Honorary Degrees by Name

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Name Degree Year Awarded
Abbot, Grace Litt.D. 1935
Abrams, Ruth Ida LL.D. 1977
Adair, Eleanor Reed Sc.D. 2007
Adair, Virginia Hamilton L.H.D. 1999
Adams, Eleanor L. D.F.A. 1962
Addams, Jane LL.D. 1935
Agnelli, Susanna LL.D. 1984
Aidoo, Ama Ata L.H.D. 1997
Albright, Madeleine K. LL.D. 1997
Allen, Florence Ellinwood LL.D. 1936
Allyn, Harriet May LL.D. 1948
Anderson, Florence L. L.H.D. 1972
Anderson, Marian Mus.D. 1958
Angelou, Maya L.H.D. 1987
Apgar, Virginia Sc.D. 1965
Apuy, Hilda Cheb L.H.D. 2006
Ashby, Margery Corbett LL.D. 1937
Atwell, Marion Gaylord Litt.D. 1923
Atwood, Margaret Litt.D. 1985
Baltimore, David Sc.D. 1987
Baroody, Phoebe Litt. D. 1971
Barrett-Connor, Elizabeth Sc.D. 1985
Batra, Brij Kumari Paul Sc.D. 1986
Bentley, Lette P. M.A. 1909
Bennett, Jean McPherson Sc.D. 1992
Baxter, Ellen L.H.D. 2002
Betz, Barbara jean Sc.D. 1976

Billington, James H.

Biren, Joan (MHC 1966)

L.H.D.

D.F.A.

