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Marc A. Grimmett

Associate Department Head of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development and Professor

Poe Hall 520D


Research Description

Marc A. Grimmett, Ph.D., Associate Department Head of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, and Professor, coordinator for clinical mental health counseling, and founder and co-director of the Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC) of the counselor education program at North Carolina State University. The conceptual framework for his research agenda is titled RADICAL scholarship, which means Research Action to Deconstruct Institutionalized Cultures and Advocate for Liberation. This framework currently includes four areas of concentration, which are: preventing gender-based violence through education, activism, male engagement, transformative masculinity, and community partnerships; facilitating access to preventive community mental health counseling services; transforming contextual and systemic factors to promote the healthy development of African American people in general, and males in particular; and developing teaching and research methods in social justice counselor education and engagement scholarship. Dr. Grimmett is the executive producer, co-director, and co-writer of MY MASCULINITY HELPS, an educational documentary that explores the role of African American men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence.


Selected Scholarly Publications

Courses Taught

  • ECD 524 Career Development and Counseling
  • ECD 525 Multicultural Counseling
  • ECD 536 Introduction to Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • ECD 540 Gender Issues In Counseling
  • ECD 653 Internship in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • ED 732 Advanced Multicultural Counseling
  • ECD 843 Advanced Counseling Practicum
  • ECD 847 Supervision Practicum
  • ED 795 Scholar Leader: Diversity and Equity in Schools and Communities