MacArthur Fellows Program

The MacArthur Fellows Program celebrates and inspires the creative potential of individuals through no-strings-attached fellowships. Learn more

Donald Antrim, Writer

Class of 2013

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24 Extraordinarily Creative People Who Inspire Us All: Meet the 2013 MacArthur Fellows

“This year’s class of MacArthur Fellows is an extraordinary group of individuals who collectively reflect the breadth and depth of American creativity.” -- Cecilia Conrad, Vice President, MacArthur Fellows program Read More

Fellows In the Media

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"An Astrophysicist in Search of E.T."

The Wall Street Journal Life & Culture
Sara Seager, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"Review: Opening Night of Chicago Dancing Festival"

Chicago Tribune Theater Loop
Kyle Abraham, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"History's Seeds"

Iowa Public Radio
Kent Whealy , 1990 MacArthur Fellow
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"Paul Farmer Says the Best Way to Stop Ebola Is to Build Up Health Care in Africa"

Public Radio International Health & Medicine
Paul E. Farmer , 1993 MacArthur Fellow
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"Private Money Pays Off for Medicine"

The Wall Street Journal Opinion
Eric Lander , 1987 MacArthur Fellow
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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

Staff

Portrait of Cecilia A. Conrad

Cecilia A. Conrad

Vice President, MacArthur Fellows Program

Melissa Flagg

Senior Program Officer

Marlies A. Carruth

Senior Program Officer

Christina Lovely

Program Officer

Don Meyer

Program Officer

Krista L. Pospisil

Program Officer

Laura E. Scholl

Program Officer

Maureen P. Atwell

Program Administrator

Eloise E. Daniels

Department Assistant

Diane Estes

Department Assistant

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant