Alan Menken Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Menken: is an American Broadway and an eight-time Academy Award winning composer and pianist. Menken has collaborated with several renowned lyricists including Howard Ashman (1950-1991), Tim Rice and Stephen Schwartz.
Alan Rosenberg Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Rosenberg: an American actor of both stage and screen, and current president of the Screen Actors Guild, the principal motion picture industry on-screen performers' union.Rosenberg is perhaps best known for his character Eli Levinson which appeared in both the series Civil Wars and the popular L.A. Law. He is also well known for his character Ira Woodbine in the sitcom, Cybill. More recently he was seen in the legal drama The Guardian as "Alvin Masterson".
Alan Stuart Blinder Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Stuart Blinder: an American economist, a chair professor in the Economics Department of Princeton University and co-director of Princetonâ€™s Center for Economic Policy Studies, which he founded in 1990.Blinder received his undergraduate degree in economics from Princeton, graduating summa cum laude in 1967. He subsequently attended the London School of Economics and then received his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971.Blinder has served as the Deputy Assistant Director of the Congressional Budget Office, on President Bill Clinton's Council of Economic Advisors, and as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1994 to 1996. He was an adviser to John Kerry during Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign.
Alan Stanley Kornacki Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Stanley Kornacki: an American geologist and retired Army colonel, currently the Senior Staff Geochemist at Shell International Exploration and Production Inc. He received a B.S. in Geology from University of Missouriâ€“Rolla in 1974, before completing his M.S. and Ph.D. in Geology at Harvard University in 1984, on a Graduate Research Fellowship. His dissertation focused on refractory inclusions in Carbonaceous Chondrites. He began a career in the petroleum industry in 1985 when he joined Shell USA. In 1981, he was awarded the Nininger Meteorite Award, and in 2008 he was awarded a professional degree by University of Missouriâ€“Rolla . Alan Kornacki is most known for his characterization of wax from deep water crude oil, an important obstacle in modern drilling and refining technology, and his research on new sources of hydrocarbons such as oil shale.
Alan D'Arcangelo Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan D'Arcangelo: was an American Artist and Printmaker, best known known for his paintings of highways and road signs. His reputation as a Pop artist was established in 1963 with his series of paintings of American highways and signs, an example of which includes US Highway 1, Number 5.A veteran of dozens of solo exhibitions beginning in the late 1950s. Since the 1960s his highway paintings were seen in hundreds of group exhibitions in important galleries and museums in the United States and Europe. He taught Fine art at Cornell University, Brooklyn College, and the School of Visual Arts during the 1960s. He taught painting in several other institutions throughout his career.