Thomas Lovejoy

Title: Professor of Environmental Science and Policy

Company:  George Mason University

Location:  Virginia, United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Grantee, National Geographic Society
  • Grantee, National Institutes of Health
  • Grantee, National Science Foundation
  • Grantee, Mellon Foundation
  • Grantee, Rockefeller Foundation
  • Recipient, Ibero-American Award, II Ibero American Ornithological Congress (1983)
  • Certificate of Merit, Goeldi Museum (1985)
  • 50th Anniversary Medal Brazilian National Parks (1987)
  • Carr Medal, Florida Museum of Natural History (1990)
  • Named Commander, Order of Merit of Mato Grosso (1987)
  • Commander, Order of Rio Branco, Brazil (1988)
  • Global 500 Roll Of Honour, UN Environment Programme (1992)
  • Gran Cruz De Merito Cientifico Brazil (1998)
  • Tyler Prize (2001)
  • Frontiers of Knowledge Award, BBVA (2009)
  • Commander J’ordre Des Palmes Academiques (2014)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1996, 2008)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America: Student Version, Marquis Who’s Who (1992)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Marquis Who’s Who (1994-1995, 2008-2009, 2011-2012)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2010)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1987, 1989-1990)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1992)


  • LHD (hon.), Lynn University
  • DSc (hon.), Williams College
  • DSc (hon.), Colorado State University
  • PhD in Biology, Yale University
  • BS, Yale University

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