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Department of Social Sciences : Benjamin Mitchell


Dr. Benjamin Mitchell

Assistant Professor (American Politics)

Office: LH 208
Phone: 845.938.2757
Benjamin Mitchell earned the M.A. degree in Government from the University of Virginia (2003). From 2003 to the 2008, he has been a teaching assistant, an instructor, and an Adjunct Professor in the Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics at the University of Virginia. During 2004-2005, he was an instructor and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Richmond. He has taught introductory and advanced courses in ancient and modern political theory, conservatism, the American political tradition, and the problem of friendship.

From 2009 to the present, he has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy, West Point.