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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"Milwaukee’s Urban Farmer"

From The Christian Science Monitor
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"George Perle, a Composer and Theorist, Dies at 93"

The New York Times
George Perle , 1986 MacArthur Fellow
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"In Memoriam: Huynh Sanh Thong"

Huynh Sanh Thông, 1987 MacArthur Fellow
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"Border-blurring Show Finally Has a U.S. Stage"

From the San Francisco Chronicle
Guillermo Gómez-Peña, MacArthur Fellow, 1991
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"Saxophonist Zenón Shines New Light on Improvisation"

From the Columbia Daily Tribune
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"A Simple Life Doesn’t Mean a Slow One"

From The New York Times
Dawn Upshaw, MacArthur Fellow, 2007
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"Structures Smaller than Light"

American Scientist
Jane Richardson , 1985 MacArthur Fellow
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"McConnell: What’s greener than reusable bags"

From The University Daily Kansan
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"A Checklist That Can Save Lives"

From The Baltimore Sun
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"Kitundu Wins MacArthur"

From Winona Post
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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