MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Lauren Redniss, Artist and Writer

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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"In Memoriam: Paul Oskar Kristeller (1905-1999)"

American Historical Association
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"Obituary: Tom Joe, Policy Maker on Poverty"

The New York Times
Thomas C. Joe , 1986 MacArthur Fellow
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"Eric R. Wolf, 76, an Iconoclastic Anthropologist"

The New York Times
Eric Wolf , 1990 MacArthur Fellow
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"Andre Dubus, 62, Celebrated for Short Stories"

The New York Times
Andre Dubus , 1988 MacArthur Fellow
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"Jerzy Grotowski, Director, Is Dead at 65"

The New York Times
Jerzy Grotowski , 1991 MacArthur Fellow
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"Artists on the Cutting Edge: Thylias Moss"

University of California Television
Thylias Moss , 1996 MacArthur Fellow
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"Thomas Whiteside, 79, Dies; Writer Exposed Agent Orange"

The New York Times
Thomas Whiteside , 1986 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