Christopher Mitchell

Assistant Professor of International Relations and Politics; on leave Fall 2021

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. 

Recent Campus News

Mount Holyoke's Christopher Mitchell on Connecting Point

Tariff take-home: expect ramifications

On WGBY’s Connecting Point, Mount Holyoke faculty member Christopher Mitchell talks about what President Trump’s tariffs mean to the region.

Christopher Mitchell

Why deregulation is before Congress again

In The Washington Post, Mount Holyoke professor of international relations and politics explained the cycle of crisis and deregulation.

Recent Publications

Mitchell, C. (2020). United We Stand: Gruppenwettbewerb and European Banking Union. German Politics, 1–17.