Here Are The 2017 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

Jason De León, Njideka Akunyili Crosby and Derek Peterson are among the 24 winners of this year’s MacArthur Fellowship, which honors “extraordinarily talented and creative individuals.”

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I always love reading about the assortment of people who get the MacArthur genius grants. This year the group includes 24 people who are breaking new ground in subjects from anthropology to space travel.