Director, Academic Success Programs
- Downtown Chicago
- Academic and Dissertation Excellence
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Katia Mitova joined The Chicago School in 2007. She is interested in psychology of creativity and the use of the Socratic Method in higher education. She has taught philosophy and literature at Columbia College, Roosevelt University, and University of Chicago.
- Education History
Degree Institution Year M.A. in Comparative Literature and Psychology University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria 1982 M.A. in Social Thought University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 1996 Ph.D. in Social Thought University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 2005
- Question and Answer
Please describe your teaching philosophy.
Well-prepared improvisation. Student-focused teaching. Oftentimes the questions are more important than the answers. Thus I focus on questioning. The answers depend on perspective and situation.
- Professional Skills
creativity, cultural issues, diversity issues, leadership, positive psychology