Wilbur Cross Medal

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The Wilbur Cross Medal is an award by the Yale Alumni Association for "distinguished achievements in scholarship, teaching, academic administration, and public service".[1][2] The award is made to a small number (up to six) of individuals annually, and was first awarded in 1966.

The award is named after Wilbur Lucius Cross, who was a Yale University dean, and also a noted scholar, editor, literary critic, author and governor of the state of Connecticut.[3]

Recipients include:

2013[4]
Fredric Jameson
Alan M. Lambowitz
Theodore J. Lowi
Annette Thomas

2012[5][6]
John D. Aber[7]
Alfred W. McCoy[8]
Jonathan M. Rothberg
Sarah Grey Thomason

2011[9]
Stanley Fish
Leslie F. Greengard
Bernice A. Pescosolido
Huntington F. Willard

2010
Stephen Greenblatt
Fred Greenstein
Timothy J. Richmond
Paul Wender
Jon Butler

2009
Laura L. Kiessling
Michael S. Levine
Richard J. Powell
William J. Willis

2008[10]
Robert Axelrod
Stephen G. Emerson
Yoriko Kawaguchi
David M. Kennedy

2007
Carol T. Christ
Paul Friedrich
Anne Walters Robertson
John Suppe

2006
Eva Brann
Richard Brodhead
Mimi Gardner Gates
Lewis E. Kay
Richard A. Young

2005
Lincoln Pierson Brower
Peter B. Dervan
Jennifer L. Hochschild
Richard Rorty
Eric F. Wieschaus

2004
William Cronon
Hong Koo Lee
Julia Phillips
Peter Salovey
Barbara Schaal
Philip Zimbardo

2003
Edward L. Ayers
Gerald Brown
John Fenn
Robert D. Putnam
Charles Yanofsky
Susan Hockfield

2002
Linda Gordon
Sharon R. Long
Julia M. McNamara
David E. Price

2001
Elliot M. Meyerowitz
Stephen Owen
Roger N. Shepard
Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León

2000
James G. Arthur
Evelyn Boyd Granville
Ruth Barcan Marcus
Shelley E. Taylor

1999
Francis S. Collins
William N. Fenton
Allen L. Sessoms
Rosemary A. Stevens
Geerat J. Vermeij

1998
Helen Murphy Tepperman
George A. Lindbeck
Peter Demetz
David M. Lee
Thomas Appelquist

1997
Alvin M. Liberman
Francis C. Oakley
G. Virginia Upton
Janet L. Yellen
Anne M. Briscoe
William Louis Gaines

1996
David C. McClelland
Marie Borroff
Miriam Usher Chrisman
James Thomas Laney
Heidi I. Hartmann

1995
Alfred Edward Kahn
Gordon Howard Bower
Jennifer L. Kelsey
Mark Edward Neely Jr.
Catharine A. MacKinnon

1994
Theodore Frederic Cooke Jr.
Zunyi Yang
Vincent Joseph Scully, Jr.
John Imbrie
Jerome John McGann
Thomas Eugene Lovejoy III

1993
W. Thomas Edmondson
Estella Bergère Leopold
Marcia L. Colish
Richard Charles Levin
Jaime Serra Puche

1992
Irving B. Rouse
Frances K. Graham
Raymond L. Garthoff
Gerald R. Fink
J. Dennis Huston
Judith Rodin

1991
W. Edwards Deming
Aubrey L. Williams
Maxine Singer
Joseph Percival Allen IV
Russell George Hamilton Jr.
Jerome Jordan Pollitt

1990
Franklin LeVan Baumer
Adolph Grünbaum
Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr.
Eleanor Holmes Norton
A. Bartlett Giamatti

1989
Pauline Newman
Paul Webster MacAvoy
Garry Leo Wills
Mary Lou Pardue
Menno Boldt

1988
Ellis Crossman Maxcy
Charles Allen Walker
Joseph G. Gall
Gérard Lepoutre
Richard S. Westfall
Thomas Kaehao Seung

1987
Thomas Brennan Nolan
Harry Rudolph Rudin
Julian Munson Sturtevant
Richard David Ellmann
Barbara Ann Feinn
Nannerl Overholser Keohane

