MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Heidi Williams, Economist

Class of 2015

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MacArthur Announces Performances, Discussion to Celebrate 35 Years of Iconic Fellowship Program

Most of the events will be open to the public for free or at low cost. Video of many events will be made available online. Read More

MacArthur Fellows Discuss Their Work on reddit

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

Fellows In the Media

RSS
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"Nicole Eisenman’s Green World"

Frieze
Nicole Eisenman, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"The Hatred of Poetry"

Publisher's Weekly
Ben Lerner, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Locked Out and Overlooked"

The Progressive
Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"A Tech-Tudoresque Theater"

The Wall Street Journal
Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"Junot Diaz: ‘Art Never Betrays’"

Conneticut College
Junot Díaz, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
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"Tapping Into an Electronic Sound"

The Wall Street Journal
Michelle Dorrance, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Puerto Rico (HBO)"

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Lin-Manuel Miranda, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Watertown Bow Maker Practices Musical Alchemy"

The Boston Globe
Benoît Rolland, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
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Staff

Portrait of Cecilia A. Conrad

Cecilia A. Conrad

Managing Director

Marlies A. Carruth

Program Director

Laura E. Scholl

Senior Program Officer

Christina Lovely

Program Officer

Don Meyer

Program Officer

Krista L. Pospisil

Program Officer

Maureen P. Atwell

Program Administrator

Eloise E. Daniels

Program Assistant

Diane Estes

Program Assistant

Mariela Evans

Coordinator

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications