Past Honorary Degree Recipients

2010-2019

June 15, 2019 David Charbonneau, Professor of Astronomy and Harvard College Professor at Harvard University
Pierre-Louis Lions, Professor and Chair, Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications at the College de France
Amy Richlin, Distinguished Professor of Classics at the University of California, Los Angeles
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

2000-2009

October 9, 2009 David L. Donoho, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the Humanities and Sciences, and Professor of Statistics, Doctor of Science
Deborah Jin, Fellow of NIST, Fellow of JILA, and Adjoint Professor of Physics, Doctor of Science
Ali Mehmet Celâl Şengör, Professor of Geology, Doctor of Science
David Shulman, Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 13, 2009 Anthony M. Snodgrass, Laurence Professor Emeritus of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge, Doctor of Humane Letters
March 20, 2009 Don Michael Randel, President, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; President Emeritus and Honorary Trustee, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 13, 2008 Gernot Wilhelm, Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Lehrstuhl für Altorientalistik, Institut für Altertumswissenschaften, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, Germany, Doctor of Humane Letters
Kip S. Thorne, Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
John McDowell, University Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, Doctor of Humane Letters
Marc Davis, Professor of Astronomy and Physics, Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
John Barrell, Professor of Eighteenth Century Studies, Department of English and Related Literature, University of York, England, United Kingdom, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 8, 2007 Pieter Timeotheus De Zeeuw, Professor and Scientific Director, Leiden Observatory, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands, Doctor of Science
Grace Wahba, I. J. Schoenberg Professor of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Doctor of Science
Scott Shenker, Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
John J. Hopfield, Howard A. Prior Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
Roger David Blandford, Luke Blossom Professor and Pehong and Adele Chen Director, KIPAC, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
October 27, 2006 Karen B. Strier, Hilldale Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Doctor of Science
Allan C. Spralding, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Director, Department of Embryology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Doctor of Science
Harm Pinkster, Professor of Latin, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Doctor of Humane Letters
Hazel Rose Markus, Davis Brack Professor in Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
Alex Lubotzky, Professor of Mathematics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Doctor of Science
Michael Fried, James R. Herbert Boone Professor of Humanities and Art History, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Sandra M. Faber, University Professor and Chair, Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz, Doctor of Science
June 9, 2006 Marcus E. Raichle, Professor of Radiology and Neurology, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, Doctor of Science
Richard Middleton, Emeritus Professor of Music, International Centre for Music Studies, School of Arts and Cultures, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom, Doctor of Humane Letters
Arthur B. McDonald, Professor, Department of Physics, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, and Project Director, Sudbury Neutrino Observatory, Doctor of Science
June 10, 2005 Lila R. Gleitman, Professor, Departments of Psychology and Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Science
