Dr. Brooke McLaughlin Mitchell
Dr. Brooke Mitchell began teaching at Wingate in fall of 2002. As a scholar of Victorian literature, Dr. Mitchell has taught survey courses of the period as well as special topics courses in Jane Austen and the British Gothic. Dr. Mitchell has also taught Professional and Technical Writing, Editing, and Grant Writing courses. Additionally, she has also taught W’International courses: The Romanticization of Scotland (Edinburgh and the Highlands), Greek Heroes and Heroines (Athens and Crete) and Victorian Christmas traditions (Edinburgh and London). Dr. Mitchell’s research interests include trauma and literature, particularly that of Victorian England and Scotland.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Mitchell has served in multiple leadership and service roles, including Chair of the Faculty Senate, Senator, and Chair of the Department of English and Modern Languages. Currently, Dr. Mitchell’s responsibilities include (but are not limited to) General Education and The First-Year Experience; she works closely with the Wingate University Success Coaches, Gateway, and the Academic Resource Center.
Dr. Mitchell earned an Associate’s Degree of Arts from Young Harris College, a BA in English from the University of Georgia, and both an MA and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, the latter in Victorian British literature with a minor in Scottish literature; she was privileged to study with Patrick Scott and the late G. Ross Roy.