1986
Robert Alan Dahl
A.Dwight Culler
Richard Derecktor Schwartz
Robert Joseph Birgeneau
Keith Stewart Thomson

1985
Eugene Mersereau Waith
Peter Tyrell Flawn
Victor Henri Brombert
John Paul Schiffer
Nelson Woolf Polsby

1984
Louis Lohr Martz
George Alexander Kubler
Homer Daniels Babbidge Jr.
Burton I. Edelson
Margaret Walsh Rossiter

1983
George Harry Ford
Floyd Glenn Lounsbury
Barbara Illingworth Brown
Daniel Berg
Morton H. Halperin

1982
Mary Ellen Jones
Richard Nathaniel Rosett
Theodore Joseph Ziolkowski

1981
Henry Margenau
Warren Hunting Smith
Bernard Nicholas Schilling
Jerome Kagan
Grace Evelyn Pickford

1980
Bingham Johnson Humphrey
Maurice H. Mandelbaum
Phyllis Ann Wallace
Wendell Richard Garner

1979
Richard Benson Sewall
Elizabeth Read Foster
Jacquelyn Anderson Mattfeld

1978
Jaroslav Pelikan
Thomas Goddard Bergin
Maynard Mack
Stephen Hopkins Spurr

1977
Gordon Sherman Haight
Mary Rosamund Haas
Joseph Austin Ranney
Jacob Theodore Schwartz

1976
Josephine P. Bree
James Henry Wakelin Jr.
William G. Moulton
George Heard Hamilton
Laura Anna Bornholdt

1975
Robert Phelan Langlands
Ralph Henry Gabriel
Eliot Herman Rodnick
George Berkeley Young
Orville Gilbert Brim
Donald Wayne Taylor

1974
Milton Harris
Amos Niven Wilder
Constance McLaughlin Green
Alvin Bernard Kernan

1973
Samuel Miller Brownell
George Wilson Pierson
Marshall Hall
Eleanor Jack Gibson
Preston E. Cloud

1972
Dumas Malone
John Collins Pope
Grace Murray Hopper
Lars Onsager

1971[11]
Gladden Whetstone Baker
Ernest Ropiequet Hilgard
Jane Marion Oppenheimer
Bernard MacGregor Walker Knox
John Robert Silber

1970
Roland Herbert Bainton
Bertrand Harris Bronson
Leona Baumgartner
Melvin Spencer Newman
Lucian Wilmot Pye

1969
George Gaylord Simpson
Murray Barnson Emeneau
Allan Murray Cartter
James Patrick Shannon
John Perry Miller
Joshua Lederberg

1968
Filmer S. C. Northrop
James Bliss Austin
William Martin Fairbank
James Gardner March

1967
Carl William Blegen
Luther Allan Weigle
Wallace Notestein
Marjorie Hope Nicolson
George Peter Murdock
Frederick Albert Pottle
Neal Elgar Miller
Robert William Buchheim

1966
Edgar Stephenson Furniss

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Wilbur Cross Medal", Yale University Retrieved 04 October 2014
  2. ^ From the Hill Albertus Magnus College Allumni Association 2002
  3. ^ "Wilbur Lucius Cross". Connecticut State Library. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Four Alumni to Join the Distinguished Ranks of Wilbur Cross Medalists". http://www.yale.edu. Yale Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  5. ^ Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
  6. ^ Cooley, Lynn (11/12 2012). "Four named Wilbur Cross medalists". Yale Alumni Magazine. Retrieved 12 October 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  7. ^ "John D. Aber Biography". University of New Hampshire. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Alfred W. McCoy Biography - Awards". Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "Winners of this year's Wilbur Cross Medal to discuss their work". Insurance Technology Industry News. 30 September 2011. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  10. ^ Roman, Caitlin. “Kennedy, once on Woodbridge shortlist, returns to receive Cross medal” Yale Daily News 8 October 2008
  11. ^ Saxon, Wolfgang. “Jane Oppenheimer Dies at 84; Expert on Embryos and Space” New York Times. 23 March 1996

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