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Qian, Mu, 1895-1990.
Chinese historian and philosopher
 

Qian, Sanqiang
father of China's atomic bomb
 

Qian, Xuesen
China's father of aerospace
 

Qian, Zhongshu, 1910-1998.
writer
 

Quan, Andy, 1969-
from Shergood Forest
 

Quang, Bao
 

Quine, Willard Van Orman, 1908-2000.
mathematician and philosopher
 

Quinn, Helen R., 1943-
SLAC theoretical physicist
AAAS, 1998
Dirac Medal, 2000
 

Ramphele, Mamphela Aletta, 1947-
Managing Director of the World Bank
social anthropologist and physician
 

Randolph, A. Philip, 1889-1979.
pioneer in civil rights and labor
 

Rawls, John, 1921-2002.
political philosopher
 

Reinhardt, William P.
Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholars
 

Rembski, Stanislav, 1896-1998.
prolific portraitist with an economical style that masterfully evoked the spirit of his subjects; died in Baltimore, Maryland.  Among the best known of Rembski's 1,500 works were posthumous portraits of Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt, the latter commissioned by Eleanor in 1945.  (from Time magazine, September 28, 1998, p. 29)
 

Restany, Pierre, 1930-2003.
influential French art critic
formulator of 'New Realism' in art

Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977
 

Rey, Margret (Elizabeth Waldstein), 1906-1996..
co-creators of Curious George, a children's book series about a mischievous monkey
 

Rhoads, Jonathan E.
Philadelphia surgeon Westtown School alumnus
 

Ricci, Matteo, 1552-1610.
   x Li, Ma-Dou  (S.J.)
 

Richardson, Jane S.
Duke biochemist; MacArthur Fellow
 

Rickett, Adele Austin
 

Rickett, W. Allyn
Professor Emeritus of Chinese Studies
 

Riemer, Neal, 1922-2001.
 

Riesman, David, 1909-2002.
sociologist
Philadelphia-born
 

Rimmer, Harry, 1890-1952.
evangelist
 

Ritchie, Dennis, 1941-
co-developer of Unix with Kenneth Thompson
developer of C language
NAS, AAAS
National Medal of Engineering
 

Robinson, Mary, 1944-
human rights advocate
former President of Ireland
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
(1997-2002)
http://www.stanford.edu/dept/news/pr/03/tanner2003129.html
http://www.fulbrightalumni.org/prize/1999/bio-rob.htm
 

Rochester, George, 1908-2002.
nuclear physicist
 

Rogers, Fred, 1928-2003.
Fred McFeely Rogers; Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
of Pittsburgh, PA
 

Rosenthal, Franz, 1904 or 1905-2003.
Yale Sterling Professor of Arabic
 

Rosten, Leo (Calvin), 1908-1997.
A native of Poland, Rosten is best known for his works celebrating Jewish culture.  His definitive reference work, The Joys of Yiddish, published in 1968, introduced readers to colorful and now common terms like schlemiel, schmaltz, and chutzpah.
 

Roth, Philip.
novelist
 

Rowse, A. L., 1903-1997.
Alfred Leslie Rowse; Shakespearean scholar; gay historian
 

Russell, Ching Yeung
children's author
 

Russell, Willy.
Blood Brothers
 

Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987.
gay civil rights activist of Quaker faith from West Chester, PA
 
 

Sack, Allan, 1914 or 1915-2003.
early speed-reading educator
 

Salinger, J. D.
novelist, Catcher in the Rye


Salk, Jonas, 1914-1995.
polio vaccine developer

Sanchez, Sonia, 1934-
African-American poet
 

Sanford, John, 1904-2003.
John B. Sanford
 

Sarnak, Peter
mathematician, Princeton
NAS, 2002
 

Sarton, George, 1884-1956.
father of the history of science
cf. Kuhn, Thomas, 1922-1996.
 

Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
poetess; daughter of George Sarton
 

Saund, Dalip Singh, 1899-1973.
U. S. Congressman from India
first Asian-American elected to Congress
first Asian-American woman elected to Congress: Patsy Mink
mathematician; PhD, 1924
 

Say, Allen
Caldecott medalist Allen Say eloquently depicts this dark moment in history with Home of the Brave.
 

