List of Guggenheim Fellowships awarded in 2005.
U.S. and Canadian Fellows
- Mark Abley, Writer, Pointe Claire, Québec, Canada: A book about language change.
- Kim Addonizio, Poet, Oakland, California: Poetry.
- Anne Aghion, Film Maker, New York City: Film making.
- Ian Agol, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago: Studies in 3-manifold geometry and topology.
- Alito Alessi, Choreographer, Eugene, Oregon; Artistic Director, Joint Forces Dance Company/Dance Ability: Choreography.
- Michael Almereyda, Film Maker, New York City: Film making.
- Fernando Arenas, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota: The contemporary cultural production of Portuguese-speaking Africa.
- Sarah Arvio, Poet, New York City; Free-lance Translator, United Nations, New York City and Geneva, Switzerland: Poetry.
- Blake Bailey, Writer, Waldo, Florida: A biography of John Cheever.
- Michael J. Balick, Philecology Curator and Director, Institute of Economic Botany and Vice President for Research and Training, New York Botanical Garden: The ethnobotany of Pohnpei, Micronesia.
- Leonard Barkan, Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Comparative Literature and Director, Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Princeton University: The analogy of poetry and painting.
- Jo Ann Beard, Writer, Rhinebeck, New York: A memoir.
- John Belton, Professor of English and Film, Rutgers University: Digital cinema.
- Sadie T. Benning, Video Artist, Chicago: Video.
- Kent C. Berridge, Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan: The psychology and neurobiology of reward.
- David Bezmozgis, Writer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Fiction.
- M. Gregg Bloche, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Adjunct Professor, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University: Medicine in the public sphere.
- Iain A. Boal, Independent Scholar, Berkeley, California: The bicycle in world culture.
- Chakaia Booker, Artist, New York City: Sculpture.
- Marianne Boruch, Poet, Lafayette, Indiana; Professor of English, Purdue University: Poetry.
- Susan Botti, Composer, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Assistant Professor of Music Composition, University of Michigan: Music composition.
- Gerhard Böwering, Professor of Islamic Studies, Yale University: The formative influence of al-Sulami's commentary on the Qur'an.
- Julie Bozzi, Artist, Fort Worth, Texas: Painting.
- Geoffrey Brock, Independent Scholar, Writer, and Translator, Tucson, Arizona: A bilingual anthology of 20th-century Italian poetry.
- Patricia R. Burchat, Professor of Physics, Stanford University: Dark matter in the universe.
- David A. Burney, Director of Conservation, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Kalaheo, Hawaii; Professor of Biological Sciences, Fordham University: An ecological history of prehistoric Kaua'i.
- Paul Spencer Byard, Director, Historic Preservation Program, Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation; Partner, Platt Byard Dovell White Architects, New York City: The public interest in old architecture.
- Debbie Fleming Caffery, Photographer, Santa Fe, New Mexico: Photography.
- Bruce Chao, Artist, Rehoboth, Massachusetts; Professor of Art, Rhode Island School of Design: Sculpture.
- Remy Charlip, Writer, Illustrator and Choreographer, San Francisco; Director, Remy Charlip Dance Company: An autobiographical study of the art of being an artist.
- Long-Qing Chen, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University: Phase transitions and domain structures of ferroelectric thin films.
- Andrew J. Cherlin, Griswold Professor of Public Policy and Sociology, Johns Hopkins University: Marriage and family in early 21st-century America.
- Henri Cole, Poet, Boston; Member of the Core Faculty, Graduate Writing Seminars, Bennington College; Writer-in-Residence, College of William & Mary: Poetry.
- Bonnie Collura, Artist, Brooklyn, New York; Adjunct Professor of Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design and University of the Arts: Sculpture.
- Donald J. Cosentino, Professor of Cultural Studies, University of California, Los Angeles: A study of a Los Angeles priestshaman and his Congo spirit.
- Vincent Crapanzano, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and Anthropology, Graduate Center, City University of New York: A study of the Harkis of Algeria.
- Martha Crenshaw, Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought and Professor of Government, Wesleyan University: The United States as a target of terrorism.
- Marilyn Crispell, Composer and Musician, Woodstock, New York: Music composition.
- Brian Current, Composer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Music composition.
- William A. Curtin, Jr., Professor of Engineering, Brown University: Multiscale modeling of materials.
