Comparative American Studies
Department Chair:
Wendy Kozol, Chair

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Pardee

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8390
Fax: (440) 775-8644

King 105
10 N. Professor Street
Oberlin, OH, 44074-1095

Pablo Mitchell

Pablo Mitchell

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences 
Professor of History; Comparative American studies
Member, Comparative American Studies Committee
Affiliate of GSFS
(On Assignment to the Dean's Office)

Contact Information


Dean's Office-Cox 101
(440) 775-8410

Pablo Mitchell

Pablo Mitchell

Prof. Pablo Mitchell

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, Swarthmore College, 1992
  • Master of Arts, University of New Mexico, 1995
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2000

Pablo Mitchell is the author of History of Latinos: Exploring Diverse Roots (Greenwood Press, 2014).  The textbook explores the heritage and history of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Dominicans, and Central and South Americans in the United States.  He is also the author of West of Sex: Making Mexican America, 1900-1930 (University of Chicago Press, 2012) and Coyote Nation: Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920 (University of Chicago Press, 2005). Coyote Nation was awarded the 2007 Ray Allen Billington Prize by the Organization of American Historians.  In 2008, Mr. Mitchell was named one of ten 2008 Emerging Scholars by the magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Mr. Mitchell teaches courses on Latina/o History, US-Mexico Borderlands, History of American Sexualities, Mixed Heritage in US History, the American West, and Gilded Age America.