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2007 MacArthur Foundation Awards


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

Deborah Bial
Born: 1965, education strategist, New York, N. Y.
Peter Cole
Born: 1957, translator/poet/publisher, Jerusalem, Israel
Lisa Cooper
Born: 1963, public health physician, Baltimore, Md.
Ruth DeFries
Born: 1956, environmental geographer, College Park, Md.
Mercedes Doretti
Born: 1958, forensic anthropologist, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Stuart Dybek
Born: 1942, short story writer, Evanston, Ill.
Marc Edwards
Born: 1964, water quality engineer, Blacksburg, Va.
Michael Elowitz
Born: 1970, molecular biologist, Pasadena, Calif.
Saul Griffith
Born: 1974, inventor, Alameda, Calif.
Sven Haakanson
Born: 1966, Alutiiq curator/anthropologist/preservationist, Kodiak, Alaska
Corey Harris
Born: 1969, blues musician, Charlottesville, Va.
Cheryl Hayashi
Born: 1967, spider silk biologist, Riverside, Calif.
My Hang Huynh
Born: 1962, chemist, Los Alamos, N. M.
Claire Kremen
Born: 1960, conservation biologist, Berkeley, Calif.
Whitfield Lovell
Born: 1959, painter/installation artist, New York, N. Y.
Yoky Matsuoka
Born: 1971, neuroroboticist, Seattle, Wash.
Lynn Nottage
Born: 1964, playwright, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mark Roth
Born: 1957, biomedical scientist, Seattle, Wash.
Paul Rothemund
Born: 1972, nanotechnologist, Pasadena, Calif.
Jay Rubenstein
Born: 1967, medieval historian, Knoxville, Tenn.
Jonathan Shay
Born: 1941, clinical psychiatrist/classicist, Boston, Mass.
Joan Snyder
Born: 1940, painter, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Dawn Upshaw
Born: 1960, master vocalist, Bronxville, N. Y.
Shen Wei
Born: 1968, choreographer, New York, N. Y.
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