Jocelyn Sage Mitchell’s blogs: Publications
Image from Lesekreis, Wikimedia Commons I love this quote from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, when Humpty Dumpty says to Alice: “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less.” Now, the political science research is...
Image from “Return to the Isle of Ted,” PS: Political Science and Politics (July 2020) In my team-taught, interdisciplinary course on climate change, my priority in my political science section was to help my students understand collective action problems—when people...
Authentic learning involves students in real-life experiences. My favorite experience was leading a research grant on Qatari women engagement and empowerment.
I have a trick to engage my students in American politics. It’s a trick from my 8th-grade teacher, and it made me a lifelong political junkie.
This grant created a survey of Qatari public opinion on important topics (including economics, society, and politics) with a great team of faculty and students.
To tackle a “wicked problem” like climate change, we need to start thinking across disciplines to synthesize real solutions.
Walking through the gorgeous new National Museum of Qatar with my friend and Qatari history professor, Dr. Mariam Ibrahim Al-Hammadi.