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
Burnell S. Jocelyn Bell 2016 Doctor of Science
Hutchins John Richard, III 1984 Doctor of Science
Engstrom Elmer W. 1963 Doctor of Science
Persichilli Judith 2022 Doctor of Science
Luria Salvador Edward 1970 Doctor of Science
Wilson William Julius 1995 Doctor of Science
Reilly Hilda Christine 1966 Doctor of Science
Lasagna Louis 1983 Doctor of Science
Anderson Philip Warren 1991 Doctor of Science
Watson James Dewey 1988 Doctor of Science
Caldicott Helen 1990 Doctor of Science
Witkin Evelyn M. 1995 Doctor of Science
Stevens Rosemary A. 1995 Doctor of Science
Jackson Shirley Ann 1999 Doctor of Science
Fair Gordon Maskew 1965 Doctor of Science
Miller Neal E. 1985 Doctor of Science
Scott Eugenie C. 2007 Doctor of Science
Atiyah Sir Michael 1992 Doctor of Science
Stewart William Huffman 1967 Doctor of Science
Auchter George David 1962 Doctor of Science
Pauling Linus 1975 Doctor of Science
Hedefine Alfred 1975 Doctor of Science
Hicks Arthur James 2017 Doctor of Science
Lederberg Joshua 1981 Doctor of Science
Payne-Gaposchkin Cecelia 1968 Doctor of Science
Heidelberger Michael 1961 Doctor of Science
Makadon Harvey J. 2017 Doctor of Science
Jemison Mae C. 2001 Doctor of Science
Ericsson Aprille Joy 2022 Doctor of Science
Wretlind Arvid 1980 Doctor of Science
Cuthbertson David Paton 1958 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
Sebrell, Jr. William Henry 1956 Doctor of Science
Wu Chien-Shiung 1963 Doctor of Science
Penzias Arno A. 1979 Doctor of Science
David, Jr. Edward E. 1984 Doctor of Science
Margulis Lynn 2004 Doctor of Science
Wieschaus Eric F. 2002 Doctor of Science
Yalow Rosalyn S. 1980 Doctor of Science
Peplau Hildegard E. 1985 Doctor of Science
Branscomb Lewis McAdory 1984 Doctor of Science
Fisk James Brown 1967 Doctor of Science
Nelson Alondra 2022 Doctor of Science
Seligmann Peter A. 2003 Doctor of Science
Mario Ernest 1992 Doctor of Science
Lavizzo-Mourey Risa J. 2018 Doctor of Science
Fiske Jessie Gladys 1958 Doctor of Science
Lerner Irwin 1984 Doctor of Science
Baker William Oliver 1995 Doctor of Science
Perry Enos J. 1980 Doctor of Science

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