture Association of America
  • Executive Vice President and CFO, Tenneco
  • Executive director of 9/11 Commission
  • Experimental musician, actress, and writer
  • Expert on public energy policy
  • Member of Phi Slama Jama; later played in South America
  • Fashion designer, Artist
  • Film and television producer/director
  • First female Texas Supreme Court justice
  • Football staff 2008–2011
  • Former CEO, Enron
  • Former CFO, Sysco Corporation
  • Former Catholic Bishop
  • Former City of Houston Mayor
  • Former President, Peabody Energy
  • Former Texas State Representative
  • Former Texas Supreme Court Justice
  • Former U.S. Congressman
  • Former U.S. Deputy Attorney General
  • Former White House Deputy Press Secretary
  • Former co-host of the TV show The View
  • Former mayor of Sugar Land, Texas
  • Former pitcher for the Boston Red Sox
  • Former pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies
  • Former pitcher for the Seattle Mariners
  • Former pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays
  • Founder and CEO, Roti Mediterranean Grill
  • Founder and President, Strassner Capital
  • Founder of Wrist-band.com
  • Founder, Automatic Data Processing
  • Founder, Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • Founder, Sysco Corporation
  • Fullback, Calgary Stampeders
  • Futurist
  • Golf coach 1988–1994
  • Gossip columnist for the Houston Chronicle
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  • M.S. 2010 and Ph.D. 2012
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  • The list of University of Houston people includes notable alumni, former students, and faculty of the University of Houston. Class years usually indicate the year of a graduation unless an entry is denoted by an asterisk (*). In this case, the student did not graduate from the university, and the class year indicates the last known year a former student attended. In the case of alumni with multiple graduation years, the earliest graduation year is shown. (en)
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