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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Murray Mitchell, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Senior Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Department: Educational and Developmental Science
College of Education
Website: The Graduate School
Phone: 803--777-1418
Fax: 803-777-2972

Close-Hipp Building, Suite 552
1760 College Street
Columbia, SC 29208


Murray Mitchell, Ph.D.


Murray Mitchell studies the socialization of professionals--especially physical educators and athletic trainers--seeking insight into professional effectiveness. He also engages in program assessment at a variety of levels.


Program evaluation, teacher educators and teacher education, homework, & scholarship


PEDU 340/360
PEDU 440/462
PEDU 451
PEDU 729
PEDU 778A & 778B
PEDU 850

Recognition, awards, honors & fellowships

Pipeline for Academic Leaders (2014-2015)
South Carolina Education Policy Fellow, Institute for Educational Leadership Washington, DC (2010-2011)
SC United FC Junior Academy Girls Coach of the Year Award (2011)
Columbia United FC Academy Coach of the Year Award (2009)
Research Consortium of AAHPERD, Inducted as a Fellow (2007)
South Carolina Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Outstanding Scholar Award (2002)

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.