List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2012

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List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2012: Guggenheim Fellowships have been awarded annually since 1925, by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those "who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts." [1]

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation was founded in 1925 by Olga and Simon Guggenheim in memory of their son, who died on April 26, 1922. The organization awards Guggenheim Fellowships to professionals who have demonstrated exceptional ability by publishing a significant body of work in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the creative arts, excluding the performing arts.

FellowCategoryField of Study
John Aldrich Social SciencesPolitical Science
Ellen Altfest Creative ArtsFine Arts
Tonio Andrade HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Michael Arcega Creative ArtsFine Arts
Eve Aschheim Creative ArtsFine Arts
Elizabeth B. Barrett Creative ArtsPhotography
Faith E. Beasley HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Alison Bechdel Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Louise E. Belcourt Creative ArtsFine Arts
Catherine L. Besteman Social SciencesAnthropology & Cultural Studies
Nayland Blake Creative ArtsFine Arts
Adam Bock Creative ArtsDrama & Performance Art
Peter Bogardus Creative ArtsPhotography
Stephen R. Bokenkamp Social SciencesEast Asian Studies
John R. Bowen Social SciencesAnthropology & Cultural Studies
Teresa Caldeira HumanitiesArchitecture, Planning & Design
John Carlson Natural SciencesNeuroscience
Lucien Castaing-Taylor Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Juan William Chavez Creative ArtsFine Arts
Tom Cipullo Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Peter U. Clark Natural SciencesEarth Science
Dawn Clements Creative ArtsFine Arts
John H. Cochrane Social SciencesEconomics
Katharine Coles Creative ArtsPoetry
Jeff Colson Creative ArtsFine Arts
Matt Connors Creative ArtsFine Arts
Olivia Remie Constable HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance History
Lisa Crafts Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Cherien Dabis Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Kwame Dawes Creative ArtsPoetry
Jacci Den Hartog Creative ArtsFine Arts
Stephen DiRado Creative ArtsPhotography
Sheperd S. Doeleman Natural SciencesAstronomy-Astrophysics
Dornith Doherty Creative ArtsPhotography
Timothy Donnelly Creative ArtsPoetry
Shimon Dotan Creative ArtsFilm-Video
James N. Druckman Social SciencesPolitical Science
Douglas DuBois Creative ArtsPhotography
John Dufresne Creative ArtsFiction
Eric Dyer Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Laura F. Edwards Social SciencesLaw
Jamal J. Elias HumanitiesNear Eastern Studies
Doug Elkins Creative ArtsChoreography
Alice Elliott Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Steven Epstein Social SciencesSociology
Judith Evans Grubbs HumanitiesClassics
Wendy Ewald Creative ArtsPhotography
Charles Fairbanks Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Fang Man Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Margot E. Fassler HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance Literature
Douglas Flamming HumanitiesUnited States History
Ruth Franklin Creative ArtsBiography
Vivian Fung Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Peter Galassi HumanitiesPhotography Studies
Michael Galinsky Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Chitra Ganesh Creative ArtsFine Arts
Stavros Garoufalidis Natural SciencesMathematics
Kambiz GhaneaBassiri HumanitiesReligion
Kristen R. Ghodsee Social SciencesAnthropology & Cultural Studies
Denise Gigante HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Jane Gillooly Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Lori D. Ginzberg HumanitiesUnited States History
Ellis Goldberg HumanitiesNear Eastern Studies
John Gossage Creative ArtsPhotography
Barbara Gowdy Creative ArtsFiction
Kathleen Graber Creative ArtsPoetry
Bruce Grant Social SciencesAnthropology & Cultural Studies
Eliza Griswold Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Daron Aric Hagen Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Stephen S. Hall Natural SciencesScience Writing
David J. Hancock Creative ArtsBiography
Trajal Harrell Creative ArtsChoreography
Andrea K. Henderson HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Dagmar Herzog HumanitiesIntellectual & Cultural History
Tamar Herzog Social SciencesEuropean and Latin American History
Charles Hinman Creative ArtsFine Arts
Jennifer S. Hirsch Natural SciencesMedicine & Health
Huck Hodge Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Scott A. Hughes Natural SciencesPhysics
Nina G. Jablonski Social SciencesAnthropology & Cultural Studies
James B. Jacobs Social SciencesLaw
Bill Jacobson Creative ArtsPhotography
