MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Vincent Fecteau, Sculptor

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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"Runs in the Family"

The New Yorker
Beth Stevens, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Opera Startups"

The New Yorker
Alex Ross, 2008 MacArthur Fellow
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"50 Documentaries You Need to See"

The Guardian
Joshua Oppenheimer, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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"Don’t Grade Schools on Grit"

The New York Times
Angela Duckworth, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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"An Interview with Matthew Desmond"

Belt Magazine
Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"The Game Changers: Recording (1877)"

Stephen Hough , 2001 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 Estes

Program Assistant

Kelsey Ganser

Research Associate

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications