Dr. S. David Mitchell Gives Presentation to Citizens Police Review Board 8.12.2015
Dr. David Mitchell gave a presentation on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 to the Columbia Citizens Police Review Board (CPRB). The topic of his presentation was: “Deconstruction of Police-Citizen Interactions and the Salience of Race and Ethnicity”. Mitchell has given timely and informative presentations previously to the CPRB, as well as to the Mayor’s Task Force on Community Violence on police and citizen perceptions and interactions.
Professor Mitchell, an interdisciplinary scholar whose research focuses on the criminal justice system, specifically the collateral consequences of a criminal conviction, joined the University of Missouri School of Law faculty in 2006. He has served as a Missouri Supreme Court Faculty Fellow researching ex-offender reentry in Missouri. Prior to joining the faculty, he was a Scholar in Residence in the Department of Sociology at the University of Colorado at Boulder and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Andre M. Davis, formerly of the U.S. District Court. He has been recognized for his teaching – Gold Chalk Award (2009), and his contributions outside the law school – Legion of Black Collegians Minority Faculty and Staff Appreciation Award (2011). In 2012, he earned his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania with his dissertation entitled, “Unintended Consequences?: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Obstacles that Prevent Successful Ex-Offender Reentry and Reintegration and the Societal Impact.” He is an affiliate member with the MU Black Studies Program and a Policy Research Scholar with the MU Institute for Public Policy.