Helena Mitchell holds an appointment as Regents’ Researcher. Mitchell is the first in the Ivan Allen College to be awarded this title. The Regents' Researcher title represents the highest academic status bestowed by the Board of Regents, which governs the University System of Georgia. It is in recognition of substantial, significant, and an ongoing record of scholarly achievement that has earned high national esteem over a sustained period. The title is awarded upon the unanimous recommendation of the president, the chief academic officer, the appropriate academic dean and three other faculty members named by the president, and upon the approval of the chancellor and the committee on academic affairs.
Ph.D. Telecommunications Policy (technology utilization and telecom law), S.I. Newhouse, Syracuse University
M.S. Television/Radio, S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
B.S. Secondary Education, S.U.N.Y. at Brockport