Composition: Workplace writing, writing transfer, writing in the disciplines, online and hybrid 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 Conference on Engaged Learning at Elon University, 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 (www.workplace-writing.org) and co-recipient of the Conference on College Composition and Communication's (CCCC) Emergent Researcher Award in 2018.
McCaughey, Jessica, and Brian Fitzpatrick. (2020) "Hidden Arguments: Rhetoric and Persuasion in Diverse Forms of Technical Communication." EFFECTIVE TEACHING OF TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION. WAC Clearinghouse/Colorado State University Press TPC Foundations and Innovations book series.
Kuo, Ying‐Ying, and Brian J. Fitzpatrick. (2020) "Instructional Design Guidelines for Advancing Self‐Sustaining Online Higher Education in the USA." Performance Improvement Quarterly.
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.
NCTE/CCCC Research Initiative Grant, 2021-22 with Courtney Wooten, Lourdes Fernandez, Kerry Folan, Ariel M. Goldenthal, and Sheri Rain
NCTE/CCCC Emergent Researcher Award, 2018 with Jessica McCaughey, GWU
BA Psychology, George Washington University, 2007
MA Literature, George Mason University, 2010
MFA Creative Writing (Poetry), George Mason University, 2012