Assistant Professor of Education
School of Education
Ross Mitchell, an assistant professor of education at the University of Redlands, is an expert on education policy and demography issues.
He can speak about year-round school calendars, academic achievement testing, the U.S. deaf population and school desegregation.
Mitchell has served as an expert witness in court cases dealing with multi-track year-round schooling and the demographics of deafness. He also served as a consultant to the Educational Testing Service for the development of appropriate statewide assessments for deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Prior to teaching at the university, Mitchell worked as a research scientist and as a high school science teacher.
He received his doctorate in education from the University of California at Riverside, where he earned his undergraduate degree in chemistry. His master’s degree, also in chemistry, is from the University of Chicago.
Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise
- Education policy
- Demography (population studies)
- School desegregation
- Year-round calendar schooling
- Academic achievement testing
- Deaf population in the United States