Brian Fitzpatrick

Brian Fitzpatrick

Brian Fitzpatrick

Associate Professor

Composition: Workplace writing, writing transfer, writing in the disciplines, online pedagogy

Brian Fitzpatrick has been a part of the GMU English Department since 2010, where he has taught a range of writing classes, including ENGH 101 and ENGH 302. He earned his M.A. in Literature in 2010 and his M.F.A in Poetry in 2012. He has presented papers at CCCC, the Chesapeake American Studies Association Conference, and the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, among other conferences. He is the co-founder of the Archive of Workplace Writing Experiences ( and co-recipient of the Conference on College Composition and Communication's (CCCC) Emergent Researcher Award in 2018.

Selected Publications

Fitzpatrick, B. J., & McCaughey, J. (2019). The Archive of Workplace Writing Experiences: Using the Voices of Real-World Writers as a Bridge Between the Classroom and the Conference Room. Double Helix, 7.


Grants and Fellowships

NCTE/CCCC Emergent Researcher Award, 2018


BA Psychology, George Washington University, 2007

MA Literature, George Mason University, 2010

MFA Creative Writing (Poetry), George Mason University, 2012