Roy Goodwin D’Andrade, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut, Professor Emeritus, Department of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego, Doctor of Humane Letters
Carlos J. Bustamante, Howard Hughes Investigator, Luis Alvarez Professor of Physics, and Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology and Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
June 12, 2004 Edgar J. Jannotta, Chairman, Board of Trustees, The University of Chicago, 1999-2003, Doctor of Laws
June 11, 2004 Craig M. Wright,Professor of Music History, Department of Music, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 13, 2003 Patrick Thaddeus, Robert Wheeler Wilson Professor of Applied Astronomy and Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Ryoji Noyori, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, and Director of the Research Center for Materials Science, Nagoya University, Japan, Doctor of Science
Persi Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor and Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
June 11, 2004 Trevor C. Weekes, Senior Astrophysicist, Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Doctor of Science
Gilbert Vassart, Professor of Medical Genetics, Director of the Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Biologie Humaine et Moleculaire, and Head of the Department of Medical Genetics, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, Doctor of Science
Hilary Putnam, Cogan University Professor Emeritus, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Mogens Trolle Larsen, Professor in Assyriology, Carsten Neibuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies, Københavns Universitet, Copenhagen, Denmark, Doctor of Humane Letters
Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, Doctor of Science
June 7, 2002 Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Salvatore Silvano Nigro, Professor of Italian Literature, Universita degli Studi di Catania, Italy, Doctor of Humane Letters
François Dolbeau, Directeur d'Etudes, Section des sciences historiques et philologiques, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
March 15, 2002 Hugo F. Sonnenschein, President Emeritus and Honorary Trustee of the University; Charles L. Hutchinson Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics, and the College, Doctor of Humane Letters
December 7, 2001 Howard G. Krane, Chairman, Board of Trustees, 1992-1999, Doctor of Laws
June 8, 2001 Fredric Jameson, William A. Little, Jr. Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of Romance Studies (French) and Chair of the Literature Program, Duke University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Walter Burkert, Professor Emeritus, Classics Department, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Doctor of Humane Letters
John Edward Bercaw, Centennial Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
November 2, 2000 Alan Walker, Distinguished Professor, Departments of Anthropology and Biology, Pennsylvania State University, Doctor of Science
Claude Steele, Professor, Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
Qiu Xigui, Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Peking University, Beijing, China, Doctor of Humane Letters
Marc W. Kirschner, Chairman and the Carl W. Walter Professor, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Martin F. Gellert, Chief, Section of Molecular Genetics, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Doctor of Science
Charles J. Fillmore, Professor Emeritus, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Humane Letters
Raymond Davis, Jr., Research Professor, Departments of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Science
Veena Das, The Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Department of Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
John N. Bahcall, The Richard Black Professor, School of Natural Sciences, The Institute for Advanced Study and Visiting Professor, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
David J. Aldous, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science

