Honorary Degrees 1970-1979

December 18, 1979 William S. Vickrey, McVickar Professor of Political Economy, Columbia University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Jean-Pierre Vernant, Professor of Comparative Ancient Religion, Collège de France, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Lawrence Stone, Dodge Professor of History and Director of the Davis Center for Historical Research, Princeton University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Erving Goffman, Benjamin Franklin Professor of Anthropology and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Clifford Geertz, Professor of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Otis Dudley Duncan, Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Lee J. Cronbach, Vida Jacks Professor of Education, Stanford University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Philip E. Converse, Robert Cooley Angell Distinguished College Professor of Sociology and Political Science, University of Michigan, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 15, 1979 John Todd Wilson, President Emeritus of The University of Chicago and Professor, Department of Education
  Albert Warner Overhauser, Professor, Department of Physics, Purdue University, Doctor of Science
October 6, 1978 Steven Weinberg, Higgins Professor of Physics, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Franco Venturi, Professor of Modern History, University of Torino; Editor-in-Chief, Revista Storica Italiana; Sarah Schaffner Visiting Professor of History, University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Herbert Ely Scarf, Stanley Resor Professor of Economics, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Bengt Samuelssonm, Professor of Biochemistry and Dean, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, Doctor of Science
  Peter Dennis Mitchell, Director, Glynn Research Laboratory, Bodmin, Cornwall, England, Doctor of Science
  Ryogo Kubo, Professor of Physics, University of Tokyo, Japan, Doctor of Science
  John Bertrand Gurdon, Medical Research Council Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
  Donald Thomas Campbell, Morrison Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Allan M. Campbell, Professor of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Peter R. L. Brown, Professor, Department of History, University of California, Berkeley; Former Professor and Head of the Department of History, Royal Holloway College, University of London, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 9, 1978 Raymond Aron,Professor of the Sociology of Modern Civilization, Collège de France, and Member of the Institut, Doctor of Humane Letters
  David C. Phillips, Professor of Molecular Biophysics, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Science
  Jacob Neusner, University Professor, Professor of Religious Studies, and the Ungerleider Distinguished Scholar of Judaic Studies, Brown University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Motoo Kimura, Head of the Laboratory of Population Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan, Doctor of Science
  Walter Gilbert, American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
March 17, 1978 Roger Yate Stanier, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, Doctor of Science
  Aaron Klug, Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
December 9, 1977 Bruno Rossi, Institute Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
November 14, 1977 Ernest Winocour, Professor and Chairman, Department of Virology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Doctor of Science
  Norman Edward Shumway, Francis and Charles D. Field Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Stephen W. Kuffler, John Franklin Enders University Professor, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Eugene Patrick Kennedy, Hamilton Kuhn Professor of Biological Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Roger Guillemin, Professor and Chairman, Laboratory for Neuroendocrinology, Salk Institute, Doctor of Science
  Don Wayne Fawcett, Hersey Professor of Anatomy and the James Stillman Professor of Comparative Anatomy, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Robert M. Chanock, Chief of Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Doctor of Science
June 10, 1977 Joseph Needham, Former Master of Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Louis Charles Jean Dumont, Directeur d'Études, École pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
December 10, 1976 Kenneth Geddes Wilson, Professor of Physics, Cornell University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Arnaldo D. Momigliano, Professor of All Souls College, University of Oxford; Grote Professor Emeritus of Ancient History, University College, London; Professor of the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa; and Alexander White Visiting Professor, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Hugh Kenner, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities,The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Gaylord Donnelley, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, 1970-1976, Doctor of Laws
  Sydney Brenner, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
August 27, 1976 Roger Wolcott Sperry, Hixon Professor of Psychobiology, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Don Patinkin, Professor of Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 11, 1976 Günther Wilke, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim, and Professor of Organic Chemistry in the University of Bochum, Germany, Doctor of Science
  Cesare Segre, Professor of Romance Philology, University of Pavia, Italy, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Eric J. Hobsbawm, Professor of Economic and Social History, Birkbeck College, University of London, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Mary Rosamond Haas, Professor of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Humane Letters