- Jenny Davidson, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University: Nature and nurture in 18th-century Britain.
- Lynda F. Delph, Professor of Biology, Indiana University: Studies in the merging of evolutionary ecology and molecular genetics.
- Tory Dent, Poet, New York City: Poetry.
- David Dorfman, Choreographer, New London, Connecticut; Artistic Director, David Dorfman Dance; Associate Professor of Dance, Connecticut College: Choreography.
- Dave Douglas, Composer and Musician, Croton-on-Hudson, New York: Music composition.
- James R. Dow, Professor Emeritus of German, Iowa State University: A study and grammar of the Cymbrian language.
- Mark Edmundson, NEH/Daniels Family Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Virginia: The death of Sigmund Freud.
- John Elder, Stewart Professor of English and Environmental Studies, Middlebury College: Forestry, sugarmaking, and the destiny of Vermont.
- Mark Ellis, Professor of Geography, University of Washington, Seattle: Daily geographics of the color line in American cities.
- Steven Englund, Writer, Paris, France: A biography of Charles de Gaulle.
- Sharon Ann Farmer, Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara: Oriental luxuries, Parisian crafts, and the making of Europe's fashion capital.
- Vincent Fecteau, Artist, San Francisco: Sculpture.
- Elizabeth A. Fenn, Assistant Professor of History, Duke University: The rise and fall of the Mandan Indians, 1738-1838.
- Beverly Fishman, Artist, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan; Artist-in-Residence and Head of Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art: Painting.
- John Fleischman, Free-lance Journalist, Cincinnati, Ohio; Science Writer, American Society for Cell Biology: A children's book about genomes.
- Eckart Förster, Professor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University: The transition from Kant to Hegel.
- Simone Forti, Choreographer, Los Angeles; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Dance, University of California, Los Angeles: Choreography.
- Linda L. Fowler, Professor of Government and Frank J. Reagan Chair in Policy Studies, Dartmouth College: The decline of institutional competence in U.S. foreign affairs.
- Alison Frazier, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin: The creation and reception of Bonino Mombrizio's Sanctuarium.
- Don Freund, Composer, Bloomington, Indiana; Professor of Music Composition, Indiana University: Music composition.
- Rhonda K. Garelick, Associate Professor of French, Connecticut College: The theatrical work of Coco Chanel.
- David Gatten, Film Maker, Ithaca, New York: Associate Professor of Cinema and Photography, Ithaca College: Film making.
- Gina Gionfriddo, Playwright, New York City: Play writing.
- Peter Gizzi, Poet, Holyoke, Massachusetts; Associate Professor of English, University of Massachusetts Amherst: Poetry.
- Piero Gleijeses, Professor of American Foreign Policy, Johns Hopkins University: Cuban and U.S. policy toward Southern Africa in the Carter and Reagan years.
- David Gloman, Artist, Northampton, Massachusetts; Visiting Lecturer in Art, Amherst College: Painting.
- Richard E. Goodkin, Professor of French, University of Wisconsin–Madison: Personality in early modern French comedy and fiction.
- Steven M. Gorelick, Professor of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University: The global depletion of nonrenewable energy resources.
- Peter Gourevitch, Professor, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, and Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego: Financial institutions and corporate governance.
- Ronald M. Green, Cohen Professor for the Study of Ethics and Human Values and Director, Ethics Institute, Dartmouth College: Ethical, religious, and literary perspectives on genetic enhancement.
- Sam Green, Film Maker, San Francisco; Adjunct Lecturer in Media Studies, University of San Francisco: Film making.
- Stanley Greenberg, Photographer, Brooklyn, New York: Photography.
- Joseph Grigely, Artist, Chicago; Professor of Visual and Critical Studies, School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Installation art.
- Michael Grossberg, Professor of History and Law, Indiana University; Editor, The American Historical Review: Child protection in America.
- Yotam Haber, Composer, New York City: Music composition.
- Brooks Hansen, Writer, New York City: Fiction.
- Paul L. Harris, Professor of Education, Harvard University: The development of trust and doubt.
- Richard Harris, Professor of Urban Historical Geography and Urban History, McMaster University: The commercialization of owner-building in North America and Australia, 1945-1960.
- Adam Haslett, Writer, New York City: Fiction.
- Marc D. Hauser, Professor of Psychology, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and Biological Anthropology, Harvard University: Evolution of a moral instinct.
