College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > Women's and Gender Studies > Faculty > Anne Mitchell
Dr. Anne Mitchell teaches at DePaul University in the departments of Women’s & Gender Studies and African Black Diaspora Studies. She is a proud HBCU graduate of Grambling State University where she received her B.A. For her M.A. degree she attended the University of Minnesota and then obtained a Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies from Ohio State University. Dr. Mitchell’s work primarily focuses on Black women, queer people, feminist theory, and the African American Civil Rights movement. Her interests also include popular culture, writing about Beyoncé, and watching the WNBA.As an educator, Dr. Mitchell’s approach to teaching is to be a leader in the classroom, but also encourage student agency. Women’s and Gender studies, African and Black Diaspora, and Critical Ethnic studies courses introduce students to new paradigms through which to view the world. Her courses are often reading intensive and the instruction is full guidance that encourages student growth.
Civil Rights Subjectivities and Black Autobiography.