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2004 MacArthur Foundation Awards

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

  • Angela Belcher, 37, nanotechnologist; Cambridge, Mass.
  • Gretchen Berland, 40, physician, filmmaker; New Haven, Conn.
  • James Carpenter, 55, glass technologist; New York, N.Y.
  • Joseph DeRisi, 35, molecular biologist; San Francisco, Calif.
  • Katherine Gottlieb, 52, Alaskan health-care leader; Anchorage, Alaska
  • David Green, 48, technology transfer innovator; Berkeley, Calif.
  • Aleksandar Hemon, 40, writer; Chicago, Ill.
  • Heather Hurst, 29, archaeological illustrator; New Haven, Conn.
  • Edward P. Jones, 53, novelist; Arlington, Va.
  • John Kamm, 53, businessman, human-rights strategist; San Francisco, Calif.
  • Daphne Koller, 36, computer scientist; Stanford, Calif.
  • Naomi Ehrich Leonard, 41, marine roboticist; Princeton, N.J.
  • Tommie Lindsey, 53, high school debating coach; Union City, Calif.
  • Rueben Martinez, 64, bookseller; Santa Ana, Calif.
  • Maria Mavroudi, 37, philologist; Berkeley, Calif.
  • Vamsi Mootha, 33, physician, researcher; Boston, Mass.
  • Judy Pfaff, 58, sculptor; Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
  • Aminah Robinson, 64, folk artist; Columbus, Ohio
  • Reginald R. Robinson, 31, ragtime pianist and composer; Chicago
  • Cheryl Rogowski, 43, farmer; Pine Island, N.Y.
  • Amy Smith, 41, inventor, instructor; Cambridge, Mass.
  • Julie Theriot, 36, microbiologist; Stanford, Calif.
  • C. D. Wright, 55, poet, professor; Providence, R.I.

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