Before arriving at Cornell, Maria Fitzpatrick was a Searle Freedom Trust postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Economic Policy Research at Stanford University. She received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia, where she was both an Institute for Education Sciences and Spencer Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellow. She obtained her B.A. in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since being at Cornell, she spent one year as a visiting scholar at the National Bureau of Economics Research.
She has taught the following courses at Cornell:
PAM 5010: Education Policy
PAM 6370: Microeconomics for Policy Analysis
PAM 6471: Economics of Education
PAM 2550: Waiting for Superman? Perspectives on the “Crisis” in American Education
Congratulations on this well-deserved honor, Professor Fitzpatrick!