Distinguished Persons with Portuguese ancestry, by field of endeavor

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Education-Universities 

  • * Dr. David Almeida ,(Tucson)Psychologist, Professor U. Arizona, Grandchild of Lisbon-born immigrant
  • * Onésimo T. Almeida, Ph. D. Professor, Chairman Portuguese Studies, Brown Univ.,Providence, RI - Azores ancestry
  • * Joe Alves, Journalist for educational themes, Star-Ledger of Newark, NJ
  • * Bill Bizzini, Dorothy Bizzini, Stanislaus, Donated 1.35 million to CA Sate University, Ancestry from Azores and Swiss (Perry)
  • * Cesar Augusto Braga-Pinto, Rutgers University Prof. Portuguese Studies, Brunswick, New Jersey
  • * John Borba, Stanislau, California, Professor of the Year 2003, CA State Univ., Portuguese Ancestry
  • * Maria João Bolina Alves, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • * Laurinda Andrade (Azores), Educator/Writer of Open Door, Pioneer Teacher, New Bedford, MA
  • * Maria Laura Areias, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
  • * Roger Azevedo, Ph.D., Professor, McGill University, Montreal Canada, Born in Angola
  • * Jose Branco - Board of Educatio, River Edge, NJ, Portugese Ancestry
  • * Stephen Cabral, Ph. D., MA College of Pharmacy, Anthropologist, Univ., Dartmouth, MA.
  • * George Caldeira, Ph. D., Political Science - Ohio State University, 100% Portuguese
  • * João Camacho, Professor Kean University, Born in Angola
  • * Alberto M. Carvalho, Miami-Dade Public Schools Superintendent (2010), Born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • * Antonio Joãe Silva Carvalho, Professor, University of Massachusetts
  • * Nelson Francisco de Carvalho, Stanford University, Stanford, CT
  • * Laura H. Ponte Chauvin, Vice President of Development, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, MO, Portuguese Ancestry
  • * António A. Cirurgião, Ph. D., University of Connecticut, Professor Emeritus, Spanish and Portuguese languages
  • * Alice Clement, Professor, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
  • * Joaquim F. Coelho, Professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • * Paula Coredeiro, Ph.D., Dean University of San Diego, California, Portuguese Ancestry
  • * Antonio Jose Costa, Professor, Yale University
  • * Jose' D'Arruda, Professor of Physics, UNC Pembroke, Department Chair, Portuguese Ancestry
  • * Kimberly DaCosta Holton, Ph. D., Professor Rutgers University-Newark, Portuguese Parents
  • * Pedro Domingos, Ph. D., Scientist and Investigator, born in Lisbon, Professor Rokfeller Univ. NY
  • * Maria Duarte, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • * Francis A. Dutra, Professor, Dept. of History, UC, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • * Francisco Cota Fagundes, Professor U. Mass, Amherst, Gavea Brown Advisor
  • * Ana Paula Ferreira, Ph. D., Professor, University of California, Irvine, Gavea Brown Advisor
  • * Fernanda Ferreira, Professor, University of Michigan, Born Minho, Researcher
  • * Antone Felix (Comendador), Professor U. Mass, Dartmouth, New Bedford, son of Azoreans
  • * José M. Figueiredo, ED.D., Dir. Public School, Cambridge, National Pres. UPC, Boston
  • * Maria Figueiredo-Pereira, Ph.D., Scientist and Researcher, Professor, Hunter College in NY
  • * James Fonseca, Ph. D., Dean Ohio University, Zanesville, Portuguese Parents
  • * Manuel da Costa Fontes Ph.D., Professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio
  • * Myron John Francis, Educator and Community Leader, Portuguese Ancestry Azores, East Providence, RI
  • * Florbela M. Rebelo Gomes, Professor, Berkeley University, California
  • * Geoffrey L. Gomes, Director Languages Hayward Univ., Professor at Chabot College, CA
  • * Peter J. Gomes, Pusey Minister, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Professor Harvard University
  • * José Eduardo Guimarães, MD, Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • * Larry Hanks, Professor, Illinois University
  • * Kimberly da Costa Holton Ph.D.; Rutgers University/Newark Faculty Scholar Award, Portuguese Ancestry
  • * Antonio Ladeira, Ph.D., Professor & Author, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • * Paul Christopher Manuel, Ph. D, Dean of Humanities & Social Sciences, Portuguese ancestry, Cambridge, MA
  • * Rita Duarte Marinho, Ph. D, Harvard Professor, Iberian Themes, Millersville University of PA
  • Dakin Mathews, Scholar, Professor Emeritus Cal State Hayward, Portuguese ancestry, Azores
  • * Maria Teresa Mendonca McIntyre, Health Psychology, research professor at the University of Houston for 3 years, professor at the Universidade do Minho for 16 years
  • * Antone Arruda Medeiros, M.D, Professor of Medicine, Brown Medical School, Parents Sao Miguel, Acores
  • * Denis M. Medeiros, PhD,RD, Professor and Head, Kansas State Univ., Azorean descent-New Bedford, MA
  • * Michelle Mello, Ph. D., Professor, Harvard, Law, Health, Fresno, CA. Azorean Ancestry
  • * Mary T. Mendonça, PhD, Alumni Professor and Graduate Program Officer - Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Portuguese Parents
  • * Maria Rosa Menocal, Professor, Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • George Monteiro, Professor, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
  • * Maria Teresa Machado Neves, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
  • * Jorge Perdigão, MD, Professor Department Dentistry, Minnesota University
  • * David Pimentel, Ph.D., Cornell Univ. NY – Entomology, Portuguese ancestry
  • * George Pimentel, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, U.C. Berkley
  • * George Perry. Ph.D., Azorean ancestry, Neuroscientist, Dean and Professor Pathology and Neurosciences, College of Sciences, University of Texas at San Antonio, Academy of Sciences of Lisbon
  • * John Pinheiro, Ph.D., Professor and Author, Aquinas College, Grandfather from Faial, Azores
  • * Richard Pimentel, Professor Emeritus, CA Polytechnic University
  • * Julio Ramos, Professor, Berkley University, California
  • * Gregory Rocha, Ph. D., Professor U. Mass, Dartmouth, Son of Madeirans
  • * Linda M.A. Rodrigues, Ph.D., Chair, Dept. of Foreign Languages, New School University, NYC, NY
  • * Paul Rodrigues, Superintendent of Schools, New Bedford, Madeiran parents
  • * Francis Millet Rogers, P.h. D., Professor Harvard, Massachusetts
  • * João Manuel F. Ferreira Salgado, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
  • * João Camilo dos Santos, Ph.D., Portuguese & Brazilian Lit Studies, University of California-Santa Barbara
  • * Rabi Seixas (b), Founder of the University, Colombia

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