Texas Tech University

Benjamin Mitchell

Benjamin Mitchell

Assistant Professor of Practice; Internship Advisor


Room Number: E328


Research Expertise

  • Knowledge management and data science
  • Expertise and skill acquisition
  • Human cognition


  • PhD, Business Administration, University of Minnesota
  • MISM, Information Systems, Brigham Young University
  • BS, Information Systems, Brigham Young University


Ben Mitchell is an assistant professor of practice in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University, where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in information systems and data science. Mitchell received his doctorate in information and decision sciences from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota with a minor in cognitive science. His dissertation explores the interdependence of codified and personalized knowledge use on knowledge management system success.

His research interests include big data, cognition, knowledge management and how information technologies can help to enable greater human performance. Prior to pursuing a PhD, he worked as a network operations analyst at a global network operations center and also was involved in the development of courses for online education.