Jeff Mitchell, Ph.D.
Witherspoon Building Room 252
407 West Q Street
Russellville, AR 72801
Dr. Mitchell's research interests include ethics, psychoanalysis, and sociology. He
is a past president of the Arkansas Conference of the American Association of University
Professors, and he remains active in the Arkansas Tech chapter of the AAUP. In his
spare time, Dr. Mitchell enjoys pursuing his late-born hobby of mathematics. He has
been at Arkansas Tech since 1994.
- Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 1993.
- M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1990.
- B.A., Whitman College, 1986.
- Advanced Logic
- American Philosophy
- Classical Political Thought
- Honors Introduction to Philosophy
- Introduction to Philosophy
- Modern Political Thought
- Religions of the World
- "Why Have Children?", Contemporary Philosophy, Vol. XXIV, No. 5 & 6, Sept/Oct. & Nov./Dec
- "The Case for Revolution in School Sports," Journal of the Philosophy of Sport, Vol.
XXXI, Issue 1, 2004, 64-77.
- "If Contraception is Ethically Permissible, then so is Early-Term Abortion," in Think:
Philosophy for Everyone, Vol. 9, Issue 25, Summer 2010, pp. 39-45.
- "On a Common Misconception of Ruth Benedict's Moral Relativism" in Teaching Philosophy,
Vol. 35, No. 1, March 2012, 29-40.
- The Consequences of Individualism: Karen Horney's Depth Psychology of Moral Character
(Transaction Publishers, forthcoming).