Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Fitzpatrick's areas of expertise are in modern American political and intellectual history. She has written and taught extensively about twentieth century American history and the impact of politics on our understanding of the past.
Fitzpatrick has appeared regularly on PBS Newshour and has been interviewed widely as an expert on modern American political history by numerous print media outlets including The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, USA Today, the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, The Boston Globe, and the Washington Post. She has done radio and television interviews for CNN, Face the Nation, ABC, National Public Radio, CBS, the BBC, and WGBH-Public Television in Boston.