Q3 at SAS:
New Visiting Faculty

01 february 2022

In Quarter 3, two new visiting faculty joined the SAS team — Peter Mitchell (UK and Russia) and Quinton Scribner (USA). We are very happy to introduce you to them.

Peter Mitchell is Founding Head of the Department of Translation and Language Communication at the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Program Director of the Global Master’s in ELT Leadership at Tomsk State University.

Peter received his EdD in Language Education from the University of Derby (UK) in 2016. Earlier, he received a BA degree in Russian and Theory and Philosophy of Social Science from Durham University (UK) and an MA degree in Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching from Tambov State University.

At SAS, Peter teaches the Academic Writing core course for first-year students.

Peter Mitchell: "I was both honored and intrigued to be invited to teach at the School of Advanced Studies. Its educational program is truly innovative and unique in Russia. It is a pleasure to work with highly motivated students with an international outlook and unparalleled career prospects. I look forward to continuing my association with SAS as a visiting professor." 

Quinton Scribner is an analyst of the Eurasian political economy with a keen interest in the region’s changing economic and energy landscapes. During his master’s program at the King’s College London Russia Institute, he examined the concept of Russian economic sovereignty and its impact on fiscal federal relations.

Quinton currently works as a consulting analyst in the field of political risk with a focus on Central Asia. Previously, he worked at the UK think tank Chatham House and held different roles related to international higher education. Before that, Quinton taught English on the Fulbright program in Tyumen and the TAPIF Program in Amiens, France.

At SAS, Quinton teaches the Global Issues core course for second-year students.

Quinton Scribner: "I’m very happy to be teaching at SAS. I am impressed by the School’s innovative approach to higher education and impressive student body. It’s a great environment for engaging discussions and critical thinking"