Two Harvard Affiliates Named MacArthur Fellows

A legal historian and a population geneticist are recognized.

Among the winners of the 23  MacArthur Fellowships announced today, with accompanying $500,000 grants spread out over five years—are two Harvard affiliates:

Annette Gordon-Reed, J.D. '84, National Humanities Medal winner, recently appointed professor of law and of history, and Pforzheimer professor at the Radcliffe Institute, whose 2008 book The Hemingses of Monticello won a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for nonfiction ; and

Carlos D. Bustamante '97, Ph.D. '01, a population geneticist who is professor at Stanford University School of Medicine.

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