Honorary Degree Recipients

Brandeis awarded honorary degrees to the following individuals during the May 20 commencement exercises:

Deborah Bial ’87 (keynote speaker)
Founder and president, The Posse Foundation
Doctor of Humane Letters

Sydney Brenner
Molecular biologist and geneticist
Doctor of Science

Myra Hiatt Kraft ’64
Philanthropist
Doctor of Humane Letters

Joseph W. Polisi
President, The Juilliard School
Doctor of Fine Arts

Amartya Sen
Economist and philosopher
Doctor of Humane Letters