MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Jin-Quan Yu, Synthetic Chemist

Class of 2016

MacArthur Fellows Discuss Their Work on reddit

In an ongoing series of online question-and-answer sessions, MacArthur Fellows have discussed their work via “ask me anything” (AMAs) sessions on reddit. Read More

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"When Community College Is Free"

The New York Times
Juan Salgado, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"In Africa, a Glimpse of Hope for Beating H.I.V."

The New York Times
Tina Rosenberg , 1987 MacArthur Fellow
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"The Road to Literature Was Through Performance"

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George Saunders , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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"Men in Blazers 09/07/17: David Simon Pod Special"

Men in Blazers
David Simon, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
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"Twyla Tharp’s Back Pages, With Chapters to Come"

The New York Times
Twyla Tharp , 1992 MacArthur Fellow
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"America's Toxic Tap"

Kartik Chandran, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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Portrait of Cecilia A. Conrad

Cecilia A. Conrad

Managing Director

Marlies A. Carruth

Program Director

Jay Goodwin

Senior Program Officer

Laura E. Scholl

Senior Program Officer

Christina Lovely

Senior Program Officer

Don Meyer

Program Officer

Krista L. Pospisil

Senior Program Officer

Maureen P. Atwell

Program Administrator

Eloise E. Daniels

Program Assistant

Diane Mitchell

Program Assistant

Kelsey Ganser

Research Associate

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant

Media Contact

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer