Jeffrey Grim

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Part-Time Lecturer

Leadership and Counseling

304 John W. Porter Building


[email protected]


Jeff is a part-time lecturer in EDLD having taught or teaching EDLD 613: Introduction to Higher Education, EDLD 550: Introduction to Student Affairs, and EDLD 635: Higher Education Policy. Jeff's research agenda focuses on how organizational contexts create and shape differential outcomes for historically underrepresented faculty, staff, and students. In particular he focuses on academic careers/leaders and student access/success. He also serves as an associate member of The Centre for Social Mobility at the University of Exeter. Previously Jeff was a student affairs practitioner and served as the Associate Director of Residence Life for Academic Initiatives and Campus Partnerships at Southern Methodist University and as a Residential College Director at Washington University in St. Louis. He earned graduate certificates in Executive Coaching and Nonprofit Management, a Masters in Student Affairs Administration from MSU, Bachelors in Elementary Education from University of Maryland, College Park, and an Associates degree from Hagerstown Community College in Western Maryland. He will also graduate with PhD in Higher Education from the University of Michigan in 2021.