Marlies A. Carruth

Marlies Carruth
Marlies A. Carruth
Director, MacArthur Fellows Program

MARLIES CARRUTH is the director of the MacArthur Fellows Program.

As an independent film producer and director, she produced concept pieces, short films, and a feature-length movie, each exploring important contemporary social issues. In addition, Carruth co-founded Indie Day, a national grassroots film festival for cable television.

Carruth received her B.A. in Political Economy from Williams College and her M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, with a concentration in Finance.