Past Fellows 1949–present

2000s

  • Carlos FuentesWriter2009-10
  • Chinua AchebeWriter2009-10
  • Tzipi LivniMember of the Israeli Knesset; Leader of the Opposition Kadima Party2009-10
  • Robert Farris ThompsonProfessor, Art Historian2009-10
  • Ellen Johnson SirleafPresident of Liberia2008-09
  • Wynton MarsalisMusician2008-09
  • Ted SorensenAuthor; Special Counsel to John F. Kennedy2008-09
  • Matt HughesWrestler2008-09
  • Cesar PelliArchitect2007-08
  • Rita DovePoet2007-08
  • Gloria SteinemFeminist Activist, Writer2007-08
  • Steve ReichComposer2006-07
  • Elie WieselAuthor, Nobel Laureate2006-07
  • Christine BrennanSportswriter2006-07
  • Harry BelafontePerformer, activist2005-06
  • Sofia CoppolaFilmmaker2005-06
  • Frank GehryArchitect2004-05
  • David HalberstamJournalist, author, historian2004-05
  • Richard PoundMember, International Olympic Committee2004-05
  • Carlos FuentesNovelist2003-04
  • Mikhail BaryshnikovChoreographer, dancer2003-04
  • Richard LeakeyPaleoanthropologist, politician2003-04
  • Ruth SimmonsPresident of Brown University2002-03
  • Edward James OlmosActor2002-03
  • Eddie PalmieriMusician2001-02
  • Mel MartinezSecretary of Housing and Urban Development2001-02
  • Governor Gary LockeState of Washington2001-02
  • Tadao AndoArchitect2001-02
  • Governor George PatakiState of New York2000-01
  • Yevgeny YevtushenkoRussian poet, political dissident and politician2000-01
  • George H.W. Bush41st President of the U.S.; Vice-President of the U.S.; CIA Director2000-01

1990s

  • Tito PuenteEl Rey de Mambo, The King of Mambo1999-2000
  • Judith RodinPresident, University of Pennsylvania1999-2000
  • Governor George PatakiState of New York1999-2000
  • H.E. Dr. Oscar Arias SanchezPresident of Costa Rica1998-99
  • U.S. Senator Joseph LiebermanState of Connecticut1998-99
  • R.W. Apple, Jr.Chief Correspondent, New York Times1998-99
  • Governor John G. RowlandState of Connecticut1998-99
  • Curtis HansonFeature Film Director; Academy Award Recipient for L.A. Confidential1997-98
  • U.S. Senator Phil GrammState of Texas1997-98
  • Henry Louis GatesW.E.B. DuBois Professor of the Humanities, Harvard University1997-98
  • Lord David Wilson of Tillyorn, GCMGGovernor of Hong Kong1997-98
  • Jack Kemp1996 Republican Nominee for Vice President1996-97
  • Shimon PeresPrime Minister of Israel1996-97
  • Dr. Zbigniew BrzezinskiNational Security Advisor for President Jimmy Carter; Counselor, Center for Strategic and International Studies1996-97
  • Richard HaywardChairman, Mashantucket Pequot Nation1995-96
  • Norman MailerPulitzer Prize Winning Author1995-96
  • John RowlandGovernor, State of Connecticut1995-96
  • Wilma MankillerPrincipal Chief, Cherokee Nation1994-95
  • Justice Harry A. BlackmunUnited States Supreme Court1994-95
  • Walter CronkiteSpecial Correspondent, Anchor, and Managing Editor, CBS News1994-95
  • Rudolph GiulianiMayor of New York City1994-95
  • Christine Todd WhitmanGovernor, State of New Jersey1994-95
  • Jean Bertrand AristidePresident of the Republic of Haiti1993-94
  • David N. DinkinsMayor of New York City1993-94
  • Sylvia TemkinAssistant Director General; Department of Youth Aliyah1993-94
  • Dr. Benny TemkinMember of the Israeli Knesset1993-94
  • John F. KerryU.S. Senator1993-94
  • Cardinal Jean-Marie LustigerArchbishop of Paris1992-93
  • Hans BrunhartPrime Minister, Head of Government, Principality of Liechtenstein1992-93
  • Sebastiao SalgadoHumanitarian Photojournalist1991-92
  • Andre MilongoPrime Minister of the Congo, Afirca1991-92
  • Lowell P. Weicker, Jr.Governor, State of Connecticut1991-92
  • Richard M. DaleyMayor of Chicago1991-92
  • Willie ColonComposer1990-91
  • Octavio PazMexican Nobel Laureate for Poetry1990-91
  • Fernando Collor de MelloPresident of the Republic of Brazil1990-91
  • Chai LingPrimary Leader of the Chinese Students Democracy Movement; Tiananmen Square1990-91

