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Melissa Flagg

Senior Program Officer

Melissa Flagg is a Senior Program Officer in the Fellows Program focusing primarily on science and technology.

Prior to joining the Foundation in 2013, she spent 12 years in public service within the federal government in Washington DC, including Director for Technical Intelligence in the Department of Defense and Director of the International Liaison Office at the Office of Naval Research.

Dr. Flagg received a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Mississippi and a PhD in medicinal chemistry from the University of Arizona.

Melissa Flagg works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

MacArthur Fellows