Christopher Mitchell


  • Associate Professor of International Relations and Politics
Christopher Mitchell, Faculty

Christopher Mitchell’s research explores the politics of finance and financial crises, especially in the European Union.  He has conducted research on how the differing forms of bank interdependence produced more generous bank bailouts in Germany than in the US and UK in the 2007-2009 crisis.  His current research is focused on financial reforms in the European Union.  He teaches courses on international political economy, the European Union, and the role of trade in US foreign policy. 

Areas of Expertise


  • Ph.D., George Washington University
  • M.A., Boston College
  • B.A., Middlebury College


Recent Campus News

Christopher Mitchell, assistant professor of politics and international relations at Mount Holyoke College, spoke to Western Mass News about the challenges the people of the United Kingdom are facing after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Mount Holyoke assistant professor Christopher Mitchell talked to Forbes about the desire to replace the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency.

Recent Publications

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