1995

2017

Bishop, Isabel D.F.A. 1983
Bissell, Emily R. M.A. 1925
Blair, Dorothy L. Litt.D. 1974
Blanding, Sarah Gibson LL.D. 1951
Blish, Isabel Steele L.H.D. 1981
Bliss, Anna E. Litt.D. 1910
Blume, Judy D.F.A. 2003
Blunt, Katharine LL.D. 1937
Boesgaard, Ann Merchant Sc.D. 1981
Boggs, Jean Sutherland Litt.D. 1971
Bok, Sissela LL.D. 1985
Boyden, Helen Childs L.H.D. 1961
Bragdon, Helen Dalton LL.D. 1951
Breé, Germaine Litt.D. 1962
Brown, Helen Bennett Sc.D. 1974
Brown, Rachel Fuller Sc.D. 1972
Brownback, Ella Louise M.A. 1902
Bump, Boardman Trustees Medal 1976
Bunker, Ellsworth LL.D. 1962
Butler, Katherine Sc.D. 1965
Caldwell, Sarah L.H.D. 1995
Calvino, Italo Litt.D. 1984
Cam, Helen Maud LL.D. 1954
Cameron, Meribeth Elliot LL.D. 1970
Camps, Miriam LL.D. 1959
Cannon, Annie Jump Sc.D. 1937
Carnovsky, Morris D.F.A. 1966
Carpenter, Miriam F. Litt.D. 1933
Carr, Emma perry Sc.D. 1952
Centerwall, Siegried Achorn L.H.D. 1985
Chalmers, Roberta Swartz Litt.D. 1937
Chase, Debra Martin D.A. 2007
Chavez-Thompson, Linda L.H.D. 1997
Cheek, Mary Ashby LL.D. 1937
Chisholm, Shirley Ll.D. 1981
Cisneros, Henry G. L.H.D. 1988
Clapp, Cornelia M. Sc.D. 1921
Clapp, Margaret LL.D. 1951
Close, Glenn L.H.D. 1989
Clubb, Louise George L.H.D. 1989
Cohn, Marjorie Benedict D.F.A. 1996
Collins, Beryl Robichaud Sc.D. 1980
Collins, Gail L.H.D. 2010
Clutter, Mary E. Sc.D. 1998
Cole, Johnnetta B. L.H.D. 1998
Collyer, John Lyon Sc.D. 1947
Colwell, Rita Rossi Sc.D. 2001
Comstock, Ada Louise Litt.D. 1912
Cone, Bonnie Ethel L.H.D. 1984
Conkey, Margaret W. L.H.D. 1996
Conte, Silvio O. LL.D. 1987
Conrad, Margaret Elizabeth Sc.D. 1948
Conway, Jill Ker LL.D. 1975
Coolidge, Elizabeth Sprague Litt.D. 1925
Coon, Edith Marion Litt.D. 1930
Copeland, Olive M.A. 1960
Corning, Mary E. Sc.D. 1982
Corwin, Rebecca M.A. 1894
Creighton, Joanne V. L.H.D. 2010
Cross, Rosamond L.H.D. 1956
Dalsimer, Adele Mintz L.H.D. 1995
Davies, Martha Hill D.F.A. 1966
Davis, Herbert John Litt.D. 1949
Davis, Katherine Bement LL.D. 1912
Davis, Nancy Jane M.A./L.H.D. 1902/1917
Dean, Ruth J. L.H.D. 1989
DeBaetani, Jan Mus.D. 1981
DeFrantz, Anita L. LL.D. 1998
Dembo, Tamara Sc.D. 1986
Dieterlen, Francoise Lievre Sc.D. 1990
Dietrich, Ethel B. L.H.D. 1962
Donovan, Hedley Litt.D. 1995
DuBois, Cora L.H.D. 1960
Du Granrut, Claude de Renty LL.D. 2002
Dulles, Eleanor Lansing LL.D. 1962
Dunn, Mary Maples L.H.D. 1996
Durr, Virginia Foster L.H.D. 1981
Dutt, Malika (MHC 1983) L.H.D. 2012
Eastman, Linda A. Litt.D. 1933
Eastman, Sarah P. Litt.D. 1905
Edmonds, Anne C. L.H.D. 1994
Edwards, Anna Cheney Litt.D. 1914
Eisenstein, Elizabeth L. Litt.D. 1979
Eliot, Frederick May LL.D. 1948
Eliot, Martha May LL.D. 1953
Emig, Janet A. L.H.D. 1990
Evans, Mary A. Litt.D. 1901
Fall, Aminata Sow L.H.D. 1997
Farnham, mary Frances Litt.D. 1912
Ferguson, Abbie Park M.A./Litt.D 1906/1912
Ferguson, Margaret Sc.D. 1937

Fieser, Mary

Finney, Kathryn

Sc.D.

L.H.D.

1984

2017

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield Litt.D. 1937
Fiske, Virginia mayo Sc.D. 1977
Fitz-Randolph, Louise M.A. 1904

Forrester, Robert

Frame, Alice Browne

L.H.D.

Litt.D.

