Paluck Awarded MacArthur Fellowship

Oct. 11, 2017

Elizabeth Levy Paluck, a professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University and a CSDP Faculty Associate, has been awarded a 2017 MacArthur Fellowship.

Paluck is among 24 activists, artists, scholars and scientists who each will receive $625,000 no-strings-attached grants over five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The MacArthur Fellows Program awards the unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits and a marked capacity for self-direction. Her research on social norms and networks is providing new insights into strategies for reducing patterns of discrimination, bullying and ethnic conflict in contexts ranging from American high schools to post-conflict Rwanda.