Scalapino, Robert A., 1919-
(PhD, Harvard)     bio
Robson Research Professor of Government Emeritus
UC Berkeley
 

Schlesinger, Arthur, 1917-
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian (son)
autobiography:
A Life in the 20th century: innocent beginnings (2000)
 

Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1888-1965.
historian (father)
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr.
 

Schmucker, Samuel Christian, 1860-1943.
(some give 1944)
evolutionary atheist
PhD (chemistry), Penn, 1893
West Chester State Normal School faculty
 

Schneider, Stephen H.
Stanford
 

Schoonover, Frank E., 1877-1972.
artist of the Brandywine School
student of Howard Pyle
 
 

Schor, Naomi, 1943-2001.
Benjamin F. Barge Professor of French at Yale
 

Schultz, Theodore William, 1902-1998.
Nobel laureate in economics, 1979
 

Scitovsky, Tibor, 1910-2002.
Hungary-born Stanford economist
 

Scott, James C.
Yale Sterling Professor in Poltical Science
 

Scowcroft, Richard, d. 2001
 

Sebeok, Thomas A., 1920-2001.
linguist
 

Seigle, Cecilia Segawa
professor emeritus at Penn
 

Seldes, George (Henry), 1890-1995.
critic, antifascist, and crusader (a muckraking journalist)
America's greatest press critic
dean of investigative reporters
      Facts and Fascism (chapters 1 and 2)
      Is the entire press corrupt?
      from public eye
      To tell the truth and run (a film)
      from Yahoo!
      from Spartacus
 

Seng, Harris B. H., 1919-
professorof library science, National Taiwan University
Shen Bao-Huan (Bao, treasure; Huan, globe)
father: Samuel T. Y. Seng, pioneer of modern library service in China
 

Seng, Samuel Tsu Yung, 1883-1977
     (sometimes given as 1884-1977)
father of modern library science education in China
son: Harris B. H. Seng
 

Sensabaugh, George, 1906-2002.
 

Sewall, Richard Benson, 1907-2003.
Yale Prof. of English; Emily Dickinson biographer
 

Sham, Lu Jeu, 1938-
Shen Lu-Jio (Lu Dong-bin; Jio=nine)
NAS, 1998
Academician, Academica Sinica (Taiwan), 1998
 

Shaner, Janet P., 1952-2001.
former Superintendent, WCASD
 

Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001.
father of modern digital communications and information theory
MIT professor emeritus; MIT obit
wrote the landmark A Mathematical Theory of Communication (1948)
National Medal of Science, 1966
http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Shannon.html
 

Sharff, Stefan, 1919-2003.
film scholar at Columbia University
 

Shaw, Mei-Chi
(female)
http://www.nd.edu/~meichi/
http://www.science.nd.edu/math/faculty/Shaw.1.html
Professor of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
 

Shen, Harris B. H., 1919-
use spelling Seng;  Bao-Huan (Bao, treasure; Huan, globe)
professor of library science, National Taiwan University
father: Samuel T. Y. Seng, pioneer of modern library service in China
 

Shen, Yuen-Ron, 1935-
professor of physics, UC Berkeley
NAS, AAAS, Academia Sinica (Taiwan and China)
 

Sheng, Bright, 1955-
MacArthur Fellow, 2001
Sheng Zong-Liang
composer; professor at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
 

Shiau, Chia-Tong, 1913-2001.
b. 4/16/1913
d. 6/16/2001
 

Shinseki, Eric K., 1942-
from Hawaii
4-star general, Army Chief-of-Staff
 

Shively, Donald H., 1921-
Donald Howard Shively
Japanese studies scholar
Director Emeritus of the East Asian Library and Professor Emeritus, University of California at Berkeley
 

Shor, Peter W.
Bell Labs
NAS, 2002 (computer sciences)
 

Shu, Frank H., 1943-
son of Shien-Siu Shu
(pronounced Hsu Hsia-Shen)
 

