Honorary Degrees 1990-1999

June 11, 1999 Daniel C. Tsui, Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
  Bernard Williams, Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and Monroe Deutsch Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Pierre Briant, Professor d'Histoire de l'Antiquité, Université de Toulouse, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 12, 1998 Harrison Colyar White, Giddings Professor of Sociology, Columbia University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  J. Anthony Tyson, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories, Doctor of Science
June 14, 1997 Emily Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, Professor of Biology and Psychology, Georgia State University, Doctor of Science
June 13, 1997 Carl E. Wieman, Professor of Physics, The University of Colorado at Boulder, Doctor of Science
  Pier Vincenzo Mengaldo, Professore di Storia della Lingua Italiana, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Edouard A. Jeauneau, Maître de Recherche Première Classe Emérite, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Jean Bottéro, Maître de Recherche Emérite, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Directeur d'Etudes Emérite, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Reinhard Zimmermann, Professor of Civil Law, Roman Law, and Historical Comparative Law, Universität Regensburg, Germany, Doctor of Laws
October 26, 1996 Hanna Holborn Gray, President Emeritus of The University of Chicago; Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of History, and the College, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 7, 1996 David T. Wilkinson, Cyrus Fogg Brackett Professor of Physics, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
  Jerome McGann, John Stewart Bryan Professor of English, University of Virginia, Doctor of Humane Letters
  William Klemperer, Erving Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
June 9, 1995 Robert B.Wilson, Atholl McBean Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, Doctor of Laws
  Richard E. Smalley, Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, William Marsh Rice University, Doctor of Science
  David Lewin, Professor of Music, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Thomas V. Gamkrelidze, Director, Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies, Academy of Sciences of Georgia Professor, Tbilisi State University, Republic of Georgia, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Bradley Efron, Max H. Stein Professor of Statistics, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
June 10, 1994 Elisabeth Lichtenberger, Professor of Geography, University of Vienna, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Ulf Grenander, L. Herbert Ballou University Professor Emeritus, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, Doctor of Science
  Paul Ekman, Professor of Psycholgy and Director, Human Interaction Laboratory,Department of Psychiatry, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Doctor of Humane Letters
March 18, 1994 Barry F. Sullivan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The University of Chicago, 1988-1992, Doctor of Laws
  Edward W. Said, Old Dominion Foundation Professor in Humanities, Columbia University, Doctor of Humane Letters
October 20, 1993 Romila Thapar, Professor of Ancient Indian History, Emerita, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Isadore M. Singer, Institute Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Bruno Nettl, Professor Emeritus of Music and Anthropology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Leonid Hurwicz, Regents Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Minnesota, Doctor of Laws
  Richard H. Holm, Higgins Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
  Yves Coppens, Professor de Paléoanthropologie et Préhistoire, Collège de France, Directeur du Centre de Rescherches Anthropologiques, Musée de l'Homme, Doctor of Science
  Francis A. Allen, Professor of Law and Hubert C. Hurst Eminent Scholar at the University of Florida, Doctor of Laws
  Ihsan Abbas, Professor Emeritus, American University of Beirut, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 13, 1992 Lubert Stryer, Winzer Professor of Cell Biology, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Quentin Skinner, Professor of Political Science, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Daniel Bell, Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 12, 1992 Gerald Jos. Wasserburg, John D. MacArthur Professor of Geology and Geophysics, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Edward C. Stone, Professor of Physics and Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Elias M. Stein, Professor of Mathematics, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
  Charles M. Stein, Professor Emeritus of Statistics, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Jeremiah P. Ostriker, Professor and Chairman, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
  Donald E. Osterbrock, Professor of Astronomy, University of California, Santa Cruz, Doctor of Science
  Daniel E. Koshland, Jr., Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
  F. Clark Howell, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
  Norman Davidson, Chandler Professor Emeritus of Chemical Biology, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
  Harmon Craig, Professor of Geochemistry and Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, Doctor of Science
  Daniel L. McFadden, E. Morris Cox Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Laws
  Robert J. Aumann, Professor, Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Doctor of Laws
  Gerald Stourzh, Professor of Modern History, University of Vienna, Doctor of Humane Letters
  David Pingree, University Professor and Professor of the History of Mathematics, Brown University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Leonard B. Meyer, Benjamin Franklin Professor of Music and the Humanities, Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Morris Halle, Institute Professor of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Joseph Frank, Professor of Comparative Literature and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Stanford University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Natalie Zemon Davis, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Princeton University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Gordon Tullock, Karl Eller Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of Arizona, Doctor of Laws
  Mary Ann Glendon, Professor of Law, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  Caroline Walker Bynum, Morris and Alma Schapiro Professor of History, Columbia University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  John H. Baker, Professor of Law and Fellow of St. Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Laws
October 3, 1991 Jacob Mincer, Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Economics and Social Relations, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
  Lionel W. McKenzie, Wilson Professor Emeritus of Economics, University of Rochester, Doctor of Laws
  Stanley J. Tambiah, Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Jaroslav Pelikan, Sterling Professor of History, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Thomas S. Kuhn, Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Michel Huglo, Professor of Musicology Emeritus, École Pratique des hautes Études, Paris, France and Université libre de Bruxèlles, Belgium, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Albert Hourani, Emeritus Fellow, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Oliver R. Gurney, Emeritus Professor of Assyriology, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Hubert Damisch, Professor of the History and Theory of Art, École des hautes Études en Science Sociale, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Bernard Bailyn, Adams University Professor of History, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Benjamin Widom, Goldwin Smith Professor of Chemistry, Cornell University, Doctor of Science
  Valentine L. Telegdi, Professor of Physics, Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland, Doctor of Science
  Michael Rutter, Professor of Child Psychiatry, University of London, England, Doctor of Science
  Victor A. McKusick, University Professor of Medical Genetics, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
  Harden M. McConnell, Robert Eckles Swain Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Erich L. Lehmann, Professor of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
  Andrew G. Gilman, Raymond and Ellen Willie Professor of Molecular Neuropharmacology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Doctor of Science
  James F. Crow, Professor of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Doctor of Science
  George Contopoulos, Professor of Astronomy, University of Athens, Greece and University of Florida, Doctor of Science
  E. Margaret Burbidge, University Professor, Department of Physics, University of California, San Diego, Doctor of Science
June 14, 1991 Oliver Smithies, Professor of Pathology, University of North Carolina, Doctor of Science
  James A. Miller, Van Rensselaer Potter Emeritus Professor of Oncology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Doctor of Science
  Robert C. Merton, George Fisher Baker Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
  Jacques H. Drèze, Professor, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium, Doctor of Laws
  Thomas R. Cech, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder, Doctor of Science
  Gordon H. Bower, Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology, Stanford University, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 8, 1990 Melford E. Spiro, Presidential Professor of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, Doctor of Humane Letters
  Martin L. Perl, Professor of Physics, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
  Robert H. Abeles, Tauber Professor of Biochemistry, Brandeis University, Doctor of Science