MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Sarah Stillman, Long-Form Journalist

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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"Alison Des Forges, 66, Human Rights Advocate, Dies"

The New York Times
Alison L. Des Forges , 1999 MacArthur Fellow
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"Bonnie Bassler: How Bacteria "Talk""

Bonnie Bassler , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
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"A Sarajevo Exile Finds a Home and Voice"

From The Wall Street Journal
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"Presto Manifesto!"

Poetry Foundation
A. E. Stallings, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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"His Jazz Career's Rich Rewards"

From The Wall Street Journal
Miguel Zenon, MacArthur Fellow, 2008
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"Checklist Reduces Deaths in Surgery"

From The New York Times
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"Online Campaign Promotes 'First Farmer'"

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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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 Mitchell

Program Assistant

Kelsey Ganser

Research Associate

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications