Marcia Mitchell, Ph.D. ’87, ’90

Associate Professor of Computer & Information Sciences

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About Dr. Mitchell

I was born in Jamaica, West Indies. I am of multi-racial descent. My father and ancestors were successful businessman/merchants. I studied mathematics at Rutgers University. I am currently studying and modeling how the human brain processes natural language such as entire news articles. I am interested in how the human brain comprehend and understand text. The research extends the mathematical models that was presented in the paper Semantic processing of English sentences using statistical computation based on neurophysiological models (

“I provide my students will hands-on learning when it comes to coding. Students are given the opportunity to work in team on programming projects.”

Career & Accomplishments


  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Ph.D.

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University, M.S.

  • Saint Peter's University, M.A.

  • Saint Peter's University, B.A.


  • Software development.