MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Dianne Newman, Microbiologist

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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"Islam in America"

Lynsey Addario, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
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"Six Questions for Author George Saunders"

Boston Globe
George Saunders , 2006 MacArthur Fellow
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"An ‘Audacious’ Vision for BART"

SF Weekly
Lateefah Simon , 2003 MacArthur Fellow
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"Ta-Nehisi Coates on Creating Black Superheroes"

The New York Times
Ta-Nehisi Coates, 2015 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

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications