Joshua Lee Mitchell
J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences
Joshua Mitchell received a Ph.D. in political science from Southern Illinois University, specializing in Public Administration and American Politics. He teaches courses primarily for the M.P.A. program, including Seminar in Public Administration, Human Resources Management, and Statistics and Research Methods. He also teaches Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations and Introduction to Public Administration.
His research interests include state and local policy, policy diffusion, spatial statistics, and political geography. Currently, his research examines the multiple processes involved in local policy adoption and diffusion. He is especially interested in county politics and policy.