2001 MacArthur Foundation Awards
Updated February 11, 2017 | Infoplease Staff
The MacArthur Foundation awards monetary prizes each year in order to provide financial assistance for selected innovators.
- Danielle Allen, 29, associate professor—classics and political science; Chicago, Illinois
- Andrea Barrett, 46, novelist; Rochester, N.Y.
- Christopher Chyba, 41, astrobiologist and policy analyst; Stanford, Calif.
- Michael Dickinson, 38, insect physiologist; Berkeley, Calif.
- Rosanne Haggerty, 41, founder and executive director, Common Ground; New York, N.Y.
- Lene Hau, 41, optical physicist; Cambridge, Mass.
- Dave Hickey, 62, art critic and art historian; Las Vegas, Nev.
- Stephen Hough, 39, concert pianist; New York, N.Y. and London, England
- Kay Redfield Jamison, 55, psychologist; Baltimore, Md.
- Sandra Lanham, 53, conservationist; Tucson, Ariz.
- Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, 40, artist, associate professor; Chicago, Ill.
- Cynthia Moss, 61, naturalist; Amboseli National Park, Kenya
- Dirk Obbink, 44, papyrologist; Oxford, England
- Norman Pace, 59, molecular biologist; Boulder, Colo.
- Suzan-Lori Parks, 38, playwright; Valencia, Calif.
- Brooks Pate, 36, physical chemist; Charlottesville, Va.
- Xiao Qiang, 39, human rights leader; New York, N.Y.
- Geraldine Seydoux, 37, developmental biologist; Baltimore, Md.
- Bright Sheng, 45, composer; Ann Arbor, Mich.
- David Spergel, 40, astrophysicist; Princeton, N.J.
- Jean Strouse, 56, biographer; New York, N.Y.
- Julie Su, 32, public interest lawyer; Los Angeles, Calif.
- David Wilson, 55, artist/inventor; Culver City, Calif.
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