Shu, Shien-Siu, 1912-2001.
father of Frank Shu
 

Shubik, Martin
Yale SOM
 

Shulman, Anna Leon
Editor of the Association for Asian Studies' Bibliography of Asian Studies, is a recipient of the Ph.D. degree in Chinese history from the University of Maryland, College Park, a contributor to the annotated bibliography Doctoral Dissertations on China and on Inner Asia, 1976-1990, and a native of Hong Kong.
Doctoral Dissertations on Hong Kong 1900-1997
An Annotated Bibliography
Frank Joseph Shulman   Anna Leon Shulman
$97.95 Hardcover
Release Date: 12/1/01
ISBN: 9622093973
872 Pages
 

Shulman, Frank Joseph.
B.A., Harvard
PhD, Univ. of Washington
a professional bibliographer, editor and consultant for Western-language reference publications in Asian Studies, is the author of twelve book-length bibliographies and scholarly guides on East, Southeast and South Asia. A graduate of both Harvard University and the University of Michigan, he has also served as Editor of the Association for Asian Studies' bibliographical journal Doctoral Dissertations on Asia (1975 - 1996) and as Curator of the East Asia Collection at the University of Maryland, College Park Libraries (1976 - 1992).
Doctoral dissertations on China, 1971-1975: a bibliography of studies in Western languages / compiled and edited by Frank Joseph Shulman.  Seattle, University of Washington Press.  c1978.
 

Shulman, Lee S.
Stanford emeritus professor of education
 

Shuy, Roger W.
Roger W. Shuy is Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, where he has taught for three decades. His specialty, language and the law, has led him to consult on hundreds of criminal and civil law cases. He has testified over forty times in many states. His most recent book is Language Crimes (Blackwell, 1993).
 

Siamese Twins (1811-1874)
i.e. Chang and Eng Bunker born in Siam (modern-day Thailand)
 

Siegmund, David O.
Stanford mathematician
NAS, 2002
 

Sih, Paul Kwan-Tsien, 1909-1978.
professor at Seton Hall University and St. John's University
 

Silverstein, Theodore,1904-2001
 

Simon, Herbert A., 1916-2001.
Nobel Prize for Economics, 1978
 

Simon, Paul
 

Simone, Nina, 1933-2003.
soulful diva and voice of civil rights
 

Siren, Osvald, 1879-1966.
Swedish Orientalist (Chinese art)
 

Sisulu, Walter, 1912-2003.
Walter Max Ulyate Sisulu
Nelson Mandela's mentor
 

Siu, Yum-Tong
mathematician at Harvard
NAS, 2002
distinguished Hong Kong University graduate (B.A., 1963)
Professor Siu is presentlyWilliam Elwood Byerly Professor of Mathematics at Harvard University, who has been C V Starr Visiting Professor of HKU's Institute of Mathematical Research from 1999 - 2000.
http://www.hku.hk/convocat/newsletter/web_0202/11_Pg38-41.pdf
 

Skinner, B. F., 1904-1990.
Burrhus Frederic Skinner
NAS memoir
 

Smith, Rogers M.
political scientist, Penn
 

Solomon, Richard H., 1937-
 

Soyinka, Wole, 1934-
author and playwright
The first African winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
 

Spence, Jonathan
Yale
 

Sperry, Roger W., 1913-1994.
brain expert; winner of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology
1935 Oberlin College
 

Spitzer, Lyman, Jr., 1914-1997.
astrophysicist
B.S., Yale, 1935; PhD, Princeton, 1938
Princeton obit
the man behind the machine
his brainchild: Hubble Space Telescope
National Medal of Science, 1979
 

Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998.
pediatrician
 

Stahl, Lesley, 1941-
CBS reporter
husband: writer Aaron Latham
 

Stegner, Wallace, 1909-1993.
writer and teacher at Stanford
 

Stein, Elias M.
Princeton mathematician
PhD, U of Chicago, 1955
US National Medal of Science, 2001
Princeton press release
 

Steitz, Thomas A.
Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University
NAS, 1990
AAAS,  1990
 

Sternberg, Robert J., 1949-
Yale psychologist (intelligence)
 

Stewart, Martha (Kostyra), 1941-
lifestyle and homemaking expert of Polish ancestry; biography ; ex-husband: Andy Stewart, publisher
 

