Dr Andrew Mitchell

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 257 7439

E: andrew.mitchell@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Andrew Mitchell is an Environmental Social Scientist, with a background in community-based programme management and local authority policy analysis. Since completing his PhD at DMU in mid-2017, he has specialised in evaluation research and exploring how project teams make sense of their operational domains and engage in second-order learning. He is currently interested in the longer-term impacts of sustainability initiatives and the contribution of enactive cognitive linguistics to project evaluation.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)

Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development (IESD)

Serious and Organised Crime (SOC) Research Group

Research interests/expertise

Sustainability project evaluation research; The use of language analytic methods to contribute to evaluation research; Practitioner learning and sense-making; Evaluation research methods and theory development.

Areas of teaching

Engineering Business Environment

Project Management


MSc Architecture: Advanced Environmental & Energy Studies; PhD Environmental Social Science

Courses taught

Engineering Business Environment

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • British Psychological Society from 2003
  • Chartered Institute for Environment and Ecological management from 2012

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