Haakanson Named MacArthur Fellow

The Alutiiq Museum is proud to announce that its Executive Director, Dr. Sven D. Haakanson, Jr., has been chosen to receive a prestigious MacArthur Foundation Fellowship.

Haakanson is one of 24 scholars selected nationally for the award, which honors exceptional creativity, a record of significant achievement, and the promise of important future work. The fellowship will provide Haakanson with a five year, $500,000 award.  Click HERE more information on the fellowship and a profile of Dr. Haakanson’s achievements.

Listen to an Interview with Sven on KMXT Public Radio.