Adam Liddle



Adam Liddle

Adam Liddle, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Contemplative Sciences Center and the Associate Editor for the Journal of Contemplative Studies (JCS). He manages the daily workflow of the journal, assists authors and editors through the publication process, and supports processes to ensure the academic integrity of the journal. Concurrently, Adam teaches courses on Buddhism in the Department of Religious Studies.

Before joining the Contemplative Sciences Center, Adam completed his doctoral degree in Religious Studies in 2023 with an emphasis on Tibetan Buddhism at the University of Virginia. He spent extensive time in India and Nepal studying the Tibetan language and conducting fieldwork with monastic scholars. His dissertation, Acoustic Awakening: Sound and Sonic Imagination in Tibetan Buddhist Tantra, centers on histories of sound and the senses in contemplative traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. As a part of his postdoctoral appointment at the Contemplative Sciences Center, he is expanding upon this research.