Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Namesort descending Degree or honor Date conferred
Mikhail Baryshnikov L.H.D. 05/15/1985
Mildred Dresselhaus Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Millard Meiss Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Millicent C. McIntosh LL.D. 06/03/1958
Miloš Forman 05/18/2015
Milton Handler LL.D. 05/15/1990
Mina Splegel Rees LL.D. 06/01/1971
Mirra Komarovsky Litt.D. 05/16/1979
Mitchell I. Ginsberg Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Mohammed Fadhil Jamali LL.D. 07/01/1954
Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi LL.D. 02/04/1955
Molly Ola Pinney University Medal for Excellence 05/22/2019
Morris A. Schapiro LL.D. 05/13/1987
Mortimer Zuckerman LL.D. 05/21/2014
Muhal Richard Abrams Mus.D. 09/07/2012
Muhammad Ali LL.D. 05/19/1999
Muhammad Zafrulla Khan LL.D. 06/04/1963
Murrary Gell-Mann Sc.D. 05/18/1977
Myres Smith McDougal L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Nadine Gordimer L.H.D. 05/18/1988
Natalie Zemon Davis Litt.D. 05/16/1990
Natasha Trethewey Litt.D. 05/21/2014
Nathan Leventhal University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1985
Nathan Marsh Pusey LL.D. 06/01/1954
Neil Degrasse Tyson University Medal for Excellence 01/01/2001
Neils Kaj Jerne Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller LL.D. 06/06/1967
Neves De Fontoura Joao LL.D. 11/21/1952
Nicholai Velimirovich S.T.D. 06/04/1946
Nicole M. La Douarin Sc.D. 05/17/1989
Niels Henrik David Bohr Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Noam Chomsky Litt.D. 05/19/1999
Noam D. Elkies University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1995
Noboru Takeshita LL.D. 01/22/1986
Noel Thomas Dowling LL.D. 10/31/1954
Norman E. Borlaug Sc.D. 05/14/1980
Norman Thomas Kirk LL.D. 02/21/1947
Northrop Frye Litt.D. 05/17/1983
Norton D. Zinder University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1969
Ntozake Shange University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1981
Oliver Ellsworth Buckley LL.D. 06/01/1948
Oliver Hill LL.D. 05/19/2004
Oliver Shewell Franks LL.D. 06/01/1949
Omar Nelson Bradley LL.D. 06/01/1949
Ordway Tead L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Ornette Coleman Mus.D. 05/18/2011
Oscar Hammerstein Litt.D. 01/11/1954
Oscar Schachter LL.D. 05/17/2000
Oswaldo Paya LL.D. 05/17/2006
Otto Luening Litt.D. 05/13/1981
Oveta Culp Hobby LL.D. 06/01/1954
Owen Chadwick Litt.D. 05/18/1977
P. Roy Vagelos Sc.D. 05/16/1990
P. Sargant Florence L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Pablo Casals L.H.D. 04/13/1970
Padma Desai Litt.D. 05/17/2017
Padraic Colum Litt.D. 06/03/1958
Pamela Harriman LL.D. 05/13/1987
Patrick Gaspard LL.D. 05/16/2018
Paul A. Smith Sc.D. 05/16/1973
Paul A. Volcker LL.D. 05/16/1984
Paul Austin Wolfe S.T.D. 06/05/1945
Paul Charles Zamecnick Sc.D. 06/01/1971
Paul F. Lazarsfeld LL.D. 06/02/1970
Paul Farmer Sc.D. 05/20/2009
Paul Freund LL.D. 01/11/1954
Paul Gray Hoffman LL.D. 06/08/1950
Paul Henri Spaak LL.D. 10/31/1954
Paul Henry Lang Litt.D. 05/16/1979
Paul Hindemith Mus.D. 06/01/1948
Paul Klapper LL.D. 06/01/1949
Paul Marks Sc.D. 05/17/2000
Paul O. Kristeller L.H.D. 05/15/1974
Paul Ricoeur Litt.D. 05/13/1981
Paul Sereno University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1999
Paul Steiger LL.D. 05/22/2013
Pearl Anderson Wanamaker L.H.D. 07/01/1954
Per Jacobsson LL.D. 06/03/1958
Percy T. Phillips Sc.D. 05/18/1977
Peter Awn, posthumous Litt.D. 05/22/2019
Peter B. Kenen University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1977
Peter Brown LL.D. 05/16/2001
Peter Leonidovich Kapitza Sc.D. 10/20/1969
Philip A. Lacovara University Medal for Excellence 01/01/1975
Philip C. Jessup LL.D. 10/22/1971
Philip Edward Smith Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Philip Roth L.H.D. 05/13/1987
Philip Sporn LL.D. 09/22/1966
Pierre Donzelot L.H.D. 10/31/1954
Pierre Laroque LL.D. 06/01/1954
Polykarp Kusch Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Prafalla Bhagwati LL.D. 05/20/2009
Prezell Russell Robinson LL.D. 05/14/1980
Prince Wan Waithayakon LL.D. 06/04/1957
Queen Frederika of Greece LL.D. 01/22/1964
Queen Juliana of the Netherlands LL.D. 04/08/1952
Rabbi Isidor B. Hoffman L.H.D. 01/11/1954
Ralph Bunche LL.D. 06/08/1950
Ralph Emerson McGill L.H.D. 05/15/1963
Ralph Washington Sockman S.T.D. 06/01/1954

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