MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Alex Truesdell, Adaptive Designer and Fabricator

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

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"Do People Hate Poetry? According to Ben Lerner, Yes" thumbnail

"Do People Hate Poetry? According to Ben Lerner, Yes"

The New York Times
Ben Lerner, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"The Lenny Interview: Carrie Mae Weems"

Lenny Letter
Carrie Mae Weems, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"The Scholar With Schizophrenia"

Folks Stories
Elyn Saks, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
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"Tucson Becomes an Unlikely Food Star"

The New York Times
Gary Paul Nabhan , 1990 MacArthur Fellow
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"Solving Network Congestion"

MIT
Dina Katabi, 2013 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

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

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications