Joseph Nye Presented Honorary Degree from Kings College

April 9, 2007

Joseph Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and former dean of the Kennedy School, has been named Honorary Doctor of Social Science at King’s College, London. Nye became the first person to ever receive an honorary degree from Kings College on the occasion of his delivery of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives annual lecture at the college on February 14.

Sir Lawrence Freedman, professor of war studies at King’s College presented the award to Nye. Among his comments:

“Joseph Nye is widely recognized as one of the foremost liberal thinkers on foreign policy, and in 2005 he was voted one of the ten most influential scholars of international relations. He has been awarded the Woodrow Wilson Prize by Princeton University; the Humphrey Prize by the American Political Science Association and the Honorary Patronage of the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College Dublin.”

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