Dr. Megumi Moore

Dr. Megumi Akehi

Dr. Megumi Moore, Director of Graduate Student Life and Wellness

Dr. Megumi Moore is the Director of the Graduate School Office of Well-Being (GROW), a collaboration between The Graduate School and the Division of Student Life & Engagement. GROW provides opportunities for graduate and professional students to build skills to better address the challenges of graduate school that impact their well-being. With support, resources, and a sense of community, we believe that all graduate and professional students can thrive while achieving their academic and professional goals. 

Dr. Moore holds a PhD in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE) from Michigan State University, a Master’s in Counseling from Ashland Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include graduate student socialization, identity development, and leadership. Prior to her role with GROW, Dr. Moore served as a mental health counselor at MSU with an emphasis on serving graduate students, college athletes and non-traditional students. She also has a background in providing workshops and trainings on various psychoeducational topics, team dynamics, conflict resolution, leadership development, spiritual growth, and navigating transitions.