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SIGS Alumna Accepts Professor Position

Dr. Sommer Mitchell

Dr. Sommer Mitchell, a SIGS Alumna, accepted a faculty position at Penn State University starting in Fall 2019. As an Assistant Teaching Professor of Global Studies and the Undergraduate Director of Global and International Studies, she will be teaching and designing/redesigning curriculum for the major program.

 Since 2015, Dr. Mitchell has been working in USF’s Global Citizens Project as a Professional Development Specialist. She works with USF faculty across campus to incorporate global competencies into the curriculum. Dr. Mitchell received her PhD from SIGS in May 2018 and her research focuses on international relations theory, international security, and private military and security companies.