2016          Joan Wallach Scott, Institute for Advanced Study (History)

2011          Daniel Kahneman, Princeton University (Psychology)

2003          William Julius Wilson, Harvard University (Sociology)

1997          Joseph H. Greenberg, Stanford University (Anthropology, Linguistics)

1992          Daniel Bell, Harvard University (Sociology)

1988          C. Vann Woodward, Yale University (History)

1983          Albert Hirschman, Institute for Advanced Study (Economics)

1979          Robert K. Merton, Columbia University (Sociology)

1977          Robert Dahl, Yale University (Political Science)

1974          Clifford Geertz, Institute for Advanced Study (Anthropology)