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Famous Majors

Wondering what you can do with a degree from AddRan? Here’s our list of famous majors who studied the liberal arts.

 

Conan O’Brien
Writer, and late-night talk show host
B.A. in history

Madeleine Albright,
Former Secretary of State
B.A. in political science

Ken Chenault
Chairman and CEO of American Express
B.A. in history

Clarence Thomas
Supreme Court Justice
B.A. in English literature

George Soros
Entrepreneur and billionaire
M.A. in philosophy

Toni Morrison
Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winning writer
B.A. in English

Desmond Tutu
Human rights leader
B.A. in theology

Andrea Jung
Former CEO of Avon
B.A. in English literature

Michael Eisner
Former CEO of the Walt Disney Company
B.A. in English literature

Richard Plepler
CEO of HBO
B.A. in Government

Martin Luther King Jr.
Civil rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner
B.A. in sociology

President Ronald Reagan
Former President of the United States
B.A. in sociology

Michelle Obama
Former First Lady of the United States
B.A. in sociology

Michael Crichton
Author
B.A. in anthropology

Kurt Vonnegut
Author
B.A. in anthropology

Stephen Riggio
CEO of Barnes and Noble
B.A. in anthropology

Chris Hughes
Co-founder of Facebook
B.A. in history

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Former Pro Basketball Player
B.A. in history

Jimmy Buffet
Singer/songwriter
B.A. in history

President John F. Kennedy
Former President of the United States
B.A. in history

Winston Churchill
Former Prime Minister of Britain
B.A. in history

Joe Biden
Former Vice President of the United States
B.A. in history

Peter Thiel
Co-founder and former CEO of Paypal
B.A. in philosophy

Ethan Coen
Film producer
B.A. in philosophy

Alex Trebek
“Jeopardy” host
B.A. in philosophy

Phil Jackson
Professional basketball coach
B.A. in philosophy

Prince William
Duke of Edinburgh
B.A. in geography