MacArthur Fellows Program

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

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21 Extraordinarily Creative People Who Inspire Us All: Meet the 2014 MacArthur Fellows

“Those who think creativity is dying should examine the life’s work of these extraordinary innovators who work in diverse fields and in different ways to improve our lives...” Cecilia Conrad, Vice President, MacArthur Fellows Program. Read More

Mobility Among Highly Creative People: What Data About MacArthur Fellows Reveal

Data compiled for the first time show that creativity blossoms everywhere; MacArthur Fellows were born in 64 countries, 47 states, and Washington, DC, and they are far more mobile than the general population. Read More

Fellows In the Media

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“Meet the 23 MacArthur Fellows”

From The Washington Post
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"Ted Zoli, Bridge Engineer & MacArthur Foundation Fellow"

From The Atlantic
Ted Zoli, MacArthur Fellow, 2009
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"Biodegradable Electronics Could End Toxic Trash"

From NPR
John A. Rogers, MacArthur Fellow, 2009
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"Top College Courses, for Free?"

From CNN
Daphne Koller, MacArthur Fellow, 2004
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"Rueben Martinez: 'It's not going to be one cabeza'"

From The Orange County Register News
Rueben Martínez, MacArthur Fellow, 2004
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"Despite Risks, N.F.L. Leaves Helmet Choices in Players’ Hands"

From The New York Tiems
Kevin Guskiewicz, MacArthur Fellow, 2011
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"Inside Jeanne Gang's Studio"

From TimeOut Chicago
Jeanne Gang, MacArthur Fellow, 2011
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"The Hidden, but Destructive, Injuries of War"

From the St. Louis Beacon
Jonathan Shay, MacArthur Fellow, 2007
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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