I am an associate professor of International and Global Studies at the University of Arkansas in the Department of Political Science. I am also the associate director of the International and Global Studies Program.

From 2001-2020, I taught at the University of Texas at Arlington.  From 1999-2001, I was a Humboldt fellow at the University of Toronto. 

I specialize in Transnational and Global History, Philanthropy and Civil Society Studies, Intercultural Transfer, and History of Higher Education.

I am the editor of the Yearbook of Transnational History and the editor of the Anthem book series on Intercultural Transfer Studies.

For more on my research, please see my CV.


Dr. Thomas Adam



University of Arkansas

Department of Political Science

428 Old Main

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR 72701


Recent Public Impact

Family Office Exchange, the world’s largest peer-to-peer network for legacy and wealth management, recommendedTransnational Philanthropy: The Mond Family’s Support for Public Institutions in Western Europe from 1890 to 1938” to their clientele.