Preston D. Mitchum
Policy Research Analyst, Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Kent State University; J.D., North Carolina Central University; LL.M., American
B.A., with honors, Kent State University; J.D., with honors, North Carolina Central University; LL.M. in Law & Government, American. Professor Preston Mitchum is the Policy...Continue Reading
B.A., with honors, Kent State University; J.D., with honors, North Carolina Central University; LL.M. in Law & Government, American. Professor Preston Mitchum is the Policy Research Analyst at the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE). He provides ongoing in-depth analysis of new data, policies, and programs across sexual and reproductive health and rights—including HIV/AIDS, maternal health, family planning, and gender-based violence. Prior to joining CHANGE, Professor Mitchum was a judicial law clerk at the D.C. Superior Court to the Honorable S. Pamela Gray and the Honorable Errol R. Arthur, and was a Policy Analyst for LGBT and racial justice policies at the Center for American Progress (CAP). For the past three years, Professor Mitchum has served as an adjunct faculty at Georgetown University School of Continuing, teaching Advanced Legal Research & Writing. Currently, Professor Mitchum serves as Vice-Chair of the Washington Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and is an accomplished author publishing both scholarly work and social commentary for many online outlets including The Atlantic, The Root, Think Progress, theGrio, Huffington Post, and others. Professor Mitchum received his J.D., with honors, from North Carolina Central University School of Law and his LL.M. in Law and Government from American University Washington College of Law.