Honorary Degrees 2010-2018

June 9, 2018

Fabiola Gianotti, Director-General of CERN

Charles M. Lieber, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and the Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professor at Harvard University

Michael C.A. Macdonald, Research Associate in the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Khalili Research Centre at the University of Oxford

Robert E. Ricklefs, Curator’s Distinguished Professor of Biology at the University of Missouri-St. Louis

William S-Y. Wang, Chair Professor of Language and Cognitive Sciences at Hong Kong Polytechnic University

June 10, 2017

Robert D. MacPherson, Hermann Weyl Professor, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

Shaul Mukamel, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

Craig B. Thompson, Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine Graduate School of Medical Sciences; President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

June 11, 2016

Andrew M. Alper, Chairman, Board of Trustees, 2009-2015

Frances H. Arnold, Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry, Department of Chemical Engineering, The California Institute of Technology

J. Patrick Olivelle, Jacob and Frances Sanger Mossiker Professor Emeritus, Department of Asian Studies, The University of Texas at Austin.

June 13, 2015

Richard B. Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geosciences, The Pennsylvania State University

Titia de Lange, Leon Hess Professor of Cell Biology and Genetics; Director of Anderson Center for Cancer Research, The Rockefeller University

Andreu Mas-Colell, Professor, Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Peter Sarnak, Professor, School of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study

June 14, 2014

Wendy L. Freedman, Crawford H. Greenewalt Chair and Director, The Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington

Jeffrey I. Gordon, Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor, Director, Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis

John Huehnergard, Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Andrew H. Knoll, Fisher Professor of Natural History, Harvard University

Grigoriy Margulis, Erastus L. DeForest Professor of Mathematics, Yale University

Barbara H. Partee, Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Linguistics and Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Terence Speed, Professor and Senior Principal Research Scientist, Division of Bioinformatics, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

June 15, 2013

Luis A. Caffarelli, Professor, Department of Mathematics and the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Doctor of Science

Jennifer Clack, Professor and Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology, University Museum of Zoology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, Doctor of Science

Nicholas Cook, 1684 Professor of Music, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, Doctor of Humane Letters

John Scheid, Chair, religion, institutions, et société de la Rome antique, Collège de France, Paris, Doctor of Humane Letters

E. Bruce Watson, Institute Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Doctor of Science

June 9, 2012

Jean Meyer, Professor, History Division, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Doctor of Humane Letters

Geoffrey W. Marcy, Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science

R. Bruce Nicklas, Arthur S. Pearse Professor Emeritus of Biology, Duke University, Doctor of Science

June 10, 2011

Mee-Mann Chang, Professor, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Humane Letters

James S. Crown, Chairman, Board of Trustees, University of Chicago 2003-2009, Doctor of Laws 

Sofia Gubaidulina, Composer, Doctor of Humane Letters

Robert P. Langlands, Professor Emeritus, Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor of Science 

June 12, 2010

David M. Karl, Professor of Oceanography, University of Hawaii, Doctor of Science

Robert P. Kirshner, Clowes Professor of Science, Harvard University, Doctor of Science

Anil Nerode, Goldwin Smith Professor of Mathematics, Cornell University, Doctor of Science