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2005 MacArthur Foundation Awards

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

  • Marin Alsop, 48, conductor; Poole, England
  • Ted Ames, 66, fisherman, Stonington, Maine
  • Terry Belanger, 64, rare book preservationist, Charlottesville, Va.
  • Edet Belzberg, 35, documentary filmmaker, New York, N.Y.
  • Majora Carter, 38, urban revitalization strategist, Bronx, N.Y.
  • Lu Chen, 33, neuroscientist, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Michael Cohen, 61, pharmacist, Huntington Valley, Pa.
  • Joseph Curtin, 52, violin maker, Ann Arbor, Mich.
  • Aaron Dworkin, 35, music educator, Detroit, Mich.
  • Teresita Fernández, 37, sculptor, New York, N.Y.
  • Claire Gmachl, 38, laser technologist, Princeton, N.J.
  • Sue Goldie, 43, physician/researcher, Boston, Mass.
  • Steven Goodman, 48, conservation biologist, Antananarivo, Madagascar
  • Pehr Harbury, 40, biochemist, Stanford, Calif.
  • Nicole King, 35, molecular biologist, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Jon Kleinberg, 33, computer scientist, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • Jonathan Lethem, 41, novelist, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • Michael Manga, 37, geophysicist, Berkeley, Calif.
  • Todd Martinez, 37, theoretical chemist, Urbana, Ill.
  • Julie Mehretu, 34, painter, New York, N.Y.
  • Kevin M. Murphy, 47, economist, Chicago, Ill.
  • Olufunmilayo Olopade, 48, clinician/researcher, Chicago, Ill.
  • Fazal Sheikh, 40, photographer, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Emily Thompson, 43, aural historian, San Diego, Calif.
  • Michael Walsh, 62, vehicle emissions specialist, Arlington, Va.

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