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MitchellDr. Jeff Mitchell

Professor

History and Political Science
Witherspoon Building
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 964-0859
E-mail: jmitchell@atu.edu

Education

BA - Whitman College
MA - Vanderbilt University
PHD - Vanderbilt University

Recently Taught Courses

HIST 4233 - AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
PHIL 2013 - RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD
PHIL 2043 - HONORS INTRO TO PHILOSOPHY
PHIL 2053 - INTRO TO CRITICAL THINKING
PHIL 3103 - LOGIC
PHIL 4233 - AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT
POLS 3063 - MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT
POLS 4233 - AMERICAN POLITICAL THOUGHT

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Professor Mitchell's research interests include critical thinking, moral psychology, and social and political conservatism. In his free time, he pursues his late-born hobby, mathematics.

“On a Common Misconception of Ruth Benedict’s Moral Relativism” in Teaching Philosophy, Vol. 35, No. 1, March 2012, 29-40.

Individualism and Moral Character: Karen Horney’s Depth Psychology, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction Publishers, 2014.

On the Decline of the Genteel Virtues: From Gentility to Technocracy, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave MacMillan, 2019.

“John Dewey’s Rival Versions of Virtue” in Education & Culture: The Journal of the John Dewey Society, Vol. 35, No. 2, Winter 2019, 47-58.

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