- Jake Heggie, Composer, San Francisco; President, Bent Pen Music, San Francisco: Music composition.
- Maria Heim, Assistant Professor of Religion, Amherst College: Buddhist theories of intention.
- Ian Hodder, Dunlevie Family Professor of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University: The emergence of settled villages in Anatolia and the Middle East.
- Dorothy L. Hodgson, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director, Anthropology Graduate Program, Rutgers University: Transnational advocacy and the concept of "indigenous" among Maasai in Tanzania.
- Mamie Holst, Artist, Fort Myers, Florida: Painting.
- Eric Hongisto, Artist, Bozeman, Montana; Assistant Professor of Art, Montana State University: Installation art.
- Fanny Howe, Poet and Writer, West Tisbury, Massachusetts; Richard L. Thomas Visiting Professor of Creative Writing, Kenyon College; Professor Emerita of English, University of California, San Diego: Essays on the relationship between conversion and rhetoric.
- John Huehnergard, Professor of Semitic Philology, Harvard University: A historical grammar of biblical Hebrew.
- Judith T. Irvine, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan: Ideologies of language in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Pico Iyer, Writer, Santa Barbara, California: Reflections on the fourteenth Dalai Lama.
- Matthew O. Jackson, Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Economics, California Institute of Technology: Studies in social and economic networks.
- Alexander Jones, Professor of Classics and History, and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto: Ptolemy's sciences.
- Sabre Kais, Professor of Chemistry, Purdue University: Studies in finite-size scaling theory.
- Woowon Kang, Associate Professor of Physics, University of Chicago: Studies in the physics of correlated electrons.
- Theresa M. Kelley, Marjorie and Lorin Tiefenthaler Professor of English, University of Wisconsin–Madison: Botany and Romantic culture.
- Yannis G. Kevrekidis, Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University: Equation-free studies of complex systems.
- Adeeb Khalid, Associate Professor of History, Carleton College: The making of Soviet central Asia, 1917-1929.
- Victoria Kirkham, Professor of Romance Languages, University of Pennsylvania: The marriage of Laura Battiferra and Bartolomeo Ammannati.
- Claudia Koonz, Professor of History, Duke University: Ethnic panic and the headscarf controversies in Europe, 1945-2004.
- Lisa Kron, Playwright and Actor, New York City: Play writing.
- Arnold Krupat, Professor of Literature and Global Studies, Sarah Lawrence College: Studies in Native American literatures.
- Christopher Lane, Professor of English, Northwestern University: The ethics of psychopharmacology.
- Maud K. Lavin, Associate Professor of Visual and Critical Studies and Art History, Theory, and Criticism, School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Representations of women's lust and aggression in contemporary American visual culture.
- Jin Lee, Photographer, Chicago; Associate Professor of Art, Illinois State University: Photography.
- Sze Tsung Leong, Photographer, New York City: Photography.
- C. Stanley Lewis, Artist, Leeds, Massachusetts; Instructor in Painting, New York Studio School and Chautauqua School of Painting, New York: Painting.
- Guohua Li, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins University: Aging and injury.
- Bill Lichtenstein, Film Maker, Lexington, Massachusetts; President, Lichtenstein Creative Music, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Film making.
- Jonathan B. Losos, Professor of Biology and Director, Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St. Louis: Adaptive radiation in anolis lizards.
- John A. Lucy, William Benton Professor in Comparative Human Development, Psychology, and the College, University of Chicago: The impact of language differences on intellectual development.
- Tryna Lyons, Assistant Professor of Art and Design, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Visiting Scholar, University of Washington, Seattle: The clay festival-image tradition in eastern India.
- Victoria E. Marks, Choreographer, Los Angeles; Professor of Choreography and Performance, University of California, Los Angeles: Choreography.
- Tricia McLaughlin, Video Artist, New York City; Assistant Professor of Electronic Media, State University of New York College at Old Westbury; Adjunct Professor of Computer Graphics, Hunter College, City University of New York: Video.
- Daniel Mendelsohn, Writer and Critic, New York City: A translation of Cavafy's "unfinished" poems, with commentary.
- Nicholas Micros, Artist, New York City and Ottenbach, Switzerland: Sculpture.
- Rohinton Mistry, Writer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Fiction.
- Stephen Morris, Ford Foundation Professor of Economics, Yale University: Global games.