1980s

  • Toni MorrisonNobel Laureate for Fiction1989-90
  • Amine GemayelPresident of the Republic of Lebanon1989-90
  • Robert T. MatsuiU.S. Congressman1989-90
  • Mario Vargas LlosaPeruvian Novelist; Presidential Candidate1988-89
  • Edward KennedyU.S. Senator1988-89
  • Rafael Hernandez ColonGovernor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico1988-89
  • Hanif KureishiScreenwriter1988-89
  • Thomas EagletonU.S. Senator1988-89
  • Patricia SchroederU.S. Congresswoman1987-88
  • Randall RobinsonActivist, Trans Africa1987-88
  • Ntozake ShangePlaywright, Poet, Novelist1987-88
  • David SteelHead, United Kingdom's Liberal Party1987-88
  • Mieczyslaw ManeliPoland Forum1986-87
  • Boleslaw WierzbianskiPoland Forum1986-87
  • Joanna Rostropowicz ClarkPoland Forum1986-87
  • Michael KaufmanPoland Forum1986-87
  • William StyronPoland Forum1986-87
  • Jerzy KosinskiPoland Forum1986-87
  • Irving KrsitolEssayist; Editor1986-87
  • Raul AlfonsinPresident of the Republic of Argentina1986-87
  • Moshe ArensMinister-Without-Portfolio, Israel; Defense Minister of the State of Israel1986-87
  • Henry CisnerosMayor of San Antonio; President, National League of Cities, Secretary of Housing & Urban Development1986-87
  • Simon WiesenthalNazi Hunter; Founder of the Jewish Documentation Center1985-86
  • Peter UeberrothCommissioner of Baseball1985-86
  • Bruce BabbittGovernor, State of Arizona1985-86
  • Richard ThornburghAttorney General of the U.S.; Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania1985-86
  • Betty FriedanFounder, National Organization of Women; Author, The Feminine Mystique1985-86
  • Mario CuomoGovernor of New York1984-85
  • Nicole HollanderSyndicated Cartoonist1984-85
  • Amhadou AhidjoPresident, Republic of the Cameroon1984-85
  • Robert McNamaraU.S. Secretary of Defense1983-84
  • Jesse JacksonCivil Rights Activist; Presidential Candidate1983-84
  • Wole SoyinkaNigerian Playwright1983-84
  • Jerzy MilewskiExecutive Director of "Solidarnosc"1983-84
  • Bruce MorrisonU.S. Congressman1982-83
  • Teddy KolekMayor of Jerusalem1982-83
  • Norman MailerNovelist1982-83
  • His Highness Matodja GazonKing of the Djuka Nation, Suriname1982-83
  • Alexander HaigU.S. Secretary of State; Commander-in-Chief of N.A.T.O. forces1982-83
  • Shirley Ann WilliamsInternational Symposium on Black Women Writers1981-82
  • Buchi EmechetaInternational Symposium on Black Women Writers1981-82
  • Paule MarshallInternational Symposium on Black Women Writers1981-82
  • Alice WalkerInternational Symposium on Black Women Writers1981-82
  • Walter MondaleVice President of the United States1981-82
  • John LehmanSecretary of the Navy1981-82
  • Sol LinowitzSpecial Representative of the President to West Bank Autonomy Talks; Negotiator of the Panama Canal Treaty1981-82
  • Lord KillaninChairman of the International Olympics Committee1980-81
  • Harry A. BlackmunAssociate Justice of the United States Supreme Court1980-81
  • Moshe DayanMinister of Defense of the State of Israel; Foreign Minister1980-81
  • John Kenneth GalbraithEconomist1980-81

