Mitchell L. Stevens
Associate Professor

Higher Ed

  • Admission
  • Online learning
  • Research universities

Mitchell L. Stevens is an associate professor of education and (by courtesy) organizational behavior and sociology at Stanford University, where he also serves as director of digital research and planning. He studies the organization of U.S. higher education, the quantification of academic performance, and alternative school forms. The author of prize-winning studies of home education and selective college admissions, he currently is writing a book about how U.S. research universities organize research and teaching about the rest of the world. He serves as the third director of the Scandinavian Consortium for Organizational Research, a cooperative institution that has brought more than 500 scholars to Stanford over a quarter century and catalyzes organizational scholarship worldwide.