Stewart, T. D., 1901-1997.
Thomas Dale Stewart
hands-on, skull-and-bones anthropologist
 

Stillinger, Jack
U. of Illinois professor of English
Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 1993
 

Stine, R. L.
the most popular children's author in publishing history; Goosebumps
 

Stoddard, Whitney Snow, 1913-2003.
art historian
 

Stone, Peter, 1930-2003.
Yale Drama School graduate
only writer to win Emmy, Oscar, and Tony award
 

Stone, Ruth, 1915-
poet
 

Stoppard, Sir Tom, 1937-
born "Tom Straussler" in Zlin, Czechoslovakia on July 3, 1937
English playwright
 

Strejan, John, 1932-2003.
wizard of pop-up books
 

Su, Adrienne
poet
 

Su, Buchin, 1901-2003.  默˙獵
Chinese mathematician
x Su Bu-chin
x Su Buqing
 

Su, Chin-Chun.
Volterra functional analysis of nonlinear systems with deterministic and stochastic inputs.
[Philadelphia], 1967.
xxvii, 156 numb. l. illus. 29 cm
PhD, Penn
 

Su, Julie.
lawyer; MacArthur Fellow, 2001
 

Sullivan, Michael
Michael Sullivan is Fellow Emeritus at St. Catherine's College, Oxford University. His many books include Art and Artists of Twentieth-Century China (California, 1996), The Arts of China (4th ed., 2000), Three Perfections: Chinese painting, poetry and calligraphy (1999), and The Meeting of Eastern and Western Art: Revised and Expanded Edition (California, 1997). Michael Sullivan has received honors and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He lives in Oxford, England.
 

Sun, Chyng Feng
children's author
 

Sunderman, F. William, 1898-2003.
doctor and scientist
Sunderman Sugar Tube
 

Sung, Betty Lee, 1924-
authority on Chinese Americans
professor of Asian Studies, CCNY
 

Sunstein, Cass R.
University of Chicago
 

Sutch, Richard
Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholars
 

Sutherland, Zena, 1915-2002.
children's literature pioneer
professor at U of Chicago
 

Swan, Jane
retired professor of history, West Chester U of PA
The Lost Children: A Russian Odyssey
Carlisle, PA : Pennsylvania South Mountain Press, 1989.
"Children of Russian Revolution,"  Scholars, 3 (2): 32-43 (Spring/Summer 1992)
 
 

Tan, Amy, 1952-
author of The Joy Luck Club
 

Tan, Cecilia
 

Tao, Jing-Shen, 1933-    吵ネ
Academician, Academica Sinica
 

Taussig, Helen Brooke, 1898 - 1986
 M.D., Pediatric Cardiologist
 
 

Tay, William  綠攫此
    x Zheng, Shusen
PhD, UC San Diego, 1977
 http://www.ust.hk/~webhuma/faculty/detail/william-tay.html
 

Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915.
 

Teng, Lee C., 1926-    綡兢
Chang-Li Teng
acceleraator physicist
brother: Chang-kuo Teng (violinist)
father: Tsui-ying Teng (educator)
uncle: Tsu-ju Teng (principal, Tainan First High School)
 

Ter-Pogossian, Michel M., 1925?-1996.  (age 71)
PET (positron emission tomography) scanner developer
 

Terkel, Studs, 1912-
Pulitzer Prize-winning author
 

Terman, Fred
son of Lewis Terman
Stanford dean and provost and engineering professor
 

Terman, Lewis, 1877-1956.
legendary Stanford psychologist; IQ guru
   The Vexing Legacy of Lewis Terman

Terman's Termites:
Jess Oppenheimer (1913-1988)
Edward Dmytryk (1908-1999):


Terng, Chuu-Lian
(female) mathematican
professor, Northeastern University
http://math.cts.nthu.edu.tw/Mathematics/visit_pro/CL_Terng.html
 

Terry, Charles S., 1926-1982.
translator of Japanese culture
 

Thompson, Kenneth Lane, 1943-
Ken Thompson
co-developer of Unix with Dennis Ritchie
National Medal of Engineering
NAS
 

Tian, Gang.   バ
PhD, Harvard, 1988 (under Shing-Tung Yau)
Simons Professor of Mathematics, 1996-   , M.I.T., Cambridge, MA
http://www-math.mit.edu/~tian/
 

Tiee, Henry Hung-Yeh, 1921-
A Reference Grammar of Chinese Sentences with Exercises. Revised. Donald M. Lance, linguistics consultant. 348 pp., 6 x 9, 1986. (4th ptg.) Paper (0-8165-1166-7) $32.00s.
 

