Tyler Lehman Adams

Tyler Lehman Adams

, Ph.D.

Director (LISTENING in Education Leadership), Global Listening Centre.

Professor Administrator, Consultant.


Dr Tyler Lehman Adams , PhD from The Florida State University in Communication & Educational Leadership; M.S. in Communication Theory . Dr Adams is considered an organizational communication management specialist. He was a Professor of Communication at the University of Louisiana from Fall 2007 to Spring 2013, and previously was an Assistant/Associate Professor of Communication at Louisiana from 1998 to 2007. He began his career as a full-time Instructor in 1993 with the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Over the past decade, Adams has focused on internationalizing his network, thereby expanding his professional perspective.

He has held several distinctive appointments, as a direct result of this global shift. Most recently, he was in Kuwait City at the Gulf University for Science & Technology as Professor of Mass Communication & Multimedia. Adams was also Vice Dean of Academic Affairs at The University of Business & Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Adams taught in Pescara, Italy, as Da Vinci Fellow of Strategic Communication Management at D’Annunzio University. While on appointment in Central Asia for the U.S. Department of State as a CIES Fulbright Senior Specialist Dr. Adams was selected in Fall 2011 to be Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics, and Strategic Research University.

From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Adams was the Graduate Studies Director at Louisiana, where he mentored numerous graduate students and placed some in the country’s top Ph.D. programs. In Summer 2006, he was a JSA Visiting Professor of Communication at Yale University. He was also a McGee Fellow at The University of Iowa (Spring 1998), specializing in graduate-level new communication technology (NCT) pedagogy. During Summer 1997, he was appointed a Visiting Scholar of Common Law at St. Benet’s Hall within Oxford University. He also spends a great deal of his personal time in the area of advising community-based social justice programs.