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

1980-1989

June 9, 1989 Alberto Varvaro, Pro-Rectore and Professor of Romance Philology, University of Naples, Italy, Doctor of Humane Letters
F. Sherwood Rowland, Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr., Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, Doctor of Science
Norman F. Ramsey, Higgins Professor of Physics, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Dan P. McKenzie, Professor of Earth Science, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
December 9, 1988 B. Kenneth West, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The University of Chicago, 1985-1988, Doctor of Laws
June 10, 1988 Amos Tversky, Davis-Brack Professor of Behavioral Science, Stanford University, Doctor of Humane Letters
John Maynard Smith, Emeritus Professor of Biology, University of Sussex, Brighton, England, Doctor of Science
Guido Calabresi, Sterling Professor of Law and Dean, Yale Law School, Doctor of Laws
Yves Bonnefoy, Professor of Comparative Studies of the Poetic Function, Collège de France, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
Richard B. Bernstein, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Science
March 18, 1988 Igor Mikhailovich Diakonoff, Professor, Oriental Institute of The Academy of Sciences, Leningrad, U.S.S.R., Doctor of Humane Letters
June 12, 1987 Harry B. Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
Hans Dehmelt, Professor of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, Doctor of Science
Carl Dahlhaus, Professor of Music, Technical University of Berlin, and Vice-President of the Gesellschaft fur Müsikforschung, Doctor of Humane Letters
Stanley Cavell, Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
George A. Bartholomew, Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Science
June 13, 1986 Jean Starobinski, Professor Emeritus of French Literature, University of Geneva, Switzerland, Doctor of Humane Letters
P. J. E. Peebles, Albert Einstein Professor of Science, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
Johannes Geiss, Professor of Physics and Director of Physics Institute, University of Bern, Switzerland, Doctor of Science
December 13, 1985 Edwin A. Bergman, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, 1981-1985, Doctor of Laws
June 14, 1985 Joseph H. Taylor, Jr., Professor of Physics, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
Friedrich Ohly, Emeritus Professor of German Philology and Emeritus Director of the Institute for Studies of the Early Middle Ages at the Westphalian Wilhelm's University of Münster, the Federal Republic of Germany, Doctor of Humane Letters
S. F. C. Milsom, Fellow of St. John's College and Professor of Law, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Laws
Jean H. Hagstrum, John C. Shaffer Professor Emeritus of English and the Humanities, Northwestern University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Domenico De Robertis, Professor of Italian Literature, University of Florence, Italy, Doctor of Humane Letters
Stanley Cohen, American Cancer Society Research Professor of Biochemistry, Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Science
F. Sherwood Rowland, Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr., Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, Doctor of Science
June 8, 1984 Harald Zur Hausen, Scientific Director, German Cancer Institute, Heidelberg, West Germany, Doctor of Science
Stella Kramrisch, Curator of Indian Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Professor of Fine Arts, New York University Institute of Fine Arts, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 10, 1983 Anthony F. C. Wallace, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Humane Letters
Henry Taube, Marguerite Blake Wilbur Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
Schubert M. Ogden, University Distinguished Professor of Theology, Department of Religious Studies and Perkins School of Theology, and Director, Graduate Program in Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Rudolph A. Marcus, Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
Leon M. Lederman, Director, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Doctor of Science
Riccardo Giacconi, Director, Space Telescope Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, Doctor of Science
Giuseppe Billanovich, Professor of Medieval and Humanistic Philology, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Doctor of Humane Letters
Michael F. Atiyah, Royal Society Research Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Science
Joseph L. Goldstein, Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular Genetics, and Paul J. Thomas Professor of Medicine and Genetics, University of Texas, Dallas, Doctor of Science
June 11, 1982 Michael S. Brown, Paul J. Thomas Professor of Genetics and Director of the Center for Genetic Disease, University of Texas, Dallas, Doctor of Science
M. H. Abrams, Class of 1916 Professor of English, Cornell University, Doctor of Humane Letters
December 16, 1981 Gerard 'T Hooft, Professor of Physics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, Doctor of Science
October 23, 1981 Stephen W. Hawking, Lucasian Professor, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
June 12, 1981 Robert W. Reneker, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The University of Chicago, 1976-1981, Doctor of Laws
Sir Rudolf E. Peierls, Wykeham Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Oxford, England, Doctor of Science
Victor Henri Brombert, Henry Putnam University Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature, Princeton University, Doctor of Humane Letters
March 20, 1981 Mary Douglas Leakey, Director of Research, Olduvai Gorge, and Senior Research Fellow, Louis Leakey Memorial Institute for Prehistory and Palæontology, Nairobi, Kenya, Doctor of Science
June 13, 1980 Richard Wain Young, Professor of Anatomy, University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Science
Charles Yanofsky, Herzstein Professor of Biology, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
Raymond Aron, Professor of the Sociology of Modern Civilization, Collège de France, and Member of the Institut, Doctor of Humane Letters

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 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

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
Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron 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
John Willard Milnor, 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

