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Honorary Doctors

Since its founding in 1965, Umeå University has granted a number of Honorary Doctorate degrees (Doctors Honoris Causa) within the disciplines of Umeå School of Business, Economics.and Statistics. The honorary doctorate recipients include representatives from the academic world as well as individuals from the business world who have connections to the business school.

Stewart R Clegg

Stewart R. Clegg is professor in sociology and organisation studies at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Doctor Honoris Causa in 2017.

Timothy L Wilson

Professor Timothy L. Wilson holds dual doctorate degrees after gaining a doctorate in business administration at Case-Western Reserve University and in technology at Carnegie-Mellon University. Doctor Honoris Causa in 2013.

Pär Boman

Group CEO and CEO Handelsbanken Stockholm.
Chairman of the Umeå University Board. Doctor Honoris Causa in 2009.

Lars Heinkensten

Ex governor of the Riksbank Doctor Honoris Causa in 2005.

Lettice Rutashobya

Professor Rutashobya Doctor Honoris Causa in 2004.

Erik Ehn

Director Erik Ehn, Doctor Honoris Causa in 2003.

Peter Berck

Professor Peter Berck, University of California, FDhc, 2002.

Per Wikström

Director Per Wikström Doctor Honoris Causa in 2001.

Vera Negri Zamagni

Professor Vera Negri Zamagni Doctor Honoris Causa in 2001.

Christophe Midler

Professor Midler Doctor Honoris Causa in 2000.

Samme Lindmark

Director Samme Lindmark Doctor Honoris Causa in 1998.

Robert H. Haveman

Professor Robert H Haveman Doctor Honoris Causa in 1996.

Sven Johansson

Former Governor of the County of Västerbotten Sven Johansson Doctor Honoris Causa in 1994.

Tom Hedelius

Director Hedelius Doctor Honoris Causa in 1989.

Carl Kempe

Director Kempe Doctor Honoris Causa in 1986.