Curriculum Vitae

​                                   Curriculum Vitae *
 
ROBIN FOX ** 
 
(rfox@anthropology.rutgers.edu  Website: www.robin-fox.com)
 
Born in Haworth, (Keighley), West Yorkshire, England: August 29th l934
U. S. Citizen (2002)
 
Education and Earned Degrees:
 
Thornton Grammar School, Thornton, Yorkshire, l945-53
 
London School of Economics and Political Science, University of
London: B.Sc. degree with First Class Honors in Sociology, 1953-57
 
Harvard University, Department of Social Relations, 1957-59 

London University, Ph.D. in Anthropology, Faculty of Economics, l965
 
Stanford University: National Institute of Mental Health Special
Fellowship: Diploma in Behavioral Biology, Department of Psychiatry,
Stanford University School of Medicine, 1970-71
 
Employment:
 
Harvard University: Tutor in Social Relations, Leverett House, 1958-9;
Research Associate, Laboratory of Human Development, Graduate
School of Education, l958-9
 
Exeter University: Lecturer in Sociology with special reference
to Social Anthropology, 1959-63
 
London School of Economics and Political Science, University of
London: Lecturer in Social Anthropology, 1963-67
 
Rutgers University: Professor of Anthropology, l967-84
 
The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Director of Research 1972-84
 
Rutgers University: University Professor of Social Theory, 1984-2018
 
* For the sake of brevity this vita refers only to the more
important items, and does not include, for example, all the
routine university committees, or the many papers given at
conferences or the numerous international seminars and symposia
organized and attended etc.
 
** Names on birth certificate are "John Robert" - never used
except for legal purposes, but should be used for these (e.g.
reporting income etc.)_
 
 
 
 
HONORS, Fellowships, Named Lectures, Visiting Professorships etc.
 
 
Thornton Grammar School: Rhodes Canada Educational Trust Student:
Canada, 1951
 
London School of Economics:  State Scholarship (English
Literature, European History, Economics), and Bursary, 1953;
Rationalist Press Association National Essay Prize on Religion and Society, 1955;
Hobhouse Memorial Prize for Outstanding Merit in Sociology, 1957
 
Harvard University:  Fulbright Travel Award (U.S. Department of
State); Chester Hastings Arnold Fellowship in Contemporary
Civilization; Department of Social Relations Fellowship; Social
Science Research Council Grant for Fieldwork in the Southwest,
1957-59
 
Exeter University: British Academy Grant for Fieldwork in
Ireland, l961-2
 
London School of Economics: Malinowski Memorial Lecturer, 1967;
Royal Anthropological Institute Radcliffe-Brown Memorial Fund
Grant in aid of Publication, l966
 
University of Georgia: Distinguished Visiting Lecturer, 1972
 
Oxford University: Visiting Professor of Anthropology, Institute
of Social Anthropology, 1973-4
 
University of New Mexico: The Byron Harvey III Lectures, 1975
 
Haverford College: William Pyle Phillips Lectures, 1976
 
University of Paris (VI): Directeur d'Etudes Associé, Ecole des
Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and Maison des Sciences de
l'Homme, 1979/1980
 
Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia: Profesor Visitante,
1981/1982
 
University of California at San Diego: Visiting Professor of
Anthropology, 1982 (Winter Quarter)
 
Smith College:  Neal B. De Nood Memorial Lecture, 1982
 
Cambridge University: Visiting Professor of Anthropology in the
Faculty of Anthropology and Archaeology, and Senior Overseas
Scholar at St. John's College, 1982
 
Notre Dame University: Inaugural Lecture for the New Department
of Anthropology, 1983
 
University of Virginia: Annual Distinguished Lecture of the
Committee for the Study of Individual and Society, (Institute for
Advanced Studies) l988
 
University of Ulster, (Northern Ireland), Doctor of Science
(D.Sc.), honoris causa (for services to Anthropology and Irish
Studies) 1997
 
Keynote address to the plenary session, Human Behavior and Evolution
Society, annual conference, 2002
 
University of California, Berkeley: Alumni Distinguished Lecture,
no.13, (in honor of Prof. Burton Benedict), 2002.
 