1950-1959

December 18, 1959 Hans Kurath, Professor of English, University of Michigan; Editor of The Middle English Dictionary; Director of The Linguistic Atlas of the United States and Canada, Doctor of Humane Letters
November 26, 1959 Sir Julian Huxley, Author, Doctor of Science
Sewall Wright, Ernest D. Burton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Zoölogy, The University of Chicago, and Professor of Zoölogy, University ofWisconsin, Doctor of Science
George Gaylord Simpson, Agassiz Professor, Museum of Comparative Zoölogy, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Hermann Joseph Muller, Distinguished Professor of Zoölogy, Indiana University, Doctor of Science
Alfred L. Kroeber, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
Theodosius Dobzhansky, Professor of Zoölogy, Columbia University, Doctor of Science
Sir Charles Galton Darwin, Former Director, National Physical Laboratory, Great Britain, Doctor of Science
June 12, 1959 Jerzy Neyman, Professor of Statistics, Director of the Statistical Laboratory, and Research Professor in the Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
Paul Klemperer, Pathologist in Chief Emeritus, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Professor Emeritus of Pathology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Doctor of Science
Sir Charles Dodds, Courtauld Professor of Biochemistry, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, University of London, England, Doctor of Science
March 20, 1959 André Michel Lwoff, Head of the Department of Microbial-Physiology, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France, Doctor of Science
December 19, 1958 Walter Prescott Webb, Professor of History, University of Texas, Doctor of Laws
June 13, 1958 Richard Edwin Shope, Member, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science
Nicholson Joseph Eastman, Professor and Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
George Washington Corner, Member, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science
December 20, 1957 Eugene Paul Wigner, Thomas D. Jones Professor of Mathematical Physics, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
June 7, 1957 Francis Otto Schmitt, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
December 14, 1956 Edward Larned Ryerson, Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, The University of Chicago (1953-1956), Doctor of Laws
June 8, 1956 Owen Harding Wangensteen, Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Doctor of Science
William Cumming Rose, Research Professor of Biochemistry, University of Illinois, Doctor of Science
John Rodman Paul, Professor of Preventive Medicine, Yale University, Doctor of Science
Julius Schwietering, Professor Emeritus of German Literature and Philology, University of Frankfurt, Germany; Visiting Professor of German, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
William Haller, Professor Emeritus and Former Chairman of the Department of English, Barnard College; Resident Scholar, Folger Shakespeare Library, Doctor of Humane Letters
December 16, 1955 Gaston Berger, Professor in the Faculty of Letters, University of Aix, France, Member of the Institute, and Director General of Graduate Studies in France, Doctor of Humane Letters
November 11, 1955 Jacob Viner, Professor of Economics, Princeton University, Doctor of Laws
Arnold Joseph Toynbee, Director of Studies, Royal Institute of International Affairs; Research Professor of International History, University of London, England, Doctor of Laws
André Siegfried, Member, French Academy; Professor Emeritus, Collège de France, Doctor of Laws
William Fielding Ogburn, Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Sociology, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Laws
Walter Lippmann, Author, Writer for The New York Herald Tribune, Doctor of Laws
Harold Hotelling, Professor of Statistics, University of North Carolina, Doctor of Laws
Fay-Cooper Cole, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Laws
September 2, 1955 Emery Thomas Filbey, Vice-President Emeritus, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Laws
June 10, 1955 Amos Niven Wilder, Professor of New Testament Interpretation, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Paul Johannes Tillich, Sometime Professor of Theology at the Universities of Marburg, Dresden, and Leipzig; of Philosophy at the University of Frankfort; and of Philosophical Theology at Union Theological Seminary; Professor Elect of Christianity, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Henry Stanley Bennett, Fellow and Librarian, Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge; Chairman of the Board of Syndics, Cambridge University Press, Doctor of Humane Letters
December 17, 1954 Hermann Irving Schlesinger, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Science
December 17, 1954 Izaac Maurits Kolthoff, Doctor of Science, Professor of Chemistry and Head of the Division of Analytical Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Doctor of Science
John Gamble Kirkwood, Professor and Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Yale University, Doctor of Science
George Oliver Curme, Jr., Vice-President, Research, Union Carbide and Carbon Corporation, Doctor of Science
Paul Doughty Bartlett, Erving Professor of Chemistry, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
August 27, 1954 The Reverend H. Richard Niebuhr, Sterling Professor of Theology and Christian Ethics, Yale University, Doctor of Divinity
