Brian Fitzpatrick


Brian is a Ph.D. candidate who will graduate in the Spring of 2021. He received his B.A. in Sociology at Loyola University of New Orleans, and went on to teach math at a New Orleans area middle school. His research examines optimal classroom assignment, virtual charter school effectiveness, student-teacher gender matching, school demographic change due to immigration, selection into the teaching profession, and math anxiety among elementary teachers. The common thread of his work is a focus on how schools, teachers, and peers alter a students' education outcomes.

Advisor: Mark Berends

Burns Fellow

Loyola University of New Orleans - BA

Brian Fitzpatrick ND PIER