CURRENT FELLOWS

On April 8, 2020, the Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation approved the awarding of Guggenheim Fellowships to a diverse group of 175 scholars, artists, and writers. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-sixth competition.

Fellow Year Category Field of Study
Rheim Alkadhi 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Arturo Arias 2020HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Lawrie Balfour 2020HumanitiesAmerican Literature
Blitz Bazawule 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Sanford Biggers 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
J Stoner Blackwell 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Suzanne Hitt Bocanegra 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Edyta M. Bojanowska 2020HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American Literature
Pia Borg 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Jenny Boully 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Mark Philip Bradley 2020HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Diane K. Brentari 2020HumanitiesLinguistics
Alice Leora Briggs 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Taylor Brook 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Lisa Brooks 2020Social SciencesGeography and Environmental Studies
Amy Nelson Burnett 2020HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Sarah Buss 2020HumanitiesPhilosophy
Robert Campany 2020HumanitiesReligion
James T. Campbell 2020HumanitiesU.S. History
Suzanne Caporael 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Hector Carrillo 2020Social SciencesSociology
Oscar Cásares 2020Creative ArtsFiction
Anne Cattaneo 2020HumanitiesTheatre Arts
Shu Lea Cheang 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Liz Cohen 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Chico Colvard 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Dilip da Cunha 2020HumanitiesArchitecture, Planning and Design
Moyra Davey 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Guillermina De Ferrari 2020HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American Literature
Janet Delaney 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Martin DiCicco 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Michael Dickman 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Jennifer Doudna 2020Natural SciencesBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
Yaacob Dweck 2020HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
David Dyzenhaus 2020Social SciencesLaw
Dyan Elliott 2020HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance History
Marti Epstein 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Kate Flint 2020HumanitiesFine Arts Research
Michael Frank 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Ellen Fullman 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Elina Gertsman 2020HumanitiesFine Arts Research
David Gompper 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Jeff Goodell 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Robert Gooding-Williams 2020HumanitiesPhilosophy
Alison Gopnik 2020Social SciencesPsychology
Eric Gottesman 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Garth Greenwell 2020Creative ArtsFiction
James Grier 2020HumanitiesMusic Research
Jonathan Gruber 2020Social SciencesEconomics
Anna Grzymala-Busse 2020Social SciencesPolitical Science
Tyrell Haberkorn 2020HumanitiesSouth Asian Studies
Leor Halevi 2020HumanitiesReligion
Janice N. Harrington 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
David Hertzberg 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Leslie Hewitt 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Sky Hopinka 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
José-Luis Hurtado 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Sabine Iatridou 2020HumanitiesLinguistics
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins 2020Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Patrick Jagoda 2020HumanitiesFilm and Video
Christopher Jarzynski 2020Natural SciencesPhysics
Steffani Jemison 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Lacy M. Johnson 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Olivia Judson 2020Natural SciencesScience Writing
Susan Juster 2020HumanitiesU.S. History
Benjamin Kahan 2020HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Vera Keller 2020HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Alex Ketley 2020Creative ArtsChoreography
Osman Khan 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Stacy Kranitz 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Gabrielle Lamb 2020Creative ArtsChoreography
Penny Lane 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Zun Lee 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Zoe Leonard 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Ellen Lesperance 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Mark LeVine 2020HumanitiesMusic Research
Yiyun Li 2020Creative ArtsFiction
Ada Limón 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Ethan Lipton 2020Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Steve Locke 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Valeria Luiselli 2020Creative ArtsFiction
Alexandre Lunsqui 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Andrej Lupták 2020Natural SciencesBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
Jian Ma 2020Natural SciencesComputer Science