The Right Reverend Anders Theodor Samuel Nygren, Bishop of Lund, Sweden, Doctor of Divinity
June 11, 1954 Joel Stebbins, Professor Emeritus of Astronomy and Director, Washburn Observatory, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Science
Francis Peyton Rous, Member Emeritus, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science
March 19, 1954 The Honorable Hugo L. Black, Associate Justice, The Supreme Court of the United States, Doctor of Laws
Hans Adolf Krebs, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Sheffield, England, Doctor of Science
December 18, 1953 Harry Austryn Wolfson, Nathan Littauer Professor of Jewish Literature and Philosophy, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Zechariah Chafee, Jr., University Professor, Law School, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
August 28, 1958 Frederick Clifton Grant, Professor of Biblical Theology, Union Theological Seminary, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 12, 1953 Kemp Malone, Caroline Donovan Professor of English Literature, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Jean Piaget, Professor of Psychology, University of Geneva, Switzerland, and Director of the International Bureau of Education and the Institute, J.J. Rousseau, Doctor of Science
Fritz Lipmann, Professor of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, Harvard University, and Head of Biochemical Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Doctor of Science
Hans Albrecht Bethe, Professor of Physics, Cornell University, Doctor of Science
May 8, 1953 The Honorable Arthur T. Vanderbilt, Chief Justice, The Supreme Court of New Jersey, Doctor of Laws
The Honorable Thomas Walter Swan, Presiding Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Doctor of Laws
The Honorable Felix Frankfurter, Associate Justice, The Supreme Court of the United States, Doctor of Laws
The Honorable Jerome N. Frank, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Doctor of Laws
Arthur Linton Corbin, Professor of Law Emeritus, Law School, Yale University, Doctor of Laws
Laird Bell, Chairman, the Board of Trustees, The University of Chicago (1949-1953), Doctor of Laws
March 20, 1953 Carl Ludwig Siegel, Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor of Science
December 19, 1952 Learned Hand, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Retired, Doctor of Laws
Arthur Holly Compton, Chancellor, Washington University, Doctor of Science
October 3, 1952 George Hoyt Whipple, Professor of Pathology and Dean, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Doctor of Science
Allen Oldfather Whipple, Emeritus Valentine Mott Professor of Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Doctor of Science
William Smith Tillett, Professor and Chairman, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, New York University; Director, Third Medical Division, Bellevue Hospital; and President, Medical Board, Bellevue Hospital, Doctor of Science
James Lawder Gamble, Professor of Pediatrics, Medical School, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
William Bosworth Castle, Professor of Medicine, Medical School, Harvard University, and Director, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, Doctor of Science
Anton Julius Carlson, Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Physiology, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Science
Percival Bailey, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Illinois, Doctor of Science
June 13, 1952 George Sarton, Associate, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and Lecturer in the History of Science, Harvard University, Doctor of Humanities
Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics, University of Cambridge, England, Doctor of Science
October 18, 1951 Robert Maynard Hutchins, Associate Director, Ford Foundation, and former Chancellor, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Laws
George Wiley Sherburn, Professor and Chairman, Division of Modern Languages, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Francis Lee Higginson Professor of American History, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
William Albert Nitze, Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Romance Languages and Literatures, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Humane Letters
Harold F. Cherniss, Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor of Humane Letters
Edwin Arthur Burtt, Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy, Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Detlev W. Bronk, President, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
June 15, 1951 Robert Frederick Loeb, Bard Professor of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, Doctor of Science
Wolfgang Köhler, Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College, Doctor of Science
Alfred Blalock, Professor and Director, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
September 1, 1950 Daniel Mornet, Professor of French Literature, The Sorbonne, Paris, France, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 16, 1950 Sir Edward Mellanby, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, University of Sheffield, England, Doctor of Science
Clarence Cook Little, Director, Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Doctor of Science
Wallace Osgood Fenn, Professor of Physiology, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Doctor of Science
Oswald Theodore Avery, Member Emeritus, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science

