Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Robert K. Merton Litt.D. 05/15/1985
Franz Rosenthal Litt.D. 05/15/1996
Babette Deutsch Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Gerda Lerner Litt.D. 05/17/2006
Eleanore Robson Belmont Litt.D. 06/08/1950
Yu-lan Fung Litt.D. 09/10/1982
Salo Wittmayer Baron Litt.D. 06/02/1964
Tony Kushner Litt.D. 05/18/2010
Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Amartya Sen Litt.D. 05/20/1998
William Leuchtenburg Litt.D. 05/21/2008
Jorge Luis Borges Litt.D. 04/06/1971
Leo Steinberg Litt.D. 05/19/2004
Eli Ginzberg Litt.D. 05/19/1982
Padraic Colum Litt.D. 06/03/1958
Arnold Rampersad Litt.D. 05/22/2013
Lillian Hellman Litt.D. 05/12/1976
Dennis Gabor Sc.D. 05/14/1975
Koji Nakanishi Sc.D. 05/18/2010
George E. Palade Sc.D. 05/14/1986
Gertrude Neumark Sc.D. 05/21/2008
Edwards Witten Sc.D. 05/15/1996
Irving Weissman Sc.D. 05/17/2006
Isaac Asimov Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Samuel Chao Chung Ting Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Charles Proctor Cooper Sc.D. 06/08/1950
Percy T. Phillips Sc.D. 05/18/1977
Detlev W. Bronk Sc.D. 06/03/1969
Hermann Weyl Sc.D. 10/31/1954
George B. Kistiakowsky Sc.D. 06/06/1967
Anna Freud Sc.D. 05/17/1978
Dana Winslow Atchley Sc.D. 06/02/1959
P. Roy Vagelos Sc.D. 05/16/1990
Roald Hoffmann Sc.D. 05/19/1982
Herbert Harold Read Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Gerty Theresa Cori Sc.D. 06/01/1954
Melvin Calvin Sc.D. 05/16/1979
Sydney Brenner Sc.D. 05/21/1997
Kenneth J. Arrow Sc.D. 03/20/1973
Edwin Herbert Land Sc.D. 06/06/1967
Walter Gilbert Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Lynn Sykes Sc.D. 05/16/2018
George Francis Cahill Sc.D. 06/05/1956
George B. Dantzig Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Lloyd Viel Berkner Sc.D. 06/02/1959
Harold Eliot Varmus Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Ferdinand W. F. Friedensburg, III Sc.D. 05/06/1965
Paul Charles Zamecnick Sc.D. 06/01/1971
Theodosius Dobzhansky Sc.D. 06/02/1964
Herman Joseph Muller Sc.D. 06/01/1949
James H. McGregor Sc.D. 01/11/1954
Vannevar Bush Sc.D. 06/03/1947
Harvey Seeley Mudd Sc.D. 06/03/1947
Leonard A. Scheele Sc.D. 10/13/1953
John Kelvey Richards, Jr. Sc.D. 06/04/1946
Val Logsdon Fitch Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson Sc.D. 05/17/1978
George Wald Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Julian Hochberg Sc.D. 05/21/2003
Leland John Haworth Sc.D. 06/01/1965
James Rhyne Killian, Jr. Sc.D. 06/03/1958
Derek Harold Richard Barton Sc.D. 06/02/1970
Isidore Edelman Sc.D. 05/16/2001
Norman E. Borlaug Sc.D. 05/14/1980
Mildred Dresselhaus Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Louis Shattuck Cates Sc.D. 06/03/1947
Jean C. H. H. Roche Sc.D. 06/05/1962
Benjamin Carson Sc.D. 05/16/2007
Joshua Lederberg Sc.D. 10/20/1967
David Bernard Steinman Sc.D. 06/02/1953
Philip Edward Smith Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Allen Hyman Sc.D. 05/17/2017
Timothy Edward Shea Sc.D. 06/04/1946
Dickinson Woodruff Richards Sc.D. 06/01/1966
Gary S. Becker Sc.D. 05/19/1993
Steven Weinberg Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Solly Zuckerman (Baron Zuckerman of Burnham Thorpe) Sc.D. 11/04/1977
Edward Kasner Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Arthur Fay Taggart Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Niels Henrik David Bohr Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Peter Leonidovich Kapitza Sc.D. 10/20/1969
Lawrence Kolb Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Isidor Issac Rabi Sc.D. 06/04/1968
Baruj Benacerraf Sc.D. 05/15/1985
Leon N. Cooper Sc.D. 03/20/1973
Susan Lindquist Sc.D. 05/16/2007
Harold Clayton Urey Sc.D. 06/04/1946
Herbert Aaron Hauptman Sc.D. 09/26/1990
David Sarnoff Sc.D. 06/01/1966
Hendrik B. G. Casimir Sc.D. 11/04/1977
Robert Langer Sc.D. 05/22/2019
Polykarp Kusch Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Shu Chien Sc.D. 09/07/2012
Mary Claire King Sc.D. 05/21/2003
L. L. Cavalli-Sforza Sc.D. 04/17/1980
Paul Farmer Sc.D. 05/20/2009
Willard Cole Rappleye Sc.D. 10/20/1967
Neils Kaj Jerne Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Salome G. Waelsch Sc.D. 05/17/1995
James Brown Fisk Sc.D. 06/01/1960

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