- David R. Morrison, James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Physics, Duke University: Mirror symmetry in mathematics and physics.
- Harryette Mullen, Poet, Los Angeles; Professor of English and African American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles: Poetry.
- Anne Nelson, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University: German resistance activity in Berlin, 1933-1942.
- Philip Nord, Professor of History, Princeton University: Institutional and cultural reform in the modern French state, 1930-1950.
- Lynn Nottage, Playwright, Brooklyn, New York; Visiting Lecturer in Play Writing, Yale University: Play writing.
- Dale A. Olsen, Distinguished Research Professor of Ethnomusicology, Florida State University: Popular music, memory politics, and willed amnesia in Vietnam.
- William Olsen, Poet, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Professor of Creative Writing, Western Michigan University: Poetry.
- Han Ong, Writer, New York City: Fiction.
- Christine Osinski, Photographer, Ridgefield, Connecticut; Professor of Art, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Photography.
- Susan Ossman, Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology, Rice University: Arab serial migrants in a global world.
- Jonathan T. Overpeck, Director, Institute for the Study of Planet Earth and Professor of Geosciences, University of Arizona: Paleoclimatic perspectives for society and the future.
- Carl O. Pabo, Visiting Professor of Structural Biology and Psychology, Stanford University: Theories of thought.
- ZZ Packer, Writer, Pacifica, California; Senior Visiting Professor of Creative Writing, California College of the Arts: Fiction.
- Jeffrey D. Palmer, Distinguished Professor of Biology, Indiana University: Studies in horizontal and intracellular gene transfer.
- Susan Pedersen, Professor of History, Columbia University: The impact of the League of Nations on colonial governance.
- Janice E. Perlman, Visiting Fellow in Architecture, Planning, and Preservation, Columbia University; Visiting Scholar, World Bank, Washington, DC: The urban poor and the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, 1968-2004.
- John Abel Pinto, Howard Crosby Butler Memorial Professor of the History of Architecture, Princeton University: Architecture and urbanism in Rome, 1680-1780.
- Gerald J. Postema, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Philosophy and Professor of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: The discipline of public reason.
- Drazen Prelec, Digital Equipment Corporation LFM Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management: Truthfulness and truth in subjective data.
- Jennifer Price, Writer, Venice, California: A field guide to Los Angeles.
- Trevor Price, Professor of Biology, University of Chicago: Speciation in birds.
- Sally M. Promey, Professor of Art History, University of Maryland, College Park: The public display of religion in the United States.
- Donald J. Raleigh, Jay Richard Judson Distinguished Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: Soviet baby boomers.
- Spencer Reece, Poet, Juno Beach, Florida: Poetry.
- Lynne Regan, Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and Professor of Chemistry, Yale University: Studies of novel anti-cancer reagents.
- Elaine Reichek, Artist, New York City: Conceptual art.
- Bruce L. Rhoads, Professor of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign: Fluvial dynamics of river confluences.
- Ruth Rogaski, Associate Professor of History, Vanderbilt University: Nature, science, and empire in Manchuria, 1700-2000.
- Louis Rosen, Composer, Brooklyn, New York; Distinguished Lecturer in Music Theory, History, and Appreciation Studies, 92nd Street YM-YWHA School of Music, New York City: Music composition.
- Gary R. Saxonhouse, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan: The evolution of labor standards in Japan.
- Judith Schaechter, Artist, Philadelphia; Adjunct Professor of Art, University of the Arts: Stained-glass art.
- Julia Scher, Video Artist, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Visiting Artist, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Video installation art.
- Philip Schultz, Poet, East Hampton, New York; Founding Director, The Writers Studio, New York City: Poetry.
- Jim Shepard, Writer, Williamstown, Massachusetts; J. Leland Miller Professor of English, Williams College: Fiction.
- Katherine Sherwood, Artist, Rodeo, California; Professor of Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley: Painting.
- David Shields, Professor of English, University of Washington, Seattle: A meditation on the brute fact of human mortality.
- Christopher Shinn, Playwright, New York City; Instructor in Play Writing, Actors Studio, New School University: Play writing.
- Paul Sietsema, Artist, Los Angeles: Sculpture.
- Shelly Silver, Video Artist, New York City; Member of the Adjunct Faculty, School of Visual Arts and Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art: Video.
- Mark Slouka, Writer, New York City; Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Columbia University: Fiction.