1940-1949

July 11, 1949 Albert Schweitzer, Medical missionary and musician, Doctor of Laws
June 17, 1949 Harold Higgins Swift, Former Chairman, Board of Trustees, The University of Chicago (1922-1949), Doctor of Laws, honoris causa
Ross Granville Harrison, Professor Emeritus of Biology, Yale University, Doctor of Science
September 2, 1948 James Leslie Brierly, Professor of International Relations, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Doctor of Laws
Max Theodor Felix von Laue, Acting Director, Max Planck Institute for Physical Chemistry and Honorary Professor, University of Göttingen, Germany, Doctor of Science
June 15, 1945 Walter Sydney Adams, Director, Mount Wilson Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Doctor of Science
September 29, 1941 Robert Andrews Millikan, Director, Norman Bridge Laboratory of Physics, and Chairman, Executive Council, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Laws
Charles Howard McIlwain, Eaton Professor of the Science of Government, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
Hans Kelsen, Formerly Professor, German University, Prague, Czechoslovakia; Research Associate in Comparative Law, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
John Maurice Clark, Professor of Economics, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
Robert Lowry Calhoun, Professor of Historical Theology, Yale University, Doctor of Divinity
William Linn Westermann, Professor of History, Columbia, University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Richard Henry Tawney, Professor of Economic History, University of London, England, Doctor of Humane Letters
Edgar Howard Sturtevant, Professor of Linguistics, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Michael Ivanovich Rostovtzeff, Sterling Professor of Ancient History and Archeology and Director of Archeological Research, Yale University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Charles Rufus Morey, Marquand Professor of Art and Archeology, Princeton University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Clarence Irving Lewis, Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Halvdan Koht, Formerly Professor of History, Royal Frederick University, Oslo, Norway, Doctor of Humane Letters
Lily Bess Campbell, Professor of English, University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Humane Letters
Edward Cooke Armstrong, Professor of French Language, Princeton University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Amado Alonso, Director, Institute of Philology, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Doctor of Humane Letters
Robert R. Williams, Chemical Director, Bell Telephone Laboratories, Doctor of Science
Oswald Veblen, Professor of Mathematics, Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor of Science
Donald Dexter Van Slyke, Chief Chemist, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science
Florence Barbara Seibert, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Henry Phipps Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Doctor of Science
Henry Norris Russell, Professor of Astronomy and Director, Observatory, Princeton University, Doctor of Science
Thomas Milton Rivers, Director of the Hospital, Rockefeller Institute of Medical Research, Doctor of Science
Linus Carl Pauling, Professor of Chemistry and Director, Gates and Crellin Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Doctor of Science
Carlos Monge, Dean of the Medical Faculty, National University of San Marcos, Lima, Peru, Doctor of Science
Robert Harry Lowie, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Professor of Physics and Director, Radiation Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
Karl Spencer Lashley, Research Professor of Neuropsychology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Herbert Spencer Jennings, Professor Emeritus of Zoölogy, The Johns Hopkins University; Research Associate, University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Science
Libbie Henrietta Hyman, Research Associate, American Museum of Natural History, Doctor of Science
Evarts Ambrose Graham, Professor of Surgery, Washington University, Doctor of Science
Ernest William Goodpasture, Professor of Pathology, Vanderbilt University, Doctor of Science
Edward Adelbert Doisy, Professor of Biochemistry, St. Louis University, Doctor of Science
Reginald Aldworth Daly, Professor of Geology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
George David Birkhoff, Perkins Professor of Mathematics, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Charles Herbert Best, Professor of Physiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Doctor of Science
Charles Elmer Allen, Professor of Botany, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Science
June 11, 1940 Ludvig Hektoen, Professor Emeritus of Pathology, The University of Chicago; Professor Emeritus of Pathology, Rush Medical College, Doctor of Science

