Peter J Mitchell is a chartered linguist and, aged 34, became the youngest fellow of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (UK). Dr Mitchell completed his undergraduate education at the University of Durham, England’s third oldest university after Oxford and Cambridge. He holds a doctorate in education from the University of Derby (UK). Peter J Mitchell has many years’ experience teaching and researching at Tomsk State University, one of Eurasia’s top higher education institutions, including several years as deputy dean for international affairs. In 2019 he was entrusted with founding TSU's Department of Translation and Language Communication.