  William Alfred Fowler, Institute Professor of Physics, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Henry Chadwick, Dean of Christ Church in the University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Donald David Brown, Member of the Carnegie Institution of Washington and Professor of Biology, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
March 19, 1976 Sir Edmond Ronald Leach, Professor of Anthropology, University of Cambridge, and Provost of King's College, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 13, 1975 Nino Pirrotta, Professor of Music, University of Rome, Italy, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Matthew Stanley Meselson, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Edward Hirsch Levi, Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence in the Law School, President Emeritus of the University, Attorney General of the United States, Doctor of Humane Letters
  John Frank Kermode, King Edward VII Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Herman Moritz Kalckar, Professor of Biological Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Sir Ernst Hans Josef Gombrich, Professor and Director of the Warburg Institute, University of London, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
November 8, 1974 Karl Rahner, Professor Emeritus, University of Münster, Germany, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Bernard J. F. Lonergan, Professor, Regis College, University of Toronto, Canada, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 14, 1974 Arnaldo Pizzorusso, Professor of French Literature, University of Florence, Italy, and Visiting Professor, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, the University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Hugh Esmor Huxley, Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
  Robert A. Good, Director, Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, Doctor of Science
October 26, 1973 Meyer Fortes, Professor of Anthropology, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Kenneth Lee Pike, Professor of English and Linguistics, University of Michigan, and Director, Summer Institute of Linguistics and the Wycliff Bible Translators, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Frederick Mosteller, Professor of Mathematical Statistics, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Charles Edward Lindblom, Peletiah Perit Professor of Political and Social Sciences, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Walter Jackson Bate, Abbott Lawrence Lowell Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 8, 1973 Frank Henry Westheimer, Loeb Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Maria Dluska, Professor of Disciplines Auxiliary to the History of Literature, Jagiellonian University, Crakow, Poland, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Fredson Thayer Bowers, Linden Kent Professor of English, University of Virginia, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Norman Henry Ashton, Professor and Director, Department of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University of London, England, Doctor of Science
March 16, 1973 Sune Bergström, Professor of Biochemistry and Rector, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, Doctor of Science
December 15, 1972 Niels Kaj Jerne, Director, Basel Institute of Immunology, Switzerland, Doctor of Science
  Herbert Hunger,Professor of Byzantine Studies, University of Vienna, and General Secretary, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Wolfson Research Professor, the Royal Society, and Director, Chemical Crystallography Laboratory, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Science
  Boris Ephrussi, Professor of Genetics, University of Paris, and Director, Laboratory of Physiological Genetics, CNRS, Paris, France, Doctor of Science
June 9, 1972 Nathan Jacobson, Professor of Mathematics, Yale University, Doctor of Science
  Samuel Abraham Goudsmit, Brookhaven National Laboratory and Editor-in-Chief, American Physical Society, Doctor of Science
  John Philip Dawson, Fairchild Professor of Law, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  Edward Uhler Condon, Professor of Physics Emeritus, Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics, University of Colorado, Doctor of Science
December 17, 1971 James L. Gowans, Professor, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, and Director, MRC Cellular Immunology Unit, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Science
June 11, 1971 Shelomo Dov Goitein, Former Director, School of Oriental Studies, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, and Professor Emeritus of Arabic, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Don Cameron Allen, Sir William Osler Professor of English Literature, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Mysore Narasimhachar Srinivas, Professor of Sociology, University of Delhi, India, Doctor of Science
  Albert Eschenmoser, Professor of Chemistry, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, Doctor of Science
  Fairfax M. Cone, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, 1963-1970, Doctor of Laws
December 22, 1970 Oliver Strunk, Professor Emeritus of Music, Princeton University, and Director of the Monumenta Musicae Byzantinae, Doctor of Humane Letters
  A. Francis Birch, Professor of Geology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
June 12, 1970 Peter Hugh Jefferd Lloyd-Jones, Regius Professor of Greek, University of Oxford, and Fellow, British Academy, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Henry M. Stommel, Professor of Oceanography, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Sol Spiegelman, Director, Institute of Cancer Research, Columbia University, Doctor of Science
  Jule Gregory Charney, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Richard Morris Titmuss, Professor and Chairman, Department of Social Science and Administration, London School of Economics and Political Science, England, Doctor of Laws