1930-1939

June 13, 1939 Hu Shih, Ambassador to the United States from the Republic of China, Doctor of Laws
December 20, 1938 James Bryan Herrick, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Rush Medical College, Doctor of Science
June 10, 1938 Harlan Fiske Stone, Associate Justice, The Supreme Court of the United States, Doctor of Laws
June 11, 1937 Harold Glenn Moulton, President, Brookings Institution, Doctor of Laws
March 16, 1937 Mary Emma Woolley, President Emeritus, Mount Holyoke College, Doctor of Laws
December 19, 1933 James Bryant Conant, President, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
June 13, 1933 Benjamin Cardozo, Associate Justice, The Supreme Court of the United States, Doctor of Laws
March 15, 1932 Samuel Paul Capen, Chancellor, University of Buffalo, Doctor of Laws
Edward Lee Thorndike, Professor of Education, Columbia University, Doctor of Science
December 22, 1931 William Wallace Campbell, Director, Lick Observatory; former President, University of California; and President, National Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Science
June 16, 1931 Berthold Laufer, Curator of Anthropology, Field Museum of Natural History, Doctor of Laws
December 23, 1930 Jane Addams, Founder and Head Resident, Hull House, Doctor of Laws
Stanley Field, President, Field Museum of Natural History, Doctor of Lawss
March 18, 1930 Ray Lyman Wilbur, President, Leland Stanford Junior University, and Secretary of the Interior, Doctor of Laws

1920-1929

December 17, 1929 Wesley Clair Mitchell, Chairman, Social Science Research Council of the United States, and Professor of Economics, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
Albrecht Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Administrator, University of Hamburg, Germany, Doctor of Laws
Célestin Charles Alfred Bouglé, Administrator, l'Ecole Normale Supérieur, Paris, France, Doctor of Laws
Sir William Henry Beveridge, Director, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, England, Doctor of Laws
Herman Augustus Spoehr, Chairman of the Division of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University, Doctor of Science
Gilbert Newton Lewis, Professor and Chairman, Department of Chemistry, and Dean of the College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Doctor of Science
Moses Gomberg, Professor and Chairman, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Doctor of Science
November 19, 1929 William James Hutchins, President, Berea College, Doctor of Laws
Martin Antoine Ryerson, Former President, Board of Trustees, The University of Chicago (1892-1922), Doctor of Laws
August 20, 1929 Frank Joseph Loesch, President, Chicago Crime Commission, Doctor of Laws
June 11, 1929 Frank Baldwin Jewett, Vice-President, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Doctor of Science
June 12, 1928 Ernest Hatch Wilkins, President, Oberlin College, Doctor of Laws
October 31, 1927 William Sydney Thayer, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Science
Karl Landsteiner, Member, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science
Rufus Ivory Cole, Director of the Hospital, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Science
Frank Billings, Professor Emeritus of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Doctor of Science
June 25, 1926 His Royal Highness, Gustaf Adolph, The Crown Prince of Sweden, Doctor of Laws
March 17, 1925 Charles Henry Wacker, Chairman, Chicago Plan Commission, Doctor of Laws
Frederick August Stock, Conductor, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Doctor of Music
November 5, 1921 Ferdinand Foch, Marshal of France, Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies, Doctor of Laws
June 14, 1921 Frank Orren Lowden, Former Governor of Illinois, Doctor of Laws
James Rowland Angell, President-Elect, Yale University, Doctor of Laws
Marie Sklodowska Curie, Professor of Radiology, University of Warsaw, Poland; Professor of Science, University of Paris, France, Doctor of Science

