Honorary Degrees 1960-1969

December 12, 1969 Martin David Kamen, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, Doctor of Science
August 29, 1969 Russell Hedley Morgan, Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiology, The Johns Hopkins University, and Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiological Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Doctor of Science
  Henry Seymour Kaplan, Professor and Executive, Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Shiing-Shen Chern, Professor of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
June 13, 1969; Yakov Malkiel, Professor of Romance Philology, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Humane Letters
  John Wilder Tukey, Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Princeton University, and Associate Executive Director of Research, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Doctor of Science
  Edwin E. Salpeter, Professor of Physics and Nuclear Studies, Cornell University, Doctor of Science
  Ilya Prigogine, Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Free University of Brussels, Belgium, Doctor of Science
  Richard Dagobert Brauer, Perkins Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University, and Visiting Professor of Mathematics, University of Chicago, Doctor of Science
  The Honorable Henry Jacob Friendly, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Doctor of Laws
March 21, 1969 Arnold Hugh Martin Jones, Professor of Ancient History, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  George Wells Beadle, Director, Institute of Bio-Medical Research, American Medical Association, Professor, Department of Biology and College, and President Emeritus, University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Sir Peter Medawar, Director, National Institute for Medical Research, London, England, Doctor of Science
  Lord Blackett of Chelsea, President of the Royal Society and Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, England, Doctor of Science
  Sir Eric Ashby, Master of Clare College and Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
December 13, 1968 Jean Nougayrol, Directeur d'Études, Section des Sciences religieuses, École pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Fernand Braudel, Directeur d'Études, École pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
  John Hasbrouck Van Vleck, Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Curt P. Richter, Professor Emeritus, Laboratory of Psychology, The Johns Hopkins Medical School, Doctor of Science
  Julius H. Comroe, Jr., Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California Medical Center, Doctor of Science
November 14, 1968 Robert K. Merton, Giddings Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
  Glen Alfred Lloyd, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, 1956-1963, Doctor of Laws
  Fleming James, Jr., Sterling Professor of Law, Yale University, Doctor of Laws
  Kurt Weitzmann, Professor of Art and Archeology, Princeton University, and Member, Institute of Advanced Studies, Doctor of Science
  Raymond Firth, Professor of Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science, England, Doctor of Science
  Murray Barnson Emeneau, Professor of Sanskrit and Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
  Bertrand Bronson, Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Humane Letters
  George E. Palade, Professor and Head of the Department of Cell Biology, Rockefeller University, Doctor of Science
  Elias James Corey, Sheldon Emery Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
August 20, 1968 George Klein, Director of the Institute of Tumor Biology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, Doctor of Science
June 7, 1968 Efraim Racker, Albert Einstein Professor and Chairman, Section of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cornell University, Doctor of Science
  Lars Onsager, Professor of Chemistry, Yale University, Doctor of Science
  Herbert C. Brown, R. B. Wetherill Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University, Doctor of Science
March 15, 1968 Blaze Koneski, Professor, Faculty of Letters, Department of Macedonian Language and Literature, University of Skopje, Yugoslavia, Doctor of Humane Letters
  John T. Dunlop, David A. Wells Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
December 15, 1967 Benno von Wiese und Kaiserswaldau, Professor of Modern German Language and Literature, University of Bonn, Germany, Doctor of Humane Letters
September 1, 1967 Jerzy Kurylowicz, Professor of General Linguistics, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 9, 1967 John Tileston Edsall, Professor of Biological Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Heinrich Theodor Besseler, Professor of Musicology, University of Leipzig, Germany, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Kenneth J. Arrow, Social Science Research Fellow and Professor of Economics and Statistics, Stanford University, Doctor of Laws
May 5, 1967 Paul Ricoeur, Professor of Philosophy, University of Paris, France, Doctor of Divinity
  Robert M. Solow, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Laws
  Talcott Parsons, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  Franco Modigliani, Professor of Economics and Management, Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Laws
  Harold D. Lasswell, Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Political Science, Yale University, Doctor of Laws
  Torsten Husen, Professor and Chairman, Department of Education and the Institute for Educational Research, University of Stockholm, Sweden, Doctor of Laws
  Edwin O. Reischauer, University Professor, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Willard Van Orman Quine, Edgar Pierce Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Hajo Holborn, Sterling Professor of History, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Northrop Frye, Professor of English Literature and Principal, Victoria College, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Henry Clifford Darby, Professor of Geography, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Noam Avram Chomsky, Ferrari P. Ward Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Humane Letters
  B. F. Skinner, Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Allan R. Sandage, Astronomer, Mount Wilson Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and Mount Palomar Observatory, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  John Willard Milnor, Alberto Monroy, Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Head, Molecular Embryology Unit, University of Palermo, Italy, Doctor of Science
  University Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
  Salvador E. Luria, Professor of Microbiology, Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Claude Levi-Strauss, Professor, Collège de France, Doctor of Science
