MacArthur Fellows Program

MacArthur Fellows Information Directory

Below is helpful information about the MacArthur Fellows Program. Journalists with additional questions should contact MacArthur Communications at 312.917.3690 or email Andy Solomon.


Directory of All Fellows (PDF)
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MacArthur Fellows FAQs (PDF)
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2012/2013 Program Review Summary (PDF)
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Cecilia Conrad Bio
Managing Director, MacArthur Fellows and 100&Change


Reprints or Articles About the MacArthur Fellows Program

Are Truffles Getting Harder to Find?: How Technology Impacts Our Search for MacArthur Fellows
Cecila Conrad
September 25, 2018

Don't Call Me a Genius
The New York Times
April 14, 2018

Want Geniuses? Welcome Immigrants
The New York Times
September 23, 2017

Does Alma Mater Really Matter? Where MacArthur "Genius" Fellows Went to College
The Huffington Post
May 206, 2015

Leader of Genius Grant Program Spreads the Word to Inspire Creativity
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
September 17, 2014

Geography of Genius: New Data About MacArthur Fellows Shows Creative People Move More
September 3, 2014

Our Society Discourages Innovation
The New York Times
July 23, 2014

Five Myths About the MacArthur "Genius Grants"
The Washington Post
September 20, 2013

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