On April 5, 2016, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of 175 Guggenheim Fellowships (including three joint Fellowships) to a diverse group of 178 scholars, artists, and scientists. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of nearly 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-second competition.

Fellow Year Category Field of Study
Marina Adams 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Julia F. Andrews 2016HumanitiesFine Arts Research
Beth Bachmann 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Jesse Ball 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Dennis Baron 2016HumanitiesLinguistics
Rick Barot 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Peter Bearman 2016Social SciencesSociology
Janet L. Beizer 2016HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American Literature
Jonathan Berger 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Adam J. Berinsky 2016Social SciencesPolitical Science
Lauren Berlant 2016HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Judith Bernstein 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Jonathan David Bobaljik 2016HumanitiesLinguistics
Deanna Bowen 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Robert Boyd 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Joe Brewster 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Nick Bromell 2016HumanitiesAmerican Literature
Jericho Brown 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Camille A. Brown 2016Creative ArtsChoreography
Stephen Burt 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Edmund Campion 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Jonas Carpignano 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
JoAnne Carson 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Victor Caston 2016HumanitiesPhilosophy
Anjan Chakravartty 2016HumanitiesPhilosophy
Anthony Cheung 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Wendy Hui Kyong Chun 2016HumanitiesFilm, Video and Radio Studies
Jennifer Clement 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Catherine Clinton 2016HumanitiesU.S. History
Charles Sidney Clough 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Colette 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Karin A. Dahmen 2016Natural SciencesPhysics
Sue de Beer 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Ramona S. Diaz 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Jerrilynn D. Dodds 2016HumanitiesFine Arts Research
Charles R. Doering 2016Natural SciencesApplied Mathematics
Dru Donovan 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
blair dorosh-walther 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Angela Dufresne 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Cheryl Dunye 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Nadja Durbach 2016HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Hasan Elahi 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Michelle Ellsworth 2016Creative ArtsChoreography
Roxanne L. Euben 2016Social SciencesPolitical Science
McNair Evans 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Stephen M. Fallon 2016HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Neil Feather 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Laurie Fendrich 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Chris Fromme 2016Natural SciencesMolecular and Cellular Biology
David Fulmer 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Bruce M. Gagnier 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Amity Gaige 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Daniel Garber 2016HumanitiesPhilosophy
Neil K. Garg 2016Natural SciencesChemistry
Kathleen Gerson 2016Social SciencesSociology
Pamela K. Gilbert 2016HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Gonzalo Giribet 2016Natural SciencesOrganismic Biology & Ecology
Eliga H. Gould 2016HumanitiesU.S. History
Susan Greenhalgh 2016Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Zsuzsanna Gulacsi 2016HumanitiesReligion
Lyle Ashton Harris 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Ellen Harvey 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Dee Hibbert-Jones 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
H. Mack Horton 2016HumanitiesEast Asian Studies
Cynthia Huntington 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Bryan Jacobs 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Matthew Jensen 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Emily Johnson 2016Creative ArtsChoreography
Rebecca Jordan-Young 2016Natural SciencesScience Writing
Kahlil Joseph 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Katrina Karkazis 2016Natural SciencesScience Writing
Dean Karlan 2016Social SciencesEconomics
Sally Keith 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
James Kimbrell 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Manfred Kirchheimer 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Adam Kirsch 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Craig Koslofsky 2016HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Chris Kraus 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Richard Kraut 2016HumanitiesPhilosophy
Amitava Kumar 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Glenn Kurtz 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Mei-Po Kwan 2016Social SciencesGeography and Environmental Studies
Nick Laird 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Laila Lalami 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Deborah Landau 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
George Legrady 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Simone Leigh 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Thomas Levenson 2016Natural SciencesScience Writing
Paul Lisicky 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Taylor Mac 2016Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Chico MacMurtrie 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Alex Majoli 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Christina Masciotti 2016Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Ralph W. Mathisen 2016HumanitiesClassics
Juliana F. May 2016Creative ArtsChoreography
Andrea G. McDowell 2016Social SciencesLaw
Darrin M. McMahon 2016HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Thomas McNamee 2016Natural SciencesScience Writing
Mitchell B. Merback 2016HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance History
Muriel Miguel 2016Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Katharyne Mitchell 2016Social SciencesGeography and Environmental Studies
Fred Moten 2016HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Diana C. Mutz 2016Social SciencesPolitical Science
Stella Nair 2016HumanitiesArchitecture, Planning and Design
Alexandra Natapoff 2016Social SciencesLaw
Eileen Neff 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Victoria Nelson 2016HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Mark Newman 2016Natural SciencesApplied Mathematics
Andrew Norman 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Marcy Norton 2016HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Helen O’Toole 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Jenny Offill 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Carlos Javier Ortiz 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Feryal Ozel 2016Natural SciencesAstronomy and Astrophysics
Cynthia D. Packert 2016HumanitiesSouth Asian Studies
Louie Palu 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Derek R. Peterson 2016HumanitiesAfrican Studies
Carla L. Peterson 2016HumanitiesAmerican Literature
Amanda Petrusich 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Bruce Porter 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
John Douglas Powers 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
J. Morgan Puett 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Laura Pulido 2016Social SciencesGeography and Environmental Studies
David M. Rabban 2016Social SciencesConstitutional Studies
Rajesh P.N. Rao 2016Natural SciencesNeuroscience
Robert F. Reid-Pharr 2016HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
David N. Reznick 2016Natural SciencesOrganismic Biology & Ecology
Justin B. Richland 2016Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Ed Roberson 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Adam Roberts 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Timothy Rommen 2016HumanitiesMusic Research
Jess Row 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Aaron D. Rubin 2016HumanitiesNear Eastern Studies
Alberto E. Saal 2016Natural SciencesEarth Science
Laurie San Martin 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Robin Schwartz 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Michelle Segre 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Naomi Seidman 2016HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Craig Seligman 2016Creative ArtsBiography
Juri Seo 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Betty Shamieh 2016Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Daniel Sheehy 2016HumanitiesFolklore and Popular Culture
Wayne Shorter 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Anna Deavere Smith 2016HumanitiesTheatre Arts
Robert Spoo 2016HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Zrinka Stahuljak 2016HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance Literature
René Steinke 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Michèle Stephenson 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Coleen Sterritt 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Columba Andrew Stewart 2016HumanitiesReligion
Glenn Davis Stone 2016Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Robert Storr 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Sarah Payne Stuart 2016Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Rebecca Stumpf 2016Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Joseph Subotnik 2016Natural SciencesChemistry
Lida Suchy 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Matthew Avery Sutton 2016HumanitiesU.S. History
Nomi Talisman 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
William G. Thomas III 2016HumanitiesU.S. History
Melanie Rae Thon 2016Creative ArtsFiction
Heidi Tinsman 2016HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Valerie Traub 2016HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Wu Tsang 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Jing Tsu 2016HumanitiesEast Asian Studies
Brian Turner 2016Creative ArtsPoetry
Kate Valk 2016Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Theo van den Hout 2016HumanitiesNear Eastern Studies
Leonard W.J. van der Kuijp 2016HumanitiesReligion
Yvonne Venegas 2016Creative ArtsPhotography
Ge Wang 2016HumanitiesMusic Research
Dalit Hadass Warshaw 2016Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Patrick Webb 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Allan Wexler 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Daniel T. Wise 2016Natural SciencesMathematics
Raphael Xavier 2016Creative ArtsChoreography
Jeremy Xido 2016Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Liz Young 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts
Andrea Zittel 2016Creative ArtsFine Arts