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2002 MacArthur Foundation Awards

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

  • Bonnie Bassler, 40, molecular ecobiologist; Princeton, N.J.
  • Ann Blair, 40, intellectual historian; Cambridge, Mass.
  • Katharine Boo, 37, journalist; Washington, DC
  • Paul Ginsparg, 46, physicist and internet publisher; Ithaca, N.Y.
  • David Goldstein, 51, energy conservation specialist; San Francisco, Calif.
  • Karen Hesse, 50, novelist; Brattleboro, Vt.
  • Janine Jagger, 52, epidemiologist; Charlottesville, Va.
  • Daniel Jurafsky, 39, computational linguist; Boulder, Colo.
  • Toba Khedoori, 37, artist; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Liz Lerman, 54, choreographer; Takoma Park, Md.
  • George Lewis, 50, tromobist and composer; La Jolla, Calif.
  • Liza Lou, 33, glass bead artist; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Edgar Meyer, 41, bassist and composer; Nashville, Tenn.
  • Jack Miles, 60, literary scholar and critic; Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Erik Mueggler, 40, anthropologist; Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Sendhil Mullainathan, 29, economist; Cambridge, Mass.
  • Stanley Nelson, 48, documentary filmmaker; New York, N.Y.
  • Lee Ann Newsom, 45, paleoethnobiologist; University Park, Pa.
  • Daniela Rus, 39, roboticist; Hanover, N.H.
  • Charles Steidel, 39, cosmologist; Pasadena, Calif.
  • Brian Tucker, 56, seismologist and disaster prevention specialist; Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Camilo Vergara, 58, urban archivist; New York, N.Y.
  • Paul Wennberg, 40, atmospheric chemist; Pasadena, Calif.
  • Colson Whitehead, 32, novelist; Brooklyn, N.Y.

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