MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Daryl Baldwin, Linguist and Cultural Preservationist

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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"Offloading Will Liberate Our Minds"

The Wall Street Journal
Frank Wilczek , 1982 MacArthur Fellow
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"So, What Are You Afraid of Now?"

NPR
Ahilan Arulanantham, 2016 MacArthur Fellow
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"Junot Diaz Puts the Audience Center Stage at REDCAT"

Los Angeles Times
Junot Díaz, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
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"Q&A: Exposing the Realities of Eviction"

National Science Foundation
Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Talent Counts, But Effort Counts Twice"

Hamilton College
Angela Duckworth, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"Empathetic and Fierce: An Evening with George Saunders"

The Harvard Crimson
George Saunders , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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Staff

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 Estes

Program Assistant

Kelsey Ganser

Research Associate

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant

Media Contact

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications