Sean Fitzpatrick, PhD

Interim Dean Sean Fitzpatrick

Dr. Fitzpatrick came to St. Kate's in the Summer of 2020. Prior to that, he was a faculty member at Marian University (WI) where he led the Exercise and Sport Science program and was the Chair of the Allied Health Department. He began his career at John F. Kennedy University as a faculty member in Sport Psychology. Dr. Fitzpatrick has an ongoing research line in graduate student preparation and early career experiences in the field of Sport and Performance Psychology. Additionally, he has presented nationally on assessment issues in higher education and is an active member within the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE). Dr. Fitzpatrick is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. He attended West Virginia University, where he earned his Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology as well as Master's in Community Counseling.