CURRENT JUDGES

upH.R.H. Princess Areej Ghazi
is the Founder, Director and Curriculum Designer for The School of Life in Amman, Jordan. She serves as the Senior Advisor for Educational Affairs at The Royal Aal-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought and is the Head of the Curriculum Committee for Social Studies National Curriculum at the Jordanian Ministry of Education.

upStephen Barr
is a professor in the department of physics and astronomy at the University of Delaware, and a member of its Bartol Research Institute, with primary research in theoretical particle physics and cosmology.

upJocelyn Bell Burnell
is a Visiting Professor in Astrophysics in the University of Oxford, UK. Neutron stars, transient events, and gravitational radiation are her main interests. She was elected the first woman president of the Institute of Physics in 2008.

upProf. Russell Cowburn FRS
is the Director of Research of the Thin Film Magnetism group in the Department of Physics at Cambridge University.

upGurcharan Das
is an author, columnist and management consultant, and the former CEO of Procter & Gamble India.

upDavid Gelernter
is professor of computer science at Yale University who made major contributions to the field of parallel computation in the 1980s, as well as an artist and the author of several books, many technical articles, and essays, art criticism, and fiction.

upMatthieu Ricard
is a Buddhist monk, author and photographer. He is the Founding director of Karuna-Shechen, a charitable non-profit association.

upVladimir Shmaliy
is an associate professor of theology and vice rector for academic affairs at the Moscow Theological Academy and also holds a master's degree in applied physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

upEleonore Stump
is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University where she has taught since 1992. She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering incorporates her Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009).

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Pervious Winners

The Duchess of Abercorn
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The Duke of Abercorn
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Prof. Dr. Durre Sameen Ahmed
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His Royal Highness Prince
Albert of Belgium
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Mr. Norman E. Alexander
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The Hon. Walter H. Annenberg
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Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Ph.D.
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Francis Cardinal Arinze
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Dr. M. A. Zaki Badawi
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Mr. K. Shankar Bajpai
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His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
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Justice P. N. Bhagwatti
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The Hon. James H. Billington
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The Rev. Dr. Eugene
Carson Blake
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The Most Rev. Stuart Blanch
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Baruch S. Blumberg, M.D., Ph.D.
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The Viscount Brentford
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The Viscountess Brentford, OBE
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President George H. W. Bush
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Prof. Suniti Kuymar Chatterji
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Patriarch Daniel Ciobetea dash
Prof. Sarah Coakley
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The Rt. Rev. and Rt. Hon. the Lord Coggan
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Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
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Ramanath Cowsik, Ph.D.
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Mrs. Winifred Crothers
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The Dalai Lama
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Senator John C. Danforth
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Prof. Paul Davies
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His All Holiness Demetrios I
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Mr. Richard M. De Vos
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Mr. Masakazu Echigo
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Her Majesty Fabiola,
Queen of the Belgians
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Mr. Charles R. Fillmore
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President Gerald R. Ford
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Mr. James Dillet Freeman
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Mr. George Gallup, Jr.
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Mr. Robert W. Galvin
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Mary Ann Glendon,
J.D., L.L.M.
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Dr. Mehdi Golshani
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Mr. J. Peter Grace
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The Rt. Hon. the Lord Griffiths
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Bruno Guiderdoni, Ph.D.
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The Most Rev. John Habgood
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Dr. Otto von Habsburg
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Mr. Yasuf A. Haroon
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Senator Orrin Grant Hatch
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Senator Mark O. Hatfield
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Sir Brian Heap, CBE
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Dr. Robert L. Herrman
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Sir John Houghton, CBE
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The Rt. Hon. the Lord Howe
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Prof. Kaikhosrov D. Irani
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Max Jammer, Ph.D.
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Bishop Kallistos of Diokleia
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Kenneth S. Kendler
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Dr. Inamullah Khan
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Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan
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The Rt. Hon. the Lord Kingsdown
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Dr. Margaretha Klompe
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Mr. Philip M. Klutznik
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Padmanabhan Krishna
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Dr. Harry G. Kuch
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Dr. Carl M. Kuttler, Jr.
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Prince Heinrich von und zu Liechtenstein
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Sir Bernard Lovell
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Her Royal Highness The Grand Duchess Josephine of Luxembourg
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Dr. David McCaughey
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The Rev. Dr. James I. McCord
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The Most Rev. Mark McGrath
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Sir Alan Macotta
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The Rev. David Mainse
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The Rt. Rev. Michael Mann
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The Hon. Sir Clement Maynard
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Rajiv Mehotra
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The Rt. Hon. the Lord Menuhin
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Dr. Glenn R. Mosley
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The Rev. Nichiko Niwano
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The Rev. Nikkyo Niwano
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Major General The Duke of Norfolk, KG
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Michael Novak
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Monshu Koshin Ohtani
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The Lord Abbot Kosho Ohtani
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The Rev. Dr. Stephen Orchard
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Mr. Nani A. Palkhivala
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The Hon. Apasaheb Balasaheb Pant
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The Rev. Canon Dr. Arthur Peacocke
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The Rev. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
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William D. Phillips dash
The Rt. Hon. Sir Lynden Pindling
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Her Serene Highness The Princess Poon Pismai Diskul
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Rev. Dr. John C. Polkinghorne, KBE, FRS
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Ravi Ravindra, Ph.D.
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Mr. Edward S. Rogers
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Mr. Edmund Leopold de Rothschild
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The Rev. Prof. Robert J. Russell
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Mrs. Anwar el Sadat
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Mr. William E. Simon
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Dr. Nagendra Singh
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Esther Sternberg
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Sir Sigmund Sternberg
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Prof. M.S. Swaminathan
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The Rt. Rev. John V. Taylor
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Baroness Thatcher
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Prof. Walter Thirring
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The Rt. Hon. the Lord Thurlow
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The Hon. Leo Tindemans
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Faraneh Vargha-Khadem
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The Rt. Hon. the Viscount Tonypandy
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Miroslav Volf
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Prof. Tu Weiming
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His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales
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Mrs. Helen Robson Walton
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Lord Weidenfeld
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The Rt. Hon. the Lord Wigoder
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Prof. Gayle Woloschak
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The Rt. Rev. Sir Robin Woods
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Dr. Anne D. Zimmerman
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Metropolitan John Zizioulas of Pergamon
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Archbishop Józef Zycinski