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Commencement

2008 Honorary Degree Recipients

Ellen Burstyn
Academy Award and Tony Award-Winning Actress
Doctor of Fine Arts
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Terry Jones
Co-founder of Monty Python, Comedian, Screenwriter, Writer
Doctor of Letters
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Honorary Theodore T. Jones
Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals
Doctor of Laws
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Professor Jeffrey D. Sachs
Professor and head of the Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior at The Rockefeller University
Doctor of Humane Letters
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Donald W. Pfaff
Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University
Doctor of Science
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