Adam holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia and is currently an Associate Professor and the Canadian Research Chair in Wildlife Restoration Ecology at UBC-Okanagan. His research group, the Wildlife Restoration Ecology Lab, works to restore important relationships in nature’s food webs, including those between people and wildlife. Some of his group’s research includes studies involving mule deer, caribou, moose, Roosevelt elk, mountain goats, wolf, bighorn sheep, bison, cougars, boreal caribou, and wolves, as well as studies on bear and human interactions, chronic wasting disease modelling, and policy analysis and numerous other studies with the federal and regional governments.