- D. Vance Smith, Associate Professor of English and Director, Program in Medieval Studies, Princeton University: The relation between language and death in Middle English literature.
- Valerie Smith, Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature and Director, Program in African American Studies, Princeton University: The civil-rights movement in cultural memory.
- Christopher D. Sogge, Professor of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University: Solutions of wave equations on Riemannian manifolds.
- David Sorkin, Frances and Laurence Weinstein Professor of Jewish Studies and Director, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin–Madison: Six faces of the religious Enlightenment, 1689-1789.
- Natasha Staller, Associate Professor of Fine Arts, Amherst College: Goya's Black Paintings and the culture of the monstrous in Spain.
- Glenn D. Starkman, Armington Professor, Professor of Physics, and Professor of Astronomy, Case Western Reserve University: The universe on the largest scales.
- Ned Sublette, Musicologist, New Orleans; Tulane Rockefeller Humanities Fellow, Tulane University: Cuba and its music, 1952-2002.
- Madhu Sudan, Fujitsu Professor of Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Algebraic methods in error-correction.
- Thomas J. Sugrue, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor of History and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania: The unfinished struggle for racial equality in the North.
- Kimi Takesue, Film Maker, New York City: Film making.
- Diana Taylor, Professor of Performance Studies and Spanish, New York University: Political spectatorship in the Americas.
- Diana Thater, Artist, Los Angeles; Professor, Graduate Studies in Fine Art, Art Center College of Design: Installation art.
- Margaret A. Tolbert, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado Boulder: Studies of clouds on early Earth.
- John C. Tully, Arthur T. Kemp Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Yale University: Chemical dynamics at metal surfaces.
- Peter Turchi, Writer, Asheville, North Carolina; Director, Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers: Writing as a way of seeing.
- Moshe Y. Vardi, Karen Ostrum George Professor of Computational Engineering, Rice University: Studies in logic and algorithms.
- Niek Veldhuis, Assistant Professor of Assyriology, University of California, Berkeley: The intellectual history of ancient Mesopotamia.
- Santosh Srinivas Vempala, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Algorithmic convex geometry.
- Meenakshi Wadhwa, Curator of Meteoritics, Field Museum, Chicago: Analysis of solar wind returned by the Genesis spacecraft.
- Andrew Waggoner, Composer and Musician, New York City; Composer-in-Residence and Associate Professor, Setnor School of Music, Syracuse University: Music composition.
- Eugene Y. Wang, Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University: Ninth-century Chinese mandalas and reliquaries from the underground.
- Lai-Sheng Wang, Professor of Physics, Washington State University: Studies in atomic clusters and multiply charged anions.
- Bruce Western, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University: The growth and consequences of American inequality.
- Martin J. Wiener, Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of History, Rice University: Violence, race, and authority in the British Empire.
- Christopher Williams, Artist, Los Angeles; Adjunct Professor, Graduate Studies in Fine Art, Art Center College of Design: Installation art.
- Deborah Willis, Professor of Photography and Imaging and of Africana Studies, New York University: A cultural history of photographs of African-American women, 1900-1930.
- Mark Wingate, Composer, Tallahassee, Florida; Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of Electroacoustic Music, Florida State University: Music composition.
- William Wylie, Photographer, Charlottesville. Virginia; Assistant Professor of Art, University of Virginia: Photography.
- J. M. (Jimmy) Xu, Kravis University Professor of Engineering and Physics, Brown University: The feasibility and mechanisms of all-silicon lasers.
Latin American and Caribbean Fellows
- Gonzalo Moisés Aguilar, Assistant Researcher, National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET): The guerrillero and intellectual culture in Argentina and Brazil, 1967-1976.
- Manlio Argueta, Writer, San Salvador; Director, National Library of El Salvador: Fiction.
- Josep M. Barnadas, Senior Researcher, Center for Advanced Bolivian Studies, Cochabamba, Bolivia: The printed culture of Charcas, Bolivia, 1535-1825.
- Cecilia Bouzat, Independent Researcher, National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET); Professor of Pharmacology, National University of the South, Bahia Blanca: Studies in molecular pharmacology.
- Andrés E. Carrasco, Professor, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires; Independent Researcher, National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET): Specification of the embryonic dorsal midline fates in Xenopus.
- Gino Casassa, Senior Researcher, Center for Scientific Studies, Valdivia, Chile: Climate variability along a transect from West to East Antarctica.
