Faculty and Staff
|Title:||Research Associate Professor and Director, Center of Excellence for Geographic Education
College of Arts and Sciences
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Department of Geography
Dr. Jerry T. Mitchell is the Director of the Center of Excellence for Geographic Education and a Research Associate Professor of Geography. He is also a faculty research associate with the Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute. He has authored more than fifty articles and book chapters, with work appearing in the journals Natural Hazards Review, Environmental Hazards, Cartography and GIS, and the Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Dr. Mitchell has served as Editor of Journal of Geography since 2010 and received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education in 2012.
- Environmental hazards
- Geography education
- Latin America
GEOG 221: Geography of South Carolina
GEOG 223: Geography of Latin America (Chile – Study Abroad)
GEOG 330: Geography of Disasters (Costa Rica – Study Abroad)
GEOG 561: Contemporary Issues in Geography Education
GEOG 710: Seminar in Geography Education
Mitchell, J. T., G. Roy, S. Fritch, and B. Wood. 2018. “Teacher Training in GIS: Lessons Learned from High-Needs Schools.” Cartography and Geographic Information Science. 45(4): 292-304.
Mitchell, J. T. 2018. “Pre-Service Teachers Learn to Teach Geography: A Suggested
Course Model.” Journal of Geography in Higher Education. Forthcoming.
Mitchell, J. T. and P. Hare. 2018. “Professional Development for the Advanced Placement
Human Geography Teacher: Present Practice and Prospect for Change.” The Geography Teacher. Forthcoming.
Mitchell, J. T. and L. Collins. 2018. “Into the Field": An Exercise in Exploring Local
and Not-so Local Landscapes.” The Geography Teacher. Forthcoming.
Fleming, J. and J. T. Mitchell. 2017. “Effects of Giant Traveling Map Use on Student Spatial Thinking.” The Geographical Bulletin. 58(2): 67-77.
Dawson, J. and J. T. Mitchell. 2017. “Bitter Sweets: Mapping Pineapples, Hospitality, and Slavery.” The Geography Teacher. 14 (3): 118-129.