2015

1925

Frederick, Pauline LL.D. 1959
Freedman, James O. LL.D. 1988
Fu, Marilyn Wong D.F.A. 1984
Fulbright, William LL.D. 1956
Gabrilowitsch, Ossip Mus.D. 1933
Garvey, Jane Famiano L.H.D. 2003
Gaver, Mary Litt.D. 1968
Gettell, Richard Glenn LL.D. 1970
George, Elizabeth Ll.D. 1947
Gierasch, Lila M. Sc.D. 2002
Gifford, Dorothy Westgate Sc.D. 1957
Gildersleeve, Virginia Crocheron LL.D. 1937
Gilligan, Carol L.H.D. 2008
Gish, Lillian D.F.A. 1966
Glass, Meta Litt.D. 1937
Glasse, Antonia L.H.D. 1989
Goldbloom, Sheila Barshay L.H.D. 2010
Gomes, Peter L.H.D. 2002
Goodman, Ellen L.H.D. 1979
Goodrich, Annie Warburton Sc.D. 1921
Gordimer, Nadine Litt.D. 1985
Gordon, Susan Elizabeth Gitt Sc.D. 1995
Gordon Gitt, Edmund W. Sc.D. 1995
Graham, Katherine Litt.D. 1967
Grasso, Ella Tambussi LL.D. 1972
Gray, Mary W. L.H.D. 2008
Greene, Caroline Boardman M.A. 1912
Grenier, Romeo J. Edward Hitchcock Bowl 1980
Guaspari, Roberta Mus.D. 2000
Gulick, Alice Gordon M.A. 1894
Gustafson, Nancy D.F.A. 1998
Hale, Victoria Sc.D. 2010
Ham, Roswell Gray Litt.D. 1957
Hamilton, Alice Sc.D. 1926
Hamilton, Mary Virginia L.H.D. 1999
Hammond, William Churchill Mus.D. 1924
Harris, Julia Ann D.F.A 1976
Harrison, Anna Jane Sc.D. 1984
Hartt, Constance Endicott Sc.D. 1972
Haskell, Harriet N. Litt.D. 1904
Hastings, Margaret Litt.D. 1976
Hatchett, Glenda A. LL.D. 2000
Hatfield, Ann D.F.A. 1962
Hayden, Dolores L.H.D. 1987
Hazen, Frances M. M.A. 1904
Hellman, Lillian D.F.A. 1966
Hendrie, Nancy Woodward Sc.D. 2003
Hensley, Adelia Gates L.H.D. 1917
Hersey, Frances Lester Warner Litt.D. 1937
Hill, Martha D.F.A. 1966
Hill, William C. Litt.D. 1933
Hinckley, Barbara LL.D. 1934
Hoffman, Malvina Litt.D. 1937
Hogg, Helen Sawyer Sc.D. 1958
Hooker, Henrietta Edgecomb Sc.D. 1923
Hooper, Marjorie Seaton L.H.D. 1979
Horner, Matina Souretis LL.D. 1973
Howard, Ada L. Litt.D. 1900
Hoyt, Olive Sawyer Litt.D. 1929

Huang, Alice Shih-Hou

Huerta, Dolores

Sc.D.

L.H.D.

1987

2017

Hufstedler, Shirley LL.D. 1985
Hutchinson, Dorothy Hewitt L.H.D. 1977
Huxtable, Ada Louise Litt.D. 1959
Hyslop, Beatrice Fry Litt.D. 1959
Ilchman, Alice Stone LL.D. 1982
Insanally, Samuel R. LL.D. 2000
Irving, John W. Litt.D. 1980
Jacobs, Alma S. Litt.D. 1968
Jenifer, Franklyn LL.D. 1990

Johnston, Denis

Jonas, Joan (MHC 1958)

Litt.D.

D.F.A.

1983

2016

Judson, Margaret Atwood Litt.D. 1972
Juliana, Princess of Netherlands LL.D. 1941
Jones, Elizabeth Parsons M.A. 1925
Joseph, James A. L.H.D. 2003
Kare, Susan D. Sc.D. 2001
Kelleher, Catherine McArdle Litt.D. 1980
Keller, Evelyn Fox L.H.D. 1991
Kendall, Henry P. L.H.D. 1958
Kennan, Elizabeth Topham Litt.D. 1995
Kennedy, Edith Wynne M.A. 1927
Kennelly, Barbara B. LL.D. 1984
Keppel, Francis Litt.D. 1968
Kimball, Helen Frances M.A. 1916
King, Lida Shaw Litt.D. 1912
Kistiakowsky, Vera Sc.D. 1978
Kopp, Wendy L.H.D. 2007
Kraisintu, Krisana Sc.D. 2005
Kyriacopoulos, Kitty Iliopoulas L.H.D. 2006
Kunin, Madeleine LL.D. 1988
Kurland, Judith L.H.D. 1993
LaFayette, Bernard Jr. L.H.D. 2012
Laise, Carol [Clendening] LL.D. 1975
Landis, Elizabeth Storey LL.D. 1982
Landman, Ada Louise Litt.D. 1959
Langer, Susanne K. Litt.D. 1962
Lathrop, Julia Clifford LL.D. 1912
Law, Yau Tsit Litt.D. 1937
Lawson, Ruth C. LL.D. 1983
Lax, Anneli C. Sc.D. 1997
Lee, Elizabeth Meredith L.H.D. 1972
Lee, Harper Litt.D. 1962
LeGalliene, Eva Litt.D. 1937
Lehmann, Phyllis Williams Litt.D. 1971
Lewis, Flora Litt.D. 1982
Lightfoot, Sarah Lawrence Litt.D. 1986
Loewenberg, Gerhard Trustees medal 198?
Loulwa al-Faisal al Saud, Princess of Saudi Arabia L.H.D. 2009
Lowey, Nita Melnikoff LL.D. 1994
Luce, Clare Boothe LL.D. 1975
Lunt, Margaret McElderry L.H.D. 1978
Lupton, Joanne R. (MHC 1966) Sc.D. 2013
Lyman, Mary Ely Litt.D. 1937
Madrid, Arturo L.H.D. 1997
Manchester, Mary Eleanor LL.D. 1975

