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School of Languages, Cultures, and Race College of Arts and Sciences

Mark De Gruchy

Mark de Gruchy (he/him/his) is a North Carolina transplant and is a first year doctoral student in WSU’s American Studies and Culture program. His research revolves around social justice, food inequalities and urban development.

He hopes to center his doctoral work around the relationship between social justice issues and food inequalities.

Mark de Gruchy earned his Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a graduate certification in Women and Gender in 2018 and Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a minor in American Studies in 2016 from North Carolina-Charlotte (UNC-C.) . Prior to transitioning to UNC-C, Mark earned his Associates in Arts at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte.

Mark has worked as a freelance graphic designer since 2015, producing work for a variety of corporations such as WWE, AEW, Hot Topic, MLW and more.

Currently, Mark is completing illustrations on children’s book and completing his 4th art book.

He enjoys exercising, is an avid water drinker and pro wrestling enthusiast.


De Gruchy, Mark. 2021. A New Paint of Coat: Part Deux; A Pro Wrestling Coloring and Activity Book, Scared 2 Death Publishing

De Gruchy, Mark. 2021. A New Paint of Coat: The Coloring Book; A Wrestling Coloring Book, Scared 2 Death Publishing

Arras, Dan. De Gruchy, Mark. 2021. “A Collection from the Void”








Mark De Gruchy

Ph.D. Student, Teaching Assistant
Thomson Hall 219
509 335 5092