Director, Public Policy Minor Program
Division of Social ScienceDepartment
Public Service Management Program
George E. Mitchell is an assistant professor of political science and an affiliate of the public service management program at the City College of New York. Before joining City College he worked in the post-conflict reconstruction sector in the Middle East and was a founding member of the Transnational NGO Initiative at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.
- PhD (Political Science), Syracuse University, 2011
- MA (Political Science), Syracuse University, 2007
- MA (Economics), Syracuse University, 2006
- BS (Economics), West Virginia University, 2003
- PSM B1805 Introduction to American Governance and Politics
- PSM C1816 Program and Policy Analysis
- IR B6999 NGOs in Global Politics
- IR B6800 Research Methods
- PSC 25200 Theories of International Relations
- PSC 31716 NGOs in World Affairs
Professor Mitchell specializes in international relations, transnational NGO/international nonprofit management, and research methodology. His current research examines the contemporary governance challenges facing leaders of transnational NGOs and explores systems for promoting allocative efficiency in the domestic nonprofit sector. His methodological interests include computer-aided qualitative data analysis, model-based clustering and exploratory mixed-method research.
Mitchell, George E. and Hans Peter Schmitz. Forthcoming. "Principled Instrumentalism: A Theory of Transnational NGO Behavior. Review of International Studies.
Mitchell, George E. 2013. "Collaborative Propensities among Transnational NGOs Registered in the United States." American Review of Public Administration. DOI: 10.1177/0275074012474337.
Mitchell, George E. 2012. "Strategic Responses to Resource Dependence among Transnational NGOs Registered in the United States." Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. DOI: 10.1007/s11266-012-9329-2.
Mitchell, George E. 2013. "The Construct of Organizational Effectiveness: Perspectives from Leaders of International Nonprofits in the United States." Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 42(2), 322-343. DOI: 10.1177/0899764011434589.
Mitchell, George E. and Grant Reeher. 2011. “From e-government to e-governance: Harnessing technology to strengthen democracy.” In The Trusted Leader: Building the Relationships that Make Government Work, ed. T. Newell, G. Reeher and P. Ronayne (2nd edition). Washington: CQ Press.
Lecy, Jesse D., George E. Mitchell, and Hans Peter Schmitz. 2010. “Advocacy Organizations, Networks and the Firm Analogy.” In Rethinking Advocacy Organizations: A Collective Action Perspective, ed. M. K. Gugerty and A. Prakash. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Mitchell, George E. 2010. "Leveraging Project Finance for Development: The Chad-Cameroon Oilfield Development and Pipeline Project." Journal of Civil Society and Social Transformation 1(1).