Mandela, Winnie

Marcelo, Sheila 

L.H.D.

L.H.D.

1985

2015

Marshall, Margaret LL.D. 2011
Mason, Eleanor Dewey Sc.D. 1951
May, Julia H. M.A. 1906
Mayer, Maria Goeppert Sc.D. 1961
Mazzio, Mary C. (MHC 1983) L.H.D. 2013
McAfee, Mildred Helen LL.D. 1937
McAleese, Mary LL.D. 2009
McArthur, Janet Ward Sc.D. 1962
McBride, Katherine Elizabeth LL.D. 1947
McCloskey, Robert Litt.D. 1967
McCulloch, Dorothy Rooke L.H.D. 2000
McDougall, Eleanor Litt.D. 1926
McIntire, Matilda Stewart Sc.D. 1989
McIntosh, Millicent Carey L.H.D. 1962
McKinley, President William D.C.L. 1899
McLean, Helen Vincent Sc.D. 1965
McCleary, Margaret S.P./L.H.D. 1988
McPherson, Mary Patterson L.H.D. 2000
Meiklejohn, Alexander LL.D. 1912
Mellor, Nancy Ahlberg L.H.D. 2011
Meneeley, Alexander Howard LL.D. 1958
Miller, Frances Hall LL.D. 1999
Mesick, Jane Louise Litt.D. 1930
Miller, Barbara Stoler L.H.D. 1989
Milliken, Eleanor Tobey Sc.D. 1984
Mills, Mary Higley M.A. 1966
Mills, Susan Tolman Litt.D. 1901
Milner, Brenda Sc.D. 1986
Milton, Catherine Higgs L.H.D. 1992

Mitchell, Helen Swift

Monk, Meredith

Sc.D.

D.F.A.

1972

2015

Monroe, Lorraine L.H.D. 1994
Moore, Marianne Litt.D. 1950
Moore, Mary LL.D. 1991
Morriss, Margaret Shove LL.D. 1937

Mukerji, Renuka

Mukherjee, Joia

L.H.D.

L.H.D.

1962

2016

Murray, Grace Peckham M.A. 1906
Murray, Mary Luckett L.H.D. 1996
Murrow, Edward R. LL.D. 1955
Muti, Riccardo Mus.D. 1986
Myrdal, Alva Reimer LL.D. 1950

Nafisi, Azar

Neal, Richard E. 

L.H.D.

L.H.D. 

