C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Ethics and Contemporary Culture

Faculty Since 1999


BS, Mississippi State University
MDiv, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
PhD, University of Tennessee

Dr. Mitchell served on the full-time faculty of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School from 1999 to 2009. He is currently the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Union University.  He was a consultant with the Center for Genetics and Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University and codirector for biotechnology policy and fellow of the Council for Biotechnology Policy in Washington, D.C. He is also the editor of Ethics and Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Mitchell consults on matters of public policy and has given testimonies before such groups as the U.S. House of Representatives, the Institutes of Medicine, and the Illinois Senate.