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"Quality Control: A Short Story by Edwidge Danticat"

The Washington Post
Edwidge Danticat, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
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"Taking Pictures, Raising Children"

The New York Times
Lynsey Addario, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
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"Terence Tao- The Colbert Report"

The Colbert Report
Terence Tao , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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"One of the Most Important Civil and Human Rights Battles of Our Time"

American Public Television
Jonathan Rapping, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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"Philanthropy Day Speaker Sets High Expectations for At-Risk Youth"

The Daily Progress- Charlottesville
William E. Strickland Jr. , 1996 MacArthur Fellow
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"Pianist, Writer Jeremy Denk Adds Personality to his Work"

The Globe and Mail
Jeremy Denk, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"The Unbelievable Skepticism of the Amazing Randi"

The New York Times
James Randi , 1986 MacArthur Fellow
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"'Swamplandia' Author Talks Florida Gators, Dystopias"

The Bowdoin Orient
Karen Russell, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"Black Hole Fails to Destroy Mystery Cosmic Cloud"

National Geographic
Andrea Ghez, 2008 MacArthur Fellow
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"Vijay Iyer Melds 'Rites of Spring,' Hindu Holi Festival"

The Tennessean
Vijay Iyer, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"Kara Walker’s Thought-Provoking Art"

The Wall Street Journal
Kara E. Walker , 1997 MacArthur Fellow
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"Meiotic Adaptation to Whole Genome Duplication"

New Phytologist
Kirsten Bomblies, 2008 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