Robert Mitchell

Marcello Lotti Professor of English (2015 - 2020)

Professor Mitchell is known for the interdisciplinary nature of his research that has broadened and diversified the relationship between literature and the history of science. He directs the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Science and Cultural Theory at Duke. He has developed a reputation for doing an excellent job of reaching out to students who tend to avoid humanities courses and successfully leading them through demanding material.