1970s

  • Robert RedfordFilm Producer; Actor; Environmentalist1979-80
  • Moshe DayanMinister of Defense of the State of Israel; Foreign Minister1979-80
  • Gary HartU.S. Senator1979-80
  • Jack KempU.S. Congressman1979-80
  • Shirley Temple BlackU.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana; Chief of Protocol of the U.S.1979-80
  • Nancy Landon KassebaumU.S. Senator1978-79
  • Edward I. KochMayor of New York City1978-79
  • Abraham A. RibicoffU.S. Senator1978-79
  • Vernon E. JordanExecutive Director, National Urban League1977-78
  • Henry M. JacksonU.S. Senator1977-78
  • Santiago CarrilloSecretary General of the Communist Party of Spain1977-78
  • Kenneth A. GibsonMayor of Newark1977-78
  • Edward H. LeviU.S. Attorney General; President, The University of Chicago1976-77
  • Gerald R. FordPresident of the U.S.; Vice-President of the U.S.; U.S. Congressman1976-77
  • George H.W. Bush41st President of the U.S.; Vice-President of the U.S.; CIA Director1976-77
  • Morris K. UdallU.S. Congressman; Charman, Committee of Interior and Insular Affairs1976-77
  • Michael HarringtonSocialist Writer1976-77
  • Reubin O'D. AskewGovernor of Florida1976-77
  • Charles McCurdy MathiasU.S. Senator1975-76
  • Ella T. GrassoGovernor of Connecticut1975-76
  • Daniel Patrick MoynihanU.S. Permanent Representative to the U.N.; U.S. Senator1975-76
  • James R. SchlesingerSecretary of Defense1975-76
  • Joseph BidenU.S. Senator1975-76
  • Mario SoaresSecretary General of the Socialist Party of Portugal; Prime Minister of Portugal1975-76
  • David L. BorenGovernor of Oklahoma; U.S. Senator1975-76
  • Edward HeathPrime Minister of Great Britain1975-76
  • Maynard JacksonMayor of Atlanta1974-75
  • Hubert H. HumphreyVice President of the United States; U.S. Senator1974-75
  • F. Bradford MorseU.S. Congressman; Under Secretary General, The United Nations1974-75
  • Jimmy CarterPresident of the United States; Governor of Georgia1974-75
  • John V. LindsayU.S. Congressman; Mayor of New York City1974-75
  • Thomas O. EndersAssistant Secretary of State; Ambassador from the U.S. to Canada1974-75
  • Benjamin C. BradleeExecutive Editor, The Washington Post1974-75
  • Samuel ArchibaldConference on Film and Politics1973-74
  • Thomas PattersonConference on Film and Politics1973-74
  • Charles GuggenheimConference on Film and Politics1973-74
  • Emile de AntonioConference on Film and Politics1973-74
  • William TaylorConference on Film and Politics1973-74
  • Elliot Lee RichardsonSecretary, H.E.W.; Secretary of Defense, U.S. Attorney General1973-74
  • Jesse JacksonCivil Rights Leader; Director, Operation PUSH1973-74
  • Sam J. Ervin, Jr.U.S. Senator1973-74
  • Les AspinU.S. Congressman,; Chairman, House Armed Services Committee1973-74
  • Marya MannesWriter1973-74
  • Alan S. PatonWriter; President of the South African Liberal Party1972-73
  • Edward R. RoybalU.S. Congressman1972-73
  • Ralph NaderConsumer Advocate1972-73
  • Bob EckhardtU.S. Congressman1972-73
  • William BentonU.S. Senator; Publisher of Encyclopedia Brittanica1972-73
  • Lowell WeickerU.S. Congressman, Senator1972-73
  • Yvonne Brathwaite BurkeU.S. Congresswoman1972-73
  • Willard GaylinConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Andrew GreeleyConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Zbigniew BrzezinskiConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Alain EnthovenConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • D.W. BroganConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Brand BlanchardConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Paul RicoeurConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Rollo MayConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Stephen SpenderConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • B.F. SkinnerConference on the Works of B.F. Skinner1971-72
  • Sir John MastermanWriter1971-72
  • Charles D. Diggs, Jr.U.S. Congressman1971-72
  • Anthony LakeConference on the Presidency1971-72
  • Joseph CalifanoConference on the Presidency1971-72
  • Arthur SchlesingerConference on the Presidency1971-72
  • Eugene RostowConference on the Presidency1971-72
  • Beth CoronaCivil Rights Leader1970-71
  • Kate MilletWriter1970-71
  • George BallUndersecretary of State1970-71
  • Charles EversMayor of Fayette, Mississippi1970-71
  • Bayard RustinCivil Rights Leader; Director, A. Phillipe Randolph Institute1970-71
  • John Henrik ClarkConference on the Black Woman1970-71
  • Gwendolyn BrooksConference on the Black Woman1970-71
  • Shirley Graham DeBoisConference on the Black Woman1970-71
  • Maya AngelouConference on the Black Woman1970-71

