Awards & Winners

Jared Diamond

Date of Birth 10-September-1937
Place of Birth Boston
(Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States of America, Area code 617, Area code 857)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Jared Mason Diamond
Profession Scientist, Professor, Author
Jared Mason Diamond is an American scientist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee, Guns, Germs, and Steel, Collapse and The World Until Yesterday. Originally trained in physiology, Diamond's work is known for drawing from a variety of fields, including anthropology, ecology, geography, and evolutionary biology. As of 2013, he is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has been described as "America’s best-known geographer".

Awards by Jared Diamond

Check all the awards nominated and won by Jared Diamond.


Wolf Prize in Agriculture
(For pioneering theories of crop domestication, the rise of agriculture and its influences on the development and demise of human societies, as well as its impact on the ecology of the environment.)


National Medal of Science for Biological Sciences
(For his exceptionally creative scholarship, including seminal research in physiology, ecology, conservation biology, and history; for his outstanding role in communicating science by explaining technical advances in widely understandable terms, and for his overwhelming dedication to science's role in building a better future.)
Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction


Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction
Honored for : Guns, Germs, and Steel
Guggenheim Fellowship for Natural Sciences, US & Canada
(Science Writing)

Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction Guns, Germs, and Steel