Marc A. Grimmett, Ph.D.
Marc A. Grimmett, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at North Carolina State University. He is also a counseling psychologist with specialized training in working with survivors of sexual abuse. He has over 14 years of professional mental health experience working in different settings including university counseling, community mental health, and substance abuse treatment centers, as well as in-home counseling services and private practice. The conceptual framework for Dr. Grimmett’s approach to research and scholarship is titled R.A.D.I.C.A.L. scholarship, which means Research Activism to Deconstruct Institutionalized Cultures and Advocate for Liberation. This framework currently includes four areas of concentration and corresponding goals, which are: transforming contextual and systemic factors to promote the healthy development of African American boys; facilitating access to mental health counseling services using a counselor education program-based community mental health clinic; developing social justice counselor education teaching methods; and preventing power-based violence through education, activism, and community partnerships.
David is a Raleigh, NC based filmmaker, where his interest lies in documentary filmmaking, mixed-media production, and experimenting with visual communication. His work has ranged from directing documentary assignments abroad for the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, to editorial work on various Discovery television shows, and most frequently web-video and multimedia production for all walks of business. With a foundation in editing, David has closely worked as a contributing editor for the documentary film ‘Without a Fight’ released in Spring 2012. Currently, David works with Red Hat as a multimedia producer for their video team in Raleigh.