Meet the 1985 MacArthur Fellows

  • Joan Abrahamson

  • John Ashbery

  • John Benton

  • Harold Bloom

  • Valery Chalidze

  • William Cronon

  • Merce Cunningham

  • Jared M. Diamond

  • Morton H. Halperin

  • Robert M. Hayes

  • Edwin Hutchins

  • Sam Maloof

  • Andrew McGuire

  • Patrick F. Noonan

  • George F. Oster

  • Thomas G. Palaima

  • Peter H. Raven

  • Jane Richardson

  • Gregory Schopen

  • Franklin W. Stahl

  • J. Richard Steffy

  • Ellen Stewart

  • Paul Taylor

  • Marian Wright Edelman

  • Shing-Tung Yau

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Review Affirms Impact and Inspiration of MacArthur Fellows Program

“We are proud of the Fellows Program and its impact on the lives of not just those selected but people all over the world." Cecilia Conrad, Vice President, MacArthur Fellows program. Read More
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"Five Myths About the MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’"

Commentary by Cecilia Conrad originally published in the Washington Post Read More