MacArthur Fellows Program

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Ahilan Arulanantham, Human Rights Lawyer

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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"A Critic Turns 90; Meyer Schapiro"

The New York Times
Meyer Schapiro , 1987 MacArthur Fellow
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"Fritz John, a Master Mathematician, Dies at 83"

The New York Times
Fritz John , 1984 MacArthur Fellow
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"Julia Bowman Robinson, 1919–1985"

National Academy of Sciences
Julia Robinson , 1983 MacArthur Fellow
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"Beaumont Newhall, a Historian Of Photography, Is Dead at 84"

The New York Times
Beaumont Newhall , 1984 MacArthur Fellow
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"Ralph Manheim, 85, Translator Of Major Works to English, Dies"

The New York Times
Ralph Manheim , 1983 MacArthur Fellow
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"Obituary: Judith N. Shklar, 63, Professor at Harvard"

The New York Times
Judith N. Shklar , 1984 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 Mitchell

Program Assistant

Kelsey Ganser

Research Associate

Jennifer Hazen

Program Assistant

Media Contact

Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications