Honorary Degrees 2010-2018

June 9, 2018

Fabiola Gianotti, Director-General of CERN, Doctor of Science

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

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

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

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

June 10, 2017

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

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

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

June 11, 2016

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

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

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

June 13, 2015

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

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

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

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

June 14, 2014

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

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, Doctor of Science

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

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

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

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

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

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