Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Amartya Sen Litt.D. 05/20/1998
William Leuchtenburg Litt.D. 05/21/2008
Padma Desai Litt.D. 05/17/2017
Ernest Nagel Litt.D. 06/01/1971
Frank Sutliff Hackett Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Otto Luening Litt.D. 05/13/1981
Horst Fuhrmann Litt.D. 05/13/1992
Mitchell I. Ginsberg Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Mary D. Leakey Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Robert Livingston Schuyler Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Robert Dahl Litt.D. 05/18/2005
Lawrence A. Cremin Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Helen Hayes MacArthur Litt.D. 06/01/1949
Anthony Appiah Litt.D. 05/20/2009
Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Stella Kramrisch Litt.D. 05/15/1985
Fritz Stern Litt.D. 05/20/1998
Lillian Hellman Litt.D. 05/12/1976
Chang Poling Litt.D. 06/04/1946
Wallace Stevens Litt.D. 06/05/1952
Maya Angelou Litt.D. 05/21/2003
Bernard Bailyn Litt.D. 05/18/2010
Marshall Darrow Shulman Litt.D. 05/13/1992
Archibald Macleish Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Margarete Bieber Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Noam Chomsky Litt.D. 05/19/1999
Sir George N. Clark Litt.D. 01/11/1954
Jorge Luis Borges Litt.D. 04/06/1971
Martin Duberman Litt.D. 05/17/2017
Robert McLean Litt.D. 06/03/1947
Oscar Hammerstein Litt.D. 01/11/1954
Herbert Butterfield Litt.D. 06/05/1956
Yu-lan Fung Litt.D. 09/10/1982
Paul Ricoeur Litt.D. 05/13/1981
Laurence Tribe Litt.D. 05/22/2013
Dino Bigongiari Litt.D. 06/01/1954
Caroline Bynum Litt.D. 05/20/2009
William York Tindall Litt.D. 05/17/1978
Robert K. Merton Litt.D. 05/15/1985
Roman Jakobson Litt.D. 05/12/1976
Eli Ginzberg Litt.D. 05/19/1982
Marjorie Hope Nicolson Litt.D. 06/04/1963
Frank Kermode Litt.D. 05/21/2003
Russell Baker Litt.D. 05/15/1991
Martin Meisel Litt.D. 05/18/2011
Helen Rogers Reid Litt.D. 06/01/1949
Theda Skocpol Litt.D. 05/18/2015
Margaret Clapp Litt.D. 06/05/1956
Millard Meiss Litt.D. 05/14/1975
David Rosand Litt.D. 05/21/2014
Arnold Joseph Toynbee Litt.D. 06/01/1949
Lily Ross Taylor Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Ainslie Embree Litt.D. 05/20/2009
Iosif Alexandrovich Brodsky Litt.D. 09/26/1990
Eric Hobsbawn Litt.D. 05/21/1997
Gabriel Garcia-Marquez Litt.D. 06/01/1971
Rene Wellek Litt.D. 06/04/1968
Jean Franco Litt.D. 09/07/2012
Ryusaku Tsunoda Litt.D. 10/06/1962
Gabriela Mistral Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Erwin Panofsky Litt.D. 06/01/1965
Natalie Zemon Davis Litt.D. 05/16/1990
Donald Keene Litt.D. 05/21/1997
Gilberto De Mello Freyre Litt.D. 10/31/1954
William Julius Wilson Litt.D. 05/17/1995
Ivan Mestrovic Litt.D. 06/05/1956
Edward LaRocque Tinker Litt.D. 06/04/1963
Shmuel Yosef Agnon Litt.D. 06/06/1967
Bruce Catton Litt.D. 05/15/1973
Erik Barnouw Litt.D. 05/16/1984
Barbara Novak Litt.D. 05/16/2007
Northrop Frye Litt.D. 05/17/1983
August Wilson Litt.D. 05/18/2005
Kenneth Wallace Colegrove Litt.D. 06/05/1945
George Rupp Litt.D. 05/19/1993
Keith Thomas Litt.D. 05/18/2011
Robert Silvers Litt.D. 05/21/2014
Margaret M. Thompson Litt.D. 05/14/1986
Douglas Southall Freeman Litt.D. 06/05/1945
Arthur Oncken Lovejoy Litt.D. 06/07/1951
Robert Traill Spence Lowell, Jr. Litt.D. 06/03/1969
Meyer Schapiro Litt.D. 05/14/1975
Jean Starobinski Litt.D. 05/13/1987
Bernard Bailyn Litt.D. 05/18/2010
Louise A. Holland Litt.D. 05/16/1979
Lynn Thorndyke Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Owen Chadwick Litt.D. 05/18/1977
Jonathan Spence Litt.D. 05/16/2007
Wm. Theodore de Bary Litt.D. 05/19/1994
Richard B. Morris Litt.D. 05/12/1976
Sir Richard W. Southern Litt.D. 05/19/1982
Luther Carrington Goodrich Litt.D. 06/05/1962
Sir (Cecil) Maurice Bowra Litt.D. 06/06/1967
Jeseph Wood Krutch Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Curt F. Buhler Litt.D. 05/14/1980
Helen Hennessy Vendler Litt.D. 05/13/1987
Barbara Wertheim Tuchman Litt.D. 06/06/1967
Natasha Trethewey Litt.D. 05/21/2014
Sevellon Brown Litt.D. 01/11/1954
Mirra Komarovsky Litt.D. 05/16/1979

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