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Justin Grimes

Assistant Director, Office of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion - Graduate School

Degrees and/or credentials

  • Ph.D., Counseling and Student Personnel Services - The University of Georgia
  • M.Ed., Workforce Development Education - The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
  • B.S.,  Computer Information Systems - The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville


  • The Graduate School

Subject areas / Areas of expertise

  • In my current role, I co-direct the Virginia Tech Graduate School's recruitment efforts in coordination with the university's graduate programs, and manage our inclusion and diversity programs. My research areas include coping strategies for Black doctoral students experiencing racism, mentorship of Student Affairs administrators of color, and motivation of Black male students pursuit of a doctorate in education.