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Gregory Mitchell

University of Virginia School of Law
Joseph Weintraub–Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Law, Thomas F. Bergin Teaching Professor of Law
Charlottesville, VA, USA

Gregory Mitchell, who holds a Ph.D. in psychology and a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, is the Joseph Weintraub-Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Law and the Thomas F. Bergin Teaching Professor of Law at the University of Virginia.  Mitchell teaches courses on civil procedure, class actions, dispute resolution, evidence, and psychological issues in the law.  Mitchell’s current research focuses on the application of social science to the law, expert evidence, human judgment and decision-making in legal contexts, the behavioral consequences of implicit and explicit bias, and the effectiveness of organizational accountability systems at preventing discrimination and other misconduct.

Mitchell has published several articles on implicit bias in peer-reviewed psychology journals and law reviews.  Mitchell has served as an expert witness on the topic of implicit bias and consults with organizations on steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of discrimination.


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