Tien, Chang-Lin, 1935-2002. バ繫
Chancellor of UC Berkeley
 

Tien, Morris Wei-hsin  バ蝴穝
 

Tigner, Hugh Stevenson
theologian
 

Tigner, Maury
Cornell physicist
 

Tigner, Steven S.
professor of philosophy and education,
University of Toledo and Boston University
 

Ting, Li-hsia Hsu, 1923-
professor emeritus of library science, Western Illinois University
PhD, U. of Chicago, 1970
 

Ting, Nai-tung, 1915-1989.
PhD in English philology, Harvard, 1941
chairman of the English Department of the New Asia College
(later part of the Chinese University of Hong Kong)
 

Ting, Pang-Hsin, 1936-      ü穝
Academician, Academica Sinica
 

Ting, Samuel Chao Chung, 1936-   籉い
Nobel laureate (physics), 1976
Nobel Banquet speech (English translation from the Chinese)
 

Ting, Thomas Chi Tsai, 1933-  
professor emeritus of applied mechanics, U. of Illinois at Chicago
born in Taipei, Taiwan
 

Tobin, James, 1918-2002.
Yale economist; Nobel Prize, 1981
 

Tolkien, J. R. R., 1892-1973.
British novelist
 

Trevor-Roper, Hugh, 1914-2003.
Hitler historian
 

Trudeau, Garry, 1948-
comic strip Doonsbury creator and Yale alumnus
married to journalist Jane Pauley
Newsweek Oct. 15, 1990 cover story


Tsai, Ming, 1964-
chef-owner of the Blue Ginger Restaurant in Wellesley, MA
"East Meets West with Ming Tsai" tv show on Food Network
author of cookbook Blue Ginger: East Meets West Cooking
with Ming Tsai.
 

Ts'ao, Yu.   see Cao, Yu, 1910-1996.
Chinese dramatist
 

Tsao, Yung-Ho, 1920-
Academician, Academica Sinica
 

Tsien, Richard W.(Winyu)
   Stanford
   Rhodes Scholar, Oxford
   B.S.(1965), M.S.(1966), PhD (1970), MIT
 

Tsien, Roger Y., 1952-
A.B., Harvard College, 1972
PhD, Cambridge, 1977
Marshall Scholar
NAS, 1998
Professor, UC San Diego
 

Tsien, Tsuen-hsuin, 1910-   窥癡
AM'52, PhD'57, University of Chicago
 

Tsou, Tang, 1918-1999.
Homer J. Livingston Professor Emeritus at U. of Chicago
political scientist
 

Tsu, Yun Hui
Tsu, Timothy Yun-Hui
Associate Professor,Japanese studies
National University of Singapore
PhD MA Princeton; BA ICU
Study of Chinese communities in Japan; Japanese occupation of Taiwan; Japanese and Chinese folk religion

Tsu, Timothy Y., "All Souls Aboard! The Ritual Launch of Model Junks by the Chinese of Nagasaki in Tokugawa Japan." Journal of Ritual Studies 10(1996)1: 37-62.
Tsu Yun Hui, "Between Heaven and the Deep Sea. The Religious Practice of Chinese Seafarers from the Eleventh to the Mid-Nineteenth Century." East Asian History 23(2002): 69-86.
 

Tsui, Daniel Chee, 1939-    盳礱
Princeton
Nobel
 

Tsukahira, Toshio George, 1915-
PhD, Harvard, 1951
http://www.javadc.org/toshio_tsukahira.htm
 

Tu, Wei-ming, 1940-     蝴
Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy
Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute
Harvard University
 

Tuan, Yi-Fu, 1930-
geographer
 

Tukey, John Wilder, 1915-2000.
Princeton statistician who coined the words software and bit.
 

