Mercedes Doretti receives the 2007 MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Award’
EAAF member and co-founder Mercedes Doretti is one of the 2007 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Award’ recipients.
Mercedes Doretti is extremely honored by the MacArthur Foundation award and considers it an important recognition to the work of the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team. Doretti believes the prestigious award will give more legitimacy to the forensic scientists working in human rights investigations worldwide. In addition, Doretti believes that the distinction supports the right of families of victims of human rights violations to independent forensic investigations in their search for truth and justice.
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