John Adams

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Behavioral Sciences
Ph.D., 2017, Northern Arizona University
B.S., 2010, Olivet Nazarene University

Dr. Adams joined the Olivet faculty in 2019. His areas of specialty include psychoeducational assessment and early intervention for struggling students. He teaches basic research and statistics and provides oversight for students’ quantitative research projects.

Prior to joining the Olivet faculty, Dr. Adams worked as a school psychologist in Tucson, Arizona. In 2010 he received the Harold Young Research Award, under the supervision of Dr. Kristian Veit. In 2018, he received the Arizona Association of School Psychologists’ Student Research Award, for his dissertation research. He is a member of the National Association of School Psychologists.

Dr. Adams enjoys reading, playing music and spending time with his wife, Joanna.