Past Rutgers University Honorary Degree Recipients

This list of honorary degree recipients is sortable by last name, year conferred, and degree type. Click on the title of the column to sort the list by that particular content.

We have added the honorary degree citations for some of our recipients. Click on the Citation images, where shown, to read them.

Last name First name Year Degreesort descending Citation
Ericsson Aprille Joy 2022 Doctor of Science
Wretlind Arvid 1980 Doctor of Science
Solow Robert M. 1994 Doctor of Science
Makadon Harvey J. 2017 Doctor of Science
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Cherkasky Martin 1985 Doctor of Science
Wall Monroe E. 1999 Doctor of Science
Wu Chien-Shiung 1963 Doctor of Science
Bender Carl Beitel 1963 Doctor of Science
Djerassi Carl 2010 Doctor of Science
Yalow Rosalyn S. 1980 Doctor of Science
Brown Harrison Scott 1964 Doctor of Science
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
Benson Ezra Taft 1955 Doctor of Science
Nelson Alondra 2022 Doctor of Science
Reilly Hilda Christine 1966 Doctor of Science
Lerner Irwin 1984 Doctor of Science
Stevens Rosemary A. 1995 Doctor of Science
Mario Ernest 1992 Doctor of Science
Lavizzo-Mourey Risa J. 2018 Doctor of Science
Watson James Dewey 1988 Doctor of Science
Scott Eugenie C. 2007 Doctor of Science
Cleary Edward John 1959 Doctor of Science
Morrison Philip 1977 Doctor of Science
Dresselhaus Mildred S. 1989 Doctor of Science
Pauling Linus 1975 Doctor of Science
Stewart William Huffman 1967 Doctor of Science
Payne-Gaposchkin Cecelia 1968 Doctor of Science
Moxon Rosamond Sawyer 1958 Master of Arts
Kenyon Lee John 1955 Master of Arts
MacCarter Beatrice Bouchier 1958 Master of Arts
Snedeker Chester Wesley 1955 Master of Arts
White Ruth Patricia 1962 Master of Fine Arts
Everett Thomas Henry 1959 Master of Science

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