Turkevich, Anthony, 1916-2002.
radiochemist, U. of Chicago
 

Turner, Michael S.
astrophysicist
 

Tversky, Amos, 1937-1996.
Stanford psychology prof.
PhD, U. of Michigan, 1965
 

Tynan, Dr. Ronan, 1960-
Irish tenor; physician (orthopedic surgeon)
Dr. Courageous; The Impossible Dream
Halfway home (memoir); Stages (autobiography)
 

Uchida, Yoshiko, 1921-1992.
children's author (29 books)
 

Uhlenbeck, Karen Keskulla, 1942-
prof. math, U. of Texas-Austin
US National Medal of Science, 2000
UT-Austin press release
 

Venne, Peter.
S.J., Father
wen na
Prof., Fu Jen University
 

Vidal, Gore, 1925-  (under construction)
writer
 

Vinnograd, Richard Ellis.
Richard Ellis Vinograd chairs the Department of Art and Art History
at Stanford University. An expert on later Chinese painting, he is the recipient of numerous academic honors. He lives in Palo Alto, California.
 

Vonnegut, Bernard, 1914-1997.
PhD (MIT, physical chemsitry)
older brother of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
 

Vonnegut, Kurt, 1922-     (Jr.)
novelist
 

Wakatsuki Houston, Jeanne

Wald, George, 1906-1997.
Nobel Prize for medicine, 1967
Harvard professor
 

Wallace, George Corley, 1919-1998.
Govenor of Alabama
 

Wang, Chen-ho, 1940-1990.
novelist from Taiwan
Rose, rose, I love you
 

Wang, David Der-wei
Columbia
 

Wang, Gungwu, 1930-
Academician, Academica Sinica
 

Wang, H. (i.e. Hsu) Samuel.
linguist
 

Wang, L. Ling-chi, 1938-
艶醇
Professor of Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley
 http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~ethnicst/aas/wang.html
 http://www.lib.nus.edu.sg/chz/chineseoverseas/oc_wlz.htm
 born and raised in Xiamen, Fujian and Hong Kong
 

Wang, Mary Lewis
children's author
 

Wang, Vera
 

Wang, Wen-Hsin, 1939-   ゅ砍
 

Wang, Wenxing, 1939-    ゅ砍
see Wang,Wen-Hsin, 1939-


Wang, William S-Y   じ
linguist
 

Wang, Ying-lai, 1907-2001.
biochemist
the first scientist to engineer synthetic insulin in 1965
 

Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987.
American pop artist born in Pittsburgh, PA


Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
"The Duke"; Western movies
real name: Marion Michael Morrison


Wegener, Charles, 1921-2002.
educator and philosopher, U. of Chicago

 

Wei, James     肩
Wei Chien-Kwang
Princeton dean
 

Weil, Andrew, MD.
Harvard Medical School
 

Weiss, Theodore Russell, 1916-2003.
poet and professor at Princeton University
 

Wells, Linda A.
founding editor and editor-in-chief, Allure magazine
B. A., '80, Trinity College, Hartford, CT.
 

Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
writer from Mississippi
 

White, Byron, 1917-2002.
U. S. Supreme Court justice
 

White, E. B., 1899-1985.
 

Whyte, William Foote, 1914-2000.
author of Street Corner Society (1955)
Cornell University sociologist
Swarthmore College alumnus
 

Whyte, William H., 1917-1999.
William H. (Hollingsworth or Holly) Whyte
born in West Chester, PA
known for his work Organization Man (1956)
 

Wiener, Norbert, 1894 - 1964.
cybernetics; Harvard PhD in math at the age of 19
 

Wilf, Herbert S., 1931-
Penn mathematician
students: Fan Chung (1974), Richard C. Garfield (1993)
 

Williams, Robin, 1952-
born in Chicago
 

Wills, Garry
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian
 

Wilson, August
 

Wilson, Edward O., 1929-
Harvard sociobiologist
 

Wilson, Sandy, 1924-
playwright
 

Winchester, Simon
 

Winks, Robin William, 1930-2003.
Yale historian (espionage)
 

