Nancy Weiss Malkiel WF ’65, TR Chair Emerita, Woodrow Wilson Board of Trustees; Professor Emerita of History, Princeton University

Phillippe de Montebello WF ’61, National Humanities Medal Laureate, 2009; former director, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Harvey C. Mansfield WF ’58, National Humanities Medal Laureate, 2004; political philosopher and author of thirteen books on subjects ranging from Edmund Burke to Machiavelli.

Arturo Madrid WF ’60, National Humanities Medal [Frankel Prize], 1996; professor of Latino literature who, as founding president of the Tomas Rivera Center, helped develop the field of Latino studies in the U.S.

Mary Lefkowitz WF ’57, National Humanities Medal Laureate, 2006; scholar of classics whose works include Greek Gods, Human Lives; Not Out of Africa; Heroines and Hysterics; Women in Greek Myth; Women’s Life in Greece and Rome; and The Victory Ode.

Alan Charles Kors WF ’64, National Humanities Medal Laureate, 2005; scholar of European intellectual history, writer, and past editor-in-chief of the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment.

Doris Kearns Goodwin WF ’64, National Humanities Medal [Frankel Prize], 1996; Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and a leading scholar of the American presidency known for her commentary in television news programs and historical documentaries.

Robert Fagles WF ’55, National Humanities Medal Laureate, 2006; noted translator of Greek classics, including Sophocles’ Three Theban Plays, Aeschylus’s Oresteia, Homer’s Iliad, and Virgil’s Aeneid

Ronald J. Bass  WF ’63,  Academy Award, Best Original Screenplay, Rain Man

Russell E. Banks  WF ’67, PEN/Faulkner Award; author, Affliction, Continental Drift, Cloudsplitter, The Sweet Hereafter, and other novels.


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