Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort descending Degree or honor Date conferred
João Gilberto Mus.D. 05/17/2017
Joel Klein LL.D. 05/18/2010
Johan Jorgen Holst, posthumous LL.D. 05/19/1994
John Allen Krout LL.D. 06/04/1963
John B. Gillespie (Dizzy) Mus.D. 05/15/1991
John Coleman Bennett S.T.D. 06/02/1964
John Courtney Murray, S.J. S.T.D. 06/01/1966
John D. DeButts LL.D. 05/17/1978
John Davison Rockefeller, III LL.D. 06/02/1959
John Fairfield Thompson Sc.D. 06/08/1950
John Foster Dulles LL.D. 06/01/1954
John George Kemeny LL.D. 06/01/1971
John H. Fischer L.H.D. 06/02/1964
John Hay Whitney LL.D. 06/01/1965
John Hermann Randall, Jr. L.H.D. 06/04/1968
John Hope Franklin LL.D. 06/02/1970
John J. McCloy LL.D. 06/02/1953
John J. Theobald LL.D. 07/01/1954
John Kelvey Richards, Jr. Sc.D. 06/04/1946
John Lewis LL.D. 05/21/1997
John M. Gaus L.H.D. 01/11/1954
John Marshall Harlan LL.D. 06/05/1956
John Maurice Clark LL.D. 10/31/1954
John Platt Myers LL.D. 07/01/1954
John Robinson Pierce Sc.D. 05/06/1965
John Sawyer LL.D. 05/15/1985
John Sloan Dickey LL.D. 10/31/1954
John Usher Monro L.H.D. 06/03/1969
John von Neumann Sc.D. 10/31/1954
John W. Davis LL.D. 06/02/1953
John W. Kluge LL.D. 10/19/1988
John William Charles Wand S.T.D. 06/03/1947
John William Gardner LL.D. 06/04/1963
John William King LL.D. 06/06/1967
Johnnetta B. Cole LL.D. 05/13/1992
Jonathan Spence Litt.D. 05/16/2007
Jorge Luis Borges Litt.D. 04/06/1971
Joseph Campbell LL.D. 06/01/1960
Joseph Greenaway University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1997
Joseph Irwin Miller LL.D. 06/04/1968
Joseph Keller Sc.D. 05/21/2014
Joseph Lane Kirkland LL.D. 05/15/1985
Joseph P. DiMaggio LL.D. 05/16/1990
Joseph Pulitzer LL.D. 06/05/1952
Joseph Rudulph Grimes LL.D. 10/22/1971
Joseph Sax LL.D. 05/20/2009
Joseph Stancliffe Davis L.H.D. 06/01/1954
Joshua Lederberg Sc.D. 10/20/1967
Juan Antonio Rios LL.D. 10/18/1945
Judith Jamison L.H.D. 05/17/2000
Judith Kaye LL.D. 05/16/2001
Judith Shapiro LL.D. 05/21/2008
Julia Bacha University Medal for Excellence 05/17/2017
Julian Hochberg Sc.D. 05/21/2003
Julian Seymour Schwinger Sc.D. 06/01/1966
Julian Sorell Huxley Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Julie Taymor L.H.D. 05/19/1999
Julius Goebel, Jr. LL.D. 06/01/1966
Julius Held Litt.D. 05/18/1977
Julius L. Chambers University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1971
K. C. Wheare L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Karen Brooks Hopkins LL.D. 05/22/2019
Karl Meyer Sc.D. 05/14/1986
Katharine Graham LL.D. 05/15/1974
Katharine Houghton Hepburn L.H.D. 05/13/1992
Kathryn Wasserman Davis LL.D. 05/21/1997
Keith Thomas Litt.D. 05/18/2011
Kenneth B. Clark LL.D. 06/02/1970
Kenneth Chenault L.H.D. 05/17/2006
Kenneth J. Arrow Sc.D. 03/20/1973
Kenneth Onwuka Dike LL.D. 06/01/1965
Kenneth Wallace Colegrove Litt.D. 06/05/1945
King Paul I of the Hellenes L.H.D. 11/02/1953
Kingman Brewster, Jr. LL.D. 06/02/1964
Kiran Desai University Medal for Excellence 01/01/2009
Kobo Abe L.H.D. 05/14/1975
Kofi Annan LL.D. 05/20/1998
Koji Nakanishi Sc.D. 05/18/2010
Konrad Adenauer LL.D. 10/31/1954
Konrad Block Sc.D. 10/20/1967
Kurt O. Friedrichs Sc.D. 05/13/1981
L. L. Cavalli-Sforza Sc.D. 04/17/1980
Lauren Bacall L.H.D. 05/20/1998
Laurence Sickman L.H.D. 05/18/1977
Laurence Tribe Litt.D. 05/22/2013
Laurie Anderson Mus.D. 05/19/2004
Lawerence A. Wein LL.D. 05/16/1974
Lawrence A. Cremin Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Lawrence Kolb Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Lawrence McKinley Gould Sc.D. 06/01/1960
Lee Alvin DuBridge Sc.D. 06/04/1957
Lee Bollinger LL.D. 05/22/2002
Leland John Haworth Sc.D. 06/01/1965
Leland Matthew Goodrich LL.D. 10/22/1971
Leo Steinberg Litt.D. 05/19/2004
Leon Max Lederman Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Leon N. Cooper Sc.D. 03/20/1973
Leonard A. Scheele Sc.D. 10/13/1953
Leonard Woodcock LL.D. 05/14/1980
Leontyne Price Mus.D. 05/16/1979

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