Winsor, Kathleen, 1919-2003.
wrote novel "Forever Amber"

Wirth, John.
Latin American studies
 

Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951.
Austrian philosopher
 

Woese, Carl R., 1928-
microbiologist
B.S., Amherst College, 1950
PhD, Yale, 1953
U.S. National Medal of Science, 2000
 

Wolf, Naomi, 1962-
feminist; Yale '84; Rhodes Scholar '86; Jewish writer
 

Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.
novelist
Look Homeward Angel
You Can't Go Home Again
 

Wolfe, Tom, 1931-
PhD, Yale
cover story, Time magazine, Nov. 2, 1998
The Bonfire of the vanities (a novel, 1987)
The Right Stuff
A Man in Full (a novel, 1998)
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
 

Wong, Chi-Huey, 1948-
NAS 2002, chemistry
 

Wong, Herbert H
children's author
 

Wong, Samuel, 1962-
music director, Hong Kong Symphonic Orchestra
Harvard; eye surgeon
 

Woo, John, 1946-
movie director from Hong Kong
 

Wood, Allen W.
Stanford professor of philosophy
 

Wood, Mary Elizabeth, 1861-1931.
librarian and missionary in China
pronounced in Chinese: shu di-hua
 

Woodward, Bob
Yale '65  (Stiles 2973)
 

Woodward, C. Vann, 1908-1999.
Comer Vann Woodward
Yale historain
 

Woodward, Joan, 1916-1971.
 

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1869-1959.
architect; master builder
 

Wu, Chien-Fu Jeff, 1949-
statistician
Hsinchu, Taiwan
 

Wu, Chien Shiung, 1912-1997.
nuclear physicist at Columbia University
helped with experiments that won Lee-Yang their Nobel
husband: Luke Yuan
 

Wu, Chung Hsiu, 1936-
M.D.; reproductive endocrinologist from Taiwan
 

Wu, Eugene W., 1922-
librarian (Harvard and Stanford)
Wu wen-chin

Wu, Ho-su, 1919-1986.
Shinkong Group (Taiwan)

Wu, King-lui, 1918-2002.
Yale professor of architecture
 

Wu, Sau Lan
(female) physicist
Enrico Fermi Distinguished Professor of Physics
University of Wisconsin, Madison
 

Wu, Wen-tsun, 1919-     ゅ玊
 aslo Wu Wenjun or Wu Wentsun
mathematician
 

Wu, Yenna
UC Riverside

WuDunn, Sheryl    ヮ间
 

Wycoff, William A. (Alfred) Jr., 1936-
China specialist
 

Xia, Eugene Zhu
math., National Cheng Kung University (Tainan)
http://www.math.umd.edu/~xia/
http://math.cts.nthu.edu.tw/Mathematics/visit_pro/Z_Xia.html
 

Xiao, Qiang
China's human rights activist
MacArthur Fellow, 2001
 

Xie, Xide, 1921-2000.
(Hsi-teh Hsieh)
woman physicist
 

Xu, Bing, 1955-      畗
artist; square word calligrapher
New English calligraphy
MacArthur 1999
 

Yang, Chen Ning      法圭
Nobel laureate in physics
son of mathematician Yang Wuzhi
 

Yang, Chung-Tao, 1923-    法┚笵
topologist;
Penn (1956- ) professor of mathematics emeritus
Academician, Academica Sinica (Taiwan)
 
 

Yang, Gladys, 1919-1999.
born Gladys Taylor (or Tayler?) in Beijing
of British missionary parents
co-translator of Chinese literature
with husband Yang Hsien-yi (Yang Xianyi)
 

Yang, Hsien-yi.     法舅痲
co-translator of Chinese literature with wife Gladys Yang
 

Yang, Mu, 1940-    法
U. of Washington, Seattle
pen name: Yeh Shan; born Wang Ching-hsien

Yang, Shang Fa
agricultural chemist
 

Yang, Wuzhi     法猌ぇ
China's pioneer researcher on modern number theory
father of C. N. Yang, a Nobel laureate

 
Yang, Xianyi.    法舅痲
co-translator with wife Gladys Yang of Chinese literature
also Yang Hsien-yi
 

Yao, Andrew Chi-Chih
computer scientist
 

Yau, Horng-Tzer, 1959-
born in Taipei
mathematician
B.S., NTU
PhD, Princeton, 1987
MacArthur Fellow, 2000
AAAS, 2001
Morningside Gold Medal in Mathematics, 2001
Academia Sinica (Taiwan), 2002
 

Yau, Shing-Tung, 1949-     Θ
Harvard mathematician; Fields medal winner
MacArthur Fellow, 1985

Yee, Paul.


