Title IX & Civil Rights Investigator, Hearings & Appeals Officer
Dr. Adam J. Wolkoff is a Senior Solutions Specialist at Grand River Solutions, Inc., where he provides investigative and adjudicative services and compliance advice to educational institutions. Adam previously served as Assistant Director of the Student Conduct Institute and Special Assistant Counsel to the State University of New York’s Office of General Counsel. He has designed and delivered live and virtual training programs for thousands of higher education professionals on how to conduct investigations and adjudications that meet and exceed the requirements of due process, Title IX and the Clery Act. Adam developed a first-of-its-kind casebook of student conduct and Title IX decisions, drafted model policies, templates, and guidance documents, and was co-editor of the Joint Guidance on Federal Title IX Regulations in 2020. Adam’s areas of focus also include academic misconduct, disability rights law, and campus First Amendment issues, and his research on defamation law in higher education was published in the Journal of College and University Law.
Adam earned a Ph.D. in U.S. and African American History from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, a J.D. from the University of Connecticut, and a B.A. from Columbia University. He has previously practiced labor and employment law, taught as an adjunct professor of history at Rutgers University-Newark and the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and served as a judicial clerk to the Connecticut Superior Court. Adam has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on law, policy, and history.