Advancing Science, Impacting Society

Honorary Doctorates 105th Dies Natalis

Current facets (Pre-Master)

Debra Satz

  • Debra Satz

    Prof. dr. Debra Satz receives an honorary doctorate by recommendation of the Erasmus Initiative ‘Dynamics of Inclusive Prosperity’. The American philosopher’s work is of the highest quality and contributes to a wide variety of fields, such as ethics and social and political philosophy. Among other things, Satz’s work looks into moral borders in marketplaces, into the various interpretations of ‘equal opportunity’, and into the foundations of rational choice-making.

    Picture by Richard Morgenstein

George Davey Smith

  • George Davey Smith

    Prof. dr. George Davey Smith (University of Bristol) will be receiving an Honorary Doctorate by recommendation of the Erasmus Initiative ‘Smarter Choices for Better Health’. The clinical epidemiologist is a frontrunner when it comes to innovative research in the field of health inequality. Davey Smith applies elements from genetic epidemiology in his research into health inequality. His research reflects in large part on health-related factors such as behaviour and environment.

Nina Glick-Schiller

  • Nina Glick-Schiller

    Prof. dr. Nina Glick-Schiller (University of Manchester) receives an honorary doctorate by recommendation of the Erasmus Initiative ‘Vital Cities and Citizens’. The anthropologist connects questions of migration, identity, power, citizenship and urban development. In this field Glick-Schiller is considered a leading scientist. Her most recent work investigates migration theory based on research about the relationship between the migrant and the city.