Grant Victor

Grant Victor

Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

Grant Victor


Grant Victor is a postdoctoral fellow at Center for Behavioral Health and Justice. Victor’s research and scholarship broadly centers on the following domains: 1) behavioral health interventions among individuals with substance use disorders in the criminal justice system; 2) structural determinants to the utilization of substance use and mental health services; 3) the role of mitigation in legal defense case theory and sentencing outcomes; and 4) the effect of drug policy on substance use epidemiology, substance use treatment, and criminal justice involvement. Victor’s instructional activities have included Human Behavior in the Social Environment, Introduction to Social Welfare, and the Inside/Out Prison Exchange Program. He obtained a PhD and an MSW from the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky and has professional experience in program evaluation and mitigation in capital cases.

Curriculum Vitae


In addition to his research and scholarship, Victor provides data integration technical assistance for the Jail Diversion and Stepping Up projects in several counties across Michigan. This includes continual collaboration with community stakeholders to integrate disparate criminal justice and behavioral health data systems to further the development of an efficient evaluation of services.

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD University of Kentucky
  • MSW University of Kentucky
  • BS, Psychology, Wright State University

Office Location

 Center for Behavioral Health and Justice, 5201 Cass Avenue, Suite 226