ELLINGTON GRAVES

Ellington Graves

Director, Africana Studies

Office

562 McBryde Hall 
225 Stanger Street 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

(540) 231-7343

Email

egraves@vt.edu

Department Membership

Sociology

Expertise

Teaching Interests:

  • Social Inequality
  • Sociological Theory
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Introduction to African American Studies
  • Race and Racism

Research Interests

Race

Inequality

Identity

Education

Awards and Honors

Grants:

Principal Investigator, with Ted Fuller and Dale Wimberley, “Community Health Assessment/MAP Implementation.” Virginia Department of Health, Alleghany and Roanoke Planning Districts. $17,000.

Co-Principal Investigator, with Terry Kershaw, “Grassroots Leadership and Community Development.”  Martinsville County Chamber of Commerce/harvest Foundation. $24,924.

Awards:

Diggs Teaching Scholar, Virginia Tech, 2009

Additional Information

Current Projects:

Doctoral Training and Disciplinarity in Africana Studies

Doctoral Training and Networks of Africana Studies Graduate Faculty

Academic Caste and Signaling in Sociology Doctoral Programs