MacArthur Fellows Program

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

William Dichtel, Chemist

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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"Being White and Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates" thumbnail

"Being White and Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates"

The Charlotte Observer
Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Confronting Sexual Violence Against Native Women"

Minnesota Public Radio
Sarah Deer, 2014 MacArthur Fellow
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"Lin-Manuel Miranda"

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Lin-Manuel Miranda, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Wheel of Freestyle with Lin-Manuel Miranda" thumbnail

"Wheel of Freestyle with Lin-Manuel Miranda"

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Lin-Manuel Miranda, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Behind the Scenes in the Brain: The Work and Life of Beth Stevens, PhD" thumbnail

"Behind the Scenes in the Brain: The Work and Life of Beth Stevens, PhD"

Vector- Boston Children's Hospital Blog
Beth Stevens, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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"Murray Alum Chris Thile Hosts Benefit Concert" thumbnail

"Murray Alum Chris Thile Hosts Benefit Concert"

Murray State News
Chris Thile, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
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"Smart Helmets Save Lives, Improve Rides" thumbnail

"Smart Helmets Save Lives, Improve Rides"

Phys.org
Kevin Guskiewicz, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"Twyla Tharp: The Possibilities Are Endless"

The Washington Post
Twyla Tharp , 1992 MacArthur Fellow
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""Plus Doux que la Solitude": Les Ombres Chinoises de Yiyun Li"

The Huffington Post
Yiyun Li, 2010 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

Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications