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2006 MacArthur Foundation Awards

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

  • David Carroll, 64, naturalist author/illustrator, Warner, N.H.
  • Regina Carter, 44, jazz violinist, New York, N.Y.
  • Kenneth Catania, 40, comparative neurobiologist, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Lisa Curran, 45, tropical forester, New Haven, Conn.
  • Kevin Eggan, 32, developmental biologist, Cambridge, Mass.
  • James Fruchterman, 47, technologist, Palo Alto, Calif.
  • Atul Gawande, 40, surgeon/author, Boston, Mass.
  • Linda Griffith, 46, bioengineer, Cambridge, Mass.
  • Victoria Hale, 45, pharmaceutical entrepreneur, San Francisco, Calif.
  • Adrian LeBlanc, 42, narrative journalist, New York, N.Y.
  • David Macaulay, 59, author/illustrator, Norwich, Vt.
  • Josiah McElheny, 39, sculptor, New York, N.Y.
  • D. Holmes Morton, 55, country doctor/research physician, Strasburg, Pa.
  • John A. Rich, 47, physician, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Jennifer Richeson, 34, social psychologist, Evanston, Ill.
  • Sarah Ruhl, 32, playwright, New York, N.Y.
  • George Saunders, 47, short story writer, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Anna Schuleit, commemorative artist, New York, N.Y.
  • Shahzia Sikander, 37, painter, New York, N.Y.
  • Terence Tao, 31, mathematician, Los Angeles, Calif.
  • Claire Tomlin, 37, aviation engineer, Stanford, Calif.
  • Luis von Ahn, 28, computer scientist, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • Edith Widder, 55, deep-sea explorer, Ft. Pierce, Fla.
  • Matias Zaldarriaga, 35, cosmologist, Cambridge, Mass.
  • John Zorn, 53, musician/composer, New York, N.Y.

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