MacArthur Fellows Program

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

Kellie Jones, Art Historian and Curator

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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"David Foster Wallace"

"The New Yorker"
David Foster Wallace , 1997 MacArthur Fellow
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"Mastering the Science of Fly Swatting"

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"The Moral of the Corey"

From the C-Ville Weekly
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"German-American Plant Evolution Biologist Wins MacArthur Award"

From Informationsdienst Wissenschaft
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"UW Expert on Soil Erosion Wins 'Genius Grant'"

From The Seattle Times
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"The 'Genius' Grant"

From Time
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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

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer