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- New England : Region of the northeastern USA consisting of the 6 states Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
- U.S. colleges and universities : Add brief definition or description
- Ivy League : A group of prestigious, long-established American universities.
Faculty, fellows, officials
- Félix d'Hérelle : (1873 – 1949) - A French-Canadian bacteriologist, and the discoverer of bacteriophages.
- V.O. Key, Jr. : (1908 - 1963) An influential American political scientist.
- Serge Lang : (19 May 1927 – 12 September 2005) French-born American mathematician known for his work in number theory and for his mathematics textbooks, including the influential Algebra.
- Stanley Milgram : American social psychologist (1933-1984), best known for the Milgram experiment on obedience, but also for concepts such as the "familiar stranger"
- Edmund Morgan : Emeritus Professor of History, Yale University, specializing in the 17th and 18th centuries
- Benjamin Lee Whorf : American amateur linguist who created the '[Sapir]-Whorf hypothesis' on the relationship between language and thought.
- Paul Wolfowitz : An American political scientist and policy-level foreign affairs official, of a neoconservative ideology; resident American Enterprise Institute and on International Security Advisory Board; Deputy Secretary of Defense in the George W. Bush Administration; advisor, Project for the New American Century
- C. Vann Woodward : (November 13, 1908 - December 17, 1999) An American historian focusing primarily on the American South and race relations.
- Fareed Zakaria : Political scientist; editor of Newsweek magazine; board member of the Council on Foreign Relations, New America Foundation, Yale University, the Trilateral Commission, and Shakespeare and Company; Aspen Strategy Group, Aspen Institute; former managing editor of Foreign Affairs; Former Research Fellow, Belfer Center, International Security Program, 1988-1991; CNN and Washington Post columnist; book author
- Philip Zimbardo : American psychologist, known for work on authority, terrorism, shyness and cults, as well as popular presentation of psychological ideas
- Milgram experiment : Series of social psychology experiments, which measured the willingness of study participants to obey an authority figure who instructed them to perform acts that conflicted with their personal conscience.
- James Truslow Adams : (1878-1949) American author and amateur historian who coined and defined the term "The American Dream."
- George H. W. Bush : (1924–) 41st U.S. President (Republican), elected in 1988 and serving one term; Director of Central Intelligence; U.S. Ambassador to China; youngest naval aviator in WWII
- George W. Bush : (1946–) 43rd U.S. President (Republican), elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2004.
- Ann Hamilton : (born 1956, Lima, Ohio) An American visual artist best known for large-scale, site-specific installations that are labor intensive in both planning and construction.
- Isabelle Y. Liberman : (1921 - 1990) An American psychologist, born in Latvia, who was an expert on reading disabilities, including dyslexia.
- John M. Clayton : Add brief definition or description
- L. Paul Bremer : Retired American Foreign Service Officer and counterterrorism specialist who was Presidential Envoy to Iraq in 2003-2004, running the Coalition Provisional Authority
- Conspiracy theory : Belief that a covert and deceptive organization or people is responsible for important world events, and that these people are hiding their own involvement, acting from behind the scenes and spreading misinformation.
- Secret society : A type of subculture with three characteristics: "it is exclusive, it claims to own special secrets, and it shows a strong inclination to favor its own" (Alan Axelrod).
- Skull and Bones : (1832) A fraternal organization at Yale University, many members of which have been extremely influential, as in six generations of the Bush family; sometimes called a secret society
Ivy League universities
- Brown University : Add brief definition or description
- Columbia University : Ivy League college in New York City founded in 1754.
- Cornell University : Founded in 1865, and a private university member of the Ivy League as well as New York State's land grant institution, the first U.S. institution of higher learning to add professional and practical topics to classics; located in Ithaca, New York
- Dartmouth College : Founded in 1769, the school is graduate and undergraduate despite the "college" name; it is a member of the Ivy League and located in Hanover, New Hampshire
- Harvard University : Institution of higher education in located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- University of Pennsylvania : Ivy League U.S. institution in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Princeton University : Among the most highly regarded U.S. educational institutions, located in Princeton, New Jersey