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Now that you know How to Be a Black Genius, members of the 2009 class of MacArthur fellows give some insight into the way they live and think.

Age: 48

Current Location: New Haven, Connecticut

Occupation: Professor at Yale University

1. What four adjectives would your first best friend use to describe you?

Enthusiastic, passionate, adventurous, nerdy

2. What dish do you make well?