B.A., Geology, University of Alabama
Brooks Mitchell is a former writer for ThoughtCo and has contributed articles in geology, paleontology, and marine biology.
After graduating from the University of Alabama with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geology in 2012, Mitchell has used his training to create educational curricula, interactive exhibits, and interpretive panels for numerous museums and scientific institutions throughout the southeast. Although he specializes in geology, he has experience developing paleontology, marine biology, and anthropology-based content as well.
Mitchell is an active member of the Atlanta Geological Society and has been featured on "CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin." Mitchell has also served as the Programs Educator of Earth Science for the Fernbank Museum of Natural History and the Environmental Educator for the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia.
Brooks earned his Bachelor of the Arts degree in Geology (with a minor in Anthropology) from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 2012.
ThoughtCo, a Dotdash brand, is an award-winning reference site offering education content created by experts. ThoughtCo reaches 13 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.