Notable Fulbright Alumni - Pulitzer Prize


Notable Fulbright Alumni who have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

Name Field Prize Fulbright Award
2000-Current
Eric Foner Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 2011
Fulbright Scholar Russia, Japan
Robert Haas Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 2008
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1976
Philip Schultz Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 2008
Fulbright Scholar Israel 1983
Caroline Elkins Historian/Author Pulitzer Prize
General Non-Fiction 2006
Fulbright Scholar Kenya 1998-99
Edmund S. Morgan Biographer Historian Pulitzer Prize
Special Awards & Citations 2006
Fulbright Scholar Japan 1968
David H. Fischer Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 2005
Fulbright Scholar New Zeland 1994
William C. Taubman Biographer Historian Pulitzer Prize
Biography 2004
Fulbright Student Soviet Union 1965
Daniel Grech Journalist Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 2001
Fulbright Student Argentina 2003
Herbert P Bix Historian Pulitzer Prize
Non-Fiction 2001
Fulbright Scholar Japan 1977, 1992
Bruce B. Finley Journalist Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 2000
Fulbright Student United Kingdom 1984-85
1990-1999
Mark Strand Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1999
Fulbright Student Italy, Brazil 1960, 1965
Edward J. Larson Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1998
Fulbright Scholar Netherlands 2000
Charles Wright Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1998
Fulbright Student &Scholar Italy 1963, 1968
Will Englund Foreign Correspondent Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1998
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1988
George Walker Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1996
Fulbright Student France 1957
Edward Albee Writer Pulitzer Prize
Drama 1967, 1974, 1994
Fulbright Scholar Soviet Union 1964
Eric Freedman Journalist Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1994
Fulbright Scholar Uzbekistan 2001
Gunther Schuller Composer Musician Pulitzer Prize
Music 1994
Fulbright Scholar China 1971
John Kaplan Photographer Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1992
Fulbright Scholar Hong Kong 2009
Wayne Peterson Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1992
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1953
Robert F. Schenkkan Playwright Screenwriter Pulitzer Prize
Drama 1992
Fulbright Scholar Chile 1969-70
Jane Smiley Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1992
Fulbright Scholar Iceland 1976-77
John Updike Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1982, 1991
Fulbright Scholar Ghana, Nigeria 1973
Charles Simic Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1990
Fulbright Scholar Yugoslavia 1982
Allan Temko Architecture Critic Pulitzer Prize
Criticism 1990
Fulbright Scholar France 1952
1980-1989
Roger Reynolds Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1989
Fulbright Student Germany 1962
David H. Donald Historian Biographer Pulitzer Prize
Historian 1961, 1988
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1959
Rita Dove Poet Former U.S. Poet Laureate Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1987
Fulbright Student Germany 1974
Peter Taylor Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1987
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1955
Joseph Lelyveld Executive Editor New York Times Pulitzer Prize
Non-Fiction 1986
Fulbright Student Burma 1960
Murray Kempton Journalist Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1985
Fulbright Scholar Italy 1958
Galway Kinnell Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1983
Fulbright Scholar France, Iran 1955, 1959
Loretta Tofani Reporter Philadelphia Inquirer Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1983
Fulbright Scholar Japan 1983
Sylvia Plath Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1982
Fulbright Student United Kingdom 1955
C. Vann Woodward Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1982
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom,
New Zeland 1955, 1995
Leon F. Litwack Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1980
Fulbright Scholar Soviet Union,
Australia 1980, 1991
1970-1979
Meg Greenfield Editor The Washington Post Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1978
Fulbright Student United Kingdom 1952
John Ashbery Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1976
Fulbright Student France 1955
Alan M. Kriegsman Writer Pulitzer Prize
Criticisim 1976
Fulbright Student Austria 1956
Richard (R.W.B.) Lewis Biographer Pulitzer Prize
Biography 1976
Fulbright Scholar Germany, Japan 1957, 1977
Ned Rorem Composer Writer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1976
Fulbright Student France 1951
Dominick Argento Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1975
Fulbright Student Italy 1951
Daniel Boorstin Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1974
Fulbright Scholar Japan, Yugoslavia 1956, 1963
Donald Martino Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1974
Fulbright Student Italy 1954, 55
Hedrick Smith Journalist Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1974
Fulbright Student United Kingdom 1955
Michael G. Kammen Historian Sociologist Pulitzer Prize
History 1973
Fulbright Specialist Romania 2004
Eudora Welty Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1973
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1954
Carl N. Degler Historian Author Pulitzer Prize
History 1972
Fulbright Scholar Chile 1967
Jacob Druckman Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1972
Fulbright Student France 1954
Wallace Stegner Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1972
Fulbright Scholar Greece 1963
James A. Wright Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1972
Fulbright Student Austria 1952
Richard Howard Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1970
Fulbright Student France 1958
Ada L. Huxtable Writer Critic Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1970
Fulbright Student Italy 1952
T. Harry Williams Biographer Historian Pulitzer Prize
Biography 1970
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1966
1960-1969
Benjamin Reid Writer Pulitzer Prize
Biography 1969
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1963
N. Scott Momaday Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1969
Fulbright Scholar Russia, Soviet Union 1973-74
Anthony Hecht Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1968
Fulbright Student / Scholar Germany, Brazil,
Australia 1954, 1972, 1984
David B. Davis Historian Pulitzer Prize
Non-Fiction 1967
Fulbright Scholar India, France 1967, 1980
William H. Goetzmann Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1967
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1967
Leslie Bassett Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1966
Fulbright Student France 1950
Katherine A. Porter Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1966
Fulbright Scholar Belgium, Mexico 1954, 1964
Ernest Samuels Biographer Pulitzer Prize
Biography 1965
Fulbright Scholar Belgium 1958
Richard Hofstadter Historian Sociologist Pulitzer Prize
Non-Fiction 1956, 1964
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1955
Garrett Mattingly Historian Pulitzer Prize
Special Award 1960
Fulbright Scholar Italy 1963
1950-1959
Russell Jones Reporter Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1957
Fulbright Scholar France 1966
Theodore Roethke Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1954
Fulbright Scholar Italy 1955
Roy F. Nichols Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1949
Fulbright Scholar India 1962
Virgil Thomson Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1949
Fulbright Scholar France 1960
1940-1949
Peter Viereck Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1949
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom, Italy 1953, 1954-55
Viginius Dabney Journalist Editor Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1948
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom 1954
Aaron Copland Composer Pulitzer Prize
Music 1945
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom, Japan, Germany,
Austria, Italy 1961, 1962, 1963-64, 1964, 1964
Merle Curti Historian Pulitzer Prize
History 1944
Fulbright Scholar United Kingdom, India, Brazil 1952, 1964, 1969
Carleton Mabee Writer Pulitzer Prize
Biography 1944
Fulbright Scholar Pakistan, Japan 1952, 1953
John Steinbeck Writer Pulitzer Prize
Fiction 1940
Fulbright Specialist Soviet Union 1963
1930-1939
Robert P. T. Coffin Writer Poet Pulitzer Prize
Poetry 1936
Fulbright Scholar Greece 1953
Eugene P. Chase Editor Pulitzer Prize
Journalism 1934
Fulbright Scholar France 1953, 1956