April 2024 –  Kai Bird, executive director of the Graduate Center’s Leon Levy Center for Biographyannounced the award of five resident Biography fellows for 2024-2025, including the sixth Leon Levy/Alfred P. Sloan fellow for a biography on a figure from science.  Bird, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer, is most recently the author of The Outlier: The Unfinished Presidency of Jimmy CarterOppenheimer, the global blockbuster motion picture version of his co-authored biography of Robert Oppenheimer, American Prometheus, won seven Academy Awards, including the Best Picture.