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MIT Press authors, editors, and contributors selected as 2019 Guggenheim Fellows

On April 10, 2019, the list of 168 scholars, artists, and writers selected as winners of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation’s 2019 fellowships was announced. We are thrilled that seven MIT Press authors, editors, and contributors are among the recipients of this prestigious honor:

Rachel Adams (Category: Humanities; Field: Literary Criticism), author ofWanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967–2017 (The MIT Press, 2017) andeditor of Lydia Okumura: Situations (Sternberg Press, 2016) 

Julia Bryan-Wilson (Category: Humanities; Field: Fine Arts Research), contributor to Hello Leonora, Soy Anne Walsh by Anne Walsh and edited by Rachel Churner (no place press, forthcoming July 2019), and editor of Robert Morris (The MIT Press [October Files], 2013)

Gennaro Chierchia (Category: Humanities; Field: Linguistics), co-author with Sally McConnell-Ginet of Meaning and Grammar, Second Edition: An Introduction to Semantics (The MIT Press, 2000)

Georg Essl (Category: Natural Sciences; Field: Computer Science), contributor to Sonic Interaction Design edited by Karmen Franinović and Stefania Serafin (The MIT Press, 2013)

Alexander R. Galloway (Category: Humanities; Field: Film, Video, and New Media Studies), author of Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization(The MIT Press [Leonardo], 2004)

Hugh Gusterson (Category: Social Sciences; Field: Anthropology and Cultural Studies), author of Drone: Remote Control Warfare (The MIT Press, 2016)

Miriam Solomon (Category: Humanities; Field: Philosophy), author of Social Empiricism (The MIT Press [A Bradford Book], 2001) 

According to the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, these fellowships have been “appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise” and “the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applicants in the Foundation’s ninety-fifth competition.” Congratulations to all of the winners!