2012

2016

Neilson, William Allan LL.D. 1938
Neuberger, Roy L.H.D. 1999
Nice, Margaret Morse Sc.D. 1955
Nichols, Jesse Gilman Litt.D. 1929
Nicholson, Marjorie Hope Litt.D. 1933
Noor, Queen of Jordon L.H.D. 2002
Nussbaum, Martha Craven L.H.D. 2011
Oates, Joyce Carol L.H.D. 2006
Ogletree, Charles LL.D. 2008
O’Keefe, Georgia Litt.D. 1971
Padykula, Helen Sc.D. 1984
Palser, Barbara F. M.A./Sc.D. 1940/1978
Park, Marion Edwards LL.D. 1925
Park, Daphne LL.D. 1992
Park, Rosemary LL.D. 1955
Parks, Rosa L.H.D. 1981
Parks, Suzan-Lori D.A. 2001
Parsons, Betty D.F.A. 1981
Parsons, Ellen C. M.A. 1894
Pearsons, Daniel Kimball M.A. 1898
Pendleton, Ellen Fitz LL.D. 1912
Perkins, Frances M.A./LL.D. 1927/1957
Petry, Ann L.H.D. 1989
Pickett, Lucy Weston Sc.D. 1975
Powell, Gloria Johnson Sc.D. 1997
Power, Eileen Litt.D. 1937
Pratt, Ruth Sears Litt.D. 1930
Prentiss, Elizabeth B. M.A. 1904
Prescott, Harriet Beardslee Litt.D. 1936
Prida, Dolores L.H.D. 1989
Purington, Florence Litt.D. 1912
Quindlen, Anna L.H.D. 1999
Ramdas, Kavita N. (MHC 1985) L.H.D. 2013
Ran, Shulamit D.F.A. 1988
Randall, Lillian M.C. D.F.A. 1998
Ransom, Caroline Litt.D. 1912
Read, Florence Matilda Litt.D. 1929
Rees, Mina Sc.D. 1962
Reid, Helen Rogers LL.D. 1954
Reeves, Eric L.H.D. 2006
Reimer, Alva LL.D. 1950
Reinhardt, Aurelia Henry LL.D. 1937
Reppy, Judith Voris LL.D. 1986
Richards, Ann W. LL.D. 1996
Richards, Esther Loring Sc.D. 1926
Richardson, Ann L.H.D. 1990
Rincon de Gautier, Madam Felisa LL.D. 1962
Rivlin, Alice Mitchell LL.D. 1983
Roche, Josephine Aspinwall Litt.D. 1935
Roosevelt, Anna C. L.H.D. 1991
Roraback, Catherine G. LL.D. 1981
Rotzel, Grace A. L.H.D. 1973
Rowland, Amy Farley M.A. 1921
Ryan, Arthur L.H.D. 1961
Sabin, Florence Rena Sc.D. 1929
Sato, Gordon H. Sc.D. 2011
Sammet, Jean E. Sc.D. 1978
Sawyer, Mary Alma M.A. 1901
Scharrer, Berta Vogel Sc.D. 1984
Schelkunoff, Sergei A. Sc.D. 1982

Schnackenberg, Gjertrud C.

 

Schneider, Carol Geary

Litt.D.

 

L.H.D.

1985

 

