Ian T. Adams

Ian T. Adams

Ph.D. Candidate and Instructor

University of Utah

A brief note about me

Ian T. Adams is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Utah, and researches at the nexus of policing, policy, and technology, with a specific interest in body-worn cameras. Adams has over twenty peer-reviewed publications on these and related topics, and his work has been published in the top general interest journals of both criminal justice and public administration, including Justice Quarterly and Public Administration Review.

His research has been featured in news articles including at the Washington Post, and his public-facing communication has appeared in multiple written, radio, and podcast outlets. Adams is a 2018 American Society of Public Administration Founders’ Fellow, and a 2020/2021 doctoral fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

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  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Human Capital in Policing
  • Body-Worn Cameras & Technology
  • Survey Methodology


  • PhD Candidate, expected 2022

    University of Utah

  • Masters of Public Administration, 2017

    University of Utah

  • BS in Business Marketing, 2003

    University of Utah

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