A molecular biologist specializing in embryology and pancreatic stem cell research, he created 17 stem cell lines and made them available to hundreds of medical researchers.
A creator of magical, healing, and inspirational gardens, this internationally known landscape designer collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma on the acclaimed Toronto Music Garden inspired by Bach.
Urban sociologist and one of America's most important voices on education reform and diversity; committed to improving how schools respond to social and economic forces in urban environments.
MacArthur Fellow who founded the nation's first clinic to address the lifelong medical risks and emotional needs of female African immigrants who have been genitally circumcised.
Attorney & Internet Privacy Specialist
Legal expert on the Internet and democracy specializing in intellectual and technology law as it relates to electronic commerce, privacy issues and governance.
A professor of psychology at Harvard and author of many critically acclaimed books on language, mind, and human nature.
Religious Practices Specialist
An American religion historian known for his entertaining and well-researched look at religious and cultural practices in the U.S., from cremation to Jesus as a national icon.
Latino Culture Expert, Author
PBS host and award-winning author documents the use of "Spanglish," the Spanish-English language equivalent of Ebonics, in his new book.
Sze fills spaces and delights senses. The renowned artist and MacArthur Fellow transforms ordinary objects into gravity-defying works in horizontal and tower-like formations.
Film, Theatre, & Opera Director
Acclaimed film, theater and opera director of such international hits as "The Lion King", with nine productions worldwide and "Frida," winner of two Academy Awards.