College Student Affairs Leadership
Donald Mitchell, Jr., Ph.D.
Donald Mitchell, Jr. Ph.D.
Dr. Mitchell (DJ) joined the faculty in the Fall of 2012. He received his Ph.D. in educational policy and administration with a concentration in higher education from University of Minnesota—Twin Cities in February 2012. Prior to his current role, he served as graduate recruitment and retention specialist at the University of Rochester and as an instructor of educational leadership and pre-doctoral fellow at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He received a M.S. in educational leadership from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a B.S. in chemistry from Shaw University. Dr. Mitchell teaches Theories of College Student Development (EDH 647), The American College Student (EDH 652), Organization and Administration of Higher Education (EDH 656), Higher Education and Student Affairs Functions (EDH 657), The Community College (EDH 657), as well as serves as a master’s thesis/project adviser (ED 693/695). His research interests include Black Greek-lettered organizations, historically Black colleges and universities, intersectionality and higher education, race and gender in higher education, and qualitative research methods.
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