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1999 MacArthur Foundation Awards

The MacArthur Foundation awards monetary prizes each year in order to provide financial assistance for selected innovators.

  • Jillian Banfield, 39, mineralogist; Madison, Wisc.
  • Carolyn Bertozzi, 32, chemist; Albany, Calif.
  • Bruce Blair, 51, foreign policy analyst; Washington
  • John Bonifaz, 33, public interest lawyer; Boston
  • Shawn Carlson, 39, physicist and educator; San Diego
  • Mark Danner, 40, journalist; Berkeley, Calif. and New York
  • Alison Des Forges, 56, writer, researcher, and human rights advocate; Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Elizabeth Diller, 45, architect; New York and Ricardo Scofidio, 64, architect; New York
  • Saul Friedlander, 66, historian; Los Angeles
  • Jennifer Gordon, 33, lawyer and community organizer; Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • David Hillis, 40, molecular biologist; Austin, Tex.
  • Sara Horowitz, 36, executive director, Working Today; New York
  • Jacqueline Jones, 51, social historian; Wellesley, Mass.
  • Laura Kiessling, 38, chemist and biochemist; Madison, Wisc.
  • Leslie Kurke, 39, literature professor; Berkeley, Calif.
  • David Levering Lewis, 63, historian; New York
  • Juan Martin Maldacena, physicist; Cambridge, Mass.
  • Gay McDougall, 51, attorney; Washington
  • Campbell McGrath, 37, poet; Miami Beach, Fla.
  • Dennis Moore, 54, anthropological linguist; Belem-Para, Brazil
  • Elizabeth Murray, 58, painter; New York
  • Pepón Osorio, 44, installation artist; New York
  • Peter Shor, 39, computer scientist; Florham Park, N.J.
  • Eva Silverstein, 28, theoretical physicist; Stanford, Calif.
  • Wilma Subra, 55, chemist and environmentalist; New Iberia, La.
  • Ken Vandermark, 34, musician; Chicago
  • Naomi Wallace, 38, playwright; Otterburn, England
  • Jeffrey Weeks, 42, mathematician; Canton, N.Y.
  • Fred Wilson, 44, installation artist; New York
  • Xu Bing, 44, artist; New York
  • Ofelia Zepeda, linguist, poet, editor, and community leader; Tucson

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