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Josh Grimm

Associate Professor; Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives 
206 Hodges Hall | (225) 578-5198 |



Josh Grimm completed his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 2009, after which he taught at Texas Tech University until joining the LSU faculty in 2012. While at Tech, he received the Alumni Association’s New Faculty Award and the Mortar Board’s Apple Polishing Award for teaching. Grimm teaches classes in broadcast news, multimedia journalism, and visual communication. His research focuses on representations of race in journalism, particularly portrayals of immigrants and immigration legislation. In his spare time, he enjoys running and watching movies, and he absolutely loves college football.




Selected Publications

Grimm, J. & Andsager, J. (2011). Framing immigration: Geo-ethnic context in California newspapers. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 88(4), 771 – 788.