2015

Schroeder, Patricia S. Ll.D. 1992
Schwartz, Felice N. L.H.D. 1994
Scott, Eugenie Sc.D. 2006
Scribner, Lucy Skidmore M.A. 1916
Scudder, Ida Belle Sophia L.H.D. 1986
Sears, Mary Sc.D. 1962
Sen, Amartya Ll.D. 2003
Sen, Soshitsu LL.D. 1992
Simmons, Adele Smith LL.D. 1989
Sipila, Helvi LL.D. 1975
Shalala, Donna LL.D. 1996
Simmons, Ruth J. L.H.D. 2001
Sizer, Theodore R. L.H.D. 1993
Sharma, Om Dutta L.H.D. 2001
Skinner, Joseph Allen L.H.D. 1925
Small, Vivien Blanche Litt.D. 1912
Smith, Alice Kimball L.H.D. 1972
Smith, Alice Ravenel Huger Litt.D. 1937
Smith, Christiana Sc.D. 1975
Smith, Emily White M.A. 1925
Smith, Mary Almira M.A./Sc.D. 1903/1912
Smith, Hon. Margaret Chase LL.D. 1962
Smith, Winthrop Hiram L.H.D. 1958
Smythe, Mabel Murphy L.H.D. 1977
Stanton, Phoebe Baroody Litt.D. 1971
Steiner, George Litt.D. 1983
Steiner, Zara Shakow Litt.D. 1983
Stevens, Wallace Litt.D. 1952
Stimson, Henry Albert Litt.D. 1934
Stimson, Julia C. Sc.D. 1921
Sudrann, Jean L.H.D. 1989
Sutphen, Mona K. L.H.D. 2013
Swift, Charles D. LL.D. 2007
Tatum, Beverly Daniel L.H.D. 2005
Tapley, Lucy Hale Litt.D. 1923
Taylor, Jean E. Sc.D. 2001
Tepperman, Helen Murphy Sc.D. 1991
Tepperman, Jay Sc.D. 1991
Teeters, Nancy Hays LL.D. 1983
Terrell, Marjorie Smith L.H.D. 1962
Thapar, Romila L.H.D. 1992
Tharp, Louise Hall Litt.D. 1967
Thurston, Matilda Calder Litt.D. 1925
Tidball, Elizabeth Peters L.H.D. 1976
Tompkins, Pauline LL.D. 1957
Totenberg, Nina L.H.D. 2005
Trotter, Mildred Sc.D. 1960
Truman, David B. LL.D. 1978
Tuchman, Barbara Wrtheim Litt.D. 1979
Tuve, Rosemond Litt.D. 1959
Tyler, Margaret Sc.D. 1937
Tyson, Neil DeGrasse Sc.D. 2012
U Thant, His Excellency LL.D. 1963
Valette, Rebecca Loose L.H.D. 1974
Vance, Cyrus Roberts LL.D. 1982
Van Cleve, Ruth Gill LL.D. 1976
Vatsyayan, Kapila D.F.A. 1987
Vennesland, Birgit Sc.D. 1960
Vickers, Nancy J. L.H.D. 1999
Villard, Leonie Litt.D. 1937
Volkmann, Frances Cooper Sc.D. 1987
Wald, Florence S. Schorske L.H.D. 1978
Wald, Lillian D. LL.D. 1912
Wald, Patricia LL.D. 1985
Wallace, Louise Baird Sc.D. 1919
Wallace, Phyllis Ann LL.D. 1983
Ward, Julia E. Litt.D. 1901
Ware, Anna Budd, L.H.D. 1972
Warren, Earl LL.D. 1955
Wasserstein, Wendy L.H.D. 1990
Waterman, Clare Sc.D. 2009
Weglyn, Michiko Nishiura Litt.D. 1994
Wells, Anna Mary Litt.D. 1967
Welty, Eudora Litt.D. 1975
Weissman, Harriet Levine L.H.D. 2008
Wessmann, Lucile Tomlinson L.H.D. 1973
Wheeler, Anna Pell Sc.D. 1937
White, Barbar McClure LL.D. 1972
Whitman, Marina LL.D. 1980
Whittemore, Ruth Sc.D. 1983
Wick, Emily Lippincott Sc.D. 1972
Widnall, Sheila Sc.D. 1991
Wilcox, Katie L.H.D. 1961
Willis, Beverly D.F.A. 1981
Williston, Lyman A. LL.D. 1914
Wilson, Barbara Sc.D. 2005
Wilson, Emily Susan Litt.D. 1937
Wilson, William Julius Ll.D. 1989
Wolfers, Arnold Litt.D. 1933
Wolff, Helen Litt.D. 1985
Wood, Peggy D.F.A. 1966
Wright, Benjamin Fletcher LL.D. 1958
Xide, Xie Sc.D. 1986
Yale, Caroline Ardella LL.D. 1927
Yasui, Tetsu Litt.D. 1923
Young Baroness LL.D. 1982
Young, Geoffrey Tyndale Sc.D. 1982
Zygmund, Antoni Sc.D. 1988