1960s

  • Sir William ArmstrongHead of the British Civil Service1969-70
  • Dr. Edwin H. LandPresident of Polaroid Corporation1969-70
  • Richard D. McCarthyU.S. Congressman1969-70
  • Carl B. StokesMayor of Cleveland1968-69
  • James FarmerDirector of Congress Racial Equality; Assistant Secretary, HEW1968-69
  • George H.W. Bush41st President of the U.S.; Vice-President of the U.S.; CIA Director1968-69
  • C.N. AnnaduraiChief Minister of Madras1967-68
  • Theodore R. McKeldinMayor of Baltimore1967-68
  • Robert TaftU.S. Congressman; U.S. Senator1967-68
  • Ronald ReaganPresident of the U.S.; Governor of California1967-68
  • John V. TunneyU.S. Congressman; U.S. Senator1966-67
  • Jonathan B. BinghamU.S. Congressman1966-67
  • Richard C. LeeMayor of New Haven1966-67
  • Robert SmylieGovernor of Idaho1966-67
  • Lt. General Sir John Bago Glubb1966-67
  • Robert WagnerMayor of New York City1965-66
  • Lord HeadHigh Commissioner, Malaysia1965-66
  • Richard BollingU.S. Congressman1965-66
  • Henry LucePublisher, Time, Inc.1964-65
  • John ChafeeGovernor of Rhode Island1964-65
  • Terry SanfordGovernor of North Carolina1964-65
  • Joseph S. ClarkU.S. Senator1963-64
  • Thomas Ludlow AshleyU.S. Congressman1963-64
  • Robert do Oliveira CamposAmbassador from Brazil to the U.S.1963-64
  • John LindsayU.S. Congressman; Mayor of New York City1962-63
  • Sir Richard AllenAmbassador from United Kingdom to Burma1962-63
  • Joseph GrimondM.P., House of Commons; Leader of Liberal Party1962-63
  • Jess UnruhSpeaker of the California Assembly1962-63
  • Barry GoldwaterU.S. Senator; Rebublican candidate for President, 19641961-62
  • Arnold D. P. HeeneyAmbassador from Canada to the U.S.1961-62
  • John Sherman CooperU.S. Senator1961-62
  • Sir Charles P. SnowNovelist, Educator and Scientist1961-62
  • Dr. Hastings BandaChairman, Malawi Congress Party; President of Malawi1960-61
  • Sir Henry WillinkMaster, Magdalene College, Cambridge1960-61
  • Ralph McGillPublisher and Editor, The Atlanta Constitution1960-61
  • Herbert MatthewsNew York Times correspondent1960-61

1950s

  • Koichiro AsakaiAmbassador from Japan to the U.S.1959-60
  • Sir Leslie MunroPermanent Representative of New Zealand to the U.N.1959-60
  • Edmund S. MuskieU.S. Senator1959-60
  • Herbert Brownell, Jr.U.S. Attorney General1959-60
  • Stephen M. YoungU.S. Senator1959-60
  • Adlai E. StevensonGovernor of Illinois; Democratic candidate for President, 1952 & 19561958-59
  • Sir Harold CacciaAmbassador from United Kingdom to U.S.1958-59
  • John Martin VorysU.S. Congressman1958-59
  • Dr. Najib-UllahAmbassador from Afghanistan to U.S.1958-59
  • Prescott BushU.S. Senator1958-59
  • G. Mennen WilliamsGovernor of Michigan1957-58
  • Harry S. TrumanPresident of the United States1957-58
  • Raymond E. BaldwinU.S. Senator; Justice of Supreme Court of Errors, Connecticut1957-58
  • Walter J. KohlerGovernor of Wisconsin1957-58
  • Dennis W. BroganBritish Political Scientist1957-58
  • Chester BowlesGovernor of Connecticut1956-57
  • Clement Richard, Earl AttleePrime Minister, United Kingdom1956-57
  • Harry P. CainU.S. Senator1956-57
  • Hermini Portell-VilaHistorian1956-57
  • William A. RobsonBritish Political Scientist1956-57
  • Charles M. SpoffordChairman, NATO Council of Ministers1955-56
  • John A. CostelloPrime Minister of Ireland1955-56
  • Frank P. GrahamU.S. Senator; United Nations Mediator1955-56
  • Arthur H. DeanU.S. Ambassador to Korea1954-55
  • Roger N. BaldwinChairman, National Committee of American Civil Liberties Union1954-55
  • Dean AchesonU.S. Secretary of State1954-55
  • Hugh GreggGovernor of New Hampshire1954-55
  • Brendan GillEditor, The New Yorker1954-55
  • Leslie C. StevensVice-Admiral (USN), Naval Attach1953-54
  • T.V. SmithU.S. Congressman1953-54
  • Stephen K. BaileyMayor of Middletown, CT1953-54
  • Abraham A. RibicoffU.S. Senator1952-53
  • Edward WeeksEditor, The Atlantic Monthly1952-53
  • Richardson DilworthMayor of Philadelphia1952-53
  • David RiesmanSocial Scientist1952-53
  • John AlsopConnecticut Legislator1951-52
  • Arthur KoestlerWriter1951-52
  • Ernest K. LindleyWashington Editor, Newsweek1951-52
  • Richard RovereColumnist, The New Yorker1950-51
  • Paul H. ApplebyProfessor, Public Administration1950-51
  • James W. CliseVice President of National Municipal League of New York City1950-51
  • Silliman EvansNewspaper Publisher1950-51
  • Charles W. EliotPlanning Consultant1950-51

1940s

  • Newbold MorrisPresident, New York City Council1949-50
  • Russell LynesEditor, Harper's Magazine1949-50
  • Lewis MumfordPlanner, Writer1949-50
  • Louis BrownlowPublic Administration Clearing House1949-50