Adrian Johns HumanitiesIntellectual & Cultural History
Kent Jones HumanitiesFilm, Video, & Radio Studies
Matthew L. Jones HumanitiesHistory of Science, Technology, and Economics
Stanya Kahn Creative ArtsFilm-Video
James Kaplan Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Nets Katz Natural SciencesMathematics
Arnold J. Kemp Creative ArtsFine Arts
Robert P. Kirshner Natural SciencesPhysics
Alexander Kiselev Natural SciencesApplied Mathematics
Don Kulick Social SciencesAnthropology & Cultural Studies
Jonathan Lamb HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Susan Landau Natural SciencesComputer Science
Laura Landweber Natural SciencesOrganismic Biology & Ecology
Melissa Lane HumanitiesClassics
John Jota Leaños Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Janna Levin Natural SciencesScience Writing
Robert S. Levine HumanitiesAmerican Literature
Lisa A. Lindsay HumanitiesUnited States History
William Luis HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American Literature
Peter Maass Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Thomas F. Madden HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance History
Keeril Makan Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Sarah Manguso Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
James C. McCann HumanitiesHistory of Science, Technology, and Economics
Justin McDaniel HumanitiesReligion
Pablo Medina Creative ArtsPoetry
Jodi Melnick Creative ArtsChoreography
Christia Mercer HumanitiesPhilosophy
Joseph Millar Creative ArtsPoetry
Lydia Millet Creative ArtsFiction
Alex Mincek Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Alan Mintz HumanitiesLiterary Criticism
Jim Moore Creative ArtsPoetry
Brighde Mullins Creative ArtsDrama & Performance Art
Laure Murat HumanitiesIntellectual & Cultural History
Eileen Myles Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Ron Nagle Creative ArtsFine Arts
Luay Nakhleh Natural SciencesOrganismic Biology & Ecology
Benjamin Nathans HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Haruko Nishimura Creative ArtsChoreography
DAlva Noë HumanitiesPhilosophy
Wura-Natasha Ogunji Creative ArtsFilm-Video
Carol J. Oja HumanitiesMusic and Dance Research
Richard Olmstead Natural SciencesPlant Sciences
Lance Olsen Creative ArtsFiction
Judith Pascoe Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Arthur Phillips Creative ArtsFiction
Donald Ray Pollock Creative ArtsFiction
Bobby Previte Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Lia Purpura Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Asifa Quraishi-Landes Social SciencesConstitutional Studies
Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa Creative ArtsFine Arts
James E. Rauch Social SciencesEconomics
Lauren Redniss Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Jennifer Wynne Reeves Creative ArtsFine Arts
Elisha P. Renne HumanitiesAfrican Studies
Joan Richardson Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Yoruba Richen Creative ArtsFilm-Video
J.T. Rogers Creative ArtsDrama & Performance Art
David A. Rosenbaum Social SciencesPsychology
Sandra Mendelsohn Rubin Creative ArtsFine Arts
Lisa Saltzman HumanitiesFine Arts Research
Elizabeth D. Samet Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Damion Searls HumanitiesTranslation
Eldar Shafir Social SciencesPsychology
Stephen Sharnoff Natural SciencesScience Writing
Judith Shea Creative ArtsFine Arts
Fazal Sheikh Creative ArtsPhotography
Maxim D. Shrayer HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Richard Sieburth HumanitiesTranslation
Adam C. Siepel Natural SciencesMolecular & Cellular Biology
Beth A. Simmons Social SciencesPolitical Science
Mrinalini Sinha HumanitiesSouth Asian Studies
Richard Snow Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Kate Soper Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Valerio Spada Creative ArtsPhotography
Lynn Spigel HumanitiesArchitecture, Planning & Design
Paul Stevens HumanitiesEnglish Literature
Ramie Targoff HumanitiesMedieval and Renaissance History
Benjamin Taylor Creative ArtsGeneral Nonfiction
Terry Teachout Creative ArtsBiography
Sara Terry Creative ArtsPhotography
Magda Teter HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Francesca Trivellato HumanitiesEuropean and Latin American History
Steven Ungar HumanitiesFilm, Video, & Radio Studies
Carlos Villa Creative ArtsFine Arts
Gayle Wald HumanitiesFolklore & Popular Culture
Xiao-Jing Wang Natural SciencesNeuroscience
Luise White HumanitiesAfrican Studies
Daniel Wiener Creative ArtsFine Arts
Elizabeth Willis Creative ArtsPoetry
Alan E. Willner Natural SciencesEngineering
Christian Wiman Creative ArtsPoetry
James A. Winn HumanitiesEnglish Literature
John Wray Creative ArtsFiction
Stephen Yablo HumanitiesPhilosophy
Xiaogang Ye Creative ArtsMusic Composition
Netta Yerushalmy Creative ArtsChoreography
C. Dale Young Creative ArtsPoetry
Huimin Zhao Natural SciencesEngineering

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