1910-1919

October 22, 1919 His Eminence Desideratus Cardinal Mercier, Archbishop of Malines, Doctor of Laws
June 6, 1916 William Henry Welch, Baxley Professor of Pathology,The Johns Hopkins University; Pathologist, The Johns Hopkins Hospital; President, Maryland State Board of Health; and President, Board of Directors, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Doctor of Laws
Roscoe Pound, Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence and Dean, Law School, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
Henry Churchill King, Professor of Theology and President, Oberlin College, Doctor of Divinity
William Coleman Bitting, Corresponding Secretary, Northern Baptist Convention; Pastor, Second Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, Doctor of Divinity
William Morton Wheeler, Professor of Economic Entomology and Dean of the Faculty, Bussey Institution for Research in Applied Biology, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
Edward Burr Van Vleck, Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Science
George Ellery Hale, Director, Mount Wilson Solar Observatory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Doctor of Science
Otto Folin, Hamilton Kuhn Professor of Biochemistry, Medical School, Harvard University, Doctor of Science
John Mason Clarke, State Geologist and Paleontologist, New York, and Director, State Museum and Science Division of the Education Bureau, Doctor of Science
John Joseph Carty, Chief Engineer, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Doctor of Science
John Caspar Branner, President Emeritus, Leland Stanford Junior University, Doctor of Science
Charles Hall Grandgent, Professor of Romance Languages, Harvard University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Hermann Collitz, Professor of Germanic Philology, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
Maurice Bloomfield, Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Humane Letters
June 10, 1913 Jonkheer John Loudon, Netherlands Minister to the United States, Doctor of Laws
June 13, 1911 Count Johann Heinrich von Bernstorff, Imperial German Ambassador to the United States, Doctor of Laws
* Rescinded by the Board of Trustees on March 12, 1918
John Clifford, President, Baptist World Alliance, Doctor of Divinity
March 21, 1911 George Edgar Vincent, President-Elect, University of Minnesota, Doctor of Laws
Frederick Taylor Gates, President, General Education Board, Doctor of Laws

1900-1909

December 18, 1908 Walther Johann Wever, Imperial German Consul-General at Chicago, Doctor of Laws
December 17, 1907 Theobald Smith, Professor of Comparative Pathology, Harvard University, and Director, Pathological Laboratory, Massachusetts State Board of Health, Doctor of Laws
June 11, 1907 The Right Honorable James Bryce, His Britannic Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States, Doctor of Laws
December 20, 1904 Ettore Pais, Professor of History, University of Naples, Italy, Doctor of Laws
September 2, 1904 Hugo de Vries, Professor of Botany, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Doctor of Laws
June 14, 1904 Joseph Henry Beale, Jr., Professor of Law, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
March 22, 1904 Herman Freiherr Speck von Sternburg, Ambassador to the United States from the German Empire, Doctor of laws
Charlemagne Tower, Ambassador to the German Empire from the United States, Doctor of Laws
Eduard Meyer, Professor of Ancient History, University of Berlin, Germany, Doctor of Laws
Joseph Kohler, Professor of Law, University of Berlin, Germany, Doctor of Laws
Wilhelm Hermann, Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Marburg, Germany, Doctor of Laws
Paul Ehrlich, Director, Royal Prussian Institute for Experimental Therapy, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, Doctor of Laws
Berthold Delbrück, Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, University of Jena, Germany, Doctor of Laws
December 22, 1903 Charles Richard Van Hise, President, University of Wisconsin, Doctor of Laws
June 16, 1903 Nicholas Murray Butler, President, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
April 2, 1903 Theodore Roosevelt, President of the United States, Doctor of Laws
March 17, 1903 Jean Jules Jusserand, Ambassador to the United States from the Republic of France, Doctor of Laws
June 18, 1901 Marcus Dods, Professor of New Testament Interpretation, New College, Edinburgh, Scotland, Doctor of Divinity
William Newton Clarke, Professor of Theology, Colgate University, Doctor of Divinity
Edmund Beecher Wilson, Professor of Zoölogy, Columbia University, Doctor of Laws
Charles Doolittle Walcott, Director of the United States Geological Society, Doctor of Laws
Jacob Henry van't Hoff, Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Berlin, Germany, Doctor of Laws
Edward Charles Pickering, Payne Professor of Astronomy and Director, Astronomical Observatory, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
George Lyman Kittredge, Professor of English Literature, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
William Watson Goodwin, Professor of Greek, Harvard University, Doctor of Laws
Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Professor of Greek, The Johns Hopkins University, Doctor of Laws
Elisha Benjamin Andrews, Chancellor, University of Nebraska, Doctor of Laws
Jules Martin Cambon, Minister Plenipotentiary and Ambassador to the United States from the Republic of France, Doctor of Laws

1898

October 17, 1898 William McKinley, President of the United States, Doctor of Laws

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