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"The Accidental Genius"

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George Saunders , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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"David Simon on America as a Horror Show"

Moyers & Company
David Simon, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
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"Cowboys In Love: 'Brokeback Mountain' Saddles Up For Opera"

NPR
Charles Wuorinen , 1986 MacArthur Fellow
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"Ken Vandermark's Back in Town and Playing Hard"

Chicago Tribune
Ken Vandermark , 1999 MacArthur Fellow
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"Library of Congress Gets Papers of Max Roach, Influential Jazz Drummer"

The Washington Post
Max Roach , 1988 MacArthur Fellow
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"A Matter of Interpretation"

The Wall Street Journal
Alisa Weilerstein, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"Inspiring Creativity" Keynote by Cecilia Conrad

In the following keynote delivered at the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Cecilia Conrad, Vice President of the MacArthur Fellows program, speaks about MacArthur Fellows and the value of creativity. Read More
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"A Physicist Conjures Sounds From the Past"

Science Friday
Carl Haber, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"A Star Three Decades in the Making"

The Wall Street Journal
Carrie Mae Weems, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"Upward Mobility Has Not Declined, Study Says"

The New York Times
Emmanuel Saez, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
Raj Chetty, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
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"Carrie Mae Weems' Guggenheim Survey"

Blouin News
Carrie Mae Weems, 2013 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

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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