Professor Tiger is a member of SIRC's panel of advisors.
Lionel Tiger was born in Montreal, Canada in 1937 and educated at McGill University and the London School of Economics.
He lectured at the University of Ghana, Accra, and at the University of British Columbia, before joining Rutgers University in 1969.
He is currently Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University.
Other appointments and awards have included:
- Director of Research, H.F.Guggenheim Foundation, New York, 1972-84
- Chairman, Board of Social Scientists, US News and World Report. 1986-8
- Faculty Member, Summer University, Young Presidents Organization, Vienna, 1991
- Ford Foundation Foreign Area Training Fellowship, Africa, 1962
- Special Interdisciplinary Award, Canada Council, 1966-7
- Canada Council-Killam Inaugural Award for Interdisciplinary Research, 1968
- John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1968
- Rockefeller Fellow, Aspen Institute, 1979
- Susman Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rutgers University, 1985
- H.F. Guggenheim Research Fellowship, 1988-90
- Chairman, Working Group on Theories of Military Deterrence and Policy, Director of Net Assessment-Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon, 1991, 1992, l993, l994, l995, 1996,1997
Lionel Tiger’s publications include:
- Men in Groups, 1969; 6 foreign translations
- Men in Groups, 2nd Edition, 1987, Marion Boyars Publishers/Rizzoli, New York and London; new Introduction by author; forward by Desmond Morris
- The Imperial Animal, with Robin Fox, 1971, Introduction Konrad Lorenz, 9 foreign translations
- The Imperial Animal, 2nd Edition, 1989, Henry Holt; Shisakashu, New York and Tokyo; new Introduction by authors
- The Imperial Animal 3rd Edition, l998, Transaction Press, New Brunswick and London, new Introduction by Authors
- Women in the Kibbutz, with Joseph Shepher, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York; Penguin, London 1975. Shisakashu, Tokyo 1976
- Female Hierarchies, editor, Aldine, Chicago
- Optimism: The Biology of Hope, Simon and Shuster, New York; Secker a Warburg London, 1979; reissued with new Introduction, Kodansha, New York, l995, new Forward by LT, Introduction by Frederick Turner
- China's Food, 1985, photography by Reinhart Wolf, 6 foreign eds, inc. Flammarion, Thames and Hudson, Mondadori, Heine
- The Manufacture of Evil: Evolution, Ethics, and the Industrial System, Bessie Books/Harper and Row, New York 1987; Marion Boyars, London, 1991, paperback Marion Boyars/Rizzoli, NYC and London, 1991
- Man and Beast Revisited, editor, with Michael Robinson, Director National Zoo, Washington, Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991
- The Pursuit of Pleasure, Little, Brown, Boston: Little Brown, (Toronto) , 1992; Little, Brown (UK) 1992; A la recherches des Plaisirs, Editions Dunod. Paris, 1992; A Busca Do Prazer, Editora Objetiva, Rio de Janiero, 1993: Little, Brown (UK) , 1992; Ediciones Paidos Iberica, Madrid, 1993; Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, Frankfurt, 1994; Lyra Libri, Milan, 1994; Tiderne Skifter Forlag, Denmark, l995; Mei Ching Publishing, Taipei, Taiwan. Serialized in Family Circle, Penthouse, The Toronto Globe and Mail, Selected Book of the Month Club, Quality Paper Back Club 2nd edition, Transaction Press, l999
- The Decline of Males, Golden Publications, New York, April, l999
In addition to his valuable work as a member of SIRC’s Advisory Panel, Lionel Tiger finds time for the following positions:
- Editorial Board Social Science Information, Maison des Sciences de 1'Homme, Paris
- Editorial Board, Ethology and Sociobiology, UCLA
- Scientific Advisory Committee,, American Wine Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1993-
- Board of Advisors, David R. Graham Foundation, Toronto, Canada
- Advisory Board, The Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research, California
- Co-Principal Investigator, "An Evolutionary Approach to Analyzing World Politics," for Director, Office of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense, The Pentagon.
