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Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is a playwright drawing from a range of contemporary and historical theatrical genres to engage frankly with complicated issues around identity, family, class, and race. Watch
Poet Claudia Rankine | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Poet Claudia Rankine | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Claudia Rankine is a poet illuminating the emotional and psychic tensions that mark the experiences of many living in twenty-first-century America. Watch
Sculptor Vincent Fecteau | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Sculptor Vincent Fecteau | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Vincent Fecteau is a sculptor whose deceptively intricate, abstract pieces provoke thoughtful reflection as their challenging forms make the viewer aware of the act of perception. Watch
Synthetic Chemist Jin-Quan Yu | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Synthetic Chemist Jin-Quan Yu | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Jin-Quan Yu is a synthetic chemist pioneering new techniques for the functionalization of carbon-hydrogen (C–H) bonds. Watch
Theater Artist and Educator Anne Basting | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Theater Artist and Educator Anne Basting | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Anne Basting is a theater artist and educator demonstrating the potential of storytelling and creative expression to improve the lives of elders experiencing cognitive impairment. Watch
Theoretical Computer Scientist Subhash Khot | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Theoretical Computer Scientist Subhash Khot | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Subhash Khot is a theoretical computer scientist whose work is providing critical insight into unresolved problems in the field of computational complexity. Watch
Video Artist Mary Reid Kelley | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Video Artist Mary Reid Kelley | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Mary Reid Kelley is a video artist whose unique vision spans a variety of media and culminates in arresting, playful, and erudite videos that explore the condition of women throughout history. Watch
Writer Maggie Nelson | 2016 MacArthur Fellow thumbnail

Writer Maggie Nelson | 2016 MacArthur Fellow

Maggie Nelson is a writer forging a new mode of nonfiction that transcends the divide between the personal and the intellectual. Watch
"Scripps Research Chemist Named MacArthur Fellow" thumbnail

"Scripps Research Chemist Named MacArthur Fellow"

San Diego Union-Tribune
Jin-Quan Yu, 2016 MacArthur Fellow
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"Stories About Work, With a Nod to Studs Terkel" thumbnail

"Stories About Work, With a Nod to Studs Terkel"

The New Yorker
Lynsey Addario, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
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"Book Review: The Underground Railroad" thumbnail

"Book Review: The Underground Railroad"

WSHU
Colson Whitehead , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
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Staff

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
Portrait of Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications
Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer