Faculty Profile

Kristine Mitchell

Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies; Director, Norwich Humanities Program in England, 2017-19 (2006)

Contact Information

mitchelk@dickinson.edu


717.245.1220

Bio

Kristine Mitchell's teaching and research interests include European and EU politics, with a particular focus on migration to, and within, Europe; political identities; and labor politics. She has conducted field research across Western Europe and has held visiting and short-term appointments at the Institute for European Studies at UC Berkeley, the Center for European Studies at New York University, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, and the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. During the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years, Kristine is the resident director of Dickinson's Norwich Humanities Program, and is based in the School of School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia.

Education

  • B.A., Oberlin College, 1997
  • M.A., Princeton University, 2003
  • Ph.D., 2006

2017-2018 Academic Year

Fall 2017

HUMN 209 Studies in the Humanities I
Required of all students in the Dickinson Humanities Program. This is an intensive immersion program taking place in the city of London as the first component of the Dickinson Humanities Program sequence. The course combines class sessions and site visits to explore London and its environs as a vehicle for understanding key questions about art, identity, and human agency, in the context of history, culture, geography, and governance. This course will fulfill neither a distribution nor a major requirement. Prerequisite: acceptance into the Dickinson Humanities Program in England. Offered prior to fall semester and only in the Dickinson Humanities Program in England.

HUMN 210 Studies in the Humanities II
Required of all students in the Dickinson Humanities Program. Building on HUMN 209, this class provides a broad humanities-centered view of contemporary British life and culture, perhaps including such issues as the arts, identity, education, religion, government, diversity, and media, with an emphasis on Norwich and East Anglia. This course will fulfill neither a distribution nor a major requirement. Prerequisite: 209. Offered fall only in the Dickinson Humanities Program in England.

Spring 2018

HUMN 311 Ind Research in United Kingdom
This is an independent capstone research project designed for all-year students participating in the Dickinson Humanities Program (DHP) in England. Projects are designed by students to include both academic and experiential components; their design and proposed final product must be approved by the DHP resident director. Students are expected to seek out appropriate assistance from relevant UEA and Dickinson faculty.Students will have the option of applying to receive credit towards their major if this is approved prior to the beginning of the project, subject to the rules and procedures of the relevant department at Dickinson. This course fulfills a major requirement only where permission is granted by the appropriate department at Dickinson, as above. Prerequisite: HUMN 209 and 210. Offered spring only in the Dickinson Humanities Program in England.