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Adam Pearson


Adam Pearson is an associate professor of psychology at Pomona College and a member of the graduate faculty in the School of Social Science, Policy, and Evaluation at Claremont Graduate University. He received a B.S. in Biology from Cornell University, and M.S., M.Phil, and Ph.D. in social psychology from Yale University. His research explores how group memberships and intergroup inequities impact collective action and decision making, with a particular focus on understanding how group processes shape responses to climate change and environmental decision-making. He is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychology, and is currently Associate Editor of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations. His work has been cited in legal cases and policy initiatives and has appeared in media outlets such as TIME, The Boston Globe, New York Magazine, Huffington Post, NPR, and The Atlantic.