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English language educator

Paul Lee Mitchell, American English language educator. United States Department of Education grantee. Member National Council Teachers English, Texas Association College Teachers, College English Association.

Background

Mitchell, Paul Lee was born on August 30, 1940 in Steele, Missouri, United States. Son of John Presley and Frances Etta (Jernigan) Mitchell.

Education

Bachelor, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, 1963. Master of Arts, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1971.

Career

Baptist student director, New Mexico Highlands U., 1960-1963;manager, Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company, San Antonio, 1963-1965;instructor English, San Antonio College, 1965-1967;instructor English, N.E. Louisiana U., Monroe, 1967-1969;instructor English, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1969-1971;Professor of English, University Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, since 1971;associate dean College Arts and Sciences, University Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, 1984-1987;associate vice president academic affairs, University Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, 1987-1990.

Religion

Creeds should be rejected as they may compromise a believer’s obligation to interpret the Bible under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.

Politics

Manifestations religious freedom include supporting separation of church and state, advocating for people everywhere to be guaranteed the right to worship free from discrimination, and lifting up respectful dialog as a healthy means to understanding.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Member National Council Teachers English, Texas Association College Teachers, College English Association.

Connections

Married Josefa Isaura Garcia, November 26, 1988.

father:
John Presley Mitchell

mother:
Frances Etta (Jernigan) Mitchell

spouse:
Josefa Isaura Garcia