General articles by Lionel Tiger have appeared in, among other places, New York Times, TIME, Wall Street Journal, Observer of London, L'Express, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Maclean's, Kos:Milan, Family Circle, Canadian Forum, Preventive Medicine, U.S. News and World Report, Encounter, Child, The New Republic, Psychology Today, Los Angeles Times, The Sciences- New York Academy of Sciences, La Republica, The Wilson Quarterly, The New Yorker, Foreign Affairs; Newark Star-Ledger
Professor Tiger has also lectured at, among other universities and institutions, City University of New York; Princeton; Minnesota; UCLA; Canisius College; Harvard, Los Andes (Bogota); Columbia; Dartmouth College; Wisconsin, Michigan State; Smith College; Amsterdam; Maison de Sciences de 1'Homme, Paris; Haifa; Rockefeller; Max Planck Institute, Sieweisen; Smithsonian Institution; Calgary; McGill; Hydrabad and Jaipur (India); University of California Berkeley; National War College, Washington; National Academy of Economic Sciences, Moscow; Southern California; Carleton College, Minnesota; American Museum of Natural History New York, Coe College, Iowa; Paris; Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Penn State; Northwestern; Tel Aviv; Candido Mendes (Rio de Janeiro); British Columbia; Yale Law School; Moscow University; Kean College; Alberta; Concordia University, (Montreal); Brown, Providence, Rhode Island; York (Toronto); California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota; Royal Society of Canada, Montreal; Max Planck Society, Tegernsee, Bavaria; Instituto Scientifico H. San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University; Foreign Policy Institute – School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC; Triangle Institute of Security Studies, Cantigny Museum, Chicago; Planned Parenthood of New York, New York Academy of Sciences
He has also lectured to or consulted with, among others, The Brunswick Corporation; Johnson & Johnson; IBM; Director of Net Assessment - Office of the Secretary of Defence, the Pentagon; AT & T; UCLA School of Business; Canadian Management Association; Dallas Council of Social Services; American Association of Industrial Designers -New York Chapter; A & P; Robert P. Gersin Associates Industrial Design; J. Walter Thompson; University of Calgary Faculty of Management; American Institute of Wine and Food; McCabe and Associates Advertising; Columbia University Graduate School of Business – Advisory Council on Business Ethics; United Nations Program on Drug Abuse Research (Vienna); The Pfizer Corporation; Paul Nitze School-Foreign Policy Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC; Revlon; Aspen Institute Executive Seminar Program (three summers); Young Presidents Organization University (Vienna); Gruter Institute Symposium-St. Moritz; The Century Association-New York; The Seagram Corporation; Keppner-Tregoe Consultancy – Princeton; King and Spalding Attorneys; Hughes, Hubbard and Reed Attorneys; The Sawyer-Miller Group; The Upjohn Company; Summer Study Session on Behavioral Assumptions of Military Strategic Future, Office of Secretary of Defense, Naval War College, Newport, RI; Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia; CIDIL/CNRS, Origins of Dietary Forms, Maison des Centraliens, Paris; Symposium on Biotechnology, Army Research Laboratories, Army War College, Carlisle PA Barracks; American Anthropological Association – School of American Research, Santa Fe; Weiner-Edrich-Brown, Inc; Federal Judicial Conference, Vermont Law School- Dartmouth College; Office Of The Under Secretary of the Navy, Washington, DC; US Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Monroe, Va; The Lighthouse National Headquarters; Planned Parenthood of New York; International Foodservice Organization Annual Conference-Miami, Florida; Defence Evaluation and Research Agency, Farnborough, England; Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling Air Force Base, VA; United Biscuits, London, England.
The Social Issues Research Centre is honoured to have such a distinguished scientist and sought-after consultant on our Advisory Panel. Professor Tiger is closely involved in guiding the work of SIRC, and despite his many commitments finds time for almost daily email communication with the SIRC directors. Professor Tiger can be contacted through SIRC.