Complete List of Recipients (1945-Present)

Name Degree or honorsort descending Date conferred
Luther Carrington Goodrich Litt.D. 06/05/1962
Sir (Cecil) Maurice Bowra Litt.D. 06/06/1967
Douglas Southall Freeman Litt.D. 06/05/1945
Arthur Oncken Lovejoy Litt.D. 06/07/1951
Barbara Wertheim Tuchman Litt.D. 06/06/1967
Sir Kenneth McKenzie Clark Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Natasha Trethewey Litt.D. 05/21/2014
Robert Dahl Litt.D. 05/18/2005
Natalie Zemon Davis Litt.D. 05/16/1990
Henry Graff Litt.D. 05/18/2005
Bruce Catton Litt.D. 05/15/1973
Archibald Macleish Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Margarete Bieber Litt.D. 10/31/1954
Anthony Appiah Litt.D. 05/20/2009
Sir George N. Clark Litt.D. 01/11/1954
Fritz Stern Litt.D. 05/20/1998
Allan Nevins Litt.D. 06/01/1960
Andre Frederic Cournand Sc.D. 06/01/1965
Melvin Calvin Sc.D. 05/16/1979
Peter Leonidovich Kapitza Sc.D. 10/20/1969
George B. Dantzig Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Leon N. Cooper Sc.D. 03/20/1973
Harold Eliot Varmus Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Louis Plack Hammett Sc.D. 06/05/1962
Hendrik B. G. Casimir Sc.D. 11/04/1977
Sydney Brenner Sc.D. 05/21/1997
John Fairfield Thompson Sc.D. 06/08/1950
Maclyn McCarty Sc.D. 11/18/1976
Walter Herman Bucher Sc.D. 06/03/1958
George Francis Cahill Sc.D. 06/05/1956
Val Logsdon Fitch Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Allen Hyman Sc.D. 05/17/2017
Julian Hochberg Sc.D. 05/21/2003
George Wald Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Neils Kaj Jerne Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Isidore Edelman Sc.D. 05/16/2001
Helen Brooke Taussig Sc.D. 06/07/1951
Herbert Harold Read Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Gerty Theresa Cori Sc.D. 06/01/1954
Hyman George Rickover Sc.D. 06/01/1960
Benjamin Carson Sc.D. 05/16/2007
Seymour Benzer Sc.D. 05/15/1974
Gary S. Becker Sc.D. 05/19/1993
Steven Weinberg Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Robert Langer Sc.D. 05/22/2019
Donald Kennedy Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Albert Baird Hastings Sc.D. 10/20/1967
James H. McGregor Sc.D. 01/11/1954
Arne Sigvard Eklund Sc.D. 11/04/1977
Mildred Dresselhaus Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Robert Frederick Loeb Sc.D. 06/06/1961
Norman E. Borlaug Sc.D. 05/14/1980
Erwin Chargaff Sc.D. 05/12/1976
Stanley Falkow Sc.D. 05/22/2013
Susan Lindquist Sc.D. 05/16/2007
Philip Edward Smith Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Baruj Benacerraf Sc.D. 05/15/1985
John von Neumann Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Herbert Aaron Hauptman Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Mary Claire King Sc.D. 05/21/2003
Edward Kasner Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Polykarp Kusch Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Michael Heidelberger Sc.D. 05/15/1973
Aaron Klug Sc.D. 10/05/1978
Lawrence Kolb Sc.D. 05/19/1999
Dana Winslow Atchley Sc.D. 06/02/1959
Charles A. Ragan, Jr. Sc.D. 10/06/1976
Salome G. Waelsch Sc.D. 05/17/1995
Shirley Tilghman Sc.D. 05/18/2005
Marion E. Kenworthy Sc.D. 05/16/1973
Enrico Fermi Sc.D. 06/04/1946
George B. Kistiakowsky Sc.D. 06/06/1967
Niels Henrik David Bohr Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Murrary Gell-Mann Sc.D. 05/18/1977
Paul Farmer Sc.D. 05/20/2009
L. L. Cavalli-Sforza Sc.D. 04/17/1980
Lloyd Viel Berkner Sc.D. 06/02/1959
Ferdinand W. F. Friedensburg, III Sc.D. 05/06/1965
Mary Steichen Calderone Sc.D. 05/15/1985
Endel Tulving Sc.D. 05/18/2005
Theodosius Dobzhansky Sc.D. 06/02/1964
Edmund Astley Prentis Sc.D. 06/05/1956
Joan Steitz Sc.D. 05/18/2011
Edwin Herbert Land Sc.D. 06/06/1967
Charles Proctor Cooper Sc.D. 06/08/1950
Mary Edward Chinn Sc.D. 05/14/1980
Leland John Haworth Sc.D. 06/01/1965
Has T. Clarke Sc.D. 06/04/1957
James Rhyne Killian, Jr. Sc.D. 06/03/1958
Hermann Weyl Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Willis Eugene Lamb Sc.D. 09/26/1990
Hildegard E. Peplau Sc.D. 05/17/1983
Nicole M. La Douarin Sc.D. 05/17/1989
Chein-Shiung Wu Sc.D. 05/19/1982
F. Albert Cotton Sc.D. 05/14/1980
H. Houston Merritt Sc.D. 06/01/1971
Alphonse Raymond Dochez Sc.D. 10/31/1954
Zena Stein Sc.D. 05/22/2013
Herman Joseph Muller Sc.D. 06/01/1949
Archibald Vivian Hill Sc.D. 01/11/1954

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