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John Simon Guggenheim Fellowships

Approximately 225 fellowships are awarded annually through two separate competitions (U.S. and Canada, and Latin American and the Caribbean) to men and women who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or creative ability in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. Appointments are made for no less than six months, but typically for one year's support of research in any field of knowledge, or creation in any of the arts, under the freest possible conditions and irrespective of race, color, or creed. Funds are determined in accordance with each fellow's needs, and in support of the purpose
and scope of each fellow's plans.

1947 David Powell Shoemaker '42, Chemistry
1951 Jacob Avshalomov '43 , Composer; Conductor Laureae, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Portland, Oregon
1957 Gerald Marvin Meier '47, Konosuke Matsuhita Professor of International Economics and Policy Analysis, Stanford University
1958 Joseph F. Bunnett '42, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz
1966 Warren Everett Roberts '48, Professor of Folklore, Indiana University

James Jerome Walsh '49, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, Columbia University
1968 Gordon Edward Baker '48, Professor Emeritus of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dell Hymes '50 Commonwealth Professor Emeritus of Anthropology (English), University of Virginia

Dale W. Jorgenson '55, Professor of Economics, Harvard University

Gary S. Snyder '51, Professor of English, University of California at Davis
1969 Sacvan Bercovitch '54, Charles H. Carswell Professor of English and American Literature, Harvard University
1970 Jon Howard Appleton '61, Composer, Arthur R. Virgin Professor of Music, Dartmouth College

Henry William Wyld, Jr. '49, Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1971 David Orville Caldwell '44, Professor of Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara

John A. Simpson '40, Astronomy-Astrophysics
1972 Ted Robert Gurr '57, Distinguished University Professor of Government and Politics, University of Maryland

Mark Ptashne '61, Molecular Biologist, Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City
1975 Joan Wanda Bresnan '66, Professor of Linguistics, Stanford University

Robert P. Erickson '60, Douglas S. Holsclaw Professor of Human Genetics & Metabolic Diseases, University of Arizona
1976 Jay Rosenberg '63, Taylor Girandy Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1977 Robert Brenner '64, Professor of History, University of California, Los Angeles

Warren L. Butler '49, Professor of Biology, University of California, San Diego
1978 Donald M. Engelman '62, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

Michael Rothschild '63, Dean of Social Sciences and Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego
1979 John B. Friedman '60, Professor of English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Steven Shapin '65, Professor of Sociology and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego
1980 Kenneth N. Raymond '64, Vice Chairman, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
1982 Vern Rutsala '56, Poet; Professor of English, Lewis and Clark College
1983 Allen W. Wood '64, Professor of Philosophy, Yale University
1984 Ronald Forrest Fox '64, Regents Professor of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology

Ronald D. Lee '63, Professor of Demography and Economics, University of California, Berkeley
1986 David C. Hammack '64, Hiram C. Haydn Professor of History and Chair, Mandel Center Faculty Council, Case Western Reserve University

Joel E. Keizer '64, Professor of Chemistry University of California, Davis
1987 Barbara Ehrenreich '63, Writer, Miami Beach, Florida

Roger L. Ransom '59, Professor of History and Economics, University of California, Riverside

Sydney Shoemaker '53, Susan Linn Sage Professor of Philosophy, Cornell University
1988 Lee Knowlton Blessing '71, Playwright, Los Angeles, California

David F. Reed III '68, Artist, New York City
1989 Eli Leon '57, Scholar, Oakland, California
1991 Jeremy D. Popkin '70, Professor of History, University of Kentucky
1992 Susan Strasser '69, Professor of History, University of Delaware
1994 Thomas Banks '69, Professor of Physics, Rutgers University: Studies in supersymmetry breaking, string theory, and cosmology

Paul D'Amato '80, Photographer, South Portland, Maine; Associate Professor of Photography, Maine College of Art: Photography

Robert D. Mare '73, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison: The intergenerational transmission of inequality
1995 Ronald M. Levy '70, Professor of Chemistry, Rutgers University: Computer simulations of solvated proteins
1999 Pam Ronald '82, Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of California, Davis: Bacterial factors affecting plant host signal transduction
2000 Larry Karush '68, Composer, Los Angeles: Music composition

Bill Morrison '85, Film Maker, New York City: Film making
2001 Jean-Laurent Rosenthal '84, Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles: The role of crises in economic and financial development
2003 Igor Vamos '90, Assistant Professor of Electronic Art, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: New media art
2004 Neil Fligstein '73, Class of 1939 Chancellor's Professor, University of California, Berkeley: The process of Europeanization

Katherine Verdery '70, Eric R. Wolf Collegiate Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan: Collectivization in Romania, 1948-1962
2005 Simone Forti '57, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, University of California at Los Angeles: Choreography

Maria Hibbets Heim '91, Assistant Professor of Religion, Amherst College: Buddhist theories of intention
2006 Patrick C. Phillips '86, Associate Professor of Biology, University of Oregon: Evolution of genetic architecture
2008 Michael D. Bess '79, Chancellor's Professor of History, Vanderbilt University: A historian's perspective on human biological enhancement

Victor A. Friedman '70, Andrew Mellon Professor in Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Chicago: Multilingualism, identities, and the sociolinguistics of the Balkan Linguistic League
2009 Anne Washburn '91, Playwright, Brooklyn, New York: Drama and performance art
2010 Petr Janata '90, Associate Professor in the Psychology Department and the Center for Mind and Brain at University of California, Davis: Neuroscience
2012

Tonio Andrade '92, Associate Professor in History, Emory University: European and Latin American History

Sheperd S. Doeleman '86, Principal Research Scientist at MIT and Assistant Director of the MIT Haystack Observatory: Astronomy--Astrophysics

Also see the distinctions page.