- Gerardo Ceballos, Professor and Head of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Laboratory, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM): Global patterns of mammalian extinction and endangerment.
- Brian Connaughton, Research Professor, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Iztapalapa, Mexico City: Civil society, religiosity, and identity in 19th-century Mexico.
- Jocy de Oliveira, Composer, Director, and Multi-Media Artist, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Music composition.
- Lucía A. Golluscio, Associate Professor of Ethnolinguistics, University of Buenos Aires; Senior Researcher, National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET): The grammar and texts of the endangered Argentine indigenous language Vilela.
- Todd Gulick, Managing Director and Executive Producer, The Callaloo Company, Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago and Miami, Florida: Peter Minshall and the Carnival of Trinidad, 1974-2003.
- Karen Hallberg, Independent Researcher, National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET), Centro Atomico Bariloche (CNEA); Assistant Professor of Physics, Balseiro Institute, Bariloche, Argentina: Real-time simulations of nanoscopic systems.
- Arturo Herrera, Installation Artist, Berlin, Germany: Installation art.
- Jaime Luis Huenún, Editor, Mapuche Kimun de Temuco, Sociedad Periodistica Mapuche, Temuco, Chile: The cultural narratives of fifteen Mapuche elders.
- Andrea Juan, Visual Artist, Buenos Aires; Professor of Art, National University of "Tres de Febrero," Buenos Aires: Visual art.
- Lorenzo Lamattina, Principal Investigator, National Research Counncil of Argentina (CONICET); Professor of Plant Biology, National University of Mar del Plata: Studies of nitric oxide-mediated processes in plants.
- Cristóbal Lehyt, Installation Artist, New York City: Installation art.
- Florian Luca, Associate Professor of Mathematics, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM): Diophantine equations and analytic number theory.
- Marisa Malvestitti, Associate Professor of Grammar and Sociolinguistics and Professor of Language and Literature, National University of La Pampa: The Mapuche texts in the Lehmann-Nitsche bequest.
- Luisa Margolies, Medical Anthropologist, Caracas, Venezuela; Director, Ediciones Venezolanas de Antropología, Caracas: Missionaries, evangelism, and indigenous cultural change in Venezuela.
- Martín Matalon, Composer, Paris, France: Music composition.
- Daniel Mato, Professor, Program on Communication, Culture, and Social Transformation, Central University of Venezuela: The role of "think tanks" in the transnational production and dissemination of liberal ideas in Latin America, 1980-2005.
- René Antonio Mayorga, Senior Researcher, Bolivian Center for Multi-Disciplinary Studies (CEBEM), La Paz; Craig M. Cogut Visiting Professor, Brown University: Weak states and institutional reforms in the Andes region.
- Carlos Frederico Martins Menck, Professor of Microbiology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo: Studies of cell responses to DNA damage.
- Dante Minniti, Associate Professor of Astronomy, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile: Stellar populations of nearby galaxies.
- Pablo Andrés Neumeyer, Professor of Economics, Torcuato Di Tella University, Buenos Aires: Sovereign risk and business cycles.
- Hugo Padeletti, Poet, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Poetry.
- Wilfredo Prieto, Installation Artist, Valencia, Spain: Installation art.
- Roberto Raschella, Writer and Translator, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Fiction.
- Luis Alberto Romero, Professor of History, University of Buenos Aires; Principal Investigator, National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET): The Catholic Church and political culture in Buenos Aires, 1900-1955.
- Raul R. Romero, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Andean Ethnomusicology, Greater National University of San Marcos: Nationalism in 20th-century Peruvian music.
- Jorge Schvarzer, Research Director, Faculty of Economics, University of Buenos Aires: Entrepreneurial groups and political power in Argentina, 1955-2000.
- Eliseo Subiela, Film Maker, Buenos Aires, Argentina: Film making.
- Mauro M. Teixeira, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Immunology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Minas Gerais: The role of the intestinal microbiota in controlling inflammatory responses.
- José Manuel Valenzuela Arce, Research Professor of Cultural Studies, College of the North Frontier, Chula Vista, California: Art, culture, and representations of the Mexican-U.S. frontier.
- Rodolfo Darío Vázquez Cardozo, Professor of Law, Autonomous Technical Institute of Mexico, Mexico City: Theories, principles and judicial regulation in bioethics.