Adam M. Croom, Ph.D. is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University (incoming Spring 2024). Before moving to CWRU, Adam taught cognitive science at UC Berkeley (2022-2023) and UC Merced (2020-2022).

In addition to teaching and engaging in original research, Adam is an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Social Psychology, Associate Editor of Philosophies, Guest Associate Editor of the Philosophies Special Issue on the Philosophy and Science of Martial Arts (2023), Guest Associate Editor of the Language Sciences Special Issue on Slurs (2015), and Guest Associate Editor of the Frontiers in Psychology Special Issue on Music and the Embodied Mind (2015). Adam is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Language and Discrimination and the Baltic Journal of English Language, Literature, and Culture and has peer-reviewed over 170 submissions for the following scholarly journals:

A verified record of his scholarly service is available on Web of Science.

Adam’s scholarly awards include the Gans Fund from Bethany College for neuroscience research (2023), two research fellowships from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (2011-2012), two Elizabeth F. Flower prizes for best essay in philosophy from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania (2009-2011), the Positive Studies Prize for best essay in positive psychology from the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania (2012-2013), the Elmaleh Prize for best essay in the social sciences from the Phi Beta Kappa Society (2010-2011), and the Military Veteran’s Scholarship from the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans (2006-2012). He also received the Publons Sentinels of Science Award for Outstanding Peer Review (2016) and a Frontiers in Psychology Honoraria for Outstanding Editorial Contribution (2013).



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Adam M. Croom, Ph.D.
Department of Cognitive Science
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio 44106


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