Chris has responsibility for the development, implementation and oversight of the College’s enhancement, assurance and widening participation strategies.
Chris Mitchell has been the College’s Deputy Director of Academic Development since 2019. His role involves monitoring the college's key performance targets and indicators; identifying and addressing opportunities for strategic quality enhancement; and overseeing processes for academic review. He has also worked at the College as Head of Academic Development and Learning and Teaching Coordinator. Before that, he was Manager of the Economics Subject Centre of the Higher Education Academy at the University of Bristol.
He has a BSc in Politics and Sociology from the University of Bristol and an MA in Online and Distance Education from the Open University. He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Fellow of the Staff Educational Development Association (SEDA).
Chris is currently studying for a doctorate at UCL's Institute of Education. His research focuses on the social responsibilities of UK higher education. He also has expertise in the design and delivery of action research projects.