Honorary Degree Recipients

Brandeis will award honorary degrees to the following individuals during the May 19 commencement exercises:

Rivka Carmi
Former President of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Doctor of Science

Jon Landau ’68
American Music Critic, Manager and Record Producer
Doctor of Music

Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76
Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University
Doctor of Humane Letters

Cixin Liu
Science-Fiction Writer
Doctor of Arts

Barbara Mandel, P’73
Philanthropist and Vice Chair, Brandeis Board of Trustees
Doctor of Humane Letters

Perry Traquina ’78
Former Chairman and CEO of Wellington Management Company and Member, Brandeis Board of Trustees
Doctor of Humane Letters

Susan Windham-Bannister, Heller PhD’77
Managing Partner of Biomedical Innovation Advisors
Doctor of Humane Letters