Yeh, Chia-ying
 

Yeh, George C.   腑古愤
d. 4/2/2000

Yeh, Lily     腑立立
Philadelphia artist
 

Yeh, Michelle
UC Davis
 

Yeh, William
see Yip, Wai-lim

Yen, Douglas E. (Ernest)
anthropologist
 

Yen, Y. C. James, 1893-1990.
Dr. "Jimmy" Yen; Yu-Chuen James Yen
Yale 1918
died of pneumonia in NYC, 1990
Dr. Y. C. James Yen Citizen of the World Award
 

Yen, Yuan-shu    肅じ
prof. of English, National Taiwan University
 

Yep, Laurence Michael, 1948-
Chinese-American writer

Yip, Cei-Cai
<chuck_mm@yahoo.com>
Cei-Cai Yip lives in Melbourne and has an MA.
Apart from formal studies on East Asian history
and politics, he also has an interest in ancient
philosophy, philosophical logic and theology.
 

Yip, Wai-Lim      腑蝴稧
UC San Diego
 

Yosano, Akiko, 1878-1942.
31-syllable tanka poet
wife of Yosano Tekkan
 

Yosano, Tekkan, 1873-1935.
real name: Yosano Hiroshi
husband of Yosano Akiko
 

Yoshikawa, Eiji, 1892-1962.
creator of Miyamoto Musashi
 

Yoshimoto, Banana, 1964-
Japanese novelist
Monica's Bananamania
 

Yu, Anthony C., 1938-      瓣每
Kuo-fan Yu
Academician, Academica Sinica
 

Yu, Chia-Fu
mathematician, Columbia
http://www.math.columbia.edu/~chiafu/
http://math.cts.nthu.edu.tw/Mathematics/visit_pro/CF_Yu.html
 

Yu, Diane C., 1951-
ATTORNEY:
IN 1983, Diane Yu was appointed superior
court commissioner for the Alameda County Superior Court
in Oakland, California. In 1986, she was the first White House
fellow ever appointed from the judicial branch of government
to serve as special assistant to the U.S treat representative.
In 1987, she was appointed as general counsel of the state
Bar of California
 

Yu, Kwang-chung, 1928-     い
poet
 

Yu, Qiuyu, 1946-     獴
dramatist
 

Yu, Ying-shih, 1930-    璣
Professor Emeritus of East Asian Studies, Princeton
 

Yuan, Longping, 1931-
father of hybrid rice
China's most famous "farmer"
 

Yuan, Luke C. L., 1912-2003. 癒產鮝
Yuan Chia-Liu, physicist
spouse: Chien-Shiung Wu  胺动
grandfather: Yuan Shih-kai 癒惩
 

Yuan, Tung-li, 1895-1965.  癒搂
library science

 

Yung, Wing, 1828-1912.  甧叮
first Chinese student to graduate from an
American University (Yale)


Zabludovsky, Abraham, 1924-2003.
architect
 

Zhang, Junmai
see Chang, Carsun, 1886-1969.
 

Zhang, Shou-wu
Professor of Mathematics
Columbia University
NAS, 2002
 

Zhang, Yingjin
professor, UC San Diego;
PhD, Stanford
 

Zhou, Shuren, 1881-1936.
see Lu, Xun, 1881-1936.
 

Zhou, Zuoren
 

Zhu, ZiQing, 1898-1948.
Chinese writer
 

Zia, Helen, 1952-
in the first class of women at Princeton
journalist
 

Zindel, Paul, 1936-2003.
playwright who won an Obie Award and Pulitzer Prize
 

Zinn, Howard, 1922-
historian and playwright