Frank Magilligan 2020Social SciencesGeography and Environmental Studies
Christian Marois 2020Natural SciencesAstronomy and Astrophysics
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Jenny McPhee 2020HumanitiesTranslation
Rebecca Mead 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Raymond Meeks 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Philip Metres 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Bernadette Meyler 2020Social SciencesConstitutional Studies
Robert Millis 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Helen Mirra 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Gordon Ennis Moore 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Cyrilla Mozenter 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Shaylih Muehlmann 2020Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Joan R. Najita 2020Natural SciencesAstronomy and Astrophysics
Angel Nevarez 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Aimee Nezhukumatathil 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Celeste Ng 2020Creative ArtsFiction
Sigrid Nunez 2020Creative ArtsFiction
Lisa Olstein 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Chris Otter 2020HumanitiesHistory of Science, Technology and Economics
Clifford Owens 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Josh Pacewicz 2020Social SciencesSociology
Sarah Parcak 2020Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Jennifer Pastor 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
H. Glenn Penny 2020HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Nathaniel Persily 2020Social SciencesLaw
Helen Phillips 2020Creative ArtsFiction
Kim Phillips-Fein 2020HumanitiesU.S. History
David A. Pietz 2020HumanitiesEast Asian Studies
Shamel Pitts 2020Creative ArtsChoreography
Robert Léopold Polidori 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Jana Prikryl 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Tahera Qutbuddin 2020HumanitiesNear Eastern Studies
Kavita Ramanan 2020Natural SciencesApplied Mathematics
Eric Rebillard 2020HumanitiesClassics
Camille Robcis 2020HumanitiesIntellectual and Cultural History
Linda Foard Roberts 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Alexander Rose 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Lawrence Rosenwald 2020HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Tina Satter 2020Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Rebecca Saxe 2020Natural SciencesNeuroscience
Susanna Schellenberg 2020HumanitiesPhilosophy
Katy Schimert 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Erica Schoenberger 2020HumanitiesHistory of Science, Technology and Economics
Bryan Schutmaat 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Melissa Schwartzberg 2020Social SciencesPolitical Science
Jeffrey Sconce 2020HumanitiesFilm and Video
David Sepkoski 2020HumanitiesHistory of Science, Technology and Economics
Diane Seuss 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Yevgeniy Sharlat 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Mukul Sharma 2020Natural SciencesEarth Science
Pradeep Sharma 2020Natural SciencesEngineering
Lesley A. Sharp 2020Social SciencesAnthropology and Cultural Studies
Elaine McMillion Sheldon 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Anna Shternshis 2020HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Danna Singer 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Daniel Jordan Smith 2020HumanitiesAfrican Studies
Rachel Louise Snyder 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Helen Solterer 2020HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance Literature
Cammie Staros 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Susan Steinberg 2020Creative ArtsFiction
A.L. Steiner 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Douglas W. Stephan 2020Natural SciencesChemistry
Andrew Strominger 2020Natural SciencesPhysics
Lloyd Suh 2020Creative ArtsDrama and Performance Art
Catherine Sullivan 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Barbara Takenaga 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Brian Teare 2020Creative ArtsPoetry
Valerie Tevere 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Michael J. Therien 2020Natural SciencesChemistry
Larry Towell 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Tracy Droz Tragos 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Patricia Treib 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Victoria-Idongesit Udondian 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Rick Valelly 2020Social SciencesPolitical Science
Peter van Agtmael 2020Creative ArtsPhotography
Chris E. Vargas 2020Creative ArtsFine Arts
Shannon Walsh 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Stephanie Wang-Breal 2020Creative ArtsFilm - Video
Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh 2020HumanitiesFine Arts Research
Caroline Weber 2020Creative ArtsBiography
Martin H. Weissman 2020Natural SciencesMathematics
Noah Whiteman 2020Natural SciencesBiochemistry and Molecular Biology
Amy Wilentz 2020Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Emily Wilson 2020HumanitiesTranslation
Pamela Wojcik 2020HumanitiesFilm and Video
Donald Reid Womack 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Maya Milenovic Workman 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Reggie Workman 2020Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Ben Yagoda 2020Creative ArtsBiography
Muhammad Hamid Zaman 2020Natural SciencesMedicine and Health