National Academy of Sciences (USA): elected member (Anthropology and Evolutionary Biology) April 2013
 
 
 
 
OFFICES, Membership of (non-routine) Committees, Boards etc.
 
 
1961-64 Elected Member of the Board of the Faculty of Social
Studies, University of Exeter
 
1964-67 Librarian of the Seligman Library of Anthropology,
London School of Economics
 
1965-67 Programme Secretary of the Royal Anthropological
Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
 
1966-67 Member of the Royal Society Committee on Non-Verbal
Communication
 
1967-71 Chairman and Director of the Graduate Program,
Department of Anthropology, Livingston College, Rutgers
University
 
1967-79 Member of the Columbia University Seminar on Cultural
Ecology and Evolution (Privileges of Faculty Member, Columbia
University)
 
1970-90 Member, International Editorial Board, JOURNAL OF
COMPARATIVE FAMILY STUDIES
 
1971-81 Member, Steering Committee, NIMH Interdisciplinary
Graduate Training Program, Rutgers Medical School and Depts. of
Anthropology, Psychiatry and Biology
 
1972-73 Member of the President's Committee for the
Reorganization of the Graduate School, Rutgers University
 
1976-80 Member, Social Science Research Council Committee on
Biosocial Science
 
1977-78 Director of the Graduate Program in Anthropology,
Rutgers University
 
1980-81 Member of the Committee of Discipline Chairmen for the
Implementation of the Reorganization Plan, Rutgers University
 
1981-2 Elected Member of the Fellows Planning Committee,
Rutgers College, Rutgers University
 
1984-9 Member of the President's Select Committee on Academic
Quality, Rutgers University
 
1984-9 Member of the University Awards Committee, Rutgers
University
 
1986-98 Member of the International Advisory Board of the
GRUTER INSTITUE FOR LAW AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE, Portola Valley,
California
 
1988-95   Member of the Research Advisory Council, Rutgers
University
 
1990-   Member, editorial advisory board, SOCIETY magazine
 
1980-00 Member, editorial board, POLITICS AND THE LIFE SCIENCES
 
1996-03 Member and Chair, Daniel S. Gorenstein Award committee, Rutgers
 
1996-00 Member, Faculty Appeals Board, Faculty of Arts and
Sciences, Rutgers
 
1997-03 Member: board of directors and research grants committee,
IRVING LOUIS HOROWITZ FOUNDATION for Research in Social Science
and Social Policy
 
1997-  Member, International Advisory Board, SOCIAL ISSUES
RESEARCH CENTER, Oxford, U. K.
 
1998-  Member, International Advisory Board, GALAHAD, Substance Misuse
Systems, Surrey, UK
 
2004 Member, National Intelligence Council Committee on Counter-terrorism, Washington DC
 
2006- Member, Editorial Committee, THE OXFORDIAN, Journal of the Shakespeare- Oxford Society
 
2011- Elected Member, Board of Trustees, The Shakespeare-Oxford Society.
 
2012 – Member, Extended Editorial Board, The Cambridge Guide to Ancient Greece and Rome
 
 
 
LEARNED and PROFESSIONAL  SOCIETIES
 
 
 
Life Member of the Brontë Society (1959- )
 
Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London (1962-87)
 
Member of the British Sociological Association 1959-69
 
Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain
            and Ireland (1959-97)
 
Fellow of the American Anthropological Association (1967-97)
 
Member of the Society for the Study of Human Evolution (1967-87)
 
Member of the Association of Social Anthropologists of the
            Commonwealth (1960-95)
 
Membre de la Societé des Professeurs Francais et Francophone en
            Amérique (1968-88)
 
Member of the Evolution and Human Behavior Society (1985-97)
 
Member of the National Association of Scholars (1988-97)
 
Member of the Society for the Anthropological Study of Europe (1979-97)
 
Member of the Shakespeare-Oxford Fellowship (2006- )
 
 
OTHER
 
 
Member of the American Friends of the London School of Economics (1967- )
 
Member of the National Liberal Club of London (1959-85)
 
Member of the Princeton Society of Musical Amateurs (2006- )_
 
Member of the Society for the Preservation and Extension of Barbershop Quartet Singing in the United States, 1969-76
 
Member of the United States Green Building Council (2006- )
 
Member of the U. S. Power Squadron (2008-   )