Prof. Peter Mitchell is Professor in Psychology and Dean of Science at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He gained a BA (Hons) in Psychology and a PhD in Psychology at the University of Liverpool, UK. After that, he spent three years working as a postdoctoral scientist at Birmingham University. Previously, he was also the Head of the School of Psychology in University of Nottingham, UK.
He has published around 100 scientific articles in leading international journals, has published six books. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has served as Chair of the Developmental Section of the British Psychological Society and as Chief Examiner for the Economic and Social Research Council UK PhD studentship competition. Before joining Nottingham University he worked at the University of Birmingham, University of Oxford, University of Wales and University of Warwick. He also served as visiting professor at McGill University in Canada.