Honorary Degree Recipient
Doctor of Human Letters
College of Liberal Arts, November 6, 2001
Johan Fjord Jensen is considered the preeminent student and critic of the humanities in Denmark between the 1960s and 1980s. He is a prolific scholar of Nordic and Comparative Literature and has brought lasting theoretical and practical innovations to his field(s). He is described as an intellectual role model for a whole generation of Scandinavian academics. He is the recipient of numerous awards including an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Bergen, Norway.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.