2004 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.
- 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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