  Jean Leray, Professor, Collège de France, Doctor of Science
  Har Gobind Khorana, Professor of Biochemistry, Institute for Enzyme Research, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Science
  Gerhard Herzberg, Director, Division of Pure Physics, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Doctor of Science
  Alfred Day Hershey, Director, Genetics Research Unit, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Doctor of Science
  Murray Gell-Mann, Professor of Physics, Alfred P. Sloan Laboratory of Mathematics and Physics, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Max Delbruck, Professor of Biology, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Kenneth Stewart Cole, Senior Research Biophysicist, Laboratory of Biophysics, National Institutes of Health, and Professor of Biophysics, Division of Medical Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
  Nikolai Nikolaevich Bogolubov, Member, Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R., and Director, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna, U.S.S.R., Doctor of Science
March 17, 1967 Victor F. Weisskopf, Institute Professor and Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Lawrence Schlesinger Kubie, Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Yale University, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland; and Lecturer, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
  Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard, Professor of Social Anthropology and Head of the Institute of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Science
  Kenneth M. Brinkhous, Distinguished Alumni Professor of Pathology and Chairman, Department of Pathology, University of North Carolina, Doctor of Science
  E. B. Astwood, Professor of Medicine, Tufts University, Doctor of Science
  Luis W. Alvarez, Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
December 16, 1966 Paul Felix Lazarsfeld, Quetelet Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
  Herbert Lionel Adolphus Hart, Professor of Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Laws
  Roderic A. Gregory, George Holt Professor of Physiology, University of Liverpool, England, Doctor of Science
  Anna Freud, Director, Hampstead Child Therapy Clinic, London, England, Doctor of Science
  Manfred Eigen, Max Planck Institute for Physical Chemistry, Göttingen, Germany, Doctor of Science
  Paul M. Doty, Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Julius Axelrod, Chief, Section on Pharmacology, Laboratory of Clinical Science, National Institute of Mental Health, Doctor of Science
June 10, 1966 John Clarke Slater, Professor of Physics, University of Florida and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Irving Myer London, Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, and Director of Medical Service, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, Doctor of Science
  Maurice Stevenson Bartlett, Professor and Head, Department of Statistics, University College, London England, Doctor of Science
September 3, 1965 Marshall Nirenberg, Head, Section on Biochemical Genetics, Laboratory of Clinical Biochemistry, National Heart Institute, Doctor of Science
June 11, 1965 Jacques Lucien Monod, Directeur du Service de Biochimie Cellulaire, Institut Pasteur, Professeur à la Faculté des Sciences, Université de Paris, France, Doctor of Science
  François Jacob, Chef du Service (Chargé du Service de Génétique microbienne), Institut Pasteur, Professeur au Collège de France, Paris, France, Doctor of Science
  Ernst Boris Chain, Professor of Biochemistry, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, England, Doctor of Science
June 12, 1964 Henri Theil, Professor of Econometrics, Netherlands School of Economics, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Doctor of Laws
  Herbert A. Simon, Professor of Administration and Psychology, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Doctor of Laws
December 13, 1963 Harold C. Urey, Martin A. Ryerson Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, The University of Chicago; Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
  Robert Roswell Palmer, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Washington University, Doctor of Laws
March 15, 1963 The Honorable Sir Steven Runciman, Author, Doctor of Humane Letters
December 14, 1962 Herbert Wechsler, Harlan Fiske Stone Professor of Constitutional Law, School of Law, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
  Karl Raimund Popper, Professor of Philosophy, Logic, and Scientific Method, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, England, Doctor of Laws
April 27, 1962 Karl Barth, Professor Emeritus of Dogmatics, University of Basel, Switzerland, Doctor of Divinity
June 9, 1961 Lawrence Alpheus Kimpton, Director and General Manager, Planning, Standard Oil Company (Indiana), and former Chancellor, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
May 4, 1961 Roman Jakobson, Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of Slavic Languages, Literatures, and General Linguistics, Harvard University, and Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Leon Howard, Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Robert Burns Woodward, Donner Professor of Science, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  James Dewey Watson, Professor of Biology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Donald Olding Hebb, Professor of Psychology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Doctor of Science
  Paul A. Samuelson, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Laws
  Paul Abraham Freund, Carl M. Loeb University Professor, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
September 2, 1960 Arthur Frank Burns, Professor of Economics, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
June 10, 1960 Arthur Sullivan Piggott Woodhouse, Professor and Head, Department of English, University College and School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Eugene Vinaver, Professor of French Language and Literature, University of Manchester, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
May 1, 1960 The Honorable Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States, Doctor of Laws
  The Right Honorable Viscount Kilmuir of Creich, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, Doctor of Laws
  The Honorable Dag Hammarskjöld, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Doctor of Laws
  The Honorable Roger John Traynor, Associate Justice, the Supreme Court of California, Doctor of Laws
  The Honorable Walter Vincent Schaefer, Associate Justice, the Supreme Court of Illinois, Doctor of Laws
  The Honorable Herbert Funk Goodrich, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Doctor of Laws
  The Honorable Charles Edward Clark, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Doctor of Laws