Adam is an educator and arts administrator. With working knowledge of Chinese, French, Spanish and Hindi, he was a Watson Fellow in India, Nepal and China, and has a special interest in cross-cultural communications. He is a scholar of Asian art, architecture and literature, and of cross cultural studies at the intersection of art, philosophy, psychology and world religions. He has degrees in Art History, Education and Evaluation, advanced certification in Educational Administration and Supervision, and, graduate work in Accounting, Information Technology, Teaching English as a Second Language, and Language Learning.