Dr. Robert D. Bullard received an honorary degree in Humanities from the University of Johannesburg on Friday, October 14, 2022. He accepted the award in person at the Sanlam Auditorium, Auckland Park, Kingsway Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa.
During his acceptance speech he stated,
“It is with great pleasure and gratitude that I accept this honorary doctorate. This is special. I’ve received several honorary doctorates from universities but never one from an African university. This is special for me. I am humbled by this award, this honor.
If you missed the livestream of the ceremony